Laoag City, Ilocos Norte - Representatives from Angeles University Foundation (AUF) bagged the first place in the Oral Research Presentation in the recently concluded 1st Biennial Health Research Symposium held at Fort Ilocandia Resort Hotel, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte on June 26-27, 2014.
Ms. Bella G. Panlilio and her colleagues showcased the research on "Characterization of the Anti-Breast Cancer Activity of the Annona muricata and Mammordica charantia" that bested among the 6 presenters in the said contested activity.
However, Dr. Luzviminda Cruz & her teammates from Centro Escolar University garnered 2nd place. Their presentation focused on the "Semi-purified Proanthocyanidin from Lantana camara Linn, Leaf Extracts as Active Antioxidant in Facial Cream." Isabela State University - Echague campus presenters led by Ms. Miriam Macutay landed third place with the research on the "Effects of Karimbuaya (Euphorbia nerifolia) Linn in treating burns."
The winners received cash prizes. P4,000.00 for first, P3,000.00 for second place & P2,000.00 for third place respectively. A consolation prize of P1,000.00 each were given to other presenters.