UA Experts: Valley Fever Cases See Major Spike in November; New Rapid Assay Test Should Help Reduce Diagnosis Delays

An uptick in reported cases of Valley fever indicates a likely sharp increase in infections next year. At the same time, federal clearance for a rapid assay test developed with assistance from the University of Arizona should help reduce delays in diagnosing the respiratory fungal disease caused by spores found in area soils.

UA Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Discover Novel Antidepressants

Dr. Deveroux Ferguson awarded $2.3 million grant from National Institutes of Health for research to design new generation of therapeutics.

Banner - University Medicine North $100 Million Outpatient Campus Opens Dec. 28

Public preview of Banner – University Medicine North, Monday, Dec. 11

UA Experts: Valley Fever Cases See Major Spike in November; New Rapid Assay Test Should Help Reduce Diagnosis Delays

An uptick in reported cases of Valley fever indicates a likely sharp increase in infections next year. At the same time, federal clearance for a rapid assay test developed with assistance from the University of Arizona should help reduce delays in diagnosing the respiratory fungal disease caused by spores found in area soils.

UA Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Discover Novel Antidepressants

Dr. Deveroux Ferguson awarded $2.3 million grant from National Institutes of Health for research to design new generation of therapeutics.

Banner - University Medicine North $100 Million Outpatient Campus Opens Dec. 28

Public preview of Banner – University Medicine North, Monday, Dec. 11
  • UA Experts: Valley Fever Cases See Major Spike in November; New Rapid Assay Test Should Help Reduce Diagnosis Delays

    An uptick in reported cases of Valley fever indicates a likely sharp increase in infections next year. At the same time, federal clearance for a rapid assay test developed with assistance from the University of Arizona should help reduce delays in diagnosing the respiratory fungal disease caused by spores found in area soils.
  • UA Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Discover Novel Antidepressants

    Dr. Deveroux Ferguson awarded $2.3 million grant from National Institutes of Health for research to design new generation of therapeutics.
  • Banner - University Medicine North $100 Million Outpatient Campus Opens Dec. 28

    Public preview of Banner – University Medicine North, Monday, Dec. 11

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Dec 14 2017 - 3:31pm
Taking one’s medications as they were prescribed is essential to managing disease but sometimes a challenge in adults undergoing age-related or other kinds of memory changes.
Dec 12 2017 - 1:50pm
Held annually since 1994, the conference is hosted by the Center for Consciousness Studies at the University of Arizona, and alternates yearly between Tucson, Arizona and various locations around the world.
Nov 29 2017 - 12:28pm
Breast cancer strikes 1 out of 8 women in her lifetime, but strategies exist that can reduce the risk of developing the disease and detect it earlier, when it is most treatable, according to an expert at the University of Arizona Cancer Center.
Nov 14 2017 - 10:42am
Yann Klimentidis, PhD, a genetic epidemiologist at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has received funding to study the genetic risk factors for developing lipedema, a painful and body disfiguring condition affecting an estimated 11 percent of U.S. adult women.
Nov 9 2017 - 3:00am
The UA College of Medicine – Tucson celebrates its 50th anniversary during Founders Week Nov. 13-17.

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Professor Vance Nielsen, the vice chair for research in the Department of Anesthesiology at the College of Medicine - Tucson, said his research could help stall the spread of rattlesnake venom through the body. Nielsen is researching the potential of injecting a combination of carbon monoxide and iron in a rattlesnake bite area to slow the spread of venom.

Banner – University Medicine North, a new $100 million outpatient clinic on North Campbell Avenue, will officially open Dec. 28 and provide a much more convenient and accessible experience for Southern Arizonans seeking treatment from university specialists.