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Pictured: a poster session during the 2017 Symposium. By UH Med Now Do you know whether Cat Scratch Fever occurs more often among children in Hawaiʻi? Do people with HIV have less body strength? Is there a sensor that could be developed for diapers to alert parents early to their infant’s urinary tract infection? These […]

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Pictured: Dr. Robert Nichols in the lab at the Biosciences Building at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Deborah Manog Dimaya UH Med Now Correspondent Recognized by its ability to steal memories and target the aging population, Alzheimer’s Disease has long been without a cure — but a University […]

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Pictured, St. Baldrick’s 2018 JABSOM Summer Fellow Mark Brisco A UH Mānoa student has once again been selected by the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to study childhood cancer at JABSOM this summer. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation exists to fill the gap in funding that goes to cancer research in children. Only 4% of federal cancer research […]

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Pictured: Dr. Marjorie Mau (Biomedical Faces of Science portrait.) By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director Dr. Marjorie Mau has earned another extraordinary honor for her life’s work in healthcare and research. Dr. Mau, director of research for the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Department of Native Hawaiian Health at the University of Hawaiʻi […]

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Pictured: External Advisory Council members, RMATRIX-II leaders, staff and research investigators at Hoʻoulu ʻAina in Kalihi Valley. By UH Med Now On February 15-16, 2018, the RMATRIX II External Advisory Committee (EAC) took to the road in Hawaiʻi, as project leaders led them on a tour to gain an up-close look at how University of […]

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Pictured: The 2019 rankings of JABSOM among 177 medical schools, according to U.S. News & World Report JABSOM faculty out-perform many top ten research schools in NIH funding per full-time faculty member By Tina Shelton JABSOM Communications Director The 2019 rankings for the Best Medical Schools in America were released at 6 p.m. HST on […]

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