APOSTOL, Jovencio G.

Prof. Jovencio G. Apostol, PhD


Academic Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy, University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 2013
  • Master of Science in Pharmacy, University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 1999
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 1988
  • Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 2012

Research Highlights

  • Vascular pharmacology of natural products in isolated tissue
  • Effects of E. hirta on platelet function and morphology
  • Clinical studies on VCO

UST FACULTY Phar - APOSTOL Jovencio G (2015, Research Highlights)

Research Interests

  • Pharmacology
  • Toxicology
  • Pharmacy

Major Recognitions

  • National Research Council of the Philippines Achievement Award for Research in Pharmacy (March 2017)
  • Gruppo-Medica-PCHRD Best Mentor for Outstanding Undergraduate Research on Herbal Medicines (Aug 2012)
  • SEI-DOST 2013 Award for Excellence in Science
  • SEI-DOST 2013 Dissertation Distinction (MERITUS) for PhD

Professional Activities

  • Member, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, University of Santo Tomas
  • Associate Professorial Lecturer 3, University of Santo Tomas
  • Lecturer/ Advance Practice Experience Pharmacist Supervisor, UST Graduated School – Faculty of Pharmacy Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist Course
  • Associate Editor, National Research Council of the Philippines Journal
  • Reviewer, Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development

Selected Publications

  • Apostol, J., Quentela, A., Ysrael,M., &Wadsworth, R. (2004) A. zapota and C. cainito Stem Bark Extracts Cause Relaxation in Rat Aortic Rings by the Nitric Oxide Pathway. (2004). Acta Manilana, 52, 19-22.
  • Jovencio G. Apostol, James Viktor A. Gan, Ryan Justin B. Raynes, Anna Andrea S. Sabado, Andrea Q. Carigma, Librado A. Santiago, Mafel C. Ysrael. (2012) Platelet-Increasing Effects of Euphorbia hirta Linn. (Euphorbiaceae) in Ethanol- Induced Thrombocytopenic Rat Models. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Frontier Research, April-Jun 2012; 2(2):1-11 Original research article ISSN 2249 – 1112
  • Roldan M. De Guia, Ariana Anne P. Baluyot, Emmanuel Austin A. Banzon Jr., Marice R. Bernal, Ralph Rayman B. Bio, Carlo Antonio G. Boado, Ma. Elena J. Manansala, and Jovencio Apostol. March 2014 Frequencies of Xenobiotic-Metabolizing Enzyme Gene   Polymorphisms   CYP3A4, GSTM1 and GSTT1 in a Filipino Population Current Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine March 2014 pages 51-55 (5). (Formerly Current Pharmacogenomics ISSN (Print): 1875-6921) ISSN (Online): 1875-6913VOLUME: 12ISSUE: 1 DOI: 10.2174/187569211201140610122555