Women’s health and wellness is the focus of the UP Center for Women’s and Gender Studies’ penultimate activity for the celebration of Women’s Month.
In the three years of the UP presidential award, 21 public service initiatives have been recognized for excellence from a pool of over 50 nominations.
The 21st anniversary conference of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-University of the Philippines Manila (UP Manila), held in partnership with the UP Manila Technology Transfer and Business Development Office (TTBDO), focused on the objective of turning health research into innovative products, policies and solutions for the benefit of society. It was held on February 28 at the Bayanihan Center, UNILAB Inc. complex, Pasig City.
UP Manila celebrated the 39th anniversary of its autonomy as the country’s Health Sciences Center and the 36th of its name, UP Manila, on October 22, 2018, with an affirmation of the virtues “Mahusay, Makabuluhan, Pampagbabago” (roughly translated, excellent, relevant, change-oriented).
Drug development is a long and expensive process. But in UP, computer-aided drug discovery and development (CADDD) is now helping to reduce the time and cost of drug discovery. In 2012, a UP research team embarked on a project pioneering the use of computers in discovering new compounds for the treatment of TB. The project was supported until August 2017 by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (OVPAA) of the UP System under the Emerging Inter-Disciplinary Research (EIDR) program.
In some places, relics of the past are often relegated to certain sites and visited from time to time. But for UP Manila, history and heritage are literally carved into the walls of its campus, which stands unique among UP’s 17existing campuses in the way it blends past and present, academic excellence and public service, in one dynamic, seamless whole.
Below is the full text of the speech delivered by UP President Danilo L. Concepcion during UP Manila’s Commencement Exercises on June 21, 2017. MORE THAN A SCHOOL, MORE THAN A HOSPITAL Speech by President Danilo L. Concepcion Commencement Exercises, UP Manila 21 June 2017 Esteemed members of our Board of Regents, the […]