UH Med Now - Research

Date: June 6th, 2019 in Collaboration, Faculty, JABSOM News, Research

Pictured: UH Mānoa MHIRT students during a layover in Seoul. By Tina Shelton JABSOM Communications Director The annual Minority Health International Research Training (MHIRT) program is underway, another summer of undergraduate students from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM) boarding planes for long flights to international research destinations, a dream-come-true opportunity for budding scientists […]

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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: MD student Josiah Situmeang won 1st place in the Medical Students Division. “We are reaching a wider and wider audience each year,” said Lyn Hamamura. By Tina Shelton JABSOM Communications Director Lyn Hamamura was fired up about this year’s Biomedical Sciences and Health Disparities Symposium and she had every right to be. “This year […]

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Date: May 1st, 2019 in Research

This study is evaluating which emergency contraceptive pill is most effective at preventing pregnancy for women who weigh 176+lbs when taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. The study is also comparing the type and severity of side effects women may experience from the emergency contraceptive pill. You may be eligible if you: • Are […]

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Date: May 1st, 2019 in JABSOM News, Research

Pictured: Lishomwa Ndhlovu, MD, PhD, University of Hawaiʻi, will lead Myanmar clinical study. “Children with HIV are very vulnerable to TB, and anything we can do to try to better understand the … disease and potentially develop new interventions would make a great dent in the morbidity and mortality of the two diseases,” said Dr. […]

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Pictured: Some of the people involved in the Student Immunization Initiative This news story, reported with a little assistance from the University ofHawaiʻi Mānoa (UHM) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), features the work the Student Immunization Initiative at the University of Hawaiʻi , and what they are doing working peer-to-peer to educate young […]

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