Super Bowl Friday at JABSOM Feb. 5

"Fun with Football Friday" and more announcements

Sport your favorite team's gear this Friday -- ANY team!

It will be Friday Night Lights During the Day. Got an NFL jersey? A Pro Bowl Shirt or Hat? Or, just wear that UH Rainbow Warrior gear we KNOW you have...this Friday at JABSOM, to get in the 50th Anniversary SuperBowl Spirit.
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But....what about CTE and its link to repeated head hits? A conversation with the TOP RESEARCHER in the field

Dr. Robert Stern of Boston University spoke with UH Med Now last week, during a conference co-sponsored by JABSOMʻs Pathology Residency Program.
Dr. Robert Stern on CTE
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Call for ABSTRACTS! Deadline February 15 for Miyawaki Family Trainees in Neuroscience Award

The Miyawaki Family Trainees in Neuroscience Award-UH Foundation recognizes excellence in neuroscience at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). It celebrates the achievements of young investigators in the greater neuroscience community of Hawaiʻi and contributes to the foundation for a strong academic program in the neurosciences at JABSOM. This fund was established with a generous gift from the Miyawaki family.

The award is $1,000.00 for the best published peer-reviewed publication in neuroscience by a trainee at JABSOM and will be awarded at the JABSOM Biomedical Symposium in April 20, 2016. The winner will give a short 10-minute presentation at the Symposium.

The topic may be related to basic science, clinical, biostatistical/epidemiological or engineering science. All clinical and basic science disciplines are encouraged to apply: Neurology Psychiatry, Psychology, Anatomy, Pathology, Physiology, Cell Biology, etc.

The criterion for the trainees is that they be an: undergraduate, graduate, or medical student at JABSOM; a new PhD who applies for the award within 12 months of receiving their PhD degree at JABSOM; or a medical resident or fellow sponsored by JABSOM.

The peer-reviewed article must be in press or published within the last 12 months. Please submit papers by February 15, 2016.

Manuscripts will be reviewed by the Dean's office for the following criteria:

–Advancement of knowledge in neuroscience

–Study design

–Result presentation and interpretation

–Potential to alter future practice or research

Please submit your manuscripts and questions to Dr. Mariana Gerschenson at

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The symposium is planned on April 21 and 22 at the Sullivan Center. Abstracts Deadline for posters is March 11, 2016. READ ALL ABOUT IT AND ACCESS FORMS.
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Conference: Cell Death Signaling and Heart Failure

Itʻs here at JABSOM on February 18 and 19, and being organized by Dr. Takashi Matsui, shown here with his lab team. Register on-line or learn more at
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The UH John A. Burns School of Medicine

Where our vision is ALOHA:

Attaining Lasting Optimal Health for All.