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Volume 51 No. 3 (Genetics Issue)

Commentary

Carmencita D. Padilla

Do we really need a Policy on Folic Acid Supplementation and Fortification?

Carmencita D. Padilla

Invited Article

Michelle D. Lingao
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A Review of Craniofacial Syndromes

Michelle D. Lingao

Special Article

Carmencita D. Padilla

Volunteer Youth Leaders for Health - Philippines: Providing a Mechanism for Youth Empowerment towards Advocacy for Birth Defects Prevention and Care

Carmencita D. Padilla, Aster Lynn D. Sur, Ryan John P. Pascual, Christian Emmanuel P. Enriquez, Rufus Thomas Y. Adducul, Ma-Am Joy R. Tumulak, Eva Maria C. de la Paz, April Grace D. Berboso, Conchita G. Abarquez, Florencio C. Dizon, J Edgar C. Posecion, Barbra Charina V. Cavan, Maria Melanie Liberty B. Alcausin, Merlyn S. Mendioro and Christopher P. Howson

Original Articles

Parent-Child Communication about Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: Filipino Mothers’ ExperienceParent-Child Communication about Congenital Adrenal

Peter James B. Abad, Mercy Y. Laurino, Sandra Daack-Hirsch, Lorna R. Abad and Carmencita D. Padilla

Michelle E. Abadingo
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Etiology of Hydrops Fetalis at the Philippine General Hospital: A Retrospective Study

Michelle E. Abadingo and Maria Melanie Liberty B. Alcausin

Carmencita D. Padilla

Birth Defects at the Outpatient Department of the Philippine General Hospital from 2000-2010

Carmencita D. Padilla, Melissa Mae P. Baluyot, Aster Lynn D. Sur, Roxanne Janica E. Merencilla and Maria Melanie Liberty B. Alcausin

Clinical, Biochemical and Molecular Profile of Variant Galactosemia in Children Detected by National Newborn Screening: A Pilot Study

Sylvia Capistrano-Estrada, Daffodil M. Canson and Catherine Lynn T. Silao

Association of rs17095355 Polymorphism and Extrahepatic Biliary Atresia among Filipinos

Fresthel Monica M. Climacosa, Germana Emerita V. Gregorio and Catherine Lynn T. Silao

Eva Maria Cutiongco-de la Paz

The Prevalence of CYP2D6 Gene Polymorphisms among Filipinos and their use as Biomarkers for Lung Cancer Risk

Eva Maria Cutiongco-de la Paz, Corazon A. Ngelangel, Aileen David-Wang, Jose B. Nevado Jr., Catherine Lynn T. Silao, Rosalyn Hernandez-Sebastian, Richmond B. Ceniza, Leander Linus Philip P. Simpao, Lakan U. Beratio, Eleanor A. Dominguez, Albert B. Albay Jr., Rey A. Desales, Nelia Tan-Liu, Sullian Sy-Naval, Roberto M. Montevirgen, Catalina de Siena Gonda-Dimayacyac, Pedrito Y. Tagayuna, Elizabeth A. Nuqui, Arnold Joseph M. Fernandez, Andrew D. Dimacali, Maria Constancia Obrerro-Carrillo, Virgilio P. Banez, Oliver G. Florendo, Ma. Cecilia M. Sison, Francisco T. Roxas, Alberto B. Roxas, Orlino C. Bisquera Jr., Luminardo M. Ramos, John A. Coloma, Higinio T. Mappala, Alex C. Tapia, Emmanuel F. Montana Jr., Jonathan M. Asprer, Reynaldo O. Joson, Sergio P. Paguio, Conrado C. Cajucom, Richard C. Tia, Tristan T. Chipongian, Joselito F. David, Florentino C. Doble, Maria Noemi G. Pato, Benito B. Bionat Jr., Hans Francis D. Ferraris, Adonis A. Guancia, Eriberto R. Layda, Frances Maureen C. Rocamora, Roemel Jeusep Bueno and Carmencita D. Padilla

Eva Maria Cutiongco-de la Paz

Genetic Polymorphisms in NAT1, NAT2, GSTM1, GSTP1 and GSTT1 and Susceptibility to Colorectal Cancer among Filipinos

