UH Med Now - Research

Dr. Cass Nakasone is hoping to change the way the world sees research in Hawaiʻi. The JABSOM 1998 alumnus, now a renowned orthopaedic surgeon, has always had a commitment to orthopedic research which was lacking in the state. Research, Nakasone suggests, is important for several reasons: it promotes clinical integrity, provides medical students and residents […]

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Date: July 21st, 2022 in JABSOM News, Research, UH Manoa

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa has been awarded $1.5 million for scholarships for low-income students who are pursuing degrees focusing on the biological application of data science. The five-year grant through the National Science Foundation’s Scholarships in STEM (S-STEM) program, Student Training through Immersive Data Science Education (STRIDE) and will fund 67 scholarships for […]

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The American Heart Association, Pfizer, and Gates Ventures awards five new grants to 10 universities and health care systems. HONOLULU — Research scientists from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) John A. Burns Medical School (JABSOM) Department of Native Hawaiian Health (DNHH), in partnership with colleagues from nine universities and health care systems, will […]

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Date: May 23rd, 2022 in IN THE NEWS, JABSOM News, Research, UH Manoa

Nearly 25 years after her birth made international headlines, Cumulina, the first cloned mouse and the first cloned mammal in the United States recently made the trek to her new home in the renowned Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. The most celebrated mouse in scientific history was named for the cumulus […]

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Date: May 20th, 2022 in JABSOM News, Research, Student Life, UH Manoa

Special spotlight in honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Lovina Abdi is a PhD candidate in the John A. Burns School of Medicine’s (JABSOM) Developmental and Reproductive Biology Department focusing on stem cell biology research. A graduate research assistant in the lab of Dr. Yiqiang Zhang, JABSOM professor, Abdi is also Indonesian-American and […]

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Date: May 18th, 2022 in Collaboration, Research, UH Manoa

Call for Papers: A special issue of the Hawaiʻi Journal of Health & Social Welfare (HJH&SW) Guest Edited by Kathryn L. Braun and Deborah Taira Resources and Methods for Examining Native Hawaiian, Other Pacific Islander, and Filipino Health Disparities The Center for Pacific Innovation, Knowledge, and Opportunity (PIKO) at the John A. Burns School of […]

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