Uy, Ma. Esterlita V.

Institute of Child Health and Human Development
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Research Areas: 
Neonatal Jaundice
Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn
Child Nutrition
Kangaroo Mother Care
Fetal exposure and Infant Outcomes
Relevant Publications: 
  1. Villanueva-Uy MET, Uy Hg, Shankaran S, Kazzi SNJ. Does Antenatal Indomethacin Decrease the Incidence of Severe Intraventricular Hemorrhage? Pediatric Research (1998) 43, 201.
  2. Villanueva ME, Zaher FM, Svinarich DM, Konduri GG.  Decreased gene expression of endothelial nitric oxide synthase in newborns with persistent pulmonary hypertension. Pediatr Res. 1998 Sep; 44(3): 338-43
  3. Villanueva ME, Svinarich DM, Gonik B, Ostrea EM Jr. Detection of cytomegalovirus in the meconium of infected newborns by polymerase chain reaction. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2000; 8(3-4): 166-71.
  4. Ostrea EM Jr., Posecion JE, Uy MEV. The Infant of Drug-Dependent Mother. (Chapter 58) Avery’s Neonatology, 15th edition, Mosby Inc. (2005)
  5. Ostrea EM, Villanueva-Uy ET, Natarajan G, Uy HG.(2006) Persistent  pulmonary hypertension of the newborn: pathogenesis, etiology, and  management. Paediatr Drugs. 2006;8(3):179-88.
  6. Ostrea EM Jr, Villanueva-Uy E, Bielawski DM, Posecion NC Jr, Corrion ML,  Jin Y, Janisse JJ, Ager JW. (2006) Maternal hair— an appropriate matrix for detecting maternal exposure to pesticides  during pregnancy.  Environ Res. 2006 Jul;101(3):312-22. Epub 2006 Apr 11.