Chiong, Charlotte M.

Philippine National Ear Institute
Email Address: 
charlotte_chiong@yahoo.com/cmchiong@up.edu.ph
Contact Number: 
554-84-00 loc. 2072
Research Areas: 
Cochlear Implantation
Newborn Hearing Screening
Vestibular Pathology
Otitis Media
"My research on newborn hearing loss formed the basis for the universal newborn hearing screening in the Philippines. Another area of interest is genetics of congenital hearing loss and otitis media in an indigenous Filipino community. An upcoming study will look at telehealth applications in the field of otology and audiology."
Relevant Publications: 

1. Santos-Cortez RL, Chiong CM, Reyes-Quintos MR, Tantoco ML, Wang X Acharya A, Abbe I, Giese AP, Smith JD, Allen EK, Li B, Cutiongco-de la Paz EM, Garcia MC, Llanes EG, Labra PJ, Gloria-Cruz TL, Chan AL2 Wang GT, Daly KA9, Shendure J, Bamshad MJ, Nickerson DA, Patel JA, Riazuddin S, Sale MM; University of Washington Center for Mendelian Genomics, Chonmaitree T, Ahmed ZM, Abes GT, Leal SM:  Rare A2ML1 variants confer susceptibility to otitis media.  Nat Genet 2015 Jun 29. Doi: 10.1038/ng.3347. [Epub ahead of print]

2. Santos-Cortez RL, Chiong CM. Cost-analysis of Universal Newborn Hearing Screening in the Philippines. Acta Medica Philippina 2013; 47:2:1-6

3. Matthies C. · Brill S. · Kaga K. · Morita A. · Kumakawa K. · Skarzynski H. · Claassen A. · Hui Y. · Chiong C. · Müller J. · Behr R. Auditory Brainstem Implantation Improves Speech Recognition in Neurofibromatosis Type II Patients ORL 2013;75:282-295 (DOI: 10.1159/000350568)

4. Chiong CM, Cutiongco-dela Paz EM, Reyes-Quintos MRT, Tobias CAM, Hernandez K, Santos-Cortez RLS:  GJB2 Variants and Auditory Outcomes among Filipino Cochlear Implantees.   Audiol Neurotol Extra 2013;3:1-8 (DOI: 10.1159/000346271) 

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5. Cabungcal AC, Chiong CM, Garcia MCM, Gloria-Cruz TL, Martinez NV, Reyes-Quintos MR, Romualdez JA. Acute Otitis Media in Children: Current Evidenced-Based Recommendations for Primary Care Physicians 2013. Manila Otorhinolaryngological Foundation, Inc. August 2013 (Editor: Generoso T. Abes, MD, MPH)