Research Matters Archive

March 31, 2016
Overall implications for this new approach suggest that low energy X-rays or electron beams have a high therapeutic ratio in relieving the limiting symptoms of “Scleredema of Buschke” and in improving the quality of life of the patients afflicted by it.
March 23, 2016
The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and UA Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science received a $434,000 grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to investigate the effects of the Gold King Mine spill on Navajo lands.
March 15, 2016
Internationally renowned neuroscientist to lead efforts to accelerate the advancement of evidence-based clinical care of brain disorders caused by disease, genetics or trauma.
March 11, 2016
Dr. Kenneth Ramos calls for continuity in the monitoring of the health status of Vietnam veterans, further research into the biology of service-connected diseases and the integration of efforts with ongoing research initiatives designed to create large-scale medical databases and archiving of biological specimens and health information.
March 3, 2016
The Arizona CHSTRONG project will provide a more complete understanding of the social and quality-of-life issues facing individuals with congenital heart disease from throughout the state as they transition into adulthood.
March 2, 2016
Diabetic foot ulcers are more costly to treat than the five leading cancers. In response, UAHS physician-scientists David Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, and Marvin Slepian, MD, have begun discussions with Cuban researchers to steward the FDA approval for a diabetic foot ulcer healing drug for use in the United States.
February 25, 2016
The University of Arizona Health Sciences will commit significant resources to precision medicine – translating large-scale clinical and genomic data to accelerate disease prevention, early detection and treatment – through the UA Center for Biomedical Informatics and Biostatistics and the UA Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine.
February 24, 2016
Jorge Gomez, MD, PhD, a global health cancer research leader, translational researcher and health disparities expert, formerly with the National Cancer Institute, joins the University of Arizona Health Sciences.
February 17, 2016
A team of University of Arizona researchers has been awarded a National Collegiate Athletic Association grant to study student-athletes’ circadian rhythms and sleep to enhance their psychosocial well-being and mental health.
February 10, 2016
An international leader in chronic kidney disease and kidney transplantation research and clinical care with a focus on health disparities, Dr. Ojo brings extensive experience in the development and management of multicenter clinical trials and global health research.