Sixteen first-year students are among 32 new PCP Scholarship recipients this academic year at the UArizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix – both schools still have scholarships available.
University of Arizona Health Sciences passes $200 million milestone in research funding in fiscal year 2020, addressing some of the world’s most challenging health conditions, including COVID-19.
While the campus has seen a spike in cases over the last few weeks, Friday’s positivity rate was down from last week, and no new students were admitted to isolation housing over the weekend.
Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the All of Us Research Program is a historic effort to collect and study data from at least 1 million people in the United States.
The Addiction Medicine Fellowship program at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson will use a $1.4 million federal grant to increase its training capacity, help combat Arizona’s opioid epidemic and increase services to rural and underserved communities across the state.
Dr. Meredith Hay won a $5.7 million grant for clinical trials on a novel peptide therapy that, if successful, would be the first drug to treat vascular dementia – the second most common form of dementia.
UArizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins said the university expected to see an increase in COVID-19 cases, but it has become too much, necessitating a shelter-in-place recommendation similar to what the state faced in the spring.
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.
Efforts to keep patients safe in the time of COVID-19 led to significant savings and innovation in chemotherapy delivery and earned University of Arizona Health Sciences center national recognition.
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.
Dr. Theresa Dr. Cullen, director of the Pima County Health Department, said the county, university and other partners are working together on a “layered approach” to COVID-19 mitigation.
The university will conduct 5,000 COVID-19 tests per week as part of continued efforts to slow the spread of the virus.
The antibody test determines who has been exposed to and developed an immune response against COVID-19.
Arizona Center for Drug Discovery and University of Arizona Cancer Center host Sept. 15 virtual summit to discuss new innovations in drug discovery to benefit citizens throughout the state and more.
Dr. Fayez K. Ghishan, director of the Steele Children’s Research Center, will hold the Fayez K. Ghishan, MD, PANDA Endowed Directorship.
UArizona Athletics Dave Heeke and Drs. Daniel Derksen and Dr. Janko Nikolich-Žugich will headline this unique livestream presentation of the Arthritis Center’s annual educational fundraiser.
Inappropriate medications – such as oleandrin, a derivative of oleander known to be toxic – used to prevent or treat COVID-19 could cause significant harm and no benefit, University of Arizona Health Sciences-based center and Banner Health center warn.
Bolstered by a $1.6 million grant, Dr. Timothy Bolger, at the University of Arizona Cancer Center, is studying how cells respond to stress and the role this process has in cancer growth and aging.
A University of Arizona Health Sciences cohort study of more than 50,000 menopausal women showed significant decrease in Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis.
Drs. Leslie Farland and Melanie Bell at the UArizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health to lead a federally funded research study to investigate a link among endometriosis, infertility and stroke in women.