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The first Developmental and Reproductive Biology Graduate Program Students Retreat is happening on the University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa Campus this Friday, March 1, 2013. It will be hosted by the Institute for Biogenesis Research (IBR), in the Biomedical Sciences Building. During the retreat the DRB students will present their research highlights for discussion with peers and faculty. Thirteen […]

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A personal and painful encounter with a swarm of Hawaiian box jellyfish years ago off Waikiki put Dr. Angel Yanagihara on the path to identify the debilitating and sometimes lethal toxin in box jellyfish venom. Using that discovery, Yanagihara has now developed a therapy to not only treat the burning sting of the Hawaiian box […]

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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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