Dr. Allan Hamilton named Regents' Professor

The Arizona Board of Regents has appointed five UA professors as Regents' Professors, the highest level of recognition bestowed on faculty in the Arizona state university system.

Dr. Michael D. Dake

In his new position, Dake will lead the integration of undergraduate and graduate education, research and clinical activities among the UA health colleges and their clinical partners. He comes to the UA from Stanford University and will start on June 4.

Immunotherapy: Cancer's New Frontier

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.

Dr. Allan Hamilton named Regents' Professor

The Arizona Board of Regents has appointed five UA professors as Regents' Professors, the highest level of recognition bestowed on faculty in the Arizona state university system.

Dr. Michael D. Dake

In his new position, Dake will lead the integration of undergraduate and graduate education, research and clinical activities among the UA health colleges and their clinical partners. He comes to the UA from Stanford University and will start on June 4.

Immunotherapy: Cancer's New Frontier

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.
  • Dr. Allan Hamilton named Regents' Professor

    The Arizona Board of Regents has appointed five UA professors as Regents' Professors, the highest level of recognition bestowed on faculty in the Arizona state university system.
  • Dr. Michael D. Dake

    In his new position, Dake will lead the integration of undergraduate and graduate education, research and clinical activities among the UA health colleges and their clinical partners. He comes to the UA from Stanford University and will start on June 4.
  • Immunotherapy: Cancer's New Frontier

    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.

People and Programs on the Move

Susan Kaib, MD, and Glen Fogerty, PhD, have been appointed to leadership positions at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. Dr. Kaib has been named associate dean of student affairs, while Dr. Fogerty has been appointed associate dean of admissions and recruitment.

Nancy Chen, MD, has joined the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center.

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Apr 18 2018 - 1:05pm
The day honors the memory of pediatric cancer patient Dana Morgan and raises funds for pediatric cancer research at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center. Local restaurants will donate a portion of the day’s proceeds and individual donations can be made online any time.
Apr 17 2018 - 12:35pm
Nearly 600 members of the national Association of Health Care Journalists heard speakers, toured facilities at annual conference, April 12-15.
Apr 16 2018 - 3:37pm
The Arizona Board of Regents has appointed five UA professors as Regents' Professors, the highest level of recognition bestowed on faculty in the Arizona state university system.
Apr 12 2018 - 5:10pm
In his new position, Dake will lead the integration of undergraduate and graduate education, research and clinical activities among the UA health colleges and their clinical partners. He comes to the UA from Stanford University and will start on June 4.
Mar 29 2018 - 11:42am
To help the public, physicians and researchers better understand how growing discoveries on the molecular makeup of disease affect decisions on health care, UA researchers and their partners are presenting a free precision medicine conference on Friday, April 13.

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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.