Research Matters Archive

Jul 19 2017 - 10:55am
With a five-year, $1.9 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, researchers at the UA Steele Children's Research Center are seeking a better understanding of the NHE8 protein's role in the development of inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer, and its contribution to the stability of the gut microbiome – the community of bacteria that inhabit the intestines and influence the immune system.
Jul 17 2017 - 1:14pm
Dr. Naomi Rance's basic scientific findings on estrogen may end up offering relief to millions of women.
Jul 17 2017 - 12:54pm
More so than others, obese asthma patients struggle with control of their disease — and symptoms that worsen with time. A team of researchers found an explanation and has begun developing a therapy to address it.
Jun 14 2017 - 9:19am
Arizona Elks lodges across Arizona have raised funds for the Steele Center for the past 25 years, donating nearly $6.6 million since 1992.
Jun 13 2017 - 1:48pm
Event celebrated six outstanding Tucson fathers while raising funds to support type 1 diabetes research, faculty recruitment and endowment at the UA Steele Center.
Jun 7 2017 - 10:55am
If the bacterium involved in a host of digestive maladies isn't eradicated after treatment, that could indicate a resistance to antibiotics — and that's worrisome.
Jun 7 2017 - 9:58am
The UA College of Pharmacy’s Jenny Lo-Ciganic, PhD, has been awarded a $100,000 grant to evaluate Medicare administrative claims data for more than 3 million beneficiaries and generate accurate prediction algorithms of inappropriate opioid use that can better guide payers and health-care providers to implement effective interventions.
Jun 6 2017 - 1:56pm
Student-athletes with sleep difficulties were 151 percent more likely to use cigarettes, 36 percent more likely to drink alcohol and 66 percent more likely to smoke marijuana.
Jun 5 2017 - 10:50am
The study suggests that a regular sleep schedule may be an effective, relatively simple and inexpensive preventative treatment for heart disease, as well as many other health problems.
May 24 2017 - 11:58am
Two UA researchers say that finding the ideal molecule could open the door to therapeutic drugs to treat diseases such as ALS.

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