Alfredo Santos Biography, Contribution to Science

Alfredo Santos is a Filipino scientist who received the National Scientist Award in 1978. He was one of the founders of the National Academy of Science and Technology.

Personal Information
Birth Date : August 15, 1900
Died : April 11, 1990 (Age 89)
Birthplace : Sto. Tomas, Pampanga, Philipppines

Education
College : University of the Philippines (Batch 1921)
Course : Pharmacy
Post Graduate (Masteral) : University of Sto. Tomas (1925)
Post Graduate (Doctorate) : Universitat munster in Germany (1929)

Career Highlights
1961-1965 – Dean of the College of Pharmacy, University of Santo Tomas

Contribution
* Conducted extensive research on the isolation of alkaloids from Philippine medicinal plants particularly the segregation and elucidation of the phaeantharine.

Awards
1978 – National Scientist
1973 – PhilAAS Outstanding Scientist Award
1954 – Ramon Magsaysay Distinguished Service Star
1953 – Outstanding Pharmacist Researcher of the Philippine Pharmaceutical Association

RELATED: List of Filipino Scientists and Their Contributions To Science
See also: List of Famous Filipino Authors and Their Books
See also: List of Philippine Presidents and Vice Presidents

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