UAHS In The News

May 24 2018

Katherine Ellingson, assistant professor of epidemiology at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

High school seniors who spent a significant amount of the past year getting treatment at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson graduated during a ceremony Thursday morning.

Dr. Michael Grandner, director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at the UA Health Sciences

Dr. Megha Padi, director of the UA Cancer Center Bioinformatics Shared Resource at UA Cancer Center

May 23 2018

7. UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Dr. Frank Porreca, professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Anesthesiology at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

May 22 2018

Yann Klimentidis, assistant professor of epidemiology at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

In 2015, UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health received $1.5 million to study how to reduce exposure to carcinogens – especially from inhalation and skin exposure

Dr. Marvin Slepian, a cardiologist at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center

May 21 2018

Drs. Todd Vanderah, John Streicher and Tally Largent-Milnes, UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Physicians at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson are developing a new tool that detects urine, or urethral, blockage. The technique may soon make it easier for patients to test themselves for the condition from the comfort of their own homes. 

May 20 2018

Ali McBride, PharmD, MS, BCPS, pharmacist who serves as the Clinical Coordinator for Hematology and Oncology at UA Cancer Center

Dr. Kwan Seung Lee, Banner – University Medical Center Tucson

May 18 2018

Lindsey Chew, Rajesh Khanna, Department of Pharmacology at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

May 17 2018

Dr. Michael A. Grandner, director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at UA Health Sciences

Dr. Bhaskar Banerjee, professor of medicine, UA College of Medicine – Tucson

May 16 2018

Dr. Rachna Shroff, section chief of gastrointestinal medical oncology, UA Cancer Center

Dr. Megha Padi, director of the UA Cancer Center Bioinformatics Shared Resource at UA Cancer Center

Dr. Frank Porreca, pharmacologist and neuroscientist at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Michelle Stephanie Celeste I and Michelle Stephanie Celeste II, twins, University of Arizona College of Nursing

May 15 2018

Dr. Michael A. Grandner, director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at UA Health Sciences and an assistant professor in the UA Department of Psychiatry, is principal investigator of the Nogales Cardiometabolic Health and Sleep Study, or NoCHeS, which seeks to learn more about sleep health and sleep disorders in the border region, how sleep issues are related to social, behavioral and environmental factors and their potential role in regard to risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Dr. Mohab Ibrahim, director of the Comprehensive Pain Management Clinic at Banner – UMC South

Dr. Michael Foley, chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Interfering with the motion of a kinase enzyme might be a new approach for the development of anti-cancer drugs, new UA-led research suggests.  "Kinases are one of the major cancer drug targets," said Dr. Wolfgang Peti, professor, department of chemistry & Biochemistry, UA Cancer Center. "If you know how a kinase works, you can definitely better design your drugs against it."

May 14 2018

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