Tag: John A Burns School of Medicine

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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Medical school’s OB-GYN faculty create endowment with $500,000 gift

Medical school’s OB-GYN faculty create endowment with $500,000 gift

February 2, 2016  |  Comments
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John A. Burns School of Medicine’s University Health Partners faculty announces $500,000 gift to create endowed professorship.

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

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

February 1, 2016  |  Comments
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Queen’s Health Systems invests nearly $3 million for education and community programs to improve Native Hawaiian health.

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Y gene not necessary for assisted reproduction of mice

Y gene not necessary for assisted reproduction of mice

January 28, 2016  |  2 Comments
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New John A. Burns School of Medicine study discovers two genes can be substituted for Y chromosome in spermatogenesis and reproduction

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Long-term impacts of repetitive head trauma focus of conference

Long-term impacts of repetitive head trauma focus of conference

January 26, 2016  |  Comments
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Two-day John A. Burns School of Medicine conference focuses on the long-term impacts of concussion and repetitive head trauma.

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Gastrointestinal cancer researcher receives $100,000 pilot study grant

Gastrointestinal cancer researcher receives $100,000 pilot study grant

January 22, 2016  |  Comments
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The Masami Horio Memorial Fund awards $100,000 to Scott Kuwada of the UH Cancer Center for gastrointestinal cancer pilot study.

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