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Medical student recognized for his commitment to public health

Medical student recognized for his commitment to public health

John A. Burns School of Medicine second-year medical student Brandyn Dunn was awarded the 2014 Excellence in Public Health Award.

May 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
UH medical school moves up in Best U.S. Medical Schools rankings

UH medical school moves up in Best U.S. Medical Schools rankings

The John A. Burns School of Medicine moved up in the 2014 U.S. News and World Report lists of Best U.S. Medical Schools in both primary care and research.

March 11, 2014 | By | Reply More
Jellyfish research featured in Florida schools

Jellyfish research featured in Florida schools

The educational video, The Science of the Sting, features Angel Yanagihara’s research program on the box jelly and a discussion of her experience as a research scientist.

February 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Medical school leads the nation in funding in its category

Medical school leads the nation in funding in its category

The John A. Burns School of Medicine was awarded $57 million in grants and contracts during fiscal year 2013.

February 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Medical students learn from elderly residents

Medical students learn from elderly residents

As part of the John A. Burns School of Medicine’s WISH Program, care home residents and medical students become year-long companions.

February 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
Accreditation team praises medical school’s speech, hearing program

Accreditation team praises medical school’s speech, hearing program

The UH Mānoa Communication Sciences and Disorders Department has received the longest accreditation in its history.

January 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Preterm birth by Filipino women linked to genetic mutational change

Preterm birth by Filipino women linked to genetic mutational change

Researchers uncover a genetic explanation for why Filipino women in the state have a higher chance of delivering their babies before full term.

January 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
Researchers test new dengue detection kit

Researchers test new dengue detection kit

UH scientists have found that a commercially available dengue detection kit bests the former “gold standard” test by producing results in under five hours.

January 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
UH’s reproductive technique produces glowing green pigs

UH’s reproductive technique produces glowing green pigs

The green pigs demonstrate the success of the Institute for Biogenesis Research’s reproductive science technique.

January 7, 2014 | By | Reply More