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Researchers developed one of the most accurate COVID-19 antibody tests available and now have shown antibodies persist for months after infection, providing long-term immunity.
The $2.3 million National Institutes of Health grant will enable Dr. Alicia Allen to explore how women’s hormones influence postpartum opioid relapse and if they may be used as a preventative strategy.
Joining the University of Arizona Health Sciences in October, Dr. Geoffrey Rubin holds six U.S. patents for medical image analysis and is past chairman of radiology at Duke University School of Medicine.
A study by University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers found that green light therapy resulted in about a 60% reduction in the pain intensity of the headache phase and number of days per month people experienced migraine headaches.


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Upcoming Events


The State of the College of Medicine – Tucson WATCH on FACEBOOK LIVE - @UAZMedTucson Join College of Medicine – Tucson Dean Michael Abecassis, MD...


This talk will examine the role of technology in helping achieve health equity. Dr. Theresa Cullen, COM-T Class of 1983, will present the way that...


Michael Ditillo, DO, FACS Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery Director, Geriatric Trauma, Acute Care & Critical Care Director, Surgery...


TITLE: Molecular Imaging in Neurodegenerative Diseases SPEAKER: Gagandeep Choudhary, MD The Department of Medical Imaging is pleased to have...


Andrew A. Nejad, MD Chief Resident - General Surgery Residency Program University of Arizona Department of Surgery "Chief's Talk: Diverticulitis –...


College of Medicine - Tucson General Faculty Meeting Wednesday, November 4, 2020 ZOOM @ 4:30 p.m.   CLICK HERE TO RSVP AND RECEIVE LOGIN...


More information will be available at a later date.