UAHS News Archive

‘Unlocking Secrets of the Microbiome’ Theme of UArizona Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference, Feb. 8

Jan 27, 2020

Dr. Donata Vercelli, an expert on the impact of germs that affect our health, delivers the keynote address at the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s 18th annual “Living Healthy With Arthritis” conference. Other topics include optimal aging, pain management, lupus, dietary strategies, battling infection and the fact-filled, fun “Joint Health Jeopardy.”

Blue Light Can Help Heal Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Jan 17, 2020

Psychiatry professor William "Scott" Killgore used blue light to reset sleep patterns in adults recovering from concussions.

Freestanding Emergency Departments May Increase Out-of-Pocket Spending for Patients

Jan 9, 2020

Study analyzed freestanding emergency departments in four states, including Arizona.

From Big Data to Precision Cures

Jan 8, 2020

UArizona Health Sciences Center for Innovation in Brain Science leverages big data in an effort to close the gap on cognitive health span, thanks to a $1.6 million grant from the National Institute on Aging.

UArizona Hockey Team to Host Sixth Annual ‘Pink the Rink’ on Jan. 18

Jan 7, 2020

The Arizona Wildcat ice hockey team will raise awareness for cancer and contribute proceeds to the UArizona Cancer Center when it faces Missouri State on Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Tucson Arena. Honor a loved one by buying a jersey to support cancer research.

UArizona Health Sciences Researcher Seeks New Way to Understand Human Aging

Dec 9, 2019

Dr. Janko Nikolich-Zugich has received a prestigious $4.5 million MERIT Award from the National Institutes of Health to pursue a new, more promising way to study human aging.

Study Finds Inflammatory Protein Can Protect Against Spread of Herpes Virus

Oct 28, 2019

UA College of Medicine – Phoenix researchers discover protein function that can improve current therapeutics.

UA Cancer Center Receives $8.6M Grant to Lead One of Three NCI Clinical Trials Networks

Oct 23, 2019

The National Cancer Institute will fund the UA Cancer Prevention Clinical Trials Network, one of three networks in the nation to perform early-phase cancer-prevention clinical trials.

UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Study Calls for Forensic Nursing Exams to Include Concussion Evaluation

Oct 23, 2019

TBIs often missed on routine forensic examination for domestic violence victims.

‘Take Charge Diabetes Mellitus’ Study Seeks Research Volunteers

Oct 22, 2019

The University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine is recruiting current Banner – University Medicine patients with Type 2 diabetes to join a study about diabetes management and blood sugar control.

Blood-Collection Device Makes Radiation Testing Quick and Easy

Oct 16, 2019

Developed by a research team at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, the self-collection device quickly can evaluate radiation exposure and help triage emergency treatment in the event of a nuclear attack or accident.

Preventing Health-care-Associated Infections Focus of UA Health Sciences Researcher

Oct 16, 2019

Marc Verhougstraete, PhD, assistant professor and environmental microbiologist at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, received a $510,000 CDC research grant to focus on the prevention of health-care-associated infections, a serious threat to patient safety.

$5M Gift from Leonard A. Lauder Advances Research to Prevent and Cure Ovarian Cancer

Oct 14, 2019

The funding will benefit clinical and translational research in the University of Arizona Cancer Center lab of Dr. David Alberts.

UA Steele Children's Research Center Leads Statewide Study of Congenital Heart Defects

Oct 14, 2019

The University of Arizona Division of Pediatric Cardiology Congenital Heart Program will explore the public health problem of congenital heart defects among children, adolescents and adults.

UA to Lead Multi-University Study on Sexual Assault Prevention

Oct 9, 2019

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

Oct 8, 2019

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

New Study has Potential to Improve Lives of ALS Patients

Oct 1, 2019

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

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

Sep 27, 2019

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

Sep 26, 2019

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

UA Health Sciences Leads $3M NIH Study to Evaluate Sexual Assault Prevention Program in Arizona Bars

Sep 24, 2019

A program to prevent sexual violence in Arizona is the focus of a study led by researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.