Research Matters Archive

July 18, 2016
Five-year National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute program project grant led by UA Vice President for Health Sciences Dr. Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia
July 13, 2016
Researchers at the University of Arizona will receive about $650,000 as part of the “BELIEVE” team, led by George Washington University, which received a $28 million, five-year Martin Delaney Collaboratory grant from the National Institutes of Health to find a cure for HIV.
July 12, 2016
The American Cancer Society has awarded the University of Arizona Cancer Center $360,000 to provide “seed money” for the initiation of projects by promising junior investigators. These start-up funds can yield large returns in future research funding and outcomes.
July 6, 2016
Newly formed network of health-care provider organizations tasked with enrolling U.S. volunteers in a nationwide precision medicine program.
June 30, 2016
The multicenter study showed the time it takes for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients to regain consciousness varies widely and is longer than many had thought. Thousands of lives each year across the country could be saved by simply giving cardiac arrest victims more time to awaken in the hospital.
June 29, 2016
Infecting between 50 to 80 percent of the population in the U.S. by the age of 40, the cytomegalovirus, known as CMV, is providing UAHS researchers with answers on how the incurable virus is able to lay dormant and then reactivate to become a life-threatening risk for those with inadequate immune systems.
June 28, 2016
The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and Northern Arizona University received a $5 million grant to improve health in Native American and Alaska Native communities overburdened by pollution and other environmental factors that contribute to health disparities.
June 27, 2016
Interdisciplinary teams conducting sleep research at the University of Arizona are working to ensure people get a good night’s sleep and garnering national attention for their findings and expertise on this critical determinant of mental and physical health.
June 13, 2016
Immune-system frailty in adults 65 and older is a widespread public health issue. A study led by the Department of Immunobiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson points to new cells that may hold a solution.
May 25, 2016
New research from the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix shows that a brain injury goes on to suppress the entire immune system, leaving patients more susceptible to infections, viruses and pain throughout the body.

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