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Date: February 4th, 2021 in Collaboration, Comment-Post, MINORITY, Research

    Viewpoint January 25, 2021 Addressing Systemic Racism Through Clinical Preventive Service Recommendations From the US Preventive Services Task Force This free article is written by Drs. Chyke A. Doubeni, Melissa Simon and Alex H. Krist  – JAMA Viewpoint Synopsis by Paula Bender, JABSOM News   It’s about time systemic racism not be a byproduct of […]

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In this 2017 photo, Dr. Marla Berry and Dr. Peter Hoffmann review data in one of JABSOM’s research laboratories in Kaka’ako. Enzyme’s newly revealed skill upregulates lipid synthesis for effective metabolic reprogramming during white blood cell activation     By Paula Bender, JABSOM News Enzymes and lipids are in a cell with the usual suspects. […]

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Date: February 3rd, 2021 in JABSOM News, Research, UH Manoa

By Deborah Dimaya and Dr. Vernon Ansdell Neuroangiostrongyliasis or rat lung worm disease is an important infectious disease in Hawaii. The Clinical Subcommittee of the Hawaiʻi Governor’s Joint Task Force on Rat Lungworm Disease recently revised and updated the Preliminary Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Neuroangiostrongyliasis (Rat Lungworm Disease) released in August 2018. […]

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Congratulations to JABSOM 2020 PhD, MS, & Graduate Certificate recipients By Paula Bender, JABSOM News  Marlee Elston, PhD: Focusing on the placenta to improve childbirths Marlee Elston, PhD, hails from Bellevue, Washington, and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Hawaii-Manoa Spring 2011.  “I was deeply curious about the natural world since I was […]

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Date: December 10th, 2020 in Research, UH Manoa

TMCL lab in the third floor Biosciences Building at the Kakaʻako campus. Lauren Ching photo. By UH News The University of Hawaiʻi Tropical Medicine Clinical Laboratory (TMCL) is ramping up operations to meet its mission of providing free, rapid result (24–48 hours) COVID-19 testing to those with limited access to healthcare and health insurance, as […]

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Pictured: Cancer education outreach on Ulithi Atoll in the Federated States of Micronesia. Photo courtesy of Dr. Palafox. Dr. Palafox calls these projects a “celebration of the scientists at the UHCC, at the UH medical school, and across the ocean– it’s a partnership, a huge partnership.” By Deborah Manog Dimaya, Interim Communications Director As a […]

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