ROSALES, Raymond L.

ROSALES, Raymond L.

  • A Thomasian from Bachelors to Medical Degrees, then Residency in Neurology and Psychiatry. He is currently a full-time Professor in the Medical Faculty and the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Medicine; formerly the Department Chair of Neurology and Psychiatry, and Head of the Neuroscience Institute that he established in the same University Hospital. 
  • PhD in Neurosciences obtained from the Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medicine (Dissertation: Experimental BoNT effects in extrafusal and intrafusal muscles).
  • Subspecialty stints in Neuromuscular and Movement Disorders from the Department of Neurology and Geriatrics of Kagoshima University Hospital, the Neuromuscular Institute of the Japan National Center for Neurology and Psychiatry (Tokyo), the Mayo Clinical Electrophysiology Lab (Rochester), and the Dystonia Clinic of Columbia University (NY). 
  • Former President of the PNA, MDSP, and PSNR (founding President)
  • Presently President of the Asian and Oceanian Myology Center; and the Chair-Elect for AOS, International Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Society
  • Presently Editorial Board: AANEM Science News, Nature Parkinson’s Disease, Journal of Movement Disorders, Annals of Movement Disorders, Clinical-Parkinson’s & Related Dis, Medicine Open Access (Baltimore), and InTech Open Access Book Reviews
  • Visiting Professor: Palacky University Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine& Dentistry, Czech Rep); and External Advisory Board, Neurology, for CCXDP-Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School 
  • Presently a Consultant staff of the Clinical Neurophysiology and the Movement Disorders Clinics of St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Founded the Center for Neurodiagnostic and Therapeutic Services of Metropolitan Medical Center, where he remains the Center Head, and the Section Chief of Neurology, Dept. of Medicine.
  • Awarded one of the Top 100 Scientists in Asia (Thomson Reuters, 2017)

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Academic Qualifications

Research Highlights

Research Interests

Academic Qualifications

Degrees

  • Fellowship in Neuromuscular Electrophysiology, Pathology and Toxicology and Movement Disorders, Kagoshima University Department of Neurology and Geriatrics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Neurosciences, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences (Kagoshima-shi, Japan) via an Exchange Scientist Program between the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and Philippine Dept. of Science and Technology (DOST)
  • Residency in Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Santo Tomas Hospital (USTH) – Manila, Philippines
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines 

Research Highlights

  • Several International peer-reviewed journals, themes are Botulinum toxin therapy in Dystonia, Neurogenetics of Dystonia and Parkinsonism

Research Interests

  • Dystonia and Parkinsonism,
  • Botulinum toxin therapy in Movement Disorders, and 
  • Neuromuscular Disorders

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

Professional Activities

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

  • UST Gold Series Award, 1997-2017
  • International Publications Rector’s Award in Research (1997-2017) (Highest number of overall peer-reviewed international publications, university-wide, 2017
  • University of Santo Tomas Hospital Del Rosario Award, 2001-2003
  • “Dangal ng UST”, UST’s pride in Research, 2005, 2017
  • Gawad San Alberto Magno award for Patient Care, 2005
  • Awarded the Dr. Mariano Alimurong Silver Anniversary Memorial lecturer, UST-Continuing Medical Education, 2006
  • He also received the Outstanding Contribution in Peer Reviewing, Journal of Neurological Sciences (official journal of the World Federation of Neurology), March 2015.
  • Research award, 2016
  • Awardee from the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of UST in Research, in Journal Editorship, and Regional/Global Specialty Society Leadership Positions, 2018
  • Dr. R. Rosales is one of the 12 who received the Philippines’ Promising Star Awards, who are of Filipino nationality based in the Philippines, and who have produced world-class research papers in their respective fields as indexed in the Web of Science Core Collection in Research (2006-2015) Asian Scientist Magazine [29 July 2016]; source: Thomson Reuters Intellectual property and Science. He was the only Researcher from UST to receive the award and the only one from the field of Neuroscience and Behavior. 
  • Dr. R. Rosales was named one of the Top 100 Scientists in Asia (Source, Asian Scientist Magazine, 2017
  • Researcher Doctor of the Month, Asian Medical Students’ Association, 2021

