Associate Professor 3


Department of Basic Veterinary Sciences

Academic Background

DVM, 2010, University of the Philippines Los Baños
PhD, 2020, University of Tokyo, Japan


Laboratory Animal Science; Biomedical Science

Recent Publications

  1. Desamero MJM, Kakuta S, Tang Y, Chambers JK, Uchida K, Estacio MAC, Cervancia CR, Kominami Y, Ushio H, Nakayama J, Nakayama H and Kyuwa S. 2019. Tumor suppressing potential of stingless bee propolis in in vitro and in vivo models of differentiated-type gastric adenocarcinoma. Scientific Reports 9: 19635.
  2. Desamero MJM, Kakuta S, Chambers JK, Uchida K, Hachimura S, Takamoto M, Nakayama J, Nakayama H and Kyuwa S. 2018. Orally administered brownseaweed-derived β-glucan effectively restrained development of gastric dysplasia in A4gnt KO mice that spontaneously develop gastric adenocarcinoma. International Immunopharmacology 60: 211-220.
  3. Desamero MJM, Villablanca MA, Bariuan JV, Collantes TMA, Ang Gobonseng, DT, Ang MJC, Fajardo AC Jr., Cervancia CR and Estacio MAC. 2017. Honey and propolis abrogate neurologic deficit and neuronal damage in the hippocampus and cerebral cortex of ischemic stroke rats. International Journal of Applied Research in Natural Products 10(1): 7-15.
  4. MGV Paraso, MJM Desamero, MCJ Riva, OD Pungtilan, APZ Valenzuela, JV Bariuan, DT Ang Gobonseng and MAC Estacio. 2016. Effects of consumption of tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and walking catfish (Clarias batrachus) from Laguna de Bay on the uterus of ovariectomized ICR mouse. Philippine Journal of Veterinary Medicine 53(1): 34-43.
  5. Marfori PAN, Maligalig MDG, Estacio MAC, Cena RB, Desamero MJM, Ang MJC and Marfori EC. 2016. Acute oral toxicity of Lansioside D in mice. International Journal of Toxicological and Pharmacological Research 8(2): 70-77.

Current Research Project:

Project staff. Philippine indigenous berries: In vivo studies on toxicity and effects on biomarkers of obesity and associated metabolic disorders (dyslipidemia, inflammation, and oxidative stress). January 2018-December 2020. Department of Science and Technology Grants-in-Aid (DOST-GIA).