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Exploring Copper's Potential as Antibiotic

Apr 3, 2019

While antibiotic resistance is on the rise, pharmaceutical companies are making fewer and fewer new antibiotics. UA immunobiologist Michael Johnson says this trend is in urgent need of reversal and believes copper might just be the key.


UA, Banner – University Medicine Recognized as ‘Scleroderma Research and Treatment Center’ in Tucson

Mar 27, 2019

UA pulmonologists and rheumatologists say the designation will increase patient referrals, improve access to clinical trials and research funding for this autoimmune rheumatic disorder that affects, by some estimates, as many as 300,000 Americans. This is only the second such center in Arizona.


UAHS Career Development Awards to 4 Junior Faculty Foster Clinical, Translational Research

Mar 26, 2019

The University of Arizona Health Sciences Career Development Awards program seeks to nurture the development of new clinical trials and biomedical and behavioral interventions to treat disease and the number of health scientists for our state and nation. This year the awards will fund sleep-, cancer- and cardiovascular disease-related research by four promising young investigators.