Research Matters Archive

May 25, 2016
In partnership with the University of Luxembourg (link is external), scientists at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix have developed a new instrument for studying a biological model of the human gastrointestinal tract that mimics the actual conditions and processes that occur within the intestine.
May 5, 2016
Leaders at the University of Arizona Health Sciences predict that a preventive medicine will be a landmark achievement in the history of asthma research. The national study is funded by a $27 million National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute grant.
May 4, 2016
“These outcomes demonstrate that it is feasible to save lives from cardiac arrest through implementing and measuring this key intervention of Telephone-CPR instructions delivered by 9-1-1 dispatchers,” said UA Emergency Medicine researcher Dr. Bentley J. Bobrow.
May 2, 2016
Although pediatric heart surgery techniques have improved over the years, children with CHD often have a high rate of organ failure after surgery. This study will explore the role of the gut in determining post-operative outcomes after repair of congenital heart defects in infants and children.
May 2, 2016
Understanding how opioids activate the reward pathway leading to addiction is crucial to developing a non-addictive pain reliever, says Sandweiss, who also is arranger/director for the singing group DocApella
April 28, 2016
University of Arizona Health Sciences, University of Pennsylvania and Vanderbilt University researchers are one step closer to understanding the genetic and biological basis of diseases like cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and rheumatoid arthritis – and to identifying new drug targets and therapies.
April 14, 2016
Associate Professor Carrie Merkle, Assistant Professor Jane Carrington and PhD student Nicholas Zumwalt received prestigious awards from the Western Institute of Nursing.
April 12, 2016
Thousands of Americans are bitten by rattlesnakes and other venomous snakes each year. The new treatment may serve as a “bridge” to buy time until medical care is available.
April 11, 2016
In Arizona, the findings were slightly higher, with 1 in 66 of 8-year-old children in Maricopa County identified with ASD.
April 6, 2016
By identifying bacterial from non-bacterial infections, researchers hope to develop a precise diagnostic test that allows for less invasive, more accurate and timely evaluation and diagnosis of young infants in the emergency department.

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