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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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The Physician’s Mission: Cure or Care?

Dr. Alson Inaba’s keynote address to the incoming medical doctor class at their White Coat Ceremony in July is already a classic! Lucky for you, if you weren’t able to attend (or you’d just like to revisit it), the speech is featured in this month’s Hawaii Medical Journal. Dr. Inaba is a JABSOM Associate Professor of […]

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Dr. Shane Morita receives national Faculty Scholar Award for cancer research

Shane Morita, M.D., assistant professor for the University of Hawai’i John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), clinical faculty member at the University of Hawai’i Cancer Center and surgical oncologist at The Queen’s Medical Center, has received an American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Faculty Scholar Award. Dr. Morita hopes that this research in thyroid cancer will […]

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