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Pictured: Glen Chew speaks at a conference in Vancouver in 2015. Chalk up another award for researcher Glen Chew, of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology. Chew has been selected for the 2017 University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM) Student Excellence in Research Award at […]

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The April 2017 edition of the Hawaiʻi Journal of Medicine and Public Health (HJM&PH) features a cost-benefit analysis of using statins in Hawai‘i; a study examining the long-term outcome of managing the posterior capsule in pseudophakic children; and a case report associating the Salmonella muenchen serovar with rhabodomyolysis and myocarditis. In the Medical School Hotline, […]

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Pictured: L-R: David Watumull, President and CEO, Cardax, Inc; Bradley Willcox, MD, JABSOM-Kuakini; Richard Allsopp, PhD, JABSOM-Institute for Biogenesis Research. The University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (“JABSOM”) and Cardax, Inc. (“Cardax”) (OTCQB:CDXI), a Honolulu based life sciences company, have jointly announced the results of an animal study evaluating the effectiveness of […]

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A sting by this Australian box jelly can lead to death in as little as 5 minutes. (credit: A Yanagihara) By Marcie Grabowski, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Hawaii Being stung by a jellyfish is one of the fastest ways to ruin a fun day at the beach. But what you […]

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Pictured: Ralph Shohet, MD, in his laboratory at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. Scientists at the Center for Cardiovascular Research at the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) hope that patients with hemophilia could one day be treated with gene therapy delivered by tiny bubbles. The technique could provide […]

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Pictured: Trudy Hong, First Place, Student Research with Resham Ramkissoon, Top Student Case Study. “Nervous.” “Excited.” “Proud.” These are some of the words used to describe how JABSOM medical students felt about presenting their research projects at the American College of Physicians (ACP) 2017 Hawaiʻi Chapter Scientific Meeting. “I think it is great being part […]

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