Dr. Conrado Dayrit, a medical practitioner, researcher, instructor in clinical pharmacology and cardiology were born on May 31, 1919. Dr. Dayrit has authored/co-authored more than 70 scientific articles published here and overseas. He also edited and chaired the First and Second Edition of Drug Index, 1965, 1967, and the First Edition of the Philippine Formulate, 1978.
Dr. Dayrit is the recipient of the Republic Cultural Heritage Award, he is also third time receiver of First Prize in Research Award for fundamental sciences and a First Prize in Research Award for clinical study from the Manila Medical Society. In 1977, and the Gregorio Y. Zara award in Applied Science which was given by the Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science.