UAHS In The News
Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson suggest liquefied brain fluid may be one cause of dementia after stroke. Dr. Kristian Doyle, an assistant professor in the UA Department of Immunobiology at UA College of Medicine – Tucson and his laboratory team studied mice that had experienced strokes.
Dr. Andrew Muth, a physician-scientist at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix has developed a new database to ensure that individuals on ketogenic diets to help treat a certain kind of epilepsy are not prescribed potentially life-threatening medications that contain carbohydrates.
Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the UA Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources received a $1.6 million federal grant to develop more effective training methods, including using “serious computer games,” to improve safety among U.S. mine workers. Principal investigator for the grant is Jeff Burgess, associate dean of research and professor at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.