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Pictured: Drs. Berry and Hoffmann in the lab at the University of Hawaiʻi medical school. Tina Shelton photo for UH Med. Selenium (suh-leen’-ee-um) is an essential nutrient that has antioxidant properties and can prevent disease in humans and animals. It is considered a micronutrient, meaning that it is needed in very small quantities to produce […]

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Pictured: Dr. Mukesh Kumar at JABSOM. Amanda Shell photo for UH-JABSOM. By Tina Shelton, UH Med Now New funding awarded to the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) may lead to solution to a compelling dilemma — a way to prevent the Zika virus in pregnant women from being transmitted to the fetus. Infectious disease scientist Mukesh […]

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Pictured: The University of Hawaiʻi Clinics at Kakaʻako SAN BRUNO, Calif. and HONOLULU, Sept. 13, 2017 — A clinical trial will begin soon on a drug that researchers hope will reduce inflammation in patients with Alzheimer’s Disease. The University of Hawai’i (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) will recruit 14 people, seven of […]

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Pictured: Dr. Ryder Onopa, JABSOM Class of 2014 The family of the late Ryder Onopa, MD, has consented to the naming of a blood drive to be held at the University of Hawai’i medical school in honor of 2014 MD Ryder Onopa, who died of cancer during his third year of Residency Training in Internal […]

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By Cheryl Ernst, Events & Public Info Officer, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources ARCS Foundation Honolulu Chapter has named John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Professor Richard Yanagihara, MD, MPH, its 2017 ARCS Scientist of the Year. The Scientist of the Year award recognizes a University of Hawaiʻi (UH) researcher whose advancement […]

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Pictured: New graduate students at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) are asked to wave during their Orientation Session today. By Tina Shelton UH Med Now We may be the John A. Burns School of Medicine, but MD degrees aren’t all we do. The school trains some 100 graduate students in biomedical sciences […]

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