UH Med Now - Grad PhD Students

Date: July 31st, 2019 in Grad PhD Students, JABSOM News, Research, UH Manoa

Pictured: Dr. Andrew Knutson in the lab at the Biomedical Sciences Building. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Kalpana J. Kallianpur, JABSOM Associate Professor Andrew Kekūpaʻa Knutson, a post-doctoral fellow in the Center for Cardiovascular Research (CCR) at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, has been recognized with the prestigious 2019 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral […]

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Pictured: Kaitlin Driesse at a JABSOM (laboratory) bench. Photo courtesy of Driesse. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent University of Hawaiʻi (UH) PhD Candidate Kaitlin Driesse received the 2019 Kagan Endowed Fellowship. Driesse is a PhD student in the Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology at the UH John A. Burns […]

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Date: May 17th, 2019 in Grad PhD Students, JABSOM News, Research, UH Manoa

Alina Pang. Tina Shelton photo. Inspired by the way that the UH medical school performs research in the community, she too hopes her research will help the people of Hawaiʻi. By Kalpana J. Kallianpur, JABSOM Associate Professor Alina Pang, a graduate student at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), […]

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Pictured: Dr. Fox and former President Obama embrace after the introduction. Dr. Leanne Kealoha Fox recently became the first “JABSOM” grad we know of to have the opportunity to introduce the former president of the United States, Hawaiʻi-born Barack Obama, in a public ceremony in Hawaiʻi. Dr. Fox, who received her PhD in Biomedical Sciences […]

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Pictured: Dr. Axel Lehrer with graduate student and paper co-author Albert To in the Lehrer Lab, Nov. 2018. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. Dr. Lehrer thinks the vaccine his team proposes might be safer that other candidate vaccines, especially keeping in mind that pregnant women constitute a significant part of the target population for a Zika […]

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Pictured: Dr. Dominic Chow, wearing lei, is honored in 2013 for his statewide leadership on HIV/AIDS. By Vina Cristobal, University Health Partners of Hawaiʻi On May 5, John A. Burns School of Medicine Professor (JABSOM) Dr. Dominic Chow, MD, PhD, MPH, will be receiving an alumni award from the Syracuse University of New York (SUNY) […]

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