Author Archive | Tina Shelton

GLOWING GREEN RABBITS produced in UH-JABSOM collaboration with researchers in Turkey

Using an active transgenesis technique founded by medical researchers at the University of Hawai`i Mānoa, scientists in Turkey have produced glowing green rabbits. This is the first time the UH technique has been used to produce rabbits. The transgenic rabbits were born last week the University of Istanbul.  In normal lighting, they look just like […]

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FROM WAI`ANAE TO WAIĀKEA: New `Imi Ho`ōla medical school preparation class includes a dozen aspiring physicians

The `Imi Ho`ōla (“Those who seek to heal”) Post-Baccalaureate Program’s Class of 2013-2014 is in the house! The newest class includes a dozen college graduates from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds or communities, who have been selected to earn admission to the University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) through a challenging […]

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ALL SIGNS POINT TOWARD a great academic year!

We thought you’d enjoy seeing the “UH medical school” traffic sign, as we direct you to some of the events ahead. Our second-year MD students (Class of 2016) will return to class on September 3, making us “whole” again at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). We’ll have the second annual “HAT DAY” […]

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PBS NEWSHOUR reports on UH medical researcher Angel Yanagihara’s box jellyfish discoveries

Scientist Angel Yanagihara of the University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is making national news again for her intriguing research into effective treatments for box jellyfish stings. See what the PBS Newshour reported by clicking HERE. Dr. Yanagihara’s Hawai`i-based work has been featured on Nova, National Geographic and other television programs […]

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