Last March 23, 2018, the Region 1 Health Research and Development Consortium (R1HRDC) – Research Utilization Committee organized the Regional Research Conference with the theme: “R1HRDC Bolstering People’s Quality of Life through Health Research” in Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation, San Carlos City, Pangasinan. The conference aimed to (1) Provide a platform for professionals and students for health research dissemination and utilization; (2)Strengthen collaboration between researchers and institutions; (3)Communicate skills and updates on data knowledge and management; and (4)Support, encourage and nurture scholarly work of student and professional researchers.

 

Below are the list of winners for the research contest.

 

POSTER COMPETITION – PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY

 

Study Title

Authors

Institution

1ST Place

Apigenin, A Flavonoid from the Leaves of Coleus blumei Benth. (Lamiaceae) “Mayana” Active Against Vancomycin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

 

Gerard Q. de Guzman

Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation

(VMUF)

2nd Place

Unlocking the Closet: Challenges and Coping Strategies of Single Bisexual Fathers Related to Child Health Care

 

King Daven N. Balmores, et.al

Lyceum Northwestern University (LNU)

3rd Place

Clinical Teaching Guide for First Time Fathers During Labor and Delivery

 

Maridel P. Tomas

Northwestern University

 

ORAL COMPETITION – PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY

 

Study Title

Authors

Institution

1ST Place

Chemopreventive Activity of Makopa (Syzygium samarengense Fam. Myrtaceae) Leaf Extract against MCF-7 Breast Cancer Cell Lines

 

Pamella Jade S. Martinez, et.al

Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation

(VMUF)

2nd Place

Free Radical Scavenging Activity of the Polyherbal mixture of Breadnut (Artocarpus camansi Fam. Moraceae), Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Fam. Annonaceae) Leaf Extracts using In Vitro Models

 

Rowella May M. De Luna et.al

Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation

(VMUF)

3rd Place

Ex situ micropropagation of Alocasia Atropurpurea Engler, an endemic and critically endangered species in the Cordillera

 

John Paul M. Payopay, et.al

Lyceum Northwestern University (LNU)

 

POSTER COMPETITION – STUDENT CATEGORY

 

Study Title

Authors

Institution

1ST Place

Calcium Oxalate Reduction of Crude Ethanolic Extracts of Avocado (Persea Americana) and Lemongrass (Cymbopogan citratus) Leaves

 

Hannah D. Flores et.al

Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation

(VMUF)

2nd Place

Neuroprotective Activity of Lubigan (Acorus Calamus Fam; Acoraceae) Rhizome Extract in the Management of Alzheimer’s Disease

 

Jeanne Pauline R. Mabutas, et.al

Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation

(VMUF)

3rd Place

Antifungal and Bacterial Properties of Momodrica Charantia (Ampalaya) Leaf Extract

 

Andreina Celine Mari S. Abara et.al

University of Northern Philippines (UNP)

 

ORAL COMPETITION – STUDENT CATEGORY (MEDICAL)

 

Study Title

Authors

Institution

1ST Place

Factors for Tuberculosis Treatment Relapse Among Patients Previously Taking Category I Standard Tuberculosis Treatment Regimen in Selected Municipalities of Ilocos Sur, Philippines

 

Noli A. Cabildo, et.al

University of Northern Philippines (UNP)

2nd Place

Capability of Dental Mouth Mirror Tie in Air and Water Turbine Handpiece

Arje M. Eleria

Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation

(VMUF)

3rd Place

Utilization of Milk Fish Bone and Canistel in Making Nuggets

 

Mariella R. Matudio, et.al

Pangasinan State University (PSU)

 

ORAL COMPETITION – STUDENT CATEGORY (HERBAL)

 

Study Title

Authors

Institution

1ST Place

Antiproliferative Property of Bryophyllum Pinnata (Lam.) Oken. Leaf Extract on Human Breast Cancer Cell Lines

 

Ukoba Obatavwe, et.al

Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation

(VMUF)

2nd Place

The Analgesic Effcetiveness of Piper Betle L. (Piper Betle) and Jathropa Curcas L. (Purging Nut Tree) Liniments for Arthritic Pain

 

Parida Joy C. Carpio, et.al

Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University (DMMMSU)

3rd Place

Antidepressant effect of Aqueous and Ethanolic Leaf Extract of Suha (Citrus maxima: Rutaceae) in Albino Rats

 

Alejandro R. Ferrer, et.al

Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation

(VMUF)


Also, prior to the research contest was the dissemination forum of the two (2) DOST-PCHRD-R1HRDC funded research projects as follows:

  1. Cancer Chemopreventive Activity of the Characterized Bioactive Alkaloid Extract from Sorgum Bicolor, Project Leader: Dr. Jimmy G. Catanes
  1. Anti-Thrombocytopenic Activity of Formulated Papaya (Carica Papaya) and Guava (Psidium Guajava) Capsule on Sprague Dawley (RattusNorvegicus) Rat, Project Leader: Mr. Holden Kirby M. Valdez

 

Furthermore, there were three (3) parallel sessions conducted during the day, as follows:

  1. Updates on Data Knowledge and Management, Speaker: Dr. Edelyn A. Cadorna, Unit Research Coordinator - DMNS University of Northern Philippines
  1. Tips in Writing for Publication in Refereed Journal, Speaker: Dr. Cynthia P. Lopez – Vice President for R&D, Lyceum Northwestern University
  1. RUC CARE Promoting the Dissemination & Utilization of Research Outputs, Speaker: Dr. Mercita Q. Queddeng – R1HRDC Research Utilization Committee Chair

The event was attended by more than 300 students and professional researchers, member institutions, health practitioners and other stakeholders of R1HRDC.

For more photos during the conference please like our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/r1hrdc/

 


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