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Date: May 23rd, 2022 in IN THE NEWS, JABSOM News, Research, UH Manoa

Nearly 25 years after her birth made international headlines, Cumulina, the first cloned mouse and the first cloned mammal in the United States recently made the trek to her new home in the renowned Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. The most celebrated mouse in scientific history was named for the cumulus […]

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Date: April 25th, 2022 in IN THE NEWS, JABSOM News, Research, UH Manoa

He was an inspirational scientist, educator and mentor to generations of students and trainees at JABSOM and UH Mānoa for half a century In the John A. Burns School of Medicine: 50 Years of Healing in Hawaiʻi, one of JABSOM’s founding faculty members, Dr. Martin Rayner, is described as an early champion of the school. […]

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Funding aims to build a stronger on-island medical community and improve access to healthcare services Kaua‘i – Today, the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) announced a six-year, $10 million commitment from Dr. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg. This gift will fund the new Kaua‘i Medical Training Track, a […]

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Date: March 11th, 2022 in IN THE NEWS, JABSOM News, Student Life, UH Manoa

It’s almost that day of the year that all medical students look forward to– Match Day! That’s the moment where medical students across the country find out where they’ll be spending the next few years of their lives as new MD residents. We sat down with a few members of the JABSOM MD Class of […]

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One of the distinguished speakers for the symposium “Humanism, Empathy, Social Justice, and Global Health,” during Humanism Week 2022 at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) was activist, physician, and anthropologist Dr. Paul Farmer, who spoke of “Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds: Ebola in West Africa.” From Rwanda, Farmer appeared via Zoom on Wednesday […]

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Date: February 9th, 2022 in COVID-19, External News, IN THE NEWS, Research, UH Manoa

Honolulu Civil Beat reports on February 8, 2022, that University of Hawaiʻi JABSOM researchers, in partnership with Soligenix, have produced CiVax, a shelf-stable vaccine that could transform the fight against COVID. The vaccine, designed to be stored without refrigeration for up to 2 years, could alleviate the inequality in vaccinations in low-income countries and hard-to-reach […]

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