Cutiongco-Dela Paz, Eva Maria C.

Institute of Human Genetics
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Research Areas: 
Clinical Genetics
Cancer Genetics
Molecular Genetics
"My research interests include current research interests include genetics of monogenic and complex genetic conditions in the Filipino population such as birth defects, cancer, diabetes mellitus, X-linked Dystonia Parkinsonism as well as population genetics, particularly, genetic diversity studies on Indigenous Peoples."
Relevant Publications: 
  1. RL Santos-Cortez, CM Chiong, MR Reyes-Quintos, ML Tantoco, Wang X, Abbe I Acharya,A, AP Giese, JD Smith, EK Allen, B , Li, EM Cutiongco-de la Paz, et al Rare A2ML1 variants confer susceptibility to otitis media. Nature Genetics 47, 917–920 (2015) doi:10.1038/ng.3347.
  2. Cutiongco-de la Paz E, Ngelangel C, Pontejos Y, Padilla C, Silao C, Cortez RLS, Rocamora F, Cabungcal A, Yang N, Vicente F, Javelosa M. Genetic Polymorphisms in CYP1A1, GSTM1, GSTP1, GSTT1, NAT1 and NAT2 and Oral Cavity Cancer Risk among Filipinos. ACTA Medica Philippina Vol 47:4, 2014.
  3. Chiong CM, Cutiongco-de la Paz EM, Reyes-Quintos MRT, Tobias CAM, Hernandez K, Santos-Cortez RLP. GJB2 variants and auditory outcomes among Filipino cochlear implantees. Audiol Neurotol Extra 3:1-8, 2013.
  4. Padilla C and E Cutiongco de la Paz, C. Genetic Services and Testing in the Philippines (2012) J Community Genet. 2013 July; 4(3): 399–411. Published online 2012 July 22. doi:  10.1007/s12687-012-0102-4
  5. The HUGO Pan-Asian SNP Consortium “Mapping Human Genetic Diversity in Asia”, Science Vol 326, No. 1, 2009.  (Authors from the Philippines :  Eva Maria Cutiongco-de la Paz, Maria Corazon A. De Ungria, Frederick C. Delfin, Carmencita D. Padilla)