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Pictured: Dr. Axel Lehrer with graduate student and paper co-author Albert To in the Lehrer Lab, Nov. 2018. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. Dr. Lehrer thinks the vaccine his team proposes might be safer that other candidate vaccines, especially keeping in mind that pregnant women constitute a significant part of the target population for a Zika […]

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Date: December 3rd, 2018 in Collaboration, Faculty, Research

Pictured: Preparing for an injection. The drug studied in the HIV bowel study is delivered by injection. By UH Med Now Scientists at the University of Hawaiʻi medical school were part of a clinical trial led by the Mt. Sinai Icahn School of Medicine of a drug which shows promise in the search for a […]

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Date: November 29th, 2018 in Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

Pictured: Dr. Alex Stokes in his lab at the University of Hawaiʻi medical school. Amanda Shell photo. The novel therapy identified by UH researcher involves “cannabinoid receptors” Heart failure may be slowed and even reversed by the use of TRPV1, a “cannabinoid receptor” that binds and reacts to components of marijuana, according to research led […]

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Date: November 20th, 2018 in Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

JABSOM Pathology Chair Dr. Karen S. Thompson is pictured with her new book and JABSOM Associate Dean Dr. Alan Otsuki in the Dean’s Office. By UH Med Now University of Hawaiʻi Professor and John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Chair of Pathology Karen S. Thompson, MD has a new book out. Diagnostic Pathology: Neoplastic […]

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Date: September 30th, 2018 in Collaboration, Community Outreach, Research, Rural, UH Manoa

Ola HAWAIʻI, Team-Science Pilot Projects Program is pleased to announce an opportunity for investigators to apply for pilot funds. Ola HAWAIʻI (Health And Wellness Achieved by Impacting Inequalities) will be responsible to grow and support a community of health disparities scholars to determine the causes of and interventions for health disparities in the Pacific. RESEARCH […]

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Date: September 26th, 2018 in Collaboration, External News, Faculty, Research

By Deborah Manog Dimaya Long life expectancy, thatʻs the common thread shared between the state of Hawaiʻi and the Okinawa prefecture, in their respective countries. In September, also called “National Healthy Aging Month,” researchers from both places gathered to discuss the latest findings related to growing old, while keeping in good health. The “Advances in […]

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