Archive | May, 2013

ALZHEIMER’S research at JABSOM zeroes in on the toxic role of sustained β-amyloid exposure, target receptors in the brain

By Talia Ogliore, Office of the UH Mānoa Vice Chancellor for Research  A research team at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine has published new research that highlights the potential role of specific target receptors on nerve cells for β-amyloid toxicity in the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s disease. A […]

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FACULTY OF CHINA’S Jilin University visit JABSOM

Representatives of Jilin University of China visited the University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) on May 30, 2013. The Chinese Delegation included Professor Guanjun Wang, Chancellor of Norman Bethune Health Science Center, Vice President of Jilin University; Professor Fan Li, Executive Vice Chancellor of Norman Bethune Health Science Center; Professor Yuntao […]

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FACULTY SNAPSHOT: Dr. Neal Palafox’s mission of expanding health care in the Hawai`i and the Pacific

Neal A. Palafox, MD, MPH a JABSOM Professor, family physician, and activist addressing Pacific health disparities has recently earned the 2012 National LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr. MD Cancer Prevention and Control Award. This national recognition, presented only once every two years, recognizes individuals and organizations that have distinguished themselves in addressing the cancer crisis in […]

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HIGHEST AWARD from American Psychiatric Association presented to Dr. Jack McDermott

The American Psychiatric Association presented The Alice Purcell McGavin Award to Jack McDermott, MD at its annual meeting in San Francisco in May 2013.  It is the highest APA award given in recognition of Dr. McDermott’s distinguished career in child and adolescent psychiatry. On the national scene, Dr. McDermott is known as Emeritus Professor and Chair […]

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