UH Med Now - Research

Take the shot or wait? That’s the question we all face as each vaccine rolls out. As the new bivalent COVID-19 booster becomes widely available, timely research done by University of Hawaii researchers found vaccine hesitancy is associated with education and level of trust in COVID-19 information. John A. Burns School of Medicine researchers, Dr. […]

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Date: August 30th, 2022 in Faculty, JABSOM News, Research, UH Manoa

Tucked away in the Biomedical Building on the University of Hawaii’s UH Mānoa Campus is the Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) Department. The MLS department offers a program that educates, trains and develops students who later play a crucial part in generating data needed to assist health care providers in making patient diagnostic and treatment decisions. […]

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Dr. Cass Nakasone is hoping to change the way the world sees research in Hawaiʻi. The JABSOM 1998 alumnus, now a renowned orthopaedic surgeon, has always had a commitment to orthopedic research which was lacking in the state. Research, Nakasone suggests, is important for several reasons: it promotes clinical integrity, provides medical students and residents […]

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Date: July 21st, 2022 in JABSOM News, Research, UH Manoa

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa has been awarded $1.5 million for scholarships for low-income students who are pursuing degrees focusing on the biological application of data science. The five-year grant through the National Science Foundation’s Scholarships in STEM (S-STEM) program, Student Training through Immersive Data Science Education (STRIDE) and will fund 67 scholarships for […]

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The American Heart Association, Pfizer, and Gates Ventures awards five new grants to 10 universities and health care systems. HONOLULU — Research scientists from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) John A. Burns Medical School (JABSOM) Department of Native Hawaiian Health (DNHH), in partnership with colleagues from nine universities and health care systems, will […]

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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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