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With rates of youth suicide in Hawai‘i on the rise in the last decade, the University of Hawai‘i Mānoa medical school has been awarded $1.4 million to intervene as early as possible in childrens’ lives to prevent suicide. A measure of how serious Hawai’i’s problem has become, the medical school’s three-year award is part of more than $45 million […]

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Shane Morita, M.D., assistant professor for the University of Hawai’i John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), clinical faculty member at the University of Hawai’i Cancer Center and surgical oncologist at The Queen’s Medical Center, has received an American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Faculty Scholar Award. Dr. Morita hopes that this research in thyroid cancer will […]

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Pictured: Research by investigators including Bruce Shiramizu, MD, is advancing the elimination of health disparities through RMATRIX projects. Program officials and staff from the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) at the National Institutes of Health visited the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoaʻs John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) the week of August 22, to […]

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Pictured: Dr. Shiramizu in his laboratory Pediatrician and Researcher Dr. Bruce Shiramizu brings energy and experience with him every day, as he goes to work alongside team-members at the the John A. Burns School of Medicine Hawaii Center for AIDS. Dr. Shiramizu has been researching the virus for more than 20 years. This week, interviewed by […]

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Pictured: Dr. Cecilia Shikuma, Director, Hawai’i Center for AIDS. Thirty years after its discovery, AIDS can be slowed, not cured. HIV medicines allow people infected with the virus to live longer, healthier lives, but researchers at the University of Hawaii Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) are finding increased age-related complications among AIDS […]

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The Kawasaki Disease Foundation, made up of parents and former patients, has declared January 26, 2011, as the first annual National Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day. People are urged to learn about the disease because prompt diagnosis and treatment can save lives and prevent complications. More than 2,000 people in Hawai‘i have had the mysterious illness that […]

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