The Institute of Human Genetics (IHG) began in 1990 as the Medical Genetics Unit of the University of the Philippines College of Medicine which in 1999 became as one of the service and research oriented institutes of the National Institutes of Health-University of the Philippines Manila (NIH-UP). Since then all services of the Medical Genetics Unit were transferred to the Institute and is now the largest provider of genetic services in the country.


Acta Medica Philippina. Genetics Issue 2 Volume 43 Number 1. 2008

Volume 43 Number 1. 2008
A Review of the Results of Chromosomal Analyses Done at the National Institutes of Health from 1991 to 2007
David-Padilla C, Cutiongco-de la Paz EM, Cadag NS, Salonga EAG, and Chiong MAD.

Cytogenetic Analysis of Primary Bone & Soft Tissue Tumors in Filipino Patients
David-Padilla C, Wang EHM, Cutiongco-de la Paz EM, and Cadag NS

Translocation Down Syndrome among Filipinos and its implications on Genetic Counseling
David-Padilla C, Cutiongco-de la Paz EM, Chiong MAD, Charcos GS, and Cadag NS

Measurement of Performance of Basic Daily Skills and Assessment of Motor Function of Filipino Adolescent and Adult Persons with Down Syndrome
Ignacio SD, Mendoza VMC, Sales RI, and David-Padilla C

A Five–Year Review of Cases Referred to the Genetics Clinic, PGH for Findings of Congenital Anomalies on Prenatal Ultrasound
Abarquez CG, Alcausin MMLB, David-Padilla C, and Cutiongco-de la Paz EM

Molecular Analysis of the MUT gene in Filipino patients with Methylmalonic Acidemia Silao CLT, Hernandez KN, Canson DM, Estrada SC, Chiong MAD, Cutiongco-de la Paz EM, and David-Padilla C

Enzyme Replacement Therapy in Filipino Patients with Gaucher Disease and Pompe Disease
Chiong MAD, Silao CLT, Lee JY, Abarquez CG, and Estrada SC

A Filipino Child with Dykeratosis Congenita with a C->T substitution on nucleotide 1058 of the DKC1 gene
Bas-Bucao M, Cavan BCV, Limchiu SDP, and Metzenberg A

X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy in three Filipino families
Chiong MAD, Tan MA, Dela Cruz-Rama KI, Demata MA, Salonga AM, and Lee JY

Complete Sternal Cleft in a Filipino Newborn
Cavan BCV, Masongsong JA, Mancao PY, and Tan AA

Misoprostol Teratogenicity in Six Filipino Children: a Case Series
Chiong MAD and Cutiongco-de la Paz EM

Ellis-van Creveld Syndrome in Two Filipino Siblings
Cavan BCV, Amatong RA, Serafica EMC, Cavan-Jumamoy BCV, and Jiao III LL

Thrombocytopenia in a Filipino Child with Mosaic Monosomy 21/ Ring Chromosome 21
Cavan BCV, Serafica EMC, Modequillo MS, and Melicor CF

Preparation and Characterization of Chitosan from the Exoskeleton of Mantis Shrimp (Orastoquilla nepa) and Shrimp (Panaeus mondon)and a Preliminary Study on their Hypocholesterolimic Activity in Rabbits
Tayo LL and Macapinlac MP

Isolation, Purification and Charactetization of an Anti-Staphyloccoccus Aureus Compound from the Philippines Red Macro Algae Ceratodictyon Spongiosum and its Sponge Symbiont Haliclona cymaeformis
Liu FDM and Leaño MB

Preliminary Studies in some Aspects of Carotenoid Metabolism of Tiger Shrimp (Panaeus mondon Fabricius)
Heralde III FM and Leaño MB.