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Promising anti-aging gene therapy developed through innovative partnership

Promising anti-aging gene therapy developed through innovative partnership

Research by the UH medical school found a compound developed by Cardax Inc. can increase the expression of a gene that plays a role in longevity.

March 28, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
John A. Burns School of Medicine celebrates #Match2017

John A. Burns School of Medicine celebrates #Match2017

Internal Medicine and pediatrics won the popularity contest as 55 medical school seniors were matched into post-medical school training programs.

March 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Tiny bubbles of gene therapy may help treat hemophilia

Tiny bubbles of gene therapy may help treat hemophilia

JABSOM researchers developed a technique to deposit bubbles of DNA into liver cells to make the missing blood clotting factor.

March 13, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
UH in top 10 percent for producing primary care doctors

UH in top 10 percent for producing primary care doctors

The John A. Burns School of Medicine is strong in retaining its graduates who practice in Hawaiʻi.

March 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
UH 19th in the U.S. for family physician graduation rate

UH 19th in the U.S. for family physician graduation rate

The John A. Burns School of Medicine is working to meet critical state shortages in primary physicians.

February 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
UH medical school faculty opens new surgery clinic

UH medical school faculty opens new surgery clinic

The clinic provides care for patients in the preoperative, operative and postoperative period for a wide variety of minor and complex problems.

January 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Marijuana compounds show promise in treatment of cardiac disease

Marijuana compounds show promise in treatment of cardiac disease

UH Mānoa’s Alexander Stokes obtained a U.S. patent for his cannabinoid receptor therapy to help develop new medicines for heart failure.

January 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Zika virus-infected mothers delivered babies with microcephaly as early as 2009

Zika virus-infected mothers delivered babies with microcephaly as early as 2009

UH scientists’ finding adds to evidence linking the virus and severe fetal abnormalities.

December 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
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