PSEDM Philippine Research Initiatives in Diabetes and Endocrinology

Greetings! This is to respectfully inform you that applications/submissions for the 2016 Philippine Society of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Research grants are now open and our secretariat will be receiving protocols until October 15, 2015. There are 4 research grants that are available: 2 grants for diabetes researches: P200,000 and 150,000, 1 grant for diabetes nutrition researches : P200,000 and the fourth is the PSEDM : P 300,000 grant for endocrinology researches.

The grants will be awarded to researches conducted by:

  1. Endocrine fellows-in-training of UP-Philippine General Hospital, Makati Medical Center, University of Santo Tomas Hospital, St. Luke’s Medical Center ,The Medical City, Chong Hua Hospita and Chinese General Hospital & Medical Center.
  2. Diplomates/Fellows of PSEDM in a Philippine College of Physician (PCP) accredited training hospital where the PSEDM diplomate/Fellow is either the principal or co-investigator.
  3. Diplomates/Fellows of PSEDM in a hospital which is not accredited by the PCP provided that the PSEDM member is the principal author.
  4. Graduates of PSEDM Research Workshops in a PCP accredited hospitals, where the PSEDM member is a co-investigator.

Please take note that the research grant winner will be required to present proof of ethics approval from the hospital for the research protocol to be implemented. This will be required during the awarding of the grant during the PSEDM annual convention. If this EC approval is still pending by the time of the awarding of the grant, then the first payment of the research grant will not be given until the EC approval has been granted.

Please use the attached template for the submission which can also be downloaded from the PSEDM website at or can be obtained from the PSEDM secretariat.

Thank you very much for championing the vision and mission of the PSEDM!

Respectfully yours,

Head, PSEDM Research Committee



Call for Research Papers 2016

Mechanics and Application Forms

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AOCE Lectures


Plenary Lecture I

Prof. Shong Young-Kee – Korean Endocrine Society
Prof. Vivien Lim, MD – Endocrine and Metabolic Society of Singapore
Prof. Yuji Hiromatsu, MD, PhD – Japan Endocrine Society
Prof. Pradana Soewondo – Indonesian Society of Endocrinology
Prof. Khue Nguyen Thy, MD – Vietnam Association of Diabetes and Endocrinology

Plenary Lecture III

Molecular Genetics: Utility in Endocrine Practice – Prof. Tjin-Shing Jap, MD (Taiwan)

Plenary Lecture IV

Thyroid Cancer Update 2014 – Prof. Young-Kee Shong, MD, PhD (Korea)

Plenary Lecture V

Vitamin D in Health and Disease: Definitions and Directions – Prof. Augusto A. Litonjua, MD (USA)

Plenary Lecture VI

Endocrinology of Aging – Prof. Bu Beng Yeap, MBBS, FRACP, PhD (Australia)

Plenary Lecture VII

Herbal Medicines and Dietary Supplements in Diabetes and Endocrine Practice – Prof. Cecilia A. Jimeno, MD (Philippines)

Plenary Lecture VIII

Osteoporosis Update 2014: New Frontiers in Therapeutics – Prof. Bart L. Clarke, MD (Rochester, Minnesota, USA)

Plenary Lecture X

Emerging Therapies for Diabetes: New Therapeutic Targets – Prof. James R. Gavin, III, MD, PhD (USA)

Symposia: Endocrinology Across the Ages

Approach to Common Endocrine Disorders in Pediatrics – Prof. Reiko Horikawa, MD (Japan)
Transitional Care of the Pediatric Endocrine Patient – Prof. Sylvia Capistrano-Estrada, MD (Philippines)
Diabetes In Pregnancy Speaker – Prof. Chaicharn Deerochanawong, MD (Thailand)
Thyroid Disorders in Pregnancy – Prof. Akane Ide, MD, PhD (Japan)
Metabolic Syndrome in the Elderly – Prof. Dee Pei, MD (Taiwan)
Thyroid Dysfunction in the Elderly – Prof. Elizabeth Paz-Pacheco, MD, FPCP, FPSEM (Philippines)

Symposia: Management Updates

Lipid Guidelines: The Endocrinologist’s Perspective – Prof. Siew Peng Chan, MD, PhD (Malaysia)
Adrenal Causes of Hypertension: Management Update – Prof. Nor Azmi Kamaruddin, MD (Malaysia)
Pituitary Tumors: Management Update – Prof. Eun Jig Lee, MD (Korea)

Symposia: Trends and Technologies in Endocrine Practice

Diabetes APPS for Doctors – Prof. Mia C. Fojas (Philippines)
Diabetes APPS for Patients – Prof. Iris Thiele Isip-Tan, MD (Philippines)
Islet Transplantation – Prof. Angela Koh Fang Yung, MD (Singapore)
Endocrine Surgery Update – Prof. Brian Lang, MD (Hong Kong)
Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Update – Prof. Wei Jei Lee, MD, PhD (Taiwan)

Special Lecture

Meet the European Commission’s Directorate for Research and Innovation – Laurent Bochereau, PhD, European Commission (Belgium)

Meet the Professor Sessions

Diagnostic Approach to Thyroid Nodules – Prof. Chih-Yuan Wang, MD, PhD (Taiwan)
Management of Thyroid Nodules – Prof. Won Bae Kim, MD(Korea)
Approach to Secondary Osteoporosis – Dr. Vivien Lim, MD (Singapore)
Osteoporosis in Men – Prof. Jawl-Shan Hwang, MD (Taiwan)
Inpatient Hyperglycemia – Prof. Thavatchai Peerapatdit, MD (Thailand)
Diabetic Emergencies – Prof. Khue Nguyen Thy (Vietnam)
Thyroid Storm and Myxedema Coma – Prof. Roberto C. Mirasol, MD (Philippines)
Hypocalcemia and Hypercalcemia – Prof. Bart L. Clarke (Rochester, Minnesota, USA)

Lunch Symposium

Vascular Protection in Type 2 Diabetes: Insights from Recent Outcomes Trials – Prof. Richard O’Brien, MBBS, FRACP, PhD (Australia)

Dinner Symposium

The Benefit of Cilostazol Therapy in Preventing Macrovascular Complications in Diabetic Patients – Prof. Soo Lim, MD (Korea)