UH Med Now - Breakthoughs

Date: August 2nd, 2017 in Breakthoughs, Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News, Research

Above: Son Jon with Yoshitsuge Hokama, PhD in Honolulu. By Tina Shelton, UH Med Now An anonymous donor has stepped forward, offering to “match” individual gifts to the Hokama fund up to $25,000 Jon Hokama didn’t choose academic medicine as a vocation. But from early childhood he was exposed to the field. His father, Yoshitsugi […]

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Date: July 25th, 2017 in Breakthoughs, JABSOM News, Research

Pictured: Bruce Shiramizu, MD, Pediatrician and JABSOM Researcher, in his lab at Kakaʻako The University of Hawaiʻi is ranked among the nation’s top 20 public universities in providing equal access to students from all income levels while being at the forefront of impactful research, says a report recently released by the Brookings Institution in Washington, […]

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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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