A THOMASIAN neurologist made it to the list of the 100 Asian Scientists of 2017, published by the Asian Scientist Magazine last June 29.

Dr. Raymond Rosales, who teaches at the UST Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, entered the list under the biomedical sciences category.

Rosales, who was also a recipient of the 2016 Philippines Promising Star award from Thomson Reuters, earned his bachelor’s degree (1977) and doctor of medicine (1981) from UST.

He received his doctor of philosophy in medical science from Kagoshima University Graduate School of Japan in 1996.

Augustus Resurreccion, Joseph Pasia, Windell Rivera, Maria Corazon de Ungria, Maria Czarina Acelajado, Emmanuel Estrella and Menandro Acda of the University of the Philippines in Diliman, and Aristotle Ubando of De La Salle University were the other Filipino scientists on the list.

The Asian Scientist Magazine provides news and updates in the fields of medicine and science and technology to Asian readers.

Researchers, academicians, innovators and business leaders from across the Asia Pacific region were handpicked for their scientific discovery or contribution to the academia and industry.

Only recipients of national or international prizes for scientific research in 2014 to 2015 were qualified for the selection.

The scientists were divided into 10 categories: aerospace and astronomy, agricultural sciences, biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, environmental sciences and geology, information technology, leadership, material science, and mathematics.


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