UAHS News Archive

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.

Study Changes Guidelines for Sepsis Management

Sep 17, 2019

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

Renegade Genes Caught Red Handed

Sep 17, 2019

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.

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

Sep 11, 2019

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.

Noted cardiothoracic surgeon joining the All of Us Research Program leadership team in Arizona

Sep 10, 2019

Dr. Irving Kron named contact principal investigator for Arizona program.

Can the Alzheimer’s Brain Regenerate and Recover?

Sep 5, 2019

A $37.5M grant from NIH will allow the University of Arizona Health Sciences to test a unique treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

UA Health Sciences Awarded $1.4M Grant for Program that Supports Sleep Apnea Patients

Sep 3, 2019

Peers will help newly diagnosed sleep-apnea patients get the most out of CPAP treatment, which saves lives but is difficult for many patients to follow.