Raymond Rosales, MD, PhD, is Professor and Academic Researcher in the Research Center for the Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Santo Tomas (UST) in Manila, Philippines. He is also Chief of Neurology and Head of the Center for Neurodiagnostic and Therapeutic Services at the Metropolitan Medical Center in Manila, as well as being on the staff of the Neurophysiology and Movement Disorders Centers at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City, Philippines.
Dr. Rosales obtained his medical degree from UST and his doctorate in Neuroscience from Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medicine in Japan. He authored his thesis on Experimental BoNT Effects in Extrafusal and Intrafusal Muscles: Neurophysiology and Pathology. He has also completed several fellowship programs, including in neuromuscular and movement disorders at Kagoshima University Department of Neurology and Geriatrics and in the Dystonia Center, Columbia University and The Mayo Clinic Neuromuscular Electrophysiology Center in the United States.
Dr. Rosales has served as the President of the Asian Oceanian Myology Center and the Chair of the Asian and Oceanian Section (MDS-AOS) of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society.
He has 190 research papers published in peer-reviewed journals, has authored sixteen book chapters, and is the editor of three textbooks. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Medicine at UST; Section Associate Editor of Frontiers of Behavioral Neuroscience; and a member of the International Editorial Boards of several peer-reviewed journals in neuropsychiatry, movement disorders, neuromuscular disorders, and neurorehabilitation.
Dr. Rosales has received various Rector’s Research (Gold Series) Awards from UST, as well as international publication awards. In 2016, he received the Philippines Promising Star Award for his work in neurology and behavioral science, and in 2017, he was selected for the Asian Scientist 100 List published by Asian Scientist Magazine.