News Archive

May 15 2018
Interfering with the motion of a kinase enzyme might be a new approach for the development of anti-cancer drugs.
May 15 2018
Rachna Shroff, MD, describes her roots in Tucson and her vision for GI oncology within the UA Cancer Center and throughout the state.
May 14 2018
The Nogales Cardiometabolic Health and Sleep Study 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.
May 14 2018
Researchers at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson have received $2.7 million to learn how stress can produce pain — and how to stop it from occurring.
May 9 2018
Through Saturday, May 12, UAHS colleges are holding convocations; inspirational graduates are available for interviews.
May 9 2018
Katherine Ellingson, PhD, assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, received a $387,000 Arizona Biomedical Research Commission Investigator Grant to develop a “playbook” for prescribing antibiotics to treat infectious diseases in skilled nursing facilities in Arizona.
May 8 2018
Megha Padi, PhD, of the UA Cancer Center has developed a method for probing the genetic underpinnings of cancer and other diseases, which could lead to better treatments.
May 7 2018
The accomplishments of some of the UA Health Sciences’ inspiring graduates are highlighted.
May 7 2018
A remodeled and expanded Ronald McDonald Family Room re-opens May 9 as a restful haven for parents and relatives of children hospitalized at Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center.
May 3 2018
Beginning Monday, May 7, through Saturday, May 12, UAHS colleges are holding convocations; inspirational graduates are available for interviews.
May 3 2018
More details about the ceremonies.
May 3 2018
The University of Arizona Health Sciences and Banner Health have received a $9 million award from the National Institutes of Health for the All of Us Research Program. The program, which will total $60 million over five years, represents the largest NIH award in Arizona history and is tied to an effort to enroll 1 million or more participants across the country.
May 2 2018
The University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine announced its inaugural award: Dr. Kilgore of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine was selected from among integrative health practitioners.
May 2 2018
A new medical Spanish program at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson will train residents and fellows to be culturally sensitive, linguistically appropriate physicians to enhance the physician-patient relationship.
Apr 26 2018
Dave Heeke, UA vice president for athletics, will be the guest speaker at the event that benefits research to identify the causes and improve the diagnosis and treatment of the more than 100 forms of arthritis.
Apr 26 2018
In Arizona, the findings were slightly lower, with 1 in 71 8-year-old children in Maricopa County identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Apr 26 2018
UA College of Nursing selects two students for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant to increase the number of nursing PhDs.
Apr 24 2018
Study aims to develop the first predictive test to identify and prevent necrotizing enterocolitis, a disease that kills thousands of premature babies each year.
Apr 24 2018
The National Rural Health Association has presented Agnes Attakai, MPA, director of health disparities outreach and prevention education at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, the Rosemary McKenzie Legacy Award for her work as a champion of health equity in Arizona and nationally to reduce health disparities among Arizona’s Native Americans.
Apr 23 2018
The UA Cancer Center is enlisting dental professionals to incorporate head and neck cancer screenings into routine checkups.

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