News Archive

Nov 15 2017
The ‘topping-off’ ceremony for the new $165 million University of Arizona Health Sciences Innovation Building signals the advancement of team-based health professions education in the United States.
Nov 14 2017
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 14 2017
Dr. Fariba Donovan, an infectious diseases research scientist at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, receives contract to examine how the failure to diagnose Valley fever impacts patient health, costs and `antimicrobial stewardship’ of this respiratory infection endemic to the U.S. Southwest.
Nov 14 2017
National Jewish Health and the University of Arizona bring proven programs to assist underserved population
Nov 9 2017
The UA College of Medicine – Tucson celebrates its 50th anniversary during Founders Week Nov. 13-17.
Nov 8 2017
The grant will continue UA researchers’ investigation of the benefits and harms of selenium supplementation, which could clarify conflicting information about colorectal cancer and diabetes risk in certain populations.
Nov 7 2017
The Yuma community is invited to a free lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 15, to learn about inflammation and its role in health.
Nov 7 2017
At the world’s largest conference and expo for design-related industry professionals, UAIPW Director Esther Sternberg, MD, and the U.S. General Services Administration will discuss findings of their Wellbuilt for Wellbeing study, which have the potential to positively impact the health of millions of office workers and the cost of lost time due to workplace-related illnesses.
Nov 6 2017
The Center for Applied NanoBioscience and Medicine is doing its part to protect the health of astronauts on long-duration missions, including NASA's Journey to Mars.
Nov 6 2017
Reducing cardiovascular disease and complications among Hispanic diabetes patients in Arizona is the focus of a new research project for Tomas Nuño, PhD, assistant professor of public health practice and translational research at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health – Phoenix and the Department of Emergency Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson
Nov 3 2017
Lung cancer patients are more likely to experience depression, lower quality of life and reduced engagement in care. A UA Cancer Center team will test the effectiveness of a contextual cognitive-behavioral treatment in promoting coping tools to lung cancer patients.
Nov 1 2017
The University of Arizona Health Sciences Colleges of Medicine –Tucson, Nursing and Pharmacy honored three individuals with Alumni of the Year Awards for their many achievements and strong contributions to the UA.
Oct 31 2017
UA researchers have invented a new class of non-opioid compounds to treat pain and arm physicians with a viable alternative and have licensed the compounds to the startup Regulonix.
Oct 30 2017
Genistein, a major compound in soy foods, might aid in the proper functioning of a gene that can malfunction to cause breast cancer. A UA Cancer Center team is exploring genistein's potential to treat a form of breast cancer and help prevent the disease.
Oct 26 2017
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded two patents to the UA based on the team’s novel approach to treating diseases causing memory loss and cognitive impairment.
Oct 26 2017
Banner – University Medical Center and the University of Arizona Department of Surgery at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson are pleased to introduce two new surgeons to Southern Arizona this fall.
Oct 25 2017
An exclusive opportunity to visit one-on-one with University of Arizona Arthritis Center faculty, physicians and scientists to learn about cutting-edge research being conducted at the center.
Oct 24 2017
Kate Hughes, DO, a fellow in Medical Simulation at the University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine and clinical instructor at Banner – University Medical Center, has been named the 2017 Outstanding Resident of the Year in Emergency Medicine by the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) and the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF).
Oct 24 2017
This year marks milestone anniversaries at the five UA Health Sciences colleges as they join together to celebrate Homecoming by connecting alumni, faculty and friends with fun and knowledge.
Oct 24 2017
What if you could experience full health until the very end of your life? UA researchers, led by Dr. Janko Nikolich-Zugich, think long-lasting immunity from disease might be possible — if the thymus and the T-cells it produces to fight infection can be brought back to work efficiently.

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