We envision a premiere research center that will have attained excellence and sustained it through high-level studies scientific or humanistic in the field of arts, sciences, medicine and health sciences, business, and technology along with the collaborations from and coordination with the different academic disciplines. We envision it as a center of excellence for its contribution to quality education, social transformation and improvement of community life through its action researches. Moreover, we envision the University Research Center as having evolved into one that will have gained national and international recognition for its contribution to pure science which although not yielding much commercial benefits, will have contributed to the creation of some new body of knowledge, or for its contribution to applied science through technological researches for the advancement of civilization.
The Research Center is committed to set directions, implement effective programs and establish supportive mechanisms for the research community to generate researches that will create a lasting impact for growth and development in the academe, among the stakeholders, and the community as a whole.
The UPHSL Research Center is committed to:
Provide functional and efficient research capability building seminars and trainings;
Enjoin and monitor faculty member’s participation in the conduct of quality and relevant researches;
Assist researchers in producing scholarly researches worthy of presentation in local and international refereed journals.
Utilize research outputs for the improvement of the University and the community.
RESEARCH AWARDS (2016)
1. 2016 DOST-PCHRD-GRUPPO MEDICA AWARD for Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis in Herbal Medicine
3rd Prize,“Antifungal Cream from the Volatile Oil of the Leaves of Mayana(Plecanthus scutellarioides(L.) R.Br.)” Student Presenter: Marielle Jian Aspa (BS Pharmacy 2016) Other members of the group: Christian Michael Arguelles, Maria Cruzita Amatoria and Norjannah Amer :
Won P 20,000 and plaques of recognition Adviser: Rufo S. Calixtro, Jr., RMT, RPh, CPS, PhD.
2. 10th Philippine National Health Research System Week Celebration
August 10-12, 2016 Citystate Asturias Hotel, Puerto Princesa Hotel, Palawan One of the top 6 National Finalist, Student Paper Competition “The Potential Angiosuppressive Activity of the Ethanolic Extract from the Leaves of Uray (Amaranthus spinosus Linn. Family Amaranthaceae) using Chorioallantoic Membrane (CAM) Method” Student Presenter: Ma. Jatrice Aguijap (BS Pharmacy 2016) Other members of the group: Julie Ann Alcantara & Oliver Amada. Faculty Adviser: Dean Analiza P. Malalay (Coll. of Pharmacy).
3. National Finalists for the 2015-DOST-PCHRD-Gruppo Medica Award for Outstanding Undergraduate
Thesis in Herbal Medicine
July 23, 2015 Conference Room of the National Academy of Science & Technology,DOST Compound, Bicutan, Taguig City Rogelio Alsaybar, Jr. (BS Pharmacy 2015) “The Potential Antiangiogenic Property of the Peels of Saba (Musa sapientum, BBB, Family Muscaceae”
Two of the five finalists representing Region IV-A Adviser: Rufo S. Calixtro, Jr., RMT, RPh, MAEHSE, MS Pharmacy, CPS.
4. Poster Competition (Student Category) 8th Philippine National Health Research System Week Celebration
August 12-14, 2014 Radisson Blu Hotel, Cebu City 3rd PrizeWinner, Jesanie Marfil (BS Pharmacy 2014) “The Potential Hemocyte Count Effect of the Crude Extract of the Leaves from Banaba (Lagerstoremia speciosa L., Family Lythracea) Lone Representative Finalist from CALABARZON Region (R-IVA). Adviser: Rufo S. Calixtro, Jr., RMT, RPh, MAEHSE, MS Pharmacy, CPS.