Dr. Carmencita Padilla

Dr. Carmencita Padilla
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LOOK: Newly conferred National Scientist Carmencita Padilla featured on Vogue PH!

Raising Hope: Dr. Carmencita D. Padilla, The Filipina National Scientist Saving And Protecting Lives Through Genetic Research

“Her pioneering research on inborn errors of metabolism among Filipinos provided the scientific basis for the enactment of Republic Act 9288, or the Newborn Screening Act of 2004, of which she was the most active advocate,” says Dr. Dolores A. Ramirez, who nominated Dr. Padilla for Vogue Philippines’ Raising Hope.

Check out the inspiring article on Vogue PH through this link: https://vogue.ph/international-womens-day/raising-hope-dr-carmencita-d-padilla-the-filipina-national-scientist-saving-and-protecting-lives-through-genetic-research/

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