MARIE THERESE DE CASTRO QUIMPO

SCIENCE RESEARCH SPECIALIST I

Virology Department


Leonibel A. Reyes graduated with the degree of B.S. Medical Technology from the Manila Central University, Caloocan
City. She is currently taking her Master’s degree in Medical Technology at the Philippine Women’s University (PWU). She is currently the Technical supervisor of the National Reference Laboratory for Measles and other exanthemata. She was
a contributor and co-investigator in several papers involving Polioviruses studies in the Philippines. She is currently
working on her research proposal entitled “Seroprevalence of Poliovirus antibodies among vaccinated children under 6
years of age in the Philippines as the Principal Investigator” with approved small grants from the Research Innovation
Office (RITM) in 2018.

CAREERRESEARCH PROGRAMONGOING RESEARCHTab title
EDUCATION
  PROGRAM/COURSE/SPECIALIZATION UNIVERSITY YEAR COMPLETED ACADEMIC HONOR/S
UNDERGRADUATE BS. MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY OF STO. TOMAS 2006  
Acute Respiratory Infection Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases
RESEARCH TITLE FUNDING AGENCY COLLABORATOR/S EXPECTED DURATION

An Experimental Study on the Development of a Liquid Medium for On-Site Inactivation of SARS-CoV-2 for RT- PCR Testing

DOST-PCHRD RITM  
in vitro anti-viral activity of hexetidine (Bactidol) oral
mouthwash against severe acute respiratory syndrome
coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)
  RITM