RITM-TOHOKU conducts Annual Research Forum

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine and Tohoku University Collaborating Research Center for Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases (RITM-TOHOKU) conducted its  Annual Research Forum on January 29, 2020 at the RITM Training Center Auditorium.  In her opening remarks, RITM Assistant Director Dr. Beatriz Quiambao acknowledged the 12-year collaboration of RITM and the Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of continue reading : RITM-TOHOKU conducts Annual Research Forum

RITM, stakeholders talk malaria, NTDs in research forum

RITM researchers and collaborators discussed malaria and other parasitic neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) at a research stakeholders’ forum last November 27-29, 2019 at The A. Venue Hotel in Makati City. The forum discussed progress on the 2016 NTD research agenda and identified gaps and priorities for an integrated research program to accelerate control and elimination of NTDs and continue reading : RITM, stakeholders talk malaria, NTDs in research forum

RIO conducts 3rd Research Forum

Researchers presented recent findings in their respective fields in the third Research Forum organized by the Research and Innovation Office (RIO) on September 30, 2019 at the RITM Auditorium.  In light of the current Dengue outbreak in the country, Virology Department’s Ms. Ava Kristy Sy presented updates on the laboratory-confirmed dengue cases while Ms. Kristine Joy Privaldos talked continue reading : RIO conducts 3rd Research Forum

Derma, VRD, SRU share study findings in 1st Research Forum

Three RITM researchers presented the latest findings in their respective fields in the 1st Research Forum 2019 on March 20, 2019 at the RITM Auditorium. Dermatology Resident Christina Samantha Nadela, MD reported a case of Norwegian scabies in a two-month old Filipino infant. Norwegian scabies is a rare and highly contagious skin disease caused by a parasite, which causes continue reading : Derma, VRD, SRU share study findings in 1st Research Forum

Taking on a multidisciplinary approach to Schistosomiasis

The Immunology Department of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) gathered international researchers, national scientists, and local executives in the first International Schistosomiasis Research Forum for Local Stakeholders last March 12 to 13 at the Crimson Hotel, Alabang. The research forum was designed to keep abreast the local health and veterinary executives on the latest schistosomiasis research of continue reading : Taking on a multidisciplinary approach to Schistosomiasis

RITM showcases new research findings in Anniversary Research Forum

Three RITM scientists shared their newest research findings at the Anniversary Research Forum last April 24, 2018 at the Training Center Auditorium in line with the theme, “RITM@37: Breaking new grounds for public health”. Alison Paolo Bareng of the Department of Parasitology presented his study on the molecular monitoring of dihydrofolatereductase (dhfr) and dihydropteroatesynthetase (dhps) continue reading : RITM showcases new research findings in Anniversary Research Forum