Dean Ryan C. Pekson of the College of Pharmacy was one of three representatives from the Philippines who attended the 16th World Pharmacology Congress held in Copenhagen, Denmark last July 17-23. The congress takes place once every four years and aims to showcase the different researches in Basic and Clinical Pharmacology done all over the world. He presented his paper Acute and Sub-acute Toxicity of Virgin Coconut Oil in the congress, which he attended with other two participants from University of the Philippines-Diliman.
Three thousand delegates from different countries came to the Danish capital to listen to 100 speakers who shared their expertise and knowledge and read 1,800 papers that were exhibited. According to Dean Pekson, it was the first time that a delegate from Adamson was chosen and this brings great privilege and honor for him. Khaye Ritual