Tag: UH Cancer Center

Why some are more susceptible to environmental carcinogens

Why some are more susceptible to environmental carcinogens

June 14, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Cancer Center researchers found that people carrying BAP1 gene mutations are more susceptible to asbestos, sunlight and other environmental carcinogens.

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UH events recognized by Hawaiʻi Green Business program

UH events recognized by Hawaiʻi Green Business program

May 18, 2017  |  Comments
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Three out of eight awards given by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism were received by “green events” hosted on UH campuses.

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Cancer treatment potential of ironweed plant

Cancer treatment potential of ironweed plant

April 11, 2017  |  1 Comment
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A UH Cancer Center researcher receives a $3 million NCI grant to study how natural compounds in ironweed plant extract can be used to treat breast and brain cancers.

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2017 legislative budget update

2017 legislative budget update

April 11, 2017  |  Comments
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Kalbert Young, UH vice president for budget and finance and chief financial officer, shares his analysis of the 2017 legislative session to date.

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Who lives longer: Hawaiʻi life expectancies examined

Who lives longer: Hawaiʻi life expectancies examined

April 5, 2017  |  1 Comment
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Life expectancy at birth in Hawaiʻi has increased consistently over the years.

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2013 Nobel Laureate speaks at UH Cancer Center symposium

2013 Nobel Laureate speaks at UH Cancer Center symposium

January 27, 2017  |  Comments
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Top-scientists from across the nation presented at the cancer symposium, and looked at opportunities for future research collaborations.

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Updated HPV vaccine recommendations endorsed by nation’s cancer centers and health organizations

Updated HPV vaccine recommendations endorsed by nation’s cancer centers and health organizations

January 11, 2017  |  Comments
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HPV vaccination is a powerful tool to prevent genital, anal and other cancers in Hawaiʻi.

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UH faculty featured in President’s speaker series at Maui and Hawaiʻi

UH faculty featured in President’s speaker series at Maui and Hawaiʻi

January 5, 2017  |  Comments
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Chip Fletcher, Randy Holcombe, Ruth Gates, Puakea Nogelmeier and Kim Binsted discusses the exciting research and happenings at UH.

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UH Mānoa professor named one of the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds

UH Mānoa professor named one of the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds

December 27, 2016  |  Comments
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This is Stephen Vargo’s third consecutive year to be selected as a top researcher in the field of marketing.

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World AIDS Day to include update from UH Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS

World AIDS Day to include update from UH Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS

November 29, 2016  |  Comments
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The Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS will lead discussions updating local efforts to prevent, treat and cure AIDS.

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