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Pictured: Dr. Ivo Sah Bandar in the lab. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Kalpana J. Kallianpur, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology & Pharmacology Having earned both medical and doctoral degrees, Dr. Ivo Sah Bandar is well qualified to perform translational research — research that bridges the divide between laboratory biomedical science […]

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Pictured: Second-year MD student Brittany Sato in a JABSOM research lab, when she was earning her PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology. UH David Beales photo, 2008. 2007 Nobel Prize winner to keynote and present research poster awards. The 2nd International Health Span Hawaii Summit (www.healthspanhawaii.com) convenes in Honolulu from November 3–5, 2019, at the […]

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Pictured: Dr. Youping Deng. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. Dr. Youping Deng will build on his earlier findings that have demonstrated an over 90% accuracy rate. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent University of Hawaiʻi (UH) Researcher Youping Deng, PhD is trying to combat breast cancer through better diagnosis. Dr. Deng, Professor and Director […]

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By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director An effective drug for chronic heart failure may cost too much for senior citizens with a standard Medicare Part D drug plan, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Cardiology. The therapy is a combination of sacubitril/valsartan called Entresto®. The researchers found […]

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Pictured: 2019 St. Baldrick’s Staff Giving Campaign Summer Fellow Dayna Sur. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By UH Med Now The University of Hawaii was among 32 institutions across the U.S. included in a 2019 series of grants by the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants. In total, the $2.7 […]

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Pictured: Class of 2019 MD students Ashley Morisako, Kat Roberts, Sean Awakuni, and Aaron Suzuka at a Primary Care Workforce Crisis Meeting at JABSOM in 2018. By UH Med Now The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) this month published a study about HMSA’s pilot program to transform primary care in collaboration with providers […]

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