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UH researcher will test a cure for HIV through a shock and kill strategy

UH researcher will test a cure for HIV through a shock and kill strategy

Lishomwa Ndhlovu has been awarded two new grants from the National Institutes of Health to advance his strategy to cure HIV .

September 23, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
UH medical school part of $157 million NIH award for childhood health

UH medical school part of $157 million NIH award for childhood health

The John A. Burns School of Medicine has been selected to build state-of-the art pediatric clinical research networks in rural and medically underserved areas.

September 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
UH Mānoa medical school is state’s leading producer of Top Doctors

UH Mānoa medical school is state’s leading producer of Top Doctors

Honolulu Magazine’s “Top Doctors of Hawaiʻi,” includes 350 graduates or medical professors from the UH Mānoa medical school.

September 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
Researchers find potential signature of cognitive function in people living with HIV

Researchers find potential signature of cognitive function in people living with HIV

UH researchers identify a unique footprint in specific types of immune cells from blood that can identify individuals with HIV that have impairments in cognitive function.

September 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
Doctor supply grew but statewide shortage is still apparent

Doctor supply grew but statewide shortage is still apparent

The Hawaiʻi Physician Workforce Assessment finds that Hawaiʻi is looking better but the state still has a shortage of 500 physicians overall.

September 12, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Hawaiʻi surgeons honor their greatest UH medical school mentor

Hawaiʻi surgeons honor their greatest UH medical school mentor

Three hundred people representing several generations of surgeons in Hawaiʻi paid tribute to former surgery department chair Dr. Thomas J. Whelan, Jr.

August 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
School of Medicine program wins accreditation with commendation

School of Medicine program wins accreditation with commendation

The UH John A. Burns School of Medicine has received Accreditation with Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

August 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Aspiring medical students present summer internship projects

Aspiring medical students present summer internship projects

JABSOM and Queen’s Medical Center collaborate to recruit student researchers into graduate studies, careers.

August 12, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Potential new Ebola vaccine has heat-stable formulation

Potential new Ebola vaccine has heat-stable formulation

JABSOM’s Axel Lehrer shares preliminary test results for a promising Ebola vaccine being developed to retain effectiveness without refrigeration.

July 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
Alzheimer’s gene may show effects on brain starting in childhood

Alzheimer’s gene may show effects on brain starting in childhood

A study by UH Mānoa’s Linda Chang shows people with a specific variant of the apolipoprotein-E gene are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease.

July 13, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More