Research Matters Archive

November 30, 2016
Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will lead a collaborative research project to develop the framework for a long-term study of cancer in firefighters.
November 28, 2016
This study seeks to find answers into the mechanisms that trigger autoimmune disease—diseases that are on the rise in the Western world, and afflict approximately 24 million Americans.
November 10, 2016
The University of Arizona Cancer Center’s acceptance into NRG Oncology will increase the Center’s clinical trials portfolio and translational research capabilities.
November 7, 2016
This annual family-friendly event raises funds for “greatest-need” research projects at the UA Steele Center and Kids of Steele service projects.
October 26, 2016
Keith Maggert, PhD, with the University of Arizona Cancer Center and associate professor of cellular and molecular medicine, has been awarded a $1.7 million NIH grant and has been recognized for his high-risk/high-reward research that has the potential to change the way we think about epigenetics in disease.
October 20, 2016
Five-year National Institute on Aging program project grant led by Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, inaugural director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences.
October 14, 2016
Selenium has been a popular nutritional supplement for decades, touted for its antioxidant properties and its role in stopping free radicals from damaging cells and DNA. Studies have shown a deficiency of this micronutrient to be associated with cancer risk. However, a UA-led study indicates selenium supplementation significantly increased the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
October 7, 2016
University of Arizona professor of biomedical engineering Jennifer Barton has been awarded a four-year National Institutes of Health grant totaling nearly $1.3 million to develop a novel tool that would be used to identify the earliest signs of ovarian cancer.
October 6, 2016
Get out and play is a call often heard to increase physical activity and optimize health, but in one the first articles published in a peer-reviewed medical journal, UA Health Sciences researchers discuss how augmented reality games can lead to acute treatment in a trauma center.
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.

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