Research Matters Archive

October 16, 2019
Marc Verhougstraete, PhD, assistant professor and environmental microbiologist at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, received a $510,000 CDC research grant to focus on the prevention of health-care-associated infections, a serious threat to patient safety.
October 16, 2019
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.
October 15, 2019
The funding will benefit clinical and translational research in the University of Arizona Cancer Center lab of Dr. David Alberts.
October 14, 2019
The University of Arizona Division of Pediatric Cardiology Congenital Heart Program will explore the public health problem of congenital heart defects among children, adolescents and adults.
October 9, 2019
Elise Lopez and Mary Koss will study the effectiveness of a sexual assault training program that teaches female freshmen how to better recognize risky situations, defend themselves physically, and communicate what they do and don't want sexually.
October 8, 2019
Blood pressure medication can prevent fluid retention and muscle wasting in heart failure.
September 27, 2019
Two highly accomplished researchers in the University of Arizona Department of Medical Imaging, with a long track record of advancing imaging techniques to detect and diagnose breast cancer, receive a new award to develop advanced imaging technology.
September 26, 2019
UA Health Sciences Start-up company Regulonix Receives Grant as Part of NIH “Helping to End Addiction Long-Term Initiative” (NIH Heal Initiative).
September 24, 2019
A program to prevent sexual violence in Arizona is the focus of a study led by researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.
September 17, 2019
Potentially dangerous genes embedded within human DNA were once thought to be locked down by helpful DNA structures called heterochromatin. A University of Arizona researcher disputes that belief and hopes to take it even further.

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