Spotlights

UArizona Portable Device May Bring Change to Standard of Care for Skin Cancer
July 15, 2020

With development of a handheld confocal microscopes, researchers at the University of Arizona Health Sciences want to make existing technology more affordable and accessible to a larger number of patients.


$2.58M in Federal Funds Allow UArizona to Study Poorly Understood Fungal Asthma
July 14, 2020

Dr. Yin Chen and a University of Arizona Health Sciences research team hope to alleviate unmet medical need for this form of asthma that affects nearly a third of all asthma patients worldwide.


UArizona COVID-19 Webinars to Help Recognize, Resolve Isolation’s Impact on Mental Health
July 8, 2020

University of Arizona Psychiatry faculty members will discuss challenges of confinement, share resources and tips, and give guidance on when to seek professional help at two free upcoming webinars.


UArizona Public Health Researchers Weigh in on the Best (and Worst) Materials for Masks
July 6, 2020

Researchers study the effectiveness of different materials for homemade facemasks to provide guidance for the public.


Superfund Research Center Receives $10.6M to Study Mining Waste, Arsenic-Diabetes Link
June 30, 2020

The center, with leadership from CALS Department of Environmental Science and the College of Pharmacy, has helped address the state's most pressing environmental contamination sites since 1989.


UArizona Researchers Team Up to Change Outcomes in Traumatic Brain Injuries
June 26, 2020

University of Arizona and Louisiana Tech scientists have collaborated to improve memory and emotional problems caused by blunt head trauma — their findings appear in Scientific Reports.


Dr. Joann Sweasy Named Director of University of Arizona Cancer Center
June 25, 2020

In addition, Dr. Sweasy will serve as UArizona chief adviser on cancer-related matters and principal investigator of the National Cancer Institute Cancer Center Support Grant.


UArizona College of Pharmacy Researchers Win TRIF Funding for Projects to Fight COVID-19
June 24, 2020

The funds – administered by the Arizona Board of Regents and University of Arizona BIO5 Institute – enable researchers to combat the global pandemic and positively impact the health of Arizonans.


UArizona College of Nursing Among First to Offer Autism Diagnosis Certificate Program
June 25, 2020

The Autism Spectrum Disorder career track at the University of Arizona will train nurses in diagnosing and managing the issue in children with a focus on early detection.


One Small Molecule, Potential Giant Step to Improve Cognitive Function
June 24, 2020

A $6.1 million study led by Dr. Kathleen Rodgers at the UArizona Health Sciences Center for Innovation in Brain Science will test novel small molecules to improve the lives of Alzheimer’s patients.