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JABSOM’s DR. ERON finds maggots can heal diabetes wounds

Media around the country–and in Hawai’i–are fascinated with research done by John A. Burns School of Medicine clinical faculty member and Kaiser Permanente Hawai’i physician Dr. Lawrence Eron. Eron, a specialist in infectious disease, presented findings last month which demonstrated that medical-grade versions of the fly larvae helped close the stubborn wounds of diabetics.  The […]

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JABSOM’s ANGEL YANAGIHARA looks to solve jellyfish mystery

Researcher Angel Yanagihara continues to learn fascinating details about jellyfish in Hawaiian waters, stopping only long enough to be interviewed by media from around the world, including the Discovery Channel and Nova, who seek her out frequently to document her latest findings. Dr. Yanagihara’s patented discovery of a family of fluorescent proteins in blue bottle […]

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NEW in the HAWAII MEDICAL JOURNAL: JABSOM’s Efforts to Prevent, Treat Harm from Tobacco

Dr. Jill Omori and Dr. Kenton Kramer are co-authors of an article in this month’s Hawaii Medical Journal, outlining how tobacco prevention, cessation and treatment efforts are woven into the curriculum of the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). JABSOM’s Kaka’ako complex was built with state revenue bonds — the principal and interest on […]

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St. Baldrick’s Foundation Announces a $73,011 Grant to JABSOMʻs Shiramizu

St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research, has awarded a $73,011 St. Baldrick’s Research Grant to Bruce Shiramizu, M.D., the University of Hawai’i Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine. He is also an associate member of the University of Hawai’i Cancer Center. Worldwide, more than 160,000 children are diagnosed with cancer […]

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Communication Sciences & Disorders Celebrates New Academic Year

The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) has begun its newest year of instruction on a high note—with a variety of top-notch clinical practicum opportunities to offer its students. “We are really grateful to administrators and supervisors at Tripler Army Medical Center, The Rehabilitation Hospital […]

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