Eva Maria C. Cutiongco-de la Paz, Corazon A. Ngelangel, Virgilio P. Bañez, Francisco T. Roxas, Catherine Lynn T. Silao, Jose B. Nevado Jr., Alberto B. Roxas, Oliver G. Florendo, Ma. Cecilia M. Sison, Orlino Bisquera, Jr., Luminardo M. Ramos, Elizabeth A. Nuqui, Arnold Joseph M. Fernandez, Maria Constancia O. Carrillo, Beatriz J. Tiangco, Aileen D. Wang, Rosalyn H. Sebastian, Richmond B. Ceniza, Leander Linus Philip P. Simpao, Lakan U. Beratio, Eleanor A. Dominguez, Albert B. Albay Jr., Alfredo Y. Pontejos Jr., Nathaniel W. Yang, Arsenio A. Cabungcal, Rey A. Desales, Nelia S. Tan-Liu, Sullian S. Naval, Roberto M. Montevirgen, Catalina de Siena E. Gonda-Dimayacyac, Pedrito Y. Tagayuna, John A. Coloma, Gil M. Vicente, Higinio T. Mappala, Alex C. Tapia, Emmanuel F. Montana Jr., Jonathan M. Asprer, Reynaldo O. Joson, Sergio P. Paguio, Tristan T. Chipongian, Joselito F. David, Florentino C. Doble, Maria Noemi G. Pato, Benito B. Bionat Jr., Hans Francis D. Ferraris, Adonis A. Guancia, Eriberto R. Layda, Andrew D. Dimacali, Conrado C. Cajucom, Richard C. Tia, Mark U. Javelosa, Regie Lyn P. Santos-Cortez, Frances Maureen C. Rocamora, Roemel Jeusep Bueno and Carmencita D. Padilla

Esphie Grace F. Fojas

A Review of the Results of the Very Long Chain Fatty Acid Analyses for X-linked Adrenoleukodystrophy at the Biochemical Genetics Laboratory of the Institute of Human Genetics-National Institutes of Health, Manila

Esphie Grace F. Fojas, Judy S. Manliguis, Cristine P. Lopez, Sheryl V. Decena, Kathleen Gayl D. Fonacier and Mary Anne D. Chiong

Ebner Bon G. Maceda

Prevalence of Birth Defects among Neonates Born at the Philippine General Hospital from 2011 to 2014

Ebner Bon G. Maceda and Maria Melanie Liberty B. Alcausin

Florence Giannina F. San Juan Annavi Marie G. Villanueva
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CD14/-159 and TNFα/-308 Promoter Polymorphisms are not associated with Development of Idiopathic Neonatal Hepatitis among Filipinos

Florence Giannina F. San Juan, Annavi Marie G. Villanueva, Germana Emerita V. Gregorio and Catherine Lynn T. Silao

Case Series / Case Reports

Mary Ann R. Abacan
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Two Filipino Children with Oromandibular Limb Hypogenesis Spectrum

Mary Ann R. Abacan, Richard dL. Quing, Maria Melanie Liberty B. Alcausin, Bernard U. Tansipek and Eva Maria Cutiongco-Dela Paz

Mary Ann R. Abacan
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Cholelithiasis in a Filipino Child with Chronic Neuronopathic Gaucher Disease: A Case Report

Mary Ann R. Abacan and Mary Anne D. Chiong

Preconception Genetic Counselling in a Filipino Couple with Family History of Trisomy 18

Peter James B. Abad and Mercy Y. Laurino

Mary Anne D. Chiong
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Late Infantile Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis in a Filipino Child with Epilepsy and Progressive Neurodegeneration

Mary Anne D. Chiong and Benilda C. Sanchez-Gan

Haddad Syndrome: A Case Report in a Filipino Infant

April Grace Dion-Berboso and Maria Melanie Liberty B. Alcausin

Cristine P. Lopez

L-2-Hydroxyglutaric Aciduria – a Rare Type of Organic Aciduria Presenting as Seizures and Developmental Delay in a Filipino Child

Cristine P. Lopez, Sheryl V. Decena, Kathleen Gayl D. Fonacier and Mary Anne D. Chiong

Ma-Am Joy R. Tumulak

A Case of Beals Syndrome in a Filipino Child

Ma-Am Joy R. Tumulak, Mary Ann R. Abacan and Carmencita D. Padilla

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