Kintanar, Quintin L.
Environmental Medicine
Health Sciences
Academician
Dr. Quintin L. Kintanar is recognized for his significant contributions to advancing knowledge in pharmacology and environmental science. Among his contributions are the following: (1) pharmacological studies of Philippine medicinal plants; (2) biochemical mechanisms of fat and lipoprotein metabolism especially on how lipoproteins in blood are packaged in the liver; (3) liver drug metabolism; (4) the safety and effectiveness of coconut water as an intravenous fluid; (5) conducted a review of the published literature that disproved the claim that coconut oil is cholesterogenic; (6) toxicological study on carageenan proving its safety for human consumption.
 
Birthdate: 12 August 1937