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Pictured: Graphic by UH Med Now. Deborah Manog Dimaya photograph. By UH Med Now Registration is open now for the 2018 Hawaiʻi Health Workforce Summit — and it is important for neighbor island physicians to apply soon for free inter-island airfare! The travel costs are subsidized for physicians who reside in Hawaiʻi and members of […]

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The MHIRT program based at JABSOM sends college undergraduates around the world to collaborate with mentors on a project they will investigate, report and present. A new crop of traveling researchers is chosen annually. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live and work as a […]

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Pictured: The INBRE IV Core Directors and Staff (L to R): Jessica Paje, Dr. Jon-Paul Bingham, Dr. David Easa, Dr. Peter Hoffmann, Dr. Robert Nichols, Dr. Helen Turner, Dr. Youping Deng, Dr. David Horgen and Kari Kim. Deborah Manog Dimaya Photo. The five year grant, based at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, will […]

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Image of a hip scan, courtesy of WEB MD. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening for osteoporosis to prevent fractures in women ages 65 and older, says task force member Chien-Wen Tseng, a professor of family medicine and community health at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) at the University of […]

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Pictured: Staff members at the Hawaiʻi Pacific Neuroscience Center demonstrate the cheek swab. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director More than 65,000 people in U.S. have enrolled in The Alzheimer’s Prevention Initiative and Gene Match Program, to help researchers trying to cure Alzheimer’s disease. Unfortunately, Hawai’i’s participation in this important initiative, begun in 2015, is […]

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Pictured: Dr. Saguna Verma. Amanda Shell photo. By Tina Shelton JABSOM Communications Director University of Hawaiʻi-Mānoa (UHM) Zika researcher Dr. Saguna Verma has received nearly half a million dollars in new funding to extend her research into how the virus can hide in men’s bodies for months after they are infected, posing a risk that […]

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