Research Matters Archive

Sep 14 2017 - 8:08am
Dr. Brinton, who has pioneered a promising therapy for brain cell regeneration in Alzheimer’s patients, is being recognized for her efforts to develop treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
Sep 5 2017 - 1:10pm
The UA's Todd Vanderah and his colleagues have been studying the class of chemical compounds, which may help people find pain relief brought about by metastatic breast cancer.
Aug 24 2017 - 1:01pm
The Strategies to Innovate EmeRgENcy Care Clinical Trials Network (SIREN) will advance critical emergency medicine research to improve outcomes for patients with neurologic, heart, lung, blood and trauma emergencies.
Aug 24 2017 - 9:11am
The center will use the money to accelerate development of a Valley fever vaccine for dogs that one day may lead to a successful human vaccine. A California-based biotech company and Colorado State University have joined the center in the effort.
Aug 17 2017 - 2:42pm
A new study led by Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD, professor of health promotion sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, reveals a link between processed foods and cancer risk in women who are not overweight.
Jul 28 2017 - 10:27am
Listen to the second episode of our podcast, Invented Arizona, where we interview Monica Kraft, MD and Julie Ledford, Ph.D. about this asthma treatment.
Jul 25 2017 - 11:41am
Now available in Spanish, Kidenga is the free smartphone app that allows users to report symptoms of illness and mosquito activity. The app was created by researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health to detect outbreaks of Zika, dengue and chikungunya.
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.

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