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2009 could be a record year for box jellyfish stings in Hawai’i. The person keeping the state in the know about jellyfish is JABSOM researcher Angel Yanagihara, Assistant Research Professor of the Pacific Biosciences Research Center at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. (Note: JABSOM cannot guarantee that commercial television station video archives and news […]

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Pictured: Dr. Ryuzo Yanagimachi By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Some 900 people are coming from around the world to Kona on Hawaiʻi Island next week to honor Dr. Ryuzo Yanagimachi of the University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) for helping lay the scientific foundation for lab-assisted human reproduction. The pioneer […]

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A new “Center for Native and Pacific Health Disparities Research” has been established at the University of Hawai′i at Manoa. Located in the Department of Native Hawaiian Health at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, the center’s long-term mission goes beyond any single department or school. The goal is the elimination of health disparities […]

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Pictured: Cancer Council of the Pacific Islands, USAPI Cancer Registrars with medical school’s family medicine team, Hawaii Tumor Registry and CDC Partners, March 2014 in Guam. New funding agreements will increase the capacity of health services to fight cancer in the US Associated Pacific Island Nations (USAPIN) , specifically Guam, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the […]

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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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