UH Med Now - Breakthoughs

Date: March 28th, 2017 in Breakthoughs, Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

Pictured: L-R: David Watumull, President and CEO, Cardax, Inc; Bradley Willcox, MD, JABSOM-Kuakini; Richard Allsopp, PhD, JABSOM-Institute for Biogenesis Research. The University of Hawaiʻi John A. Burns School of Medicine (“JABSOM”) and Cardax, Inc. (“Cardax”) (OTCQB:CDXI), a Honolulu based life sciences company, have jointly announced the results of an animal study evaluating the effectiveness of […]

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Date: September 23rd, 2016 in Breakthoughs, JABSOM News, Research

Pictured, Dr. Lishomwa Ndhlovu with Dr. Cecilia Shikuma in the UH Hawai’i Center for AIDS. The laboratory of University of Hawaiʻi (UH) Mānoa Associate Professor Lishomwa Ndhlovu, MD, PhD, has been awarded two new grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including prestigious R01 level funding, to advance his strategy to cure HIV. The […]

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Date: July 13th, 2016 in Breakthoughs, Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

A gene associated with Alzheimer’s disease and recovery after brain injury may show its effects on the brain and thinking skills as early as childhood, according to a study published in the July 13, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Prior studies showed that people with the […]

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Date: December 21st, 2015 in Alumni News, Breakthoughs, Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News, Research

What a year! We’ve summarized some of the leading events of this 50th Anniversary Year in our 2015 Dean’s Report to you, our alumni, faculty, staff and friends. With the outstanding support shown during the 50th Anniversary MD Scholarship Fundraising Gala, and in a year in which JABSOM earned the #19 ranking of U.S. medical schools for […]

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by Vina Cristobal, UH Med Now journalist The Hawaii Center for AIDS (HICFA) at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) launched the “Hawaii 2 Zero (H20) Cure Initiative” on December 5; a multi-million dollar fundraising effort to decrease the number of AIDS cases in Hawaii to zero, and to find a cure for […]

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by Vina Cristobal, UHMedNow journalist Dr. Marguerite L. Bartholomew of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health (OB-GYN) at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) discusses a technology that tracks dietary habits  in pregnant women with gestational diabetes or Type 2 diabetes. Listen to the audio (in clip above), or read our […]

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