Author Archive | Tina Shelton

JABSOM’s IBR develops new technique to produce transgenic mice

By Kathleen Kihmm Connolly, PhD Since Dr. Ryuzo Yanagimachi (Perry, et al., 1999) created the first transgenic mouse via intracytoplasmic sperm injection (famous fluorescent mice), the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) has been a leader in gene technology. Professor Stefan Mosiyadi, of the Institute for Biogensis Research (IBR) founded by Dr. Yanagimachi, has […]

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PMAG Essay Contest winners announced

Congratulations to the 2013 winners of the PMAG-UH JABSOM Medical Professionalism Essay Contest! Faculty 1st Place – Dr. William Fong, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health – “Medical Professionalism: Is It On Your Mind?” Faculty Runner-Up – Dr. Linda Wong, Department of Surgery – “Youngest Member of the Old School” Resident/Fellow 1st Place – Dr. Mark Joven, PGY3, Department of Medicine […]

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SENIOR LU`AU and Class of 2013’s parting gift

They put their heart and soul into it, and the Class of 2016 pulled off the annual miracle that is the Senior Lū`au for the graduating MD Class. The MD students raise the money to throw the last big party for the upperclassmen before Convocation each year. Alumni going back into the early years of […]

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CREATIVE RECYCLING: PUBLIC SCHOOLS ON FOUR ISLANDS receive gently used science equipment from JABSOM, KCC researchers

A great teacher can ignite a passion for learning, but a student’s interest in science might wither without the modern, sophisticated and costly equipment that allows a true revelation to occur. We’re talking about compounding microscopes that allow Baldwin High School Students to examine tissues and bacteria at a cellular level; laboratory benches eagerly accepted […]

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JABSOM helps get science equipment to Hawai`i’s public schools on four islands

Dr. Rachel Boulay has had two awesome ideas that have resulted in Hawai`i’s local public schools getting much-needed laboratory equipment and expertise. First, during the time when public school teachers were furloughed to ease the state budget shortfall, Dr. Boulay competed for U.S. American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (stimulus) funds to offer the teachers training […]

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