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Date: October 13th, 2017 in JABSOM News, Research, Student Life

Pictured: Malabed at the Hawai’i Health Workforce Summit poster competition in Waikīkī. A junior studying Biology at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa won first prize for the research poster he presented at the 2017 Hawaiʻi Health Workforce Summit. Jhon Michael Malabed wanted to examine ways that Filipino patients with diabetes or heart disease could […]

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Date: October 5th, 2017 in Alumni News, Faculty, Giving, JABSOM News, Research

Pictured: Dr. Hokama, right, with his son Jon Hokama. Family photo. After a 42-year career of research, inventions and teaching, Yoshitsugi Hokama, PhD, retired in 2008 from the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). He was said to have regretted retiring, although his brilliant teaching career had already inspired about […]

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Pictured, an image from the course, showing skeletal remains used to simulate a human burial at UH West Oʻahu. By Tina Shelton, UH Med Now, JABSOM Communications Director The University of Hawaiʻi (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine, the UH Mānoa (UHM) Outreach College and UH West Oʻahu collaborated to create a first-of-its-kind Forensics […]

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Pictured: Dr. Lee, Mele Look and Dr. Lew, editors of new books. By A.J. McWhorter, UH Med Now Faculty at the University of Hawai’i (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) contribute to new books as part of their scholarly endeavors. This “Booknotes” Section of UH Med Now features some of the most recent […]

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Date: September 25th, 2017 in Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

Pictured: Dr. Axel Lehrer, Assistant Professor, in his JABSOM laboratory. University of Hawai’i (UH) vaccine researcher Axel Lehrer, PhD, has received funding of nearly $6.3 million to test whether the Ebola vaccine formula he has developed will protect against two additional filoviruses (viruses in the same family as Ebola). The Ebola vaccine which UH has […]

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Date: September 19th, 2017 in External News, Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

Pictured: Drs. Berry and Hoffmann in the lab at the University of Hawaiʻi medical school. Tina Shelton photo for UH Med. Selenium (suh-leen’-ee-um) is an essential nutrient that has antioxidant properties and can prevent disease in humans and animals. It is considered a micronutrient, meaning that it is needed in very small quantities to produce […]

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