Associate Professor 4


Department of Basic Veterinary Sciences

Academic Background

DVM, 2002, University of the Philippines Los Baños
MS, 2010, University of the Philippines Los Baños
PhD, 2015 Hankyong National University, Korea


Animal Nutrition

Recent Publications

  1. Lagahid KFS and dela Cruz JF. 2019, Effect of dietary supplementation with B-mannanase on the small intestinal morphology and intraepithelial lymphocytes of broilers. Philippine Journal of Veterinary Medicine 56(1):28-35.
  2. Wandita TG, Joshi N, dela Cruz JF and Hwang SG. 2018. In vitro evaluation of anti-inflammatory and anti-diabetic effects of Euphorbia tithymaloides ethanol extract. Indonesian Journal of Pharmacy 29(1):1-9.
  3. Hong HO, dela Cruz JF, Kim WS, Yoo K and Hwang SG. 2018. Glehnia littoralis root extract inhibits fat accumulation in 3T3-L1 cells and high-fat diet-induced obese mice by downregulating adipogenic gene expression. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 1-10.
  4. Hong HO, An JC, dela Cruz JF and Hwang SG. 2017. Cnidium officinale makino extract induces apoptosis through activation of caspase‑3 and p53 in human liver cancer HepG2 cells. Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine 14: 3191-3197.
  5. dela Cruz JF, Choi SG, Oh YK and Hwang SG. 2017. Low extracellular calcium and retinoic acid concentration promotes adipocyte differentiation in 3T3-L1 preadipocytes. Philippine Science Letters 10(1):8-13.