Research Matters Archive

Apr 23 2018 - 9:59am
Megha Padi, PhD, harnesses the computational power of bioinformatics to learn more about cancer and how best to treat it — and empowers other cancer researchers to do the same.
Apr 6 2018 - 10:27am
Cancer patients' immune systems are receiving a boost from checkpoint inhibitors and other laboratory-made antibodies, which train T cells to attack cancer. An expanded understanding of cancer, genetics and immunobiology could revolutionize treatment.
Mar 26 2018 - 9:41am
NIH grant will allow Theresa Currier Thomas, PhD, to study neurotransmissions in real time.
Feb 26 2018 - 11:33am
Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health received a $2.98 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to determine if a community health worker intervention can reduce exposures to hazardous chemicals in the workplace. The research will focus on small businesses―auto repair shops and beauty salons―on the south side of Tucson, Ariz
Feb 20 2018 - 11:16am
Building upon the findings of the educational support sleep program they designed, two UA researchers have been awarded an NCAA grant to further enhance their program to help student-athletes get a good night’s sleep.
Feb 20 2018 - 8:57am
Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson suggest liquefied brain fluid may be one cause of dementia after stroke.
Feb 2 2018 - 2:55pm
A team led by UA Cancer Center researchers Agnieszka Witkiewicz, MD, and Erik Knudsen, PhD, screened for drugs that could target triple-negative breast cancer tumors, producing several new therapeutic candidates for this difficult-to-treat cancer.
Jan 23 2018 - 10:18am
Dr. Stefano Guerra, a University of Arizona respiratory scientist, will lead an international effort to target deficits of a specific protein found in lung cells as an indicator of persistence of asthma from childhood into adulthood. Results could lead to personalized therapies for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Jan 23 2018 - 8:59am
Dr. Felicia Goodrum and several of the nation’s most prominent human cytomegalovirus researchers have been awarded a five-year, $8.9 million collaborative grant to investigate how the virus lies dormant until it activates and poses life-threatening disease risk.
Jan 23 2018 - 8:10am
A collaborative team of UA researchers have created an in-depth model of the human cytomegalovirus during its sleep-like state in dormancy to better understand how the virus can lie dormant and then reactivate and pose life-threatening disease risk.

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