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Pediatric Autoimmune Research Bolstered by $10M Gift

A $10 million gift from the Steele Foundation includes $2 million for CAMI, marking the first private philanthropic support for the new center.


Multigenerational Faculty Members Take Long View

Parent-child faculty combos have a deeply invested view on how the College of Medicine – Tucson has evolved over the past 55 years.


Carlos Gonzales, MD: A Healer in Spirit

Dr. Carlos Gonzales, a sixth-generation Tucsonan of Yaqui and Hispanic heritage, brings spirituality to his roles at the College of Medicine – Tucson.


Morning Blue Light Treatment Improves Sleep in Patients With PTSD

University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers explore a noninvasive, drug-free treatment that offers hope for healing from the severe symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.


Arthritis Center Awarded $3.4M to Study Knee Deterioration

Dr. C. Kent Kwoh will lead a study that seeks to develop methods to predict who will experience rapid knee deterioration or need knee replacements in the future.


8th Annual Global Peer Support Celebration Day Event Planned

Recovery support specialists inspire hope and support individuals with mental health, substance use disorder or trauma-related issues.


Dr. Racy passed away on September 14, 2022. He was 90 years old.

Dr. Racy passed away on September 14, 2022. He was 90 years old.


Kidney Transplant Recipient Grateful for the Gift of Life

Bruce Byrd received his third kidney transplant last year. He says, “Transplants have allowed me the time to do the things I love.”


College of Medicine – Tucson Celebrates Inventors with Awarded Patents

Faculty members honored for inventions, including a cardiac muscle cell patch, a polymeric heart valve and a method for treating chronic pain.


Scholarship Program Welcomes Latest Cohort of Future Physicians

Twenty-seven medical students have been awarded scholarships through the Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program.


RAIVEN Study Will Examine Efficacy of Flu Vaccines

People ages 18-64 can participate in the Randomized Assessment of Influenza Vaccine Efficacy Network study through a regional site led by University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers.


Five Students Awarded Quidel Global Health Scholarships

The scholarships benefit students who are dedicated to expanding health care delivery and positively impacting global health and well-being.


By Better Predicting Asthma Risk, Preventive Treatments Could Bypass Disease Development

A predictive test could help parents and doctors use interventions during the first two years of life to prevent asthma.


COM-T Graduate Austen Thompson to Be Inducted Into the University of Arizona Sports Hall of Fame

Dr. Thompson earned an MD and doctorate after his swimming career saw him win an NCAA national championship.


Study Uncovers Possible Path for Improving T Cell Therapies

Researchers studied the evolution of the immune system to find a new way to activate T cells to fight infection and disease.


Annual Summit Showcasing Medical Advances in Drug Discovery Returns to Phoenix

The annual event exploring groundbreaking approaches in drug discovery is making an in-person return to Phoenix in September.


Expanding Research Opportunities to Address Addiction

A $6.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help build the Center of Excellence for Addiction Studies to advance addiction research.


Parthasarathy Named All of Us Arizona Health Champion for August

Dr. Sairam Parthasarathy is being honored for his dedication to educating communities about COVID-19 prevention and vaccination.


UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson Welcomes New Division Chief of Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Ken Liechty is internationally recognized for his expertise in fetal medicine and his research in wound healing and regeneration.


Center for Sleep and Circadian Sciences Construction Underway

A new location will give investigators access to state-of-the-art technology to conduct sleep and circadian rhythm research.


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