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Dr. Mahadevan receives national award for cancer drug discovery targeting NHEJ DNA repair

Daruka Mahadevan, MD, PhD, was named a 2017 recipient of the Harrington Scholar-Innovator Awards.


UA Sarver Heart Center Presents `Keeping Your Heart in Sync: What You Need to Know About Atrial Fibrillation,’ Feb. 16

The presentation is part of the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center’s Green Valley Lecture Series, in cooperation with Green Valley Recreation, Inc.


UA Named a White House Healthy Campus

Students and staff from the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health received White House honors for their efforts to reach uninsured Americans and get them health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act.


CANCLED - TSC CANCELLED - 2017 Shanghai Conference Announcement and Program Update

Final Deadline for Abstract Submission: February 1, 2017


UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives $780k to Study the Perplexing Disorder, `Children’s Postinfectious Autoimmune Encephalopathy’

Funds will enable the University of Arizona Steele Children’s Research Center to launch clinical and basic science research in children’s postinfectious autoimmune encephalopathies.


Arizona House of Representatives’ Health Committee Session to Feature UA and Banner Health Leaders’ Discussion About the ‘Children’s Postinfectious Autoimmune Encephalopathy (CPAE) Center of Excellence’

Leaders from Banner-University Medicine and the UA will provide an update about the “Children’s Postinfectious Autoimmune Encephalopathy (CPAE) Center of Excellence”—the first center of its kind in the United States.


Student-Athletes Not Sleeping Enough, Intervention Could Help

UA researchers have developed an education and support program designed to improve the sleep habits of busy student-athletes.


Dr. Joseph Miller Selected for International Fulbright Specialist Program

Joseph Miller, MD, MPH, Chair of Ophthalmology and Vision Science in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and professor of epidemiology in the College of Public Health, has been selected as a Fulbright Specialist as part of the Fulbright Scholar Program.


‘Student Ability’ Research Receives National Recognition

Medical school curriculum and support matters in USMLE Step 1 scores.


Doc Talks: The Future of Medicine

Tuesday Evenings in February at the Westin La Paloma


Banner Health acquiring Tucson home health agency

Deal anticipated to close on Jan. 31, providing Banner Home Care its first opportunity to begin serving residents of southern Arizona


Dr. Esther Sternberg is Keynote Speaker at University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s 15th Annual Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference, Jan. 28

World renowned for her discoveries in the science of mind-body interactions, place and wellbeing, Dr. Sternberg will deliver the keynote address, “Healing Spaces: The Science of Place and Wellbeing,” at this year’s Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference. The conference addresses health and services that help improve daily life for those living with arthritis – and those who care for them.


UA Cancer Center Teams up With Tucson Jewish Community Center to Deliver Four-Part Cancer Education Series

From precision medicine, to novel drug development, to the new frontiers of immunology, researchers and clinicians from the University of Arizona Cancer Center will discuss the state of cancer research and its impact on the newest and most promising cancer-fighting treatments moving into the clinic.


Sarver Heart Center 30th Anniversary Lecture Series: ‘Resuscitation Research: More Ways to Cheat Death,’ Jan. 18

On Jan. 18, Karl B. Kern, MD, and Gordon A. Ewy, MD, will present a community lecture, part of Sarver Heart Center’s 30th Anniversary Lecture Series, on the Resuscitation Research Group’s history and continued progress to improve care for sudden cardiac arrest patients.


Vitamin E and Selenium Don’t Prevent Polyps That Can Lead to Colorectal Cancer

Led by the University of Arizona Cancer Center’s Peter Lance, MD, a SWOG review of the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) results definitively shows that these two antioxidants don’t prevent colorectal adenomas – polyps that are the premalignant precursors to most colorectal cancers.


A Record Year: the 2016 State of the College Address

“I truly believe we are in a great position to transform academic medicine through our undergraduate medical education and training programs; through strategic interdisciplinary and collaborative research; by collaborating with our clinical partner; and by building a strong, engaged and informed faculty,” said University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Dean Charles B. Cairns, MD, FACEP, FAHA.


Wildcat Hockey Team to Host Third Annual `Pink the Rink’ Jan. 20

Wildcat hockey players will sport pink jerseys honoring those who have suffered from cancer when they take on Utah at the Tucson Convention Center. Community members are invited to purchase and place the name of a loved one on a special jersey to be worn by an Arizona player during the game. Proceeds from jersey sales will benefit the University of Arizona Cancer Center.


Holiday Miracle on Ice: Tucson Roadrunners Hockey Player Thanks Teams for Saving his Life

After collapsing at a Nov. 19 game, Tucson Roadrunners hockey team captain Craig Cunningham is recovering from cardiac arrest at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson


Cancer Program Earns Accreditation and Commendation from Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

The cancer program at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson has been granted three-year accreditation with commendation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons.


SPS 2017 Telehealth Conference Names National Advisory Board

Growing national Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase (SPS) conference appoints 25 telemedicine thought leaders and health-care innovators to lead its third event.


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