UAHS In The News
Cancer patients' immune systems are receiving a boost from checkpoint inhibitors and other laboratory-made antibodies, which train T cells to attack cancer. An expanded understanding of cancer, genetics and immunobiology could revolutionize treatment. University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers traverse the "bench-to-bedside" continuum, solving the immune system's riddles to develop new drug candidates. If successful in the lab, these therapies are taken into the clinic to test in patients.
Pollens will be in the air for the next several months, so doctors say it's best to start treatment now before symptoms get worse. Dr. Tara Carr, the director of the Adult Allergy Program at Banner UMC shares some quick tips to treat seasonal allergies.
Dr. Theresa Currier Thomas, researcher and scientist in the Department of Child Health at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix has received a $1.65 million grant to find out how a traumatic brain injury changes communication in the brain.