UArizona Reports Record Number of Startups for Fiscal Year 2020

With 19 new companies added to its roster last fiscal year, the University of Arizona has now launched more than 100 startups since revamping its commercialization operation in late 2012.

UArizona First-of-Its-Kind Study Offers Insight into Bacteria Found in Bacterial Vaginosis

A University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix study could help researchers develop treatment for common vaginal infection that affects more than 3 million U.S. women a year.

UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Narrow in on Novel Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

A $3.8-million federal grant will allow a team led by the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy to continue to develop a drug to prevent or reverse this devastating neurodegenerative disorder.

UArizona Reports Record Number of Startups for Fiscal Year 2020

With 19 new companies added to its roster last fiscal year, the University of Arizona has now launched more than 100 startups since revamping its commercialization operation in late 2012.

UArizona First-of-Its-Kind Study Offers Insight into Bacteria Found in Bacterial Vaginosis

A University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix study could help researchers develop treatment for common vaginal infection that affects more than 3 million U.S. women a year.

UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Narrow in on Novel Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

A $3.8-million federal grant will allow a team led by the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy to continue to develop a drug to prevent or reverse this devastating neurodegenerative disorder.
  • UArizona Reports Record Number of Startups for Fiscal Year 2020

    With 19 new companies added to its roster last fiscal year, the University of Arizona has now launched more than 100 startups since revamping its commercialization operation in late 2012.
  • UArizona First-of-Its-Kind Study Offers Insight into Bacteria Found in Bacterial Vaginosis

    A University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix study could help researchers develop treatment for common vaginal infection that affects more than 3 million U.S. women a year.
  • UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Narrow in on Novel Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

    A $3.8-million federal grant will allow a team led by the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy to continue to develop a drug to prevent or reverse this devastating neurodegenerative disorder.

People and Programs on the Move

Recent notices include appointments for curricular affairs, licensing, sleep medicine, research and student mental health, plus national awards for mentorship, diversity and pancreatic cancer studies.

Dr. Jordan Karp, expert in geriatric psychiatry, depression treatment and suicide prevention, is named chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.

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July 30, 2020
Three experts in constitutional law, environmental law and public health write in a new essay that one of America’s founding documents provides a framework for finding common ground to fight COVID-19.
July 23, 2020
The university will offer four class formats and implement a range of safety measures on campus when the fall semester begins on Aug. 24 as scheduled with a mix of in-person and remote instruction.
June 29, 2020
University of Arizona researchers used the EAR app to “eavesdrop” on older adult conversations.
June 24, 2020
Ingesting substances contaminated with methanol can cause blindness, organ failure and even death without hospital treatment, reports the center at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy.
June 11, 2020
The University of Arizona was named one of the top 30 public universities in the United States by the Center for World University Rankings and QS.

Health Sciences in the News

University of Arizona's medical college in Phoenix is increasing its enrolling class size to 100 students, up from 80. Dr. Guy Reed, dean of University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix, said even with the increased class size, Arizona will have a significant need for more doctors.

"African-American race negatively influenced the decision-making process for heart transplants, especially during discussions among health care providers," said lead author Dr. Khadijah Breathett, assistant professor of medicine and advanced heart failure/transplant cardiologist at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center.

The University of Arizona is using a new state-of-the-art virtual reality simulation center for students to learn, practice, and evaluate their knowledge at the Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center.