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Impact of Lifelong Cytomegalovirus Infection on Aging and the Immune System Focus of UA Research

The study, funded by a $2.3 million five-year NIH grant, is critically important to understanding how to improve older adults’ responses to vaccination against the infectious diseases that remain among the major causes of mortality of those over age 65.
Dr. Janko Nikolich-Žugich. Photo by Jason Ryder.

UA Cancer Center among founding members of the Academic Breast Cancer Consortium

The consortium includes National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers, and prominent cancer institutes and research organizations.
Portrait of Pavani Chalasani, MD, MPH, over an image of the UA Cancer Center

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Launches New Pathway to Medical School

P-MAP illustrates the college’s strong emphasis on increasing the diversity of its students and addressing the shortage of physicians from under-represented minority groups, particularly Native Americans.
Marisela Mariscal, Sylvestor Moses and Lacy Manuelito, 3 of the 10 students admitted to P-MAP at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.

Dr. Audrey Russell-Kibble Receives First Joint Faculty Appointment between UA College of Nursing and Family and Community Medicine at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Interdisciplinary collaboration and practice, such as Health 360 South at the UA Medical Center – South Campus, is critical to making patient care safer, more efficient and more effective.
Dr. Tamsen Bassford and Dr. Audrey Russell-Kibble

Valley Fever Drug Receives Fast-Track Designation by the FDA

The University of Arizona’s request to designate the antifungal drug nikkomycin Z (NikZ) as a “qualifying infectious disease product” (QIDP) has been granted; clinical trial to begin in late 2015. In observance of Valley Fever Awareness Week 2014, free events for the public and health professionals will be held in Tucson and Phoenix.
Dust and soil blowing in the desert (Photo courtesy of Ariel da Silva Parreira)
Dr. Janko Nikolich-Žugich. Photo by Jason Ryder.

Impact of Lifelong Cytomegalovirus Infection on Aging and the Immune System Focus of UA Research

The study, funded by a $2.3 million five-year NIH grant, is critically important to understanding how to improve older adults’ responses to vaccination against the infectious diseases that remain among the major causes of mortality of those over age 65.

Portrait of Pavani Chalasani, MD, MPH, over an image of the UA Cancer Center

UA Cancer Center among founding members of the Academic Breast Cancer Consortium

The consortium includes National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers, and prominent cancer institutes and research organizations.

Marisela Mariscal, Sylvestor Moses and Lacy Manuelito, 3 of the 10 students admitted to P-MAP at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Launches New Pathway to Medical School

P-MAP illustrates the college’s strong emphasis on increasing the diversity of its students and addressing the shortage of physicians from under-represented minority groups, particularly Native Americans.

Dr. Tamsen Bassford and Dr. Audrey Russell-Kibble

Dr. Audrey Russell-Kibble Receives First Joint Faculty Appointment between UA College of Nursing and Family and Community Medicine at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Interdisciplinary collaboration and practice, such as Health 360 South at the UA Medical Center – South Campus, is critical to making patient care safer, more efficient and more effective.

Dust and soil blowing in the desert (Photo courtesy of Ariel da Silva Parreira)

Valley Fever Drug Receives Fast-Track Designation by the FDA

The University of Arizona’s request to designate the antifungal drug nikkomycin Z (NikZ) as a “qualifying infectious disease product” (QIDP) has been granted; clinical trial to begin in late 2015. In observance of Valley Fever Awareness Week 2014, free events for the public and health professionals will be held in Tucson and Phoenix.

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