UAHS News Archive
Jun 25, 2019
Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will study alternatives to diesel fuel, used to power equipment in underground mines, to reduce cancer and respiratory disease in miners.
Jun 19, 2019
Dr. Rachna Shroff is seeking a “goldmine of information” in her quest to extend survival and improve quality of life for patients with cancers of the liver, gallbladder and pancreas.
Jun 5, 2019
Dr. Salma Patel will explore mortality related to obstructive sleep apnea in individuals suffering from cardiac arrhythmia, with a future focus on alternative therapies to continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, devices that help some people sleep better.
May 27, 2019
Novel approach reveals vaping’s effect on endothelial cells and the most harmful flavors.
May 20, 2019
No tests currently are available to evaluate risk for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, an adverse reaction to the drug that can result in catastrophic, life-threatening complications in patients with cardiovascular disease.
May 14, 2019
Northern Colorado residents are the first in the state to have the opportunity to enroll on-site and become participants in the National Institutes of Health All of Us Research Program.
May 14, 2019
UA Researchers identified ‘metabolic signatures’ to distinguish HPV, pre-cancerous cervical conditions and cancer.
May 13, 2019
Researchers at the University of Arizona and Banner Health will create alerts to identify patients at risk for developing heart rhythm disorders and sudden cardiac death, thanks to a $766,000 grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Apr 29, 2019
Melissa Furlong, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow and environmental epidemiologist at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, will study the link between pesticides and childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Arizona, with funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.
Apr 19, 2019
Three graduate students from the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health have received the 2019 Cancer Epidemiology Education in Special Populations Fellowship.
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.
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.
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.
Mar 21, 2019
Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, inaugural director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, has been awarded a $1.8 million National Institutes of Health training program grant to develop a cross-disciplinary and translationally oriented workforce to discover new drugs for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases and shepherd them through the drug-development pipeline.
Mar 18, 2019
The honor recognizes Dr. Badger’s substantive research focusing on depression, symptom management and quality of life among cancer survivors and their families.
Mar 8, 2019
A $1.2 million grant from the JDRF will support University of Arizona researchers as they continue to perfect and test an implantable "tea bag" that senses glucose levels and automatically releases insulin when needed.
Mar 4, 2019
American Heart Association funding will allow UA College of Medicine – Phoenix post-doctoral fellow to target fibroblasts.
Feb 26, 2019
The Flinn Foundation grant will help the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix and Banner Health incorporate precision medicine tailored to a person's genetics.
Feb 14, 2019
A new study by researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson shows that sleep duration reports by children and their parents are fairly accurate.
Feb 12, 2019
University of Arizona researchers will compete in a Shark Tank-style competition, demonstrate their medical technology and more during Research Day, a first-of-its-kind event coordinated by the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.