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Watch this video report, to go into the pre-dawn waters of Waikīkī, where John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Researcher Angel Yanagihara harvests and studies box jellyfish. The stinging jellyfish are a nuisance in the Hawaiian islands, but more dangerous elsewhere. Hear about her new discovery, a way to block the lethal jellyfish venom […]

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Pictured: a red ribbon symbolizing the fight against AIDS is wrapped in Hawaiian Ti Leaf. As World AIDS Day approaches on December 1 – there is news from the Hawaii Center for AIDS at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), University of Hawaii (Hawaiʻi) at Manoa (Mānoa)(. Researchers have found that HIV/AIDS is […]

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Pictured: Ralph Shohet, MD, Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Research, in his office at JABSOM. Everyone knows someone who is battling heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the US and the developed world. And it is increasing rapidly in the developing world as well. But Dr. Ralph Shohet, Director of […]

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Pictured: the Clinics at Kakaako (Kakaʻako), site of the Clint Spencer Clinic for HIV patients. (Story archived after 11/28/12) Medical students in the Global Health Interest Group (GHIG) at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) invite you to wear RED on November 28, for UH Mānoa’s run-up to WORLD AIDS DAY. There are […]

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While news coverage from the Olympics often focuses on the contest for medals by athletes representing the United States and China, there are also collaborations between our nations, including a research partnership between the University of Hawaii and Jinan University in China, which has just won its own U.S./China Collaborative Award. The scientific team, whose […]

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The National Executive Director of the American Statistical Association (ASA), Ron Wasserstein, PhD, was the honored guest speaker for a well-attended special seminar at JABSOM on June 27, 2012. The seminar was jointly sponsored by John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Biostatistics & Data Management Core (BDMC) and the ASA Hawai`i Chapter. After giving […]

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