RESEARCH RETREAT TODAY at JABSOM’s prestigious Institute for Biogenesis Research

The first Developmental and Reproductive Biology Graduate Program Students Retreat is happening on the University of Hawai`i Mānoa Campus this Friday, March 1, 2013. It will be hosted by the Institute for Biogenesis Research (IBR), in the Biomedical Sciences Building. During the retreat the DRB students will present their research highlights for discussion with peers and faculty. Thirteen […]

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VIDEO REPORT: Jellyfish venom treatment discovery has other potential life-saving applications

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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$1 MILLION DOLLAR GIFT, accreditation bolster only Hawai`i program training cardiologists

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 […]

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VIDEO REPORT: A heartfelt gift ensures more locally-trained cardiologists, including a first for Native Hawaiians

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 […]

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