Watch this video report, to go into the pre-dawn waters of Waikīkī, where John A. Burns School of Medicine Researcher Angel Yanagihara harvests and studies box jellyfish. The stinging jellyfish are a nuisance in the Hawaiian islands, but more dangerous elsewhere. Hear about her new discovery, a way to block the lethal jellyfish venom that […]
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There is good news on several fronts for Hawai`i residents in the fight against heart disease, the state’s leading cause of death. The developments include a generous monetary gift, an impressive accreditation and – soon – brand new, locally trained cardiologists to treat patients in Hawai`i . Local philanthropist and businesswoman Judith Dion Pyle has […]
The Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at the John A. Burns School of Medicine has been accredited through 2017. Next year, it will graduate Hawai`i’s first-ever female cardiologist of Native Hawaiian descent. The program is also celebrating a $1 million contribution to support the training of more fellows. Watch our report from UHMEDNow, narrated by 1st year […]
Join our medical students as they tell you which decorations won their hearts as they wandered the floors of the Medical Education Building at the John A. Burns School of Medicine in Kaka`ako. Please watch the video…then read the recap below if you must. The reasoning the students provide is something you will only get […]
As World AIDS Day approaches on December 1 – there is news from the Hawai`i Center for AIDS at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), University of Hawai`i Mānoa. Researchers have found that HIV/AIDS is being diagnosed in Native Hawaiians more than twice as often as Caucasians, and that Native Hawaiians with HIV/AIDS […]
Watch the report by Teri Okita on HAWAII NEWS NOW. Pictured: Hawaii News Now’s Teri Okita interviews Dr. Cecilia Shikuma, Director of JABSOM’s Hawai`i Center for AIDS, at JABSOM in the Loui Lab on November 28, 2012.