RIMANDO, Marilyn G.

RIMANDO, Marilyn G.

Academic Qualifications

Research Highlights

Research Interests

Academic Qualifications

Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Medicine – National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan, 2017
  • Master of Science in Biological Sciences – University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 2006
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology – University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 1998

Research Highlights

  • Identification of combinatorial / synergistic modulatory factors that reduce the severity of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis
  • Mechanistic role of glucocorticoid on mesenchymai stem cell differentiation to osteoblasts

Research Interests

  • Cross talk between bone and glucose metabolism
  • Modulatory factors on mesenchymal stem cell (MSCs) differentiation
  • Modulatory factors against type 2 diabetes
  • Susceptibility genes in bone and glucose metabolic disorders

Courses Handled

Professional Activities

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

  • Laboratory Supervisor, Department of Biological Sciences – University of Santo Tomas College of Science
  • Member, Philippine Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Member, Philippine Society for Cell Biology
  • Member, Philippine Society for Developmental Biology

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

  • Rimando MG, Wu HH, Liu YA, Lee CW, Kuo SW, Lo YP, Tseng KF, Liu YS, Lee OK.Glucocorticoid receptor and Histone deacetylase 6 mediate the differential effect of dexamethasone during osteogenesis of mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs).Sci Rep. 2016 Nov 30;6:37371. doi: 10.1038/srep37371.
  • Yen MH, Wu YY, Liu YS, Rimando M, Ho JH, Lee OK.Efficient generation of hepatic cells from mesenchymal stromal cells by an innovative bio-microfluidic cell culture device.Stem Cell Res Ther. 2016 Aug 19;7(1):120. doi: 10.1186/s13287-016-0371-7.
  • Lo YP, Liu YS, Rimando MG, Ho JH, Lin KH, Lee OK.Three-dimensional spherical spatial boundary conditions differentially regulate osteogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stromal cells.Sci Rep. 2016 Feb 17;6:21253. doi: 10.1038/srep21253.
  • Hsieh WT, Liu YS, Lee YH, Rimando MG, Lin KH, Lee OK.Matrix dimensionality and stiffness cooperatively regulate osteogenesis of mesenchymal stromal cells.Acta Biomater. 2016 Mar 1;32:210-222. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2016.01.010.
  • Rimando MG, Chua MN, Yuson Ed, de Castro-Bernas G, Okamoto T.Prevalence of GSTT1, GSTM1 and NQO1 (609C>T) in Filipino children with ALL (acute lymphoblastic leukaemia).Biosci Rep. 2008 Jun;28(3):117-24. doi: 10.1042/BSR20070010.

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