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Results of Ivermectin clinical trials may benefit ...
21 Oct 2021 01:07 - Christine Jane Gonzalez

“If results are good, drug developers and the public will benefit from the local Ivermectin clinical trials,” said the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Undersecretary for Research and Development, Usec. Rowena Cristina L. Guevara. In April 2021, the Department of Science and Technolo [ ... ]

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Research Integrity During the Pandemic Discussed a...
19 Oct 2021 05:02 - Ian Agoncillo

The Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) in partnership with the Philippine Association of Medical Journal Editors (PAMJE) held a virtual convention on 20-23 September 2021 with the theme, “search Integrity in the Time of the Pa [ ... ]

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Call for Applications: Fellowship in Epidemiology ...
19 Oct 2021 00:26 - Alyana Kaye Bacarra

The complexity of managing COVID-19 pandemic revealed the need for more researchers working in the field of public health. Public health research utilizes quantitative methods which combine the disciplines of epidemiology and biostatistics. Epidemiologic research is needed to ensure that public heal [ ... ]

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Making screening for Diabetic Retinopathy closer t...
30 Sep 2021 08:16 - Jwynne Gwyneth Macan

Depicted in films, books, and science fiction stories as a means to bring doom to humans, Artificial Intelligence (AI) actually can significantly change medicine and healthcare.
In a report, the World Health Organization (WHO) describes how leveraging AI for healthcare holds great promise or pote [ ... ]

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PCHRD-funded study marks the first use of AI in PH...
29 Sep 2021 06:13 - Jwynne Gwyneth Macan

On September 21, 2021, the Philippine Eye Research Institute (PERI), in collaboration with the Queen's University of Belfast of the United Kingdom (UK), successfully deployed a validated artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm for diabetic retinopathy screening, marking the first use of AI in ophth [ ... ]

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DOST, UP to inaugurate cutting-edge analytical fac...
21 Sep 2021 06:08 - Philippine Genome Center

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the University of the Philippines (UP) will inaugurate the Protein, Proteomics, and Metabolomics Facility (PPMF) as an addition to the existing genomic research capacities of the UP Philippine Genome Center (PGC) this October 4, 2021.   Initiate [ ... ]

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