Professional Activities

  • President, Asian and Oceanian Myology Center; 
  • Chair-Elect, Asian and Oceanian Section, International Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Society
  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Medicine, University of Santo Tomas, Manila
  • Editorial Board, AANEM Science News, Nature Parkinson’s Disease, Journal of Movement Disorders, Annals of Movement Disorders, Clinical-Parkinson’s and Related Disease, Medicine Open Access (Baltimore), and InTech Open Access Book Reviews
  • Visiting Professor, Palacky University Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Czech Republic; 
  • External Advisory Board, Neurology, CCXDP-Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School 
  • Editor, International Books and Several Book Chapter Authorship
  • Invited Guest Editor, International Journals for topics on Dystonia and Botulinum toxin therapy
  • Head/Convenor, Neuropathic Pain Treatment Guidelines in the Philippines

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

  • RL Rosales, M. Osame, M. Kouka Et Al: Morphometric Analysis of Intramuscular Nerves in Biceps Brachii Muscles of ALS: Relation to Clinically Determined Activity. In Proceedings in The International Conference of ALS, Tsubake and Yase (Eds) 1987, Simul International, Osaka, Japan.
  • RL Rosales, M. Osame Et Al: Sural Nerve Studies in Uremic Neuropathy. In Peripheral Neuropathy Proceedings of the Symposium On Peripheral Neuropathy, Kameyama and Wibowo (Eds) 1987, Professional Graduate Services, K.K. Japan.
  • M. Osame, A. Igata, M. Matsumoto, S. Izumo, RL Rosales, And Shunro Sonoda: Clinico-Epidemiologic Study of HTLV-1-Associated Myelopathy in Japan. In Neuroimmunological Disease, Recent Advances in Pathogenesis and Treatment. Japan Intractable Diseases Research Foundation Vol. 26. A. Igata (Ed) 1988, University of Tokyo Press, Japan. 
  • K. Arimura, Y. Arimura, Y. Yonenaga, RL Rosales, And M. Osame: Clinical Electrophysiologic Findings In Patients With HTLV-1-Associated Myelopathy (HAM). In HTLV-1 and the Nervous System Neurology and Neurobiology Vol. 51, G. Roman, J. Vernant And M. Osame (Eds), 1988, Alan R. Liss, New York.
  • K. Wilhemsen, C. Moskowitz, D. Weeks, M. Neystat, T. Nygaard, L. Clark, M. Dancoup, E. Sebrevega, RL Rosales, G. Gamez, O. Pacioles, M. Perez, And S. Fahn: Molecular Genetic Analysis Of Lubag. In Dystonia: Advances In Neurology, Fahn, Marsden, Delong (Eds) 1998, Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, Pp.341-348.
  • RL Rosales Et Al, Filipino Neuropathic Pain Technical Committee Report. Compendium of Philippine Medicine, 11th Edition, 2009, Medicomm Pacific Inc, Manila, Pp 137-146, ISSN 1655-26IX.
  • RL Rosales: Muscle Cramps (Chapter 121, For 1st Edition): International Neurology: A Clinical Approach. Robert P. Lisak, Daniel D. Truong, William Carroll, Roongroj Bhidayasiri,(Eds), Wiley And Blackwell, UK, 2009, Pp 461-464, ISBN 9781-40515738-4/
  • RL Rosales And Dominic Jamora: MDS-Movement Disorders Society Webpage For February 2010.
  • RL Rosales RL (Author Chapter-8): Dystonia, Spasticity, and Botulinum Toxin Therapy: Rationale, Evidences and Clinical Context; In: RL Rosales (Editor). Dystonia: The Many Facets. (Intech Open Access Publishers, Croatia), 2012, ISBN: 978-953-307-1116-8 (www.intechopen.com) (Pp 83-98).
  • Go CL and RL Rosales (Author Chapter-4): Dystonia Arising from Occupations: The Clinical Phenomenology and Therapy; In: RL Rosales (Editor). Dystonia: The Many Facets. (Intech Open Access Publishers, Croatia), 2012, ISBN: 978-953-307-1116-8 (Pp 43-54).

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