Life Sciences Industry in Hawaii

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Hawaii companies and research institutes are involved on the leading edge of research in the life sciences including:

  • Current vaccine candidates in clinical or pre-clinical development target:
    • Zika virus, West Nile virus, Tick borne flaviviruses,
    • Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, Chikungunya virus
  • Drug development by repositioning FDA-approved compounds for new therapeutic indications in Autoimmune Disease and Cancer
  • Medical imaging technology dedicated to bringing razor sharp clarity to MR imaging
  • Custom automated microfluidics and imaging platforms for cell biology and embryology researchers; breakthrough 3D light microscope with the flexibility and multiple features of a universal microscope
  • Groundbreaking programs at the University of Hawaii Cancer Center, Hawaii Center for AIDS (HICFA), and the John A. Burns School of Medicine
  • New technology incubator for start-ups focusing on geriatric and disability-related research and development