Research Center for the Health Sciences

The Research Center for the Health Sciences (RCHS) is the university’s flagship unit for the health sciences. It is the research arm of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (FMS). Based in the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, the center was tasked in 2003 to provide laboratory facilities for medical research evidenced by the establishment of the Molecular Biology Laboratory. Currently, It is involved in multiple research projects addressing immediate national and global health problems and making a difference in promoting health and health equity.

Research Agenda and Specializations

Dermatology

ISMAEL, DAISY K.

Medical Dermatology

Dermatopathology

LETRAN, ELEANOR L.

Medical Dermatology

Dermatopathology

PALIZA, ARNELFA C.

Medical Dermatology

Wound Healing

Endocrinology

ASIS, LEILANI M.

Adrenal Gland (Pheochormocytoma and Paraganglioma)

Diabetology and Thyroid Disease

CUNANAN, ELAINE C.

Diabetology and Thyroid Disease

PALIZA, ARNELFA C.

Medical Dermatology

Wound Healing

 

Gastroenterology

CHAN, MELCHOR

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Hepatocellular Carcinoma

SOLLANO, JOSE

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Hepatitis B and C, Portal Hypertension, H Pylori / Irritable Bowel Disease

Genetics
CHIONG, MARY ANNE D.
Infectious Diseases
BERGANTIN, MA. RHONA
Medical Education

ASIS, LEILANI M.

Clinical Skill Enhancement and Distance Education

ATIENZA, MELINDA M.

Curriculum Development

Neurology

AMPIL, ENCARNITA

Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders

BAROQUE, ALEJANDRO C.

Stroke

CATINDIG, JOSEREE ANN

Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders

LOKIN, JOHNNY

Stroke

MARASIGAN, SIMEON

Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders

NAVARRO, JOSE

Stroke

ROSALES, RAYMOND L.

Dystonia and Movement Disorders, Neuromuscular Disorders and Therapy, Chemodenervation

 

Obstetrics and Gynecology

COLOMA, MA. LOURDES B.

Gynecological Ultrasound

Obstetrical Ultrasound

DEE, MARLYN T.

Infertility

GONZALEZ, GIL S.

Gynecological Oncology

GONZALEZ, RAMON

Antenatal Surveillance and Medical Complications of Pregnancy

MARASIGAN, SIMEON

Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders

RIVERA, LEAH SOCORRO N.

Obstetrical Ultrasound

Urogynecology

Journal of Medicine, University of Santo Tomas Manila (JMUST)

Journal of Medicine, University of Santo Tomas (JMUST) is a bi-annual, open-access, peer-reviewed journal. It is the official publication of the UST Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and the University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Manila, Philippines.
JMUST is dedicated to provide healthcare practitioners with the best and most updated information in health science research and education. Its mission is to assist healthcare practitioners through education, in delivering the best care to their patients.
All articles in the JMUST are subjected to a rigorous process of peer-review and editing before publication. This is to ensure that anything thereon is scientifically accurate and is free from any form of plagiarism.

JMUST accepts for contribution qualitative and quantitative original research papers, review articles, commentaries, letters to editor, researches on medical education, and approved research proposals.

Mission

A research center imbued with Thomasian values engaged in medical research for the generation, dissemination, promotion and utilization of advanced health-related information

Vision

The research center for the health sciences is:
* A world-class research center basic and clinical medicine;
* A training ground for young medical scientists
* A major contributor to national and global health promotion