College of Medicine – Tucson Student Selected as Tillman Scholar

Second-year medical student Alexander Hilser was one of 60 people honored by the Pat Tillman Foundation this year.

‘Backpacks & Boosters’ vaccine and wellness fair set for July 15

The free event is open to all and designed with accessibility for the disability community in mind.

Morphine may contribute to bone loss and cancer-induced bone pain

A study published in the journal PAIN is the first to show how morphine interacts with toll-like receptor 4 to contribute to pain evolution and bone loss.

A closer look at tears leads to potential strategies for treating vision loss

By counting tiny molecules in a patient’s tears, Dr. Brian McKay hopes to detect vision loss early — and treat it before symptoms set in.

People of color receive less suicide prevention care at EDs

A study found racial and ethnic differences in the suicide prevention care provided to patients with alcohol use disorder at U.S. emergency departments.

Revolutionizing skin cancer care through data

Researchers are filling a knowledge gap by building a powerful tool to accelerate the development of diagnostic and prognostic technologies.

Liang joins College of Medicine – Tucson as Physiology chair

Dr. Mingyu Liang comes to the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson from the Medical College of Wisconsin, where he served in numerous leadership roles.

Researchers receive Flinn seed grants to develop health care innovations

Seven research teams at the University of Arizona Health Sciences received funding to advance new products or services addressing significant clinical needs.

Dr. Marvin Slepian follows where inspiration leads

Curiosity guides the Regents Professor to bridge medicine, engineering and now the law to address unmet needs in research and mentorship.

A legacy of healing: Dr. Patricia Lebensohn retires after 30+ years of service

After an amazing career, Dr. Patricia Lebensohn is retiring from the Department of Family and Community Medicine.

Fighting the second pandemic: long COVID

Researchers are defining long COVID and exploring the underlying cause and consequences of the disease that is affecting millions of people.

Large study provides scientists with deeper insight into long COVID

University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers contributed to a National Institutes of Health-funded research effort that identified the most common long COVID symptoms with the aim of improving future diagnostics and treatment.

Andrews joins Wassaja Carlos Montezuma Center for Native American Health

Christina C. Bell Andrews will oversee administrative functions, expand the center’s research and education portfolios, and foster relationships with Native American tribes.

Would you trust an AI doctor? Research shows patients are split

A University of Arizona Health Sciences-led study found that more than 50% of people don’t fully trust AI-powered medical advice, but many put faith in AI if it’s monitored and guided by human touch.

Degree provides steppingstone to careers in health care

The College of Medicine – Tucson’s Bachelor of Science in Medicine program prepares students for careers in health care or advanced medical education.

To accelerate search for an Alzheimer’s cure, scientists use artificial intelligence to identify likely drug targets

A team led by Dr. Rui Chang harnesses artificial intelligence to trace the path from a healthy brain cell to one afflicted by Alzheimer’s disease.

Sky is the limit for research at new sleep center facility

New world-class University of Arizona Health Sciences Center for Sleep, Circadian Rhythm and Neuroscience Research greatly expands research capabilities.

Testing a new therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s disease

Allopregnanolone is showing promise as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease in elderly people and conditions including cerebral palsy in premature infants.

Center for Sleep, Circadian and Neuroscience Research opens facility

Tours of the Center for Sleep, Circadian and Neuroscience Research’s new location will be offered during a ribbon-cutting and open house May 15.

To get babies in the ICU back home, feed them right

A ‘mistake’ early in her research journey helped Dr. Katri Typpo discover how small changes to nutrition can help babies recover from surgery faster.