Philippine Dermatological Society

The PDS Research Committee encourages trialists to register their protocols in ICJME-accredited clinical trial registries (such as ) as well as in the Philippine Health Research Registry

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By posting links to the clinical trial registry websites where their trial details are located,  ongoing trials may be disseminated to the general PDS membership.  As a way to enhance recruitment of participants, other PDS members and residents may refer patients to the trialists based on the inclusion and exclusion criteria in the posted links below.
List of Ongoing Clinical Trials:


  1. Castillo, RochelleUniversity of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital, Section of Dermatology
    Oral Zinc Gluconate as Treatment for Recalcitrant Cutaneous Warts: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial.
    For details of the trial, go to:
  2. Dayrit, CarmelaUniversity of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital, Section of DermatologyVirgin Coconut Oil Oral Supplementation for Leprosy Patients
    For details of the trial, go to
  3. Chua, SharleneUniversity of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital, Section of Dermatology

    Atorvastatin as adjunctive therapy for chronic plaque type psoriasis versus betamethasone valerate alone: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    For more details, go to https://registry.

  4. Sabido, Pearl Weena MarieSt. Luke’s Medical Center, Department of DermatologyThe Efficacy and Safety of Topical Papaya (Carica Papaya) Leaf Extract 1% Ointment Versus Mupirocin 2% Ointment in the Treatment of Limited Impetigo: a Randomized, Double-blind, Controlled Clinical Trial

    For more details:;


    Carait, Paul UP-PGH Section of Dermatology

    Validation of IKPaB: Filipino version of Children’s Dermatology Life Quality Index (CDLQI) text version

    For more details: