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Dr. Michael L.Tee, Chair of PhilOHUN, University of the Philippines, Manila (UP Manila)

Dr. Michael Tee is the current convener of the APLAR Special Interest Group in Genetics. He is a Professor of Physiology and Rheumatology at the College of Medicine, University of the Philippines Manila where he also serves as the Vice Chancellor. He has a masters degree in health professions education and a masters degree in business administration from the University of the Philippines. Dr. Tee has just finished his genomic researches in systemic lupus erythematosus, a nationwide project funded by the Department of Science and Technology of the Republic of the Philippines. He also defined the normative value for the determination of sarcopenia among Filipinos in 2016. His interest in ensuring access and equity in health care delivery fuels his works on biosimilars and pharmacoeconomics.


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