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By Deborah Manog Dimaya, Interim Director of Communications Once again, the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) is among 30 institutions across the U.S. receiving a series of grants from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest non-government funder of childhood cancer research grants. A total of $1.8 million in grants supports the mentorship of St. Baldrick’s Fellows […]

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Dr. Shiramizu in his lab at JABSOM. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, Interim Director of Communications Scientists at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) Mānoa have discovered a novel method of diagnosing non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a group of cancers that starts in cells called lymphocytes, which are part of the body’s immune system. Currently, there are no widely […]

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Pictured: Axel Lehrer, PhD in his lab. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By University of Hawaiʻi News As confirmed COVID-19 cases continue to rise, the need for a vaccine to prevent the spread of the flu-like virus grows. University of Hawaiʻi (UH) at Mānoa scientist Axel Lehrer is among those helping in that global fight. He […]

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Pictured: Joanna Kettlewell in the lab. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, Deputy Communications Director Stretching 26 miles and plunging to a depth of 2,300 feet (701 meters), the Kaʻiwi Channel between the islands of Molokaʻi and Oʻahu has a reputation as one of the world’s most treacherous bodies of water. Crossing it was a challenge that […]

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Pictured: The exterior of the Institute for Biogenesis Research located at the UH Mānoa Campus and Dr. Thomas Kosasa. Photos by Deborah Manog Dimaya. The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) has approximately 100 graduate students, who are working towards earning their Master’s or PhD, across five programs. How these students are supported to […]

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The Lead Investigator of the Physician Workforce Assessment sees improvements from a cardiovascular disease fellowship started on Oahu and a family medicine residency program established in Hilo. She says both have eased former shortages in those specialities in those regions. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director The exodus of doctors from practice in Hawaii this […]

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