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UA to Lead Multi-University Study on Sexual Assault Prevention

Elise Lopez and Mary Koss will study the effectiveness of a sexual assault training program that teaches female freshmen how to better recognize risky situations, defend themselves physically, and communicate what they do and don't want sexually.


UA Research Shows Drug Can Extend Survival Rates for Heart Failure Patients

Blood pressure medication can prevent fluid retention and muscle wasting in heart failure.


University of Arizona Health Sciences’ Monica Kraft and Marti Lindsey honored with AZBio Awards

Monica Kraft, MD, named 2019 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year; Marti Lindsey, PhD, named 2019 Michael A. Cusanovich Arizona Bioscience Educator of the Year.


New Study has Potential to Improve Lives of ALS Patients

UA Health Sciences Center for Innovation in Brain Science researchers receive grant from the Department of Defense to test novel therapeutic.


UA Health Sciences Centers Collaborate to Present Discovering New Medicines at Arizona Summit

The Arizona Center for Drug Discovery and the University of Arizona Cancer Center to host Oct. 2 summit in Phoenix to discuss new innovations in drug discovery that will benefit citizens throughout the state and beyond.


University of Arizona Health Sciences Awarded $3.6 Million to Develop New, Accurate Method to Detect, Diagnose Breast Cancer

Two highly accomplished researchers in the University of Arizona Department of Medical Imaging, with a long track record of advancing imaging techniques to detect and diagnose breast cancer, receive a new award to develop advanced imaging technology.


UA Health Sciences Researchers Seek to Treat Pain Caused by Chemotherapy Without Opioids

UA Health Sciences Start-up company Regulonix Receives Grant as Part of NIH “Helping to End Addiction Long-Term Initiative” (NIH Heal Initiative).


Program to Ensure Rural Access to Health Care Receives Federal Funding Boost

Longstanding University of Arizona Health Sciences program provides technical assistance, training and expertise to Arizona’s 15 critical access hospitals and 31 rural health clinics and EMS providers.


An Update from Medical Education: October 2019

Updates from the Faculty Instructional Development Office and the Pathways of Health and Medicine Longitudinal Curriculum.


Dr. David Labiner to Receive Arizona Epilepsy Foundation Award

The UA Health Sciences faculty member, researcher and Banner physician will be honored during the foundation’s annual gala.


‘High Tech Health’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, Oct. 2

Free and open to the public, world-renowned physician-scientist Dr. Marvin Slepian to present October lecture.


UA Health Sciences and Banner Announce Free Prevention Fair on Falls

The fair will be held Friday, Sept. 27, from 3 - 5:30 p.m., and includes interactive workshops and a vendor fair.


UA Cancer Center Adds Six to Advisory Board

New members to provide leadership support, enhance partnerships in local communities and increase awareness and philanthropy for UA Cancer Center.


Dr. Angela Puthenveetil Joins UA Family and Community Medicine, Banner–University Medicine

As a family physician, Dr. Puthenveetil will provide patient care at Banner–University Medicine Cortaro Primary Care clinic, and will be a faculty member for the family medicine residency program at Banner–University Medicine Family Medicine Clinic at Alvernon.


Renegade Genes Caught Red Handed

Potentially dangerous genes embedded within human DNA were once thought to be locked down by helpful DNA structures called heterochromatin. A University of Arizona researcher disputes that belief and hopes to take it even further.


Founder of the Choose Love Movement to Speak at UA, Sept. 19

Scarlett Lewis, mother of a six-year old victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and founder of the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement, will speak at a special event sponsored by the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.


Study Changes Guidelines for Sepsis Management

University of Arizona Health Sciences researcher ends debate among physicians regarding sepsis management.


Dr. Emma Goodstein Recognized as Top Resident in the Nation for Community Service Contributions

Every year, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) selects one physician in the country for its Community Service Recognition Award. This year’s awardee is Emma Goodstein, MD, a resident at Banner – University Medicine South Campus.


UA Named a Top 20 U.S. Public Research Institution by Times Higher Education

The UA finished 104th overall in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 – a 55-spot leap over the university's position last year.


Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center Warns of Severe Lung Injury Risk with Vaping

Clinicians treating patients with possible e-cigarette exposure are urged to contact the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center at 1-800-222-1222.


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