UAHS News Archive

Sleep Can Potentially Save a Young Adult’s Life

Jan 23, 2023

Research by sleep scientists at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Department of Psychiatry shows a correlation between poor sleep and suicide risk in college-aged adults.


Workforce Development at Heart of PCP Scholarship Success

Jan 22, 2023

Faculty close to the Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program find the effort inspiring as it helps fill clinical gaps in underserved areas of Arizona.


Improving Firefighter Health Through Research

Jan 16, 2023

Dr. Jeff Burgess’ love of teamwork and adventure led to a career following his passion for making firefighting a healthier and safer occupation for all.


The Top 10 Health Sciences Connect Stories of 2022

Jan 2, 2023

Ridding medical training of racism, gaining experience by helping the underserved and growing research in Phoenix were some of your favorite stories.


CAMI, Cancer and Aging: UArizona Health Sciences’ Top Stories of 2022

Dec 18, 2022

The Center for Advanced Molecular and Immunological Therapies, impactful research studies and a visit from first lady Jill Biden made headlines at the University of Arizona Health Sciences in 2022.


Engineering, Health Researchers to Improve Cancer Treatments

Dec 14, 2022

A University of Arizona project creates humanlike cancer models and growth environments to help improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment.


Yellen Family Donates Art to College of Medicine – Phoenix

Dec 12, 2022

Barry and Patricia Yellen's art collection, valued at more than $1 million, will advance the future of health care in Arizona.


Researchers Gain New Tool to Study Rare Childhood Diseases

Dec 6, 2022

A new whole-genome sequencer at the Steele Children’s Research Center will expand research capabilities that could lead to earlier diagnoses of diseases and new treatments.


All of Us UArizona-Banner Announces Seed Project Awardees

Dec 5, 2022

Five new seed projects will use the All of Us Research Program dataset to start a wide variety of new studies.


Researchers Awarded $7.3M to Study Long COVID

Dec 4, 2022

The University of Arizona Health Sciences is one of five sites that will be tracking the burden, distribution and impact of post COVID-19 conditions.


Pediatrics Research Team Makes Good Match for Steele Center

Dec 4, 2022

Drs. Cori and Michael Daines, longtime Steele Children’s Research Center investigators, credit their success to active listening and laughter.


Study Aims to Reduce Firefighter Cancer Risk

Nov 20, 2022

A $4 million Regents’ Research Grant will allow researchers to test new ways to reduce the risk of occupational-related cancer for firefighters.


Multigenerational Faculty Members Take Long View

Nov 16, 2022

Parent-child faculty combos have a deeply invested view on how the College of Medicine – Tucson has evolved over the past 55 years.


Expert Available for Comment on Great American Smokeout

Nov 15, 2022

A University of Arizona College of Nursing expert is available to discuss smoking cessation research, including approaches to help people quit.


CAMI Receives $150M State Investment Plus Philanthropic Support

Nov 1, 2022

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey designated $150 million in new funding for the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center for Advanced Molecular and Immunological Therapies, which also received part of a new $10 million gift from the Steele Foundation.


CAMI Receives $150M State Investment Plus Philanthropic Support

Nov 1, 2022

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey designated $150 million in new funding for the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center for Advanced Molecular and Immunological Therapies, which also received part of a new $10 million gift from the Steele Foundation.