‘Take Charge Diabetes Mellitus’ Study Seeks Research Volunteers

The University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine is recruiting current Banner – University Medicine patients with Type 2 diabetes to join a study about diabetes management and blood sugar control.

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson earns comprehensive stroke center status

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson is the first certified comprehensive stroke center in Tucson.

Blood-Collection Device Makes Radiation Testing Quick and Easy

Developed by a research team at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, the self-collection device quickly can evaluate radiation exposure and help triage emergency treatment in the event of a nuclear attack or accident.

‘Take Charge Diabetes Mellitus’ Study Seeks Research Volunteers

The University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine is recruiting current Banner – University Medicine patients with Type 2 diabetes to join a study about diabetes management and blood sugar control.

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson earns comprehensive stroke center status

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson is the first certified comprehensive stroke center in Tucson.

Blood-Collection Device Makes Radiation Testing Quick and Easy

Developed by a research team at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, the self-collection device quickly can evaluate radiation exposure and help triage emergency treatment in the event of a nuclear attack or accident.
  • ‘Take Charge Diabetes Mellitus’ Study Seeks Research Volunteers

    The University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine is recruiting current Banner – University Medicine patients with Type 2 diabetes to join a study about diabetes management and blood sugar control.
  • Banner – University Medical Center Tucson earns comprehensive stroke center status

    Banner – University Medical Center Tucson is the first certified comprehensive stroke center in Tucson.
  • Blood-Collection Device Makes Radiation Testing Quick and Easy

    Developed by a research team at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, the self-collection device quickly can evaluate radiation exposure and help triage emergency treatment in the event of a nuclear attack or accident.

People and Programs on the Move

The Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona announced its annual selection from among integrative health practitioners.

Monica Kraft, MD, named 2019 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year; Marti Lindsey, PhD, named 2019 Michael A. Cusanovich Arizona Bioscience Educator of the Year.

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Oct 16 2019 - 10:37am
“Global Peer Support Celebration Day” is an annual celebration of peer supporters to recognize their work in helping their peers with mental health, addictions, and/or trauma-related challenges, move along the continuum of recovery and inclusion. This annual, worldwide event takes place each year on the third Thursday in October.
Oct 11 2019 - 3:53pm
The UACC North Central/East Arizona Cancer Policy Town Hall in Flagstaff on Oct. 14 will kick off a series of five town halls throughout Arizona to engage communities in dialogue to improve cancer prevention and control in Arizona.
Oct 11 2019 - 2:14pm
More than 50 speakers from the University of Arizona and 250 overall will take part in the TENWEST Impact Festival, which runs Oct. 11-20 and is expected to draw about 15,000 local, regional and national attendees to downtown Tucson to discuss innovative solutions to the world’s social, environmental and economic issues.
Oct 9 2019 - 10:51am
Registration is open and sponsorship opportunities are available for the event, which will be held during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month at Sewailo Golf Club.
Sep 30 2019 - 1:30pm
The Arizona Center for Drug Discovery and the University of Arizona Cancer Center to host Oct. 2 summit in Phoenix to discuss new innovations in drug discovery that will benefit citizens throughout the state and beyond.

UAHS In The News

Jian Gu, PhD, and scientists at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix developed a self-collection device that can quickly evaluate radiation exposure and help triage emergency treatment in the event of a nuclear attack or accident.

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix have shown for the first time in preclinical studies that Aliskiren, a drug that inhibits the enzyme that regulates blood pressure, can delay the progression of congestive heart failure and lengthen survival rates.

"The most interesting part of this study was that people who lived alone actually seem to get the greatest benefit in both the heart attack group and the stroke group," said dog owner Dr. Martha Gulati, who is the editor-in-chief of CardioSmart.org, the American College of Cardiology's patient education platform and division chief of cardiology at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix.