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Pictured: Scientists, husband and wife Mukesh and Komal. Deborah Manog photo. They both grew up in Punjab, a Northern section of India, about 150 miles from each other. Both showed a stunning aptitude for science. But it wasn’t until they were adults, each working on their PhDs at a medical school 7,377.5 miles away in […]

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Pictured: The UH Cancer Center in Kakaʻako Pancreatic cancer incidence in Hawai‘i remains significantly higher than in the U.S. overall. Hawai‘i ranks 6th among U.S. states for incidence of pancreatic cancer. And it is deadly. The five year survival rate for those diagnosed with pancreatic cancer is only 7.7% (SEER 18 2006-2012). Because Hawai‘i has […]

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Pictured: A speaker at the lectern during the conference. By Tina Shelton, Deborah Manog and Vina Cristobal, UH Med Now Get politically involved. That was a key message brought to Hawai’i this week by an expert on the movement to eradicate HIV and AIDS. HIV-AIDS related organizations in Hawaiʻi convened at the University of Hawai’i […]

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Above: JABSOM MD Student Elizabeth Ferreira is pictured with Dr. Jannet Lee-Jayaram, Kris Hara and Dr. Benjamin Berg of JABSOM SimTiki Center, at the international meeting in Los Angeles. By Eileen Maeda and Jannet Lee-Jayaram, MD, of SimTiki for UH Med Now Two University of Hawaiʻi (UH) medical students were invited to present their research […]

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Monday, January 22, 2018 at noon provides an opportunity to meet Mary Woolley, the President of Research!America, who will be speaking in the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Medical Education Building. The event location is the Medical Education Building Auditorium, Room 315, from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.     Woolley is widely […]

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Pictured: Robert Oda, whose work being supervised at JABSOM has earned him a scholarship named after Japan’s emperor. “I love puzzles, and research is a giant puzzle,” said Robert Oda. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director When he was a third grader attending Mililani Mauka Elementary, Robert Oda could never have guessed he would someday […]

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