Formed in 1992, the Rabies Research group (RRG) is a dedicated group of physicians, veterinarians, medical technologists, nurses and technical staff conducting research on human and animal rabies using a One-Health approach. It aims to provide support to the National Rabies Prevention and Control Program of the Departments of Health and Agriculture through its multi-disciplinary research activities, laboratory capabilities, rabies referral center and animal bite clinic, training programs, advocacy and as technical advisers to the program. The current focus of research activities include clinical trials on human biological products, epidemiology of human rabies, analysis of treatment failures, dog ecology studies, molecular epidemiology and development/evaluation of diagnostic tests/reagents.
Research Program Leader: Beatriz P. Quiambao, MD
Research Core Group:
Maria Tricia Subido-Carino, MD Cristina Ambas, MD
Fedelino Malbas, DVM Daria Manalo, DVM
Catalino Demetria Jr, DVM Mary Elizabeth Miranda, DVM
Plebeian Medina, RMT Edson Simon, RMT Loida Oliquino, RN Evelyn Infant, RN
Myrna Acero, RN Jenaline Javier
Rodolfo Perez Joselito Dilig
Eloisa Almazan