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How Zika is spread through sex

How Zika is spread through sex

Saguna Verma will research how the Zika virus infection in men makes them susceptible to transmit the virus to their sexual partners, even though they may appear symptom-free.

December 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
World AIDS Day to include update from UH Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS

World AIDS Day to include update from UH Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS

The Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS will lead discussions updating local efforts to prevent, treat and cure AIDS.

November 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Teen Health Camp draws record attendance

Teen Health Camp draws record attendance

John A. Burns School of Medicine’s camp encourages students from economically and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue careers in healthcare.

November 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Chien-Wen Tseng first Hawaiʻi appointment to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Chien-Wen Tseng first Hawaiʻi appointment to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

UH Professor Chien-Wen Tseng joins national task force which addresses topics that directly affect and improve the health of Americans.

November 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Mukesh Kumar receives funding to find effective treatment for brain inflammation

Mukesh Kumar receives funding to find effective treatment for brain inflammation

The grant will support Kumar’s research on flavivirus infections—the leading cause to inflammation of the brain—tied to the West Nile, Japanese encephalitis, Zika and Dengue viruses.

October 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
A medical student’s childhood memory of domestic violence

A medical student’s childhood memory of domestic violence

Video created by JABSOM hopes to communicate the importance of empathy and to generate support for the Men’s March Against Violence.

October 12, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
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 .

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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