News Archive

October 4, 2016
To ensure researchers are competitive in their submission for national research funds to develop cures or new treatments for the world’s most pressing diseases, the UA Health Sciences has awarded four faculty members multidisciplinary program feasibility awards.
October 3, 2016
Drs. Jorge Gomez and Usha Menon, principal investigators on the Breast Cancer Research Foundation grant, will target their efforts on the U.S.-Mexico border population to decrease cancer disparities in the Hispanic female population.
October 3, 2016
The college was honored with INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2016 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.
September 29, 2016
UA researcher Adam Buntzman has led an effort to harness supercomputers to create the first map of the human immune system.
September 28, 2016
Chicago-area philanthropist shares passion for work of Dr. Andrew Weil, integrative medicine pioneer and director of the UA Center for Integrative Medicine.
September 27, 2016
Grant is largest endowment ever to College of Pharmacy.
September 27, 2016
Scientists at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health launched Kidenga, a free smartphone app for Android and iOS that allows users to report mosquito activity, symptoms of illness and help detect outbreaks.
September 26, 2016
The University of Arizona Cancer Center celebrates its 40th anniversary and the renewal of its prestigious designation from the National Cancer Institute as a Comprehensive Cancer Center.
September 23, 2016
Free and open to the public, the presentation is part of the Donald K. Buffmire Visiting Lectureship in Medicine series sponsored by the Flinn Foundation.
September 22, 2016
Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center has received a grant from the National Children’s Cancer Society to host a “Night at the Museum” party for Southern Arizona pediatric cancer survivors and their families on Saturday, Sept. 24.
September 22, 2016
Michael J. Hewitt, PhD, of Canyon Ranch Resort, will share his personal journey of resilience and triumph in this practical and inspiring presentation on true preventive medicine.
September 21, 2016
In its first scientific statement on sleep, the American Heart Association and its committee of heart health and sleep researchers, including Michael Grandner, PhD, of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, find in a review of current evidence that too much or too little sleep, along with sleep-related breathing irregularities and insomnia, may be linked to heart risk factors.
September 21, 2016
The University of Arizona, Project Sleep and the Sleep Research Network are teaming up to engage patients, scientists and other stakeholders as partners in sleep research; the first of four events for sleep researchers and the public will be held Friday, Oct. 7, in Bethesda, Md.
September 19, 2016
Heather Cassell, MD, will provide specialized allergy and immunology care for children; Emily Keyser, MD, and Erica Danielle Laber, MD, will provide general pediatric care.
September 16, 2016
Dr. Mathew Hutchinson will provide an update on atrial fibrillation on Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. in DuVal Auditorium.
September 14, 2016
Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center and the University of Arizona Health Sciences will advance pediatric health care through a new genomic medicine agreement with other premier children’s hospitals throughout the nation.
September 12, 2016
Camp Wellness, a health and wellness program for adults with serious mental illnesses, is one of just three programs in the nation to receive the SAMHSA award this year.
September 12, 2016
The professor of family and child health at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health has received the Native Research Network award for Excellence in Training.
September 2, 2016
Initiative explores why more women than men are living with the disease
September 1, 2016
Partnership with UA College of Education a Win for Southern Arizona Pediatric Patients