Teodulo Topacio Jr Biography, Contribution

Teodulo Topacio Jr. is a Filipino scientist and veterinarian who received the national scientist award in 2009.

Personal Information
Full Name : Teodulo M. Topacio Jr.
Birth Date : November 30, 1924
Died : July 9, 2019 (Age 94)
Birthplace : Cavite, Philippines

Education
College : University of the Philippines, Diliman (1951)
Course : Veterinary Medicine (Cum Laude)
Master : Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University (1956)
Doctorate : Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University (US) (1963)

Career Highlights
1993 – elected as member of the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST)

Contribution to Science
* Conducted studies on animal diseases, particularly the transmission of leptospirosis from pigs to humans
* Made researches for the livestock industry which resulted to higher productivity and the development of reasonably priced products in the veterinarian pharmaceutical industry
* Worked on the treatment and reduction of abortion among pig, bacterial abortion in cattle, parasitic liver disease, virus disease of dogs and tumors in cat.

Books Published
2002 – Annotated Bibliography on Philippine Biodiversity: Animal Diseases – Prevention and Control

Awards
2009 – National Scientist of the Philippines

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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