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Read the article by Helen Altonn in the Honolulu Star Bulletin Hawaii will participate in a $3 billion national health study that will track 1,000 isle children from before birth to age 21 to gather information to prevent and treat some of the nation’s most pervasive health problems, it was announced today. More than 100,000 […]

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Dr. Yoshitsugi Hokama, Emeritus Professor of Pathology at the University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) inspires research through an award lovingly created in his name. The award is funded by an endowment established by Dr. Hokama’s former students who have gone on to successful careers in medicine, biomedical research, and many […]

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What do the young people in this picture share? A love of medical research and science, and a proven ability to perform. The students are among 13 who won stipends and studied with University of Hawaii-affiliated researchers this summer. The annual program that found and sponsored them is called Infrastructure Development Networks for Biomedical Research […]

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Pictured: Dr. Ralph Shohet in his lab at JABSOM. The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) has received a major federal grant totaling $11.5 million for a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) that will be part of the Center for Cardiovascular Research at the School’s facilities in Kaka’ako. The 5-year grant from the […]

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The Hyperbaric Treatment Center operated by the John A. Burns School of Medicine has won national accreditation by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society – one of only 60 accredited facilities in the United States and the only one in Hawaiʻi. Hawaiʻi’s Hyperbaric Treatment Center (HTC) is the nation’s second-most active dive accident treatment facility […]

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The Division of Sports Medicine at the John A. Burns School of Medicine provides fellowship training in primary care sports medicine.  This one-year, accredited fellowship provides training for primary care physicians who are interested in additional training in the medical needs of the athlete. to provide care to athletes at every performance level – to […]

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