Ylade, Michelle C.

Institute of Child Health and Human Development
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Research Areas: 
Vaccine preventable diseases
Vaccine trials
Public health
Dr. Michelle Ylade is a medical doctor and an epidemiologist. She has been conducting research since 2008 as a sub-investigator in clinical trials and doing epidemiologic research conducted by the Pediatric Infectious Disease Section of the Philippine General Hospital and De La Salle Health Sciences Institute. She worked on research mainly involving vaccine preventable diseases such as influenza, Neisseria meningitidis, hepatitis B, cholera, measles, pneumonia and dengue. Dr. Ylade received her bachelor’s degree from De La Salle University Manila (BS Human Biology) and her medical degree from De La Salle University Health Sciences Institute. She obtained her master’s degree from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.
Relevant Publications: 
  1. Adams, C., Jadi, R., Segovia-Chumbez, B., Daag, J., Ylade, M., Medina, F. A., Sharp, T. M., Munoz-Jordan, J. L., Yoon, I. K., Deen, J., Lopez, A. L., de Silva, A. M., & Premkumar, L. (2021). Novel Assay to Measure Seroprevalence of Zika Virus in the Philippines. Emerging infectious diseases27(12), 3073–3081. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2712.211150
  2. Daag, J. V., Ylade, M., Jadi, R., Adams, C., Cuachin, A. M., Alpay, R., Aportadera, E., Yoon, I. K., de Silva, A. M., Lopez, A. L., & Deen, J. (2021). Performance of Dried Blood Spots Compared with Serum Samples for Measuring Dengue Seroprevalence in a Cohort of Children in Cebu, Philippines. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene104(1), 130–135. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-0937
  3. Lena Lopez, Anna and Adams, Cameron and Ylade, Michelle and Jadi, Ramesh and Daag, Jedas Veronica and Molloy, Caitlyn T. and Agrupis, Kristal An and Kim, Deok Ryun and Silva, Maria Wilda and Yoon, In-Kyu and White, Laura and Deen, Jacqueline and de Silva, Aravinda M., Determining Dengue Serostatus by Indirect IgG ELISA Compared to Virus Neutralization Test in a Cohort of Children in Cebu (Philippines) Prior to a Mass Dengue Vaccination (3/27/2020). 
  4. Michelle Ylade, Kristal An Agrupis, Jedas Veronica Daag, Maria Vinna Crisostomo, Mark Owen Tabuco, Ava Kristy Sy, Joshua Nealon, Denis Macina, Jesus Sarol, Jacqueline Deen, Anna Lena Lopez, Effectiveness of a single-dose mass dengue vaccination in Cebu, Philippines: A case-control study, Vaccine, Volume 39, Issue 37, 2021, Pages 5318-5325, ISSN 0264-410X, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.07.042.
  5. Jedas Veronica Daag, Michelle Ylade, Cameron Adams, Ramesh Jadi, Maria Vinna Crisostomo, Riacarl Alpay, Emma Teresa Carmela Aportadera, In-Kyu Yoon, Laura White, Jacqueline Deen, Aravinda M. de Silva, Anna Lena Lopez, Evaluation of a new point-of-care test to determine prior dengue infection for potential use in pre-vaccination screening, Clinical Microbiology and Infection, Volume 27, Issue 6, 2021, Pages 904-908, ISSN 1198-743X, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2020.08.026.