What if you could experience full health until the very end of your life? UA researchers, led by Dr. Janko Nikolich-Zugich, think long-lasting immunity from disease might be possible — if the thymus and the T-cells it produces to fight infection can be brought back to work efficiently.
Kate Hughes, DO, a fellow in Medical Simulation at the University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine and clinical instructor at Banner – University Medical Center, has been named the 2017 Outstanding Resident of the Year in Emergency Medicine by the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) and the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF).
This year marks milestone anniversaries at the five UA Health Sciences colleges as they join together to celebrate Homecoming by connecting alumni, faculty and friends with fun and knowledge.
Funds raised from this annual event will be used for “greatest-need” projects at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center and a variety of Kids of Steele service projects.
Administration of residency and fellowships programs will shift to UA College of Medicine – Phoenix from Banner Health
Dr. Esther Sternberg, director of research at the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, will lead outreach and education efforts of the National Library of Medicine, one of the world’s largest biomedical libraries.
Dr. Ghishan is the 2017 recipient of the “Eugene G. Sander Endowed Faculty Fundraising Award” in recognition of his 22-year commitment to excellence in fundraising and development for the UA Steele Children’s Research Center.
UA Sarver Heart Center faculty members Drs. Elizabeth Juneman, Khadijah Breathett and Nancy K. Sweitzer, among others will share why women need to go beyond the “bikini” view of women’s health.
UA College of Medicine – Tucson faculty members and collaborators from other UA colleges, universities and biotech companies will present their latest discoveries and innovations that seek to improve patient care and precision medicine.
The gifts will provide long-term support for critical faculty research in pediatric diseases and also provide researchers access to the latest technology and equipment to find solutions for a broad range of childhood diseases.
Free and open to the public, the lecture by Dr. Todd Vanderah, Dr. Amol Patwardhan and Dr. Mohab Ibrahim. 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ available for participants.
Giving hope that his treatment may work in humans, Vance G. Nielsen, MD, of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has published results showing his carbon monoxide-iron-based therapy can inhibit snake venom’s effects for up to an hour in animals. The treatment eventually could be delivered with a device similar to an EpiPen autoinjector and stocked on ambulances and in first-aid kits.
University of Arizona Health Sciences-affiliated faculty members and its clinical partner, Banner– University Medical Center Tucson were recently announced the winners of Tucson Local Media's annual Influential Health and Medical Leaders Awards.
The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center added three cardiologists to its faculty this summer. All provide patient care at Banner – University Medical Centers in Tucson.
A $975,000 cooperative agreement grant from the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth will allow the center—part of the Arizona Telemedicine Program headquartered at the UA Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix to continue offering telehealth services to health-care providers in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Nevada through August 2020.
Physician-scientist research team awarded $1.3 million grant to study long-term consequences of traumatic brain injury
The Hispanic Center of Excellence in collaboration with the University of Arizona Health Sciences community invites you to commemorate National Hispanic Heritage month. #HispanicHeritageMonth
Proceeds support melanoma research, community outreach, education and patient care in Arizona
Free and open to the public, the lecture by L. Daniel Latt, MD, PhD, UA associate professor of orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine and biomedical engineering, will discuss foot and ankle health, how to prevent injury and overuse, the latest research and recommendations for a range of problems, with an orthopaedic surgeon’s inside look at advanced forms of diagnosis and treatment, including non-surgical and surgical interventions.
Beach volleyball player Mia Mason, who survived a rare brain tumor as a 12-year-old, is paying it forward in support of pediatric cancer research.