Dr. Brent Fujimoto (JABSOM PhD 2019) has received the Windsor and Mary Cutting Award for Most Outstanding Doctoral Student in Biomedical Sciences (Pharmacology) from the University of Hawaiʻi Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology. Dr. Fujimoto, who has been studying Type 2 diabetes, recently defended his thesis in developmental and reproductive biology last December. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the JABSOM Diabetes Research Center and is one of two recipients who received the award.
About the Award
The award, given in honor of Windsor and Mary Cutting perpetuates their lifelong memory and dedication for biomedical sciences research, specifically pharmacology, conducted at the UH John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM).
Dr. Windsor Cutting was an internationally renowned academician, medical scientist and clinician. Dr. Cutting was also the founding dean of JABSOM and chairman of pharmacology. Mary Cutting was a supporter of the medical school as well as founder and president of the Friends of the Medical School organization.