N S R C Newborn Screening Reference Center N.I.H., U.P. Manila Unit 104, Building A, UP Ayala Land Technohub Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
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The Newborn Screening Reference Center (NSRC) is an office under the National Institutes of Health (NIH), University of the Philippines Manila created under RA 9288.
NSRC provides technical assistance to the DOH-NIH network in reaching the ultimate goal of screening Filipino newborns for common life-threatening heritable disorders. NSRC provides information and resources in the area of newborn screening to benefit health professionals, the public health community, consumers and government officials. For questions and comments concerning the website, please email us at
Newborn Screening not done at birth Positive for Congenital Hypothyroidism No physical signs at birth Not treated immediately 14-year old retarded boy
Newborn Screening done at birth Positive for Congenital Hypothyroidism Treated immediately Normal 7-year old girl