Tag: John A Burns School of Medicine

Jellyfish researcher Angel Yanagihara chosen as a Fulbright Specialist

Jellyfish researcher Angel Yanagihara chosen as a Fulbright Specialist

April 28, 2016  |  Comments
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Angel Yanagihara will take her expertise to Ireland to help fight effects of jellyfish blooms.

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Malaria researcher wins Manoa’s first Three-Minute Thesis competition

Malaria researcher wins Manoa’s first Three-Minute Thesis competition

April 22, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa graduate students representing 30 different majors and programs competed in the inaugural Three-Minute Thesis competition.

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Heat trumps cold in the treatment of jellyfish stings

Heat trumps cold in the treatment of jellyfish stings

April 14, 2016  |  1 Comment
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A recent study by researchers at UH Mānoa may finally put to rest the ongoing debate about whether to use cold or heat to treat jellyfish stings.

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Faculty, staff and students give nearly $1 million to the School of Medicine

Faculty, staff and students give nearly $1 million to the School of Medicine

March 31, 2016  |  Comments
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JABSOM’s annual internal giving campaign raised $948,576 in donations and pledges—almost three times the goal of the 2015 drive.

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UH researchers address military risk factors associated with cancer with $3M grants

UH researchers address military risk factors associated with cancer with $3M grants

March 30, 2016  |  1 Comment
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The UH Cancer Center and John A. Burns School of Medicine researchers were awarded 3 out of only 45 United States Department of Defense grants.

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The economic value of the John A. Burns School of Medicine and University of Hawaii Cancer Center

The economic value of the John A. Burns School of Medicine and University of Hawaii Cancer Center

March 20, 2016  |  Comments
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The John A. Burns School of Medicine and the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center, collectively, generated $510.6 million in total added income to Oʻahu’s economy in fiscal year 2015.

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Kauaʻi’s Dileep Bal honored for outstanding government service on health issues

Kauaʻi’s Dileep Bal honored for outstanding government service on health issues

March 8, 2016  |  Comments
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Dileep G. Bal honored with the American Medical Association’s Dr. Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service.

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Novel MRI technique being researched to detect HIV dementia

Novel MRI technique being researched to detect HIV dementia

February 16, 2016  |  Comments
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UH neurologist Beau Nakamoto receives $421,313 grant to develop novel imaging technique in HIV dementia.

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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

February 12, 2016  |  3 Comments
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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.

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World Cancer Day 2016: Why HPV vaccination rates are low in Hawaiʻi

World Cancer Day 2016: Why HPV vaccination rates are low in Hawaiʻi

February 4, 2016  |  1 Comment
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The Hawaiʻi HPV Immunization Improvement Project points to reasons why the vaccine rate has remained low in the state among boys and decreased in recent years among girls.

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