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Jami A. Fukui, MD

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Jami A. Fukui, MD
  • Clinical Member
    Translational and Clinical Research
    University of Hawaii Cancer Center
  • Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Researcher (Assistant Professor)
    University of Hawaii Cancer Center
    University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Assistant Professor
    Department of Medicine
    John A. Burns School of Medicine
    University of Hawaii at Manoa


  • MD
    UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    New Brunswick, NJ
  • Internal Medicine Residency
    Mount Sinai Hospital
    New York, NY
  • Hematology/Oncology Fellowship
    Mount Sinai Hospital
    New York, NY

Research Focus

Dr. Fukui is an Assistant Professor at the University of Hawaii Cancer Center. Her interests are in breast cancer clinical and translational research, developing clinical trial protocols, and providing cancer care to residents of Hawaii.

Selected Publications

  • Rosenberg SA, Niglio SA, Salehomoum N, Chan JL, Jeong S, Wen Y, Li J, Fukui J, Chen S, Shin SS, Goydos JS. (2015). Targeting Glutamatergic Signaling and the PI3 Kinase Pathway to Halt Melanoma Progression. Transl Oncol; Feb;8(1):1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.tranon.2014.11.001.
  • Kadariya Y, Tang B, Myers CB, Fukui JA, Peterson JR, Kruger WD. (2010). Chemical genetic screening for compounds that preferentially inhibit growth of methylthioadenosine phosphorylase (MTAP) deficient Saccharomyces cerevisiae Journal of Biomolecular Screening, Volume 16, Issue 1, pg 44-52, December 3, 2010, PMID 21131597.
  • Gauvin TJ, Fukui JA, Peterson JR, Higgs HN. (2009). Isoform-Selective Chemical Inhibition of mDia-Mediated Actin Assembly. Biochemistry, Volume 48, Issue 40, pg. 9327–9329 September 18, 2009.
  • Deacon SW, Beeser A, Fukui JA, Rennefahrt UE, Myers C, Chernoff J, Peterson JR. (2008). An Isoform-Selective, Small-Molecule Inhibitor Targets the Autoregulatory Mechanism of p21-Activated Kinase Chemistry & Biology, Volume 15, Issue 4, pg. 322-331, April 21, 2008 PMID 18420139.

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