UH Med Now - Research

Date: June 27th, 2017 in JABSOM News, Research

Pictured: Dr. Haining Yang, Dr. Michele Carbone and Dr. Angela Bononi in the Carbone Lab, UH Cancer Center. By Nana Ohkawa, UH Cancer Center People carrying mutations of a gene called BAP1 are much more susceptible to asbestos, sunlight and other environmental carcinogens. University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center researchers also found that cancer cells with […]

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Date: June 18th, 2017 in External News, JABSOM News, Research

Pictured: An Astaxanthin product marketed by Cardax is called “Zanthosyn.” The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) and Cardax, Inc. (Cardax), a Hawaiʻi based life sciences company, announced today that the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has selected the proprietary […]

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Date: June 10th, 2017 in JABSOM News, Research

In the June 2017 edition of the Hawaiʻi Journal of Medicine and Public Health, we feature a study on medical students’ attitudes toward obese patients; a paper on primary care integration of psychiatric and behavioral health services; and a review of headache symptoms among epilepsy sufferers with neurocysticercosis. In the Medical School Hotline, we highlight […]

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Date: June 6th, 2017 in JABSOM News, Research, Student Life

Pictured: Dr. Kenji Obadia Mfuh, Dr. Rose Leke, Dr. Ngu Njei Abanda, Dr. Diane Taylor of the JABSOM Department of Tropical Medicine, Microbiology and Pharmacology, and Dr. Samuel Tassi Yunga at the 2017 UHM Commencement Exercises. When three scientists from Cameroon graduated with PhDs from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM) last month, a […]

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Date: June 5th, 2017 in Community Outreach, JABSOM News, Research

Twenty-four Hawai’i schoolteachers will prepare to go “back to school” this week by learning the latest in scientific research methods at the University of Hawai’i medical school. This is the sixth time that the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) has hosted the teachers by using a grant from the National Institutes of Health […]

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Date: May 31st, 2017 in JABSOM News, Research, Student Life

Pictured: Dr. Yunga with his JABSOM mentor, Tropical Medicine’s Dr. Diane Taylor, in the lab. By Tina Shelton , UH Med Now Brand-new Doctor of Tropical Medicine graduate Samuel Tassi Yunga, MD, was the inaugural winner of the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa Three-Minute Thesis Competition. In this video from last year’s “World Malaria Day […]

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