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Remembering the lasting legacy for Native Hawaiian Health left by Richard Kekuni Akana Blaisdell

Remembering the lasting legacy for Native Hawaiian Health left by Richard Kekuni Akana Blaisdell

Richard Kekuni Blaisdell, founding chair of the Department of Medicine at the UH Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine died of respiratory failure on February 12.

February 12, 2016 | By | 3 Replies More
Native Hawaiian health programs receive $3M Queen’s Health Systems investment

Native Hawaiian health programs receive $3M Queen’s Health Systems investment

Queen’s Health Systems invests nearly $3 million for education and community programs to improve Native Hawaiian health.

February 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
Y gene not necessary for assisted reproduction of mice

Y gene not necessary for assisted reproduction of mice

New John A. Burns School of Medicine study discovers two genes can be substituted for Y chromosome in spermatogenesis and reproduction

January 28, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Long-term impacts of repetitive head trauma focus of conference

Long-term impacts of repetitive head trauma focus of conference

Two-day John A. Burns School of Medicine conference focuses on the long-term impacts of concussion and repetitive head trauma.

January 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
New clinics open at Kakaʻako for multidisciplinary medical care and research

New clinics open at Kakaʻako for multidisciplinary medical care and research

The new clinic is the first multi-purpose combined research and medical care clinic to open on a UH campus.

January 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Cellular pathway that may re-energize immune cells to eliminate HIV discovered

Cellular pathway that may re-energize immune cells to eliminate HIV discovered

Researchers discover immune pathway that can be targeted to increase the immune systems’ ability to eliminate HIV

January 11, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Genetics discovery sheds new light on function of Y chromosome gene

Genetics discovery sheds new light on function of Y chromosome gene

Institute for Biogenesis Research scientists uncover substantial new knowledge about the function of the Y chromosome gene.

January 5, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Renowned child psychiatrist John McDermott remembered

Renowned child psychiatrist John McDermott remembered

University of Hawaiʻi Emeritus Professor John F. “Jack” McDermott, a leading international figure in child psychiatry, died on December 6, 2015

December 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Building healthcare workforce pipeline focus of UH medical school grants

Building healthcare workforce pipeline focus of UH medical school grants

UH Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine awarded more than $5 million to fund programs aimed at preparing young people in Hawaiʻi for health careers.

November 10, 2015 | By | Reply More
Fighting childhood obesity focus of School of Medicine partnership

Fighting childhood obesity focus of School of Medicine partnership

UH medical school partners with Kaiser Permanente Hawaiʻi to bring water bottle filling stations to Hawaiʻi’s schools

October 27, 2015 | By | Reply More