Research Matters Archive

April 29, 2019
Melissa Furlong, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow and environmental epidemiologist at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, will study the link between pesticides and childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Arizona, with funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.
April 19, 2019
Three graduate students from the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health have received the 2019 Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Populations Fellowship.
April 1, 2019
While antibiotic resistance is on the rise, pharmaceutical companies are making fewer and fewer new antibiotics. UA immunobiologist Michael Johnson says this trend is in urgent need of reversal and believes copper might just be the key.
March 27, 2019
UA pulmonologists and rheumatologists say the designation will increase patient referrals, improve access to clinical trials and research funding for this autoimmune rheumatic disorder that affects, by some estimates, as many as 300,000 Americans. This is only the second such center in Arizona.
March 26, 2019
The University of Arizona Health Sciences Career Development Awards program seeks to nurture the development of new clinical trials and biomedical and behavioral interventions to treat disease and the number of health scientists for our state and nation. This year the awards will fund sleep-, cancer- and cardiovascular disease-related research by four promising young investigators.
March 21, 2019
Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, inaugural director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, has been awarded a $1.8 million National Institutes of Health training program grant to develop a cross-disciplinary and translationally oriented workforce to discover new drugs for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases and shepherd them through the drug-development pipeline.
March 18, 2019
The honor recognizes Dr. Badger’s substantive research focusing on depression, symptom management and quality of life among cancer survivors and their families.
March 8, 2019
A $1.2 million grant from the JDRF will support University of Arizona researchers as they continue to perfect and test an implantable "tea bag" that senses glucose levels and automatically releases insulin when needed.
February 26, 2019
The Flinn Foundation grant will help the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix and Banner Health incorporate precision medicine tailored to a person's genetics.
February 14, 2019
A new study by researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson shows that sleep duration reports by children and their parents are fairly accurate.

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