DACANAY, Aleth Therese L.

Academic Qualifications

Research Highlights

Research Interests

Academic Qualifications

Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy in PharmacyUniversity of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 2013
  • Master of Science in PharmacyUniversity of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 2007
  • Bachelor of Science in PharmacyUniversity of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 1989

Research Highlights

  • “Safety Evaluation of the Essential Oil from the Dried leaves of Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Benth. (Lamiaceae)”
  • “Chitosan: A Promising Anti-inflammatory Agent against Bacterial Endotoxin Lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced Inflammation”
  • “A comparative Study on the Antipsychotic Activity of the Crude Ethanolic and Aqueous Extract from the Leaves of Saccharum spontaneum (Poaceae) on ICR Mice”
  • Safety and Bioefficacy Evaluation of the Essential Oil from the Dried Leaves of Pogestemon cablin(Blanco) Benth. (Lamiaceae)
  • Anti-inflammatory Screening of the Aqueous and Ethanol Extract of Plantago major L. leaves on 2,4-dinitrofluorobenzene(DNFB)-induced Contact Hypersensitivity in Female Balb/c Mice

Research Interests

  • Preformulation and formulation of natural products
  • Preclinical/ clinical studies of formulated drugs and natural products
  • Bioefficacy studies
  • Pharmacological studies of natural products

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

Professional Activities

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

  • Most Outstanding Professional in Pharmacy – Professional Regulation Commission, 2018
  • Outstanding Pharmacist in Education – Philippine Pharmacists Association, 2016
  • St. Antoninus of Florence Award Ooutstanding Alumni Award – UST Graduate School Alumni Association
  • DOST-SEI Scholarship and Academic Excellence Award – July 2013
  • Amy Intellectual Property Awards – Finalist – Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry & IPO-PHIL, October 2012 

Professional Activities

  • Member, Commission on Higher Education Technical Committee on Pharmacy Education
  • President, Philippine Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • Member, Professional Regulation Commission CPD Council for Pharmacy
  • Accreditor, Philippine Association of Colleges & Universities – Commission on Accreditation
  • Assessor, ASEAN University Network – Quality Assurance
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Pharmacy Teaching and Practices (IJPTP)
  • Advisory Board Member, Journal of Pharmaceutical & Scientific Innovation (JPSI)
  • Reviewer, Philippine Science Letters 

Selected Publications

  • “Antibacterial and mosquito larvicidal activity of Ficus casiguranensis and Ficus camarinensis leaves” by John Benson D. Choa, Aleth L. Dacanay, Mario A. Tan in Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 2014, (5):1351-1354, ISSN : 0975-7384; CODEN(USA) : JCPRC5
  • “Comparative Hypolipidemic Properties Between the Lyophilized Fruit Juice of Morinda citrifolia L. (Rubiaceae) and Lyophilized Commercial Noni Juice in Triton and Atherogenic Diet – Induced Dyslipidemic Rats” by Gerard Q. De Guzman, Mafel Ysrael, Aleth Therese L. Dacanay and Agnes D. Dimaano, International Journal of Pharmacy Teaching and Practices, Vol 4:2 (2013) pages 631-635.
  • “The Emerging Roles of Pharmacists in Selected Tertiary Hospitals in Pangasinan and La Union: Focus on Pharmaceutical Care and Pharmacovigilance” by Gerard Q. De Guzman and Aleth Therese L. Dacanay in International Journal of Pharmacy Teaching and Practices, Vol 4:2 (2013) pages 582-586.
  • “Safety Evaluation of the Essential Oil from the Dried leaves of Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Benth. (Lamiaceae)” by Aleth Therese L. Dacanay and Marina O. Osi in IJPI’s Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology, ISSN 2229-6859. Vol 2:10 (2012).

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