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Aging Experts to Address UArizona Living Healthy With Arthritis Virtual Conference

Drs. Mindy Fain, Kathleen Insel and Janko Nikolich-Žugich, experts in the health and wellness of the aging population, will deliver a combined keynote address at the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s annual “Living Healthy With Arthritis” conference May 21.


Creating New Defenses Against Disease After COVID-19

Deepta Bhattacharya, PhD, will discuss how research findings connected to COVID-19 are opening new potential pathways to create defenses against disease.


Newly Minted Physicians Prepare for Next Chapter of Their Careers at Convocation Ceremony

Nearly 120 College of Medicine – Tucson students will receive their medical degrees, take the Hippocratic Oath and be draped with an academic hood to represent their initiation into the field of medicine.


P-MAP Clears Obstacles and Cheers Alumni, Expanding Physician Pipeline

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson will celebrate multiple cohorts of physicians and future physicians reaching milestones in their journeys to practicing medicine.


Study Shows Amputation Rates Fell After Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act led to fewer diabetic foot amputations among underserved adults, according to a new study.


Antibiotic Therapy for Asthma in Preschoolers Focus of Study

Drs. Kurt Denninghoff and Fernando Martinez lead a research team assessing the use of azithromycin for severe wheezing and asthma in children.


Lymph Nodes: Seeking a Solution for Weakened Immune Systems

The body's system for maintaining infection-fighting cells deteriorates faster near the skin than deeper in the body, according to a new study.


UArizona, OSU Announce Addiction Research Partnership

The partnership will advance pain and addiction research and accelerate positive health outcomes in Arizona, Oklahoma and across the country.


Biomarkers May Lead to Precision Therapies for Alzheimer’s Disease

Novel findings from the Center for Innovation in Brain Science indicate the APOEe4 genotype drives metabolic changes, regardless of patient sex.


Menopause and Cognition: Testing an Alternative to Estrogen

Researchers received a $7.6 million grant to investigate PhytoSERM, a supplement that may treat menopausal symptoms and lower Alzheimer’s disease risk.


Health Professions Degree Programs to Expand Workforce in Critical Areas

Students will have new health care career opportunities thanks to the Arizona Board of Regents’s approval of three new degree programs.


ABOR Votes to Confirm 5 New UArizona Regents Professors

The Arizona Board of Regents voted to confirm the appointments of University of Arizona Health Sciences faculty members Drs. Juanita Merchant and Donata Vercelli as Regents Professors.


Biden Names Martinez to Intellectual Disabilities Committee

Gabriel Martinez will serve a two-year term on the committee that provides advice and assistance to the president and the secretary of Health and Human Services on a broad range of topics that impact people with intellectual disabilities.


Sensor Lab Seed Grants Support State-of-the-Art Research

The UArizona Health Sciences Sensor Lab awarded seed grants to eight faculty members and two student projects to improve health and wellness.


Future Doctors Gather Outdoors to Celebrate Match Day

On Match Day, 114 fourth-year medical students tore open envelopes to learn where they’ll launch their careers as new residents.


Accomplished Interventional Radiologist to Join College of Medicine - Tucson Department of Medical Imaging as Division Chief

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, Department of Medical Imaging (DMI) is pleased to welcome Shamar Young, MD, who will serve as the new Chief of Interventional Radiology.


College of Medicine – Tucson Leaders Tout Upcoming All of Us Researchers Convention

Researchers and students can learn how All of Us data is being used to improve health care solutions and advance careers.


March Proclaimed as “Arizonans in Health Research Month”

Arizona leads the nation in enrolling participants in the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program.


COVID-19 Vaccine Moderately Effective Against Variants in Kids

UArizona Health Sciences researchers contributed to a report showing the COVID-19 vaccine provides children ages 5-15 moderate protection against infection.


Future Physicians to Begin Their Next Chapter at Match Day Ceremony

On Friday, March 18, more than 110 College of Medicine – Tucson medical students will simultaneously open envelopes revealing where they will complete their residency training.


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