News Archive

September 21, 2020
Council on Education for Public Health awards full reaccreditation to the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, an exemplary achievement as it celebrates 20th anniversary as part of university.
September 17, 2020
The Addiction Medicine Fellowship program at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson will use a $1.4 million federal grant to increase its training capacity, help combat Arizona’s opioid epidemic and increase services to rural and underserved communities across the state.
September 16, 2020
Molecular clock analysis showed no widespread community distribution of the highly contagious coronavirus disease in Arizona until mid-February.
September 16, 2020
Dr. Meredith Hay won a $5.7 million grant for clinical trials on a novel peptide therapy that, if successful, would be the first drug to treat vascular dementia – the second most common form of dementia.
September 15, 2020
UArizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins said the university expected to see an increase in COVID-19 cases, but it has become too much, necessitating a shelter-in-place recommendation similar to what the state faced in the spring.
September 14, 2020
Efforts to keep patients safe in the time of COVID-19 led to significant savings and innovation in chemotherapy delivery and earned University of Arizona Health Sciences center national recognition.
September 14, 2020
Joining the University of Arizona Health Sciences in October, Dr. Geoffrey Rubin holds six U.S. patents for medical image analysis and is past chairman of radiology at Duke University School of Medicine.
September 11, 2020
Tara Sklar, a health law and policy expert on caring for older adults, talks about recommendations she made to federal, state and local governments to address COVID-19’s spread through American nursing homes.
September 11, 2020
Dr. James Galligan and his University of Arizona College of Pharmacy research team found inhibiting glyoxalase-II enzyme results in slower cell growth, which may help limit disease progression.
September 10, 2020
Early interventions were effective at stamping out coronavirus infections, but subsequent, poorly monitored travel allowed the virus to ignite major outbreaks in Europe and North America, according to a new study.
September 10, 2020
Dr. Judith Gordon’s research team develops “See Me Serene” project with BIO5 Institute seed funding. Now available free via the App Store and Google Play, it aims to aid people’s mental and physical health.
September 9, 2020
Dr. Theresa Dr. Cullen, director of the Pima County Health Department, said the county, university and other partners are working together on a “layered approach” to COVID-19 mitigation.
September 9, 2020
A study by University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers found that green light therapy resulted in about a 60% reduction in the pain intensity of the headache phase and number of days per month people experienced migraine headaches.
September 8, 2020
A review of research studies on the hygienic benefits of hand-drying methods compared paper towels to electric warm-air hand dryers. The results found neither method has a clear hygienic advantage.
September 4, 2020
The university will conduct 5,000 COVID-19 tests per week as part of continued efforts to slow the spread of the virus.
September 2, 2020
Arizona Center for Drug Discovery and University of Arizona Cancer Center host Sept. 15 virtual summit to discuss new innovations in drug discovery to benefit citizens throughout the state and more.
September 2, 2020
The antibody test determines who has been exposed to and developed an immune response against COVID-19.
September 1, 2020
Dr. Fayez K. Ghishan, director of the Steele Children’s Research Center, will hold the Fayez K. Ghishan, MD, PANDA Endowed Directorship.
August 27, 2020
UArizona Athletics Dave Heeke and Drs. Daniel Derksen and Dr. Janko Nikolich-Žugich will headline this unique livestream presentation of the Arthritis Center’s annual educational fundraiser.
August 25, 2020
Bolstered by a $1.6 million grant, Dr. Timothy Bolger, at the University of Arizona Cancer Center, is studying how cells respond to stress and the role this process has in cancer growth and aging.

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