UH Med Now

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 28th, 2018 in JABSOM News

Pictured: The late “Aunt Minnie” stands in front of her painting, “Awa Kumolu,” hung at the JABSOM Kakaʻako campus. The display caught the eye of an MD student that happens to be the artist’s grand nephew. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Michael Fujita, an MD 2020 candidate at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) […]

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Date: November 28th, 2018 in Community Outreach, Giving, Student Life

Pictured: Admirers view the Angel Tree in JABSOM’s Main Lobby. The Gold Humanism Honor Society has placed a Gratitude Tree in the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) medical school lobby, complete with paper and ribbons for you to decorate it by noting what you are grateful for this holiday season. And the John A. Burns School […]

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Date: November 27th, 2018 in JABSOM News

Pictured: Dr. Jennifer Doudna speaking with some of those attending her talk at Kakaʻako last September. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Tina Shelton and Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now It’s not a matter of if it is a matter of when and where the gene editing technology will be used in human embryos. That […]

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Date: November 26th, 2018 in Community Outreach, Giving, JABSOM News, Student Life

Pictured: MD student volunteers and the campers, kids with neuromuscular diseases The camp, run for 20 years by a Hawaiʻi nonprofit, had to be suspended, until the medical students, Neuroscience Education Assistant Professor of Medicine Dr. J. Douglas Miles, and generous donors stepped in. Written By: Brittni Kam, MS3 & Heather Miura, MS2, John A. […]

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Date: November 21st, 2018 in Community Outreach, JABSOM News

The Oʻahu County-wide community homeless coalition Partners In Care (PIC), which includes the Hawaiʻi Homeless Outreach and Medical Education Project, announces the kick-off for the annual Point in Time (PIT) Count, which will begin the week of January 28, 2019. PIC invites volunteers across the island to join in this vital effort to help survey […]

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