Philippine-UC Collaboratory for Device Innovation (Education/Training Award)

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Investigator: Michael R. Harrison, MD
Sponsor: Philippines-California Advanced Res Inst

Location(s): Philippines

Description

The Philippine-California Advanced Research Institutes (PCARI) Project, is a research and development collaboration between Philippine and California universities.  The projects aim to enhance the research capacity of Filipino faculty-student researchers and address national development priorities. There are nine collaborative projects.

Philippine-UC Collaboratory for Device Innovation

Dr. Michael Harrison, Dept. of Surgery, UCSF

Dr. Alberto Roxas, UP College of Medicine

Drug leads from natural products for schistosomiasis in the Philippines

Dr. James MacKerrow, Department of Pathology, UCSF

Dr. Lydia Leonardo, Department of Parasitology, UPM College of Public Health

Development of a point-of-care serodiagnostic tool for Schistosomiasis japonica: towards the elimination of schistosomiasis from the Philippines

Dr. Conor Caffrey, Dept. of Pathology, UCSF 

Dr. Lydia Leonardo (Professor), Dept. of Parasitology, UPM College of Public Health

ITB CONNECT—Integrated TB Control via Novel, Efficient, and low-Cost Technologies

Dr. Adithya Cattamanchi, Dept. of Medicine, UCSF

Dr. Raul Destura, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, UPM National Institutes of Health

Dr. Jeffrey Cox, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology, UCSF

Dr. Regina Berba, Dept. of Infectious Diseases, UPM College of Medicine

Pilot study for improving workplace health and safety of rice threshing: An innovative partnership

Dr. David Rempel, Dept. of Medicine, UCSF

Dr. Jonathan Maglasang, College of Engineering, Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology

An advanced metagenomics platform for surveillance and discovery of Philippine diarrheal and respiratory pathogens

Dr. Joseph DeRisi, Dept. of Biochemistry and Biophysics, UCSF

Dr. Jesus Emmanuel Sevilleja, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, UPM National Institutes of Health

Filipino Asthma Study of Genes, Environment, and Evolution (FAST GENE)

Dr. Esteban Burchard, Dept. of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, UCSF School of Pharmacy

Dr. Catherine Lynn Silao, Institute of Human Genetics, UPM National Institutes of Health 

The genetics of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease risks in the Philippine population

Dr. Mark Seielstad, Dept. of Laboratory Medicine, UCSF

Dr. Eva Maria Cutiongco-Dela Paz, Institute of Human Genetics, UPM National Institutes of Health

Disease Surveillance and Diagnosis Through Cellphone Microscopy and MMS and Human-based Computation

Dr. Maricor Soriano, UP Diliman National Institutes of Physics

Dr. Daniel Fletcher, Dept. of Bioengineering, UC Berkeley School of Engineering

 Accessible Detection of Malaria Using MIP Materials

Dr. Florian Del Mundo, UP Diliman Institute of Chemistry

Dr. Luke Lee, Dept. of Bioengineering, UC Berkeley School of Engineering

Small viral RNA profiling of dengue virus from human-banked whole and fractionated blood samples with dengue shock syndrome and classical dengue fever

Dr. Raul Destura, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, UPM NIH

Dr. Nevan Krogan, Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF

Development of low-cost diagnostic kits for the detection and surveillance of schistosomiasis and paragonimiasis

Dr. Vicente Belizario, Jr., Dept. of Parasitology, UP College of Public Health

Dr. Conor Caffrey, Dept. of Pathology, UCSF