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Pictured: Feral cat at Kakaʻako Waterfront Park. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo.   Doctors in the University of Hawaiʻi Pediatric Residency Program at Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women and Children examined cases affecting children at one medical center over an eight-year period. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Research by doctors in the University of Hawaiʻi […]

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Pictured: Attendees of the 1st International Conference of Translational Medicine at JABSOM. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By UH Med Now The 1st annual International Conference of Translational Medicine inspired the expression of high hopes for collaboration and scientific advancement by Hawai’i Lieutenant Governor Josh Green, MD, who welcomed the distinguished clinicians and presenters to the […]

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Pictured: Dr. Loïc LeMarchand working in a cell storage area in the laboratories at UH Kakaʻako. Courtesy UH Cancer Center. By UH Med Now The 1st annual international conference on Translational Medicine this weekend on the Kakaʻako campus of the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). The conference will bring together […]

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Pictured: Dr. Wong performing the DMEK procedure. Photo courtesy of The Eye Surgery Center of Hawaiʻi. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director 2003 John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) alumnus Jeff Wong, MD, a Honolulu ophthalmologist and corneal surgeon, has performed a Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) corneal transplant, only the second so far […]

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Pictured: Albert To, a Zika Vaccine researcher in the Lehrer lab at JABSOM in December, 2018. Deborah Manog photo. The JABSOM research portfolio totaled nearly $60 million in FY 2018 ($59,977,063). By Rachel Boulay, PhD, Office of Associate Dean for Research In fiscal year 2018, the University of Hawaii (UH) John A. Burns School of […]

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Pictured: You can see the stress in their faces as UH medical students train in high-pressure emergency department procedures at JABSOM, 2017. Out of more than 16,000 patients screened for drugs in the Emergency Room at just one Honolulu hospital over a four-year period, more than 15% tested positive for amphetamines, most or all believed […]

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