Remembering Dr. Dantzler, Founding Faculty Member and Pioneering Researcher

It is with profound sadness that we share the news of the sudden and unexpected death of our colleague, William Dantzler, MD, PhD, a member of our Founding Faculty who passed away on May 27 at the age of 86.

Dynamic Genome-Protecting DNA Offers Clues to Fight Cancer

Researchers propose a new paradigm for analyzing genetic mutations after study shows varying levels of heterochromatin, a key player in genomic stability.

Turning Down the Volume on Scar Formation to Promote Healthy Wound Healing

University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson scientists added a drug to standard wound treatments to promote the regeneration of healthy tissue and reduce excessive scarring.

A Conversation with Dr. Patricia Lebensohn, Family Physician

MD-PhD candidate Andres F. Diaz, MS, talks to Patricia Lebensohn, MD, professor of family and community medicine and medical director of the Commitment to Underserved People (CUP) Program.

Moreno to Lead All of Us Research Program University of Arizona-Banner Health

Dr. Francisco Moreno will direct the program’s vision and operations as the primary liaison between the UArizona-Banner team and the National Institutes of Health.

Researchers Investigate Virus Transmission in Households

Researchers will study factors associated with the spread of COVID-19 and influenza in households.

Ledford Named Co-director of Clinical Translational Sciences

Dr. Julie Ledford will help lead the Clinical Translational Sciences Graduate Program, which prepares students for careers in research relevant to human health and disease.

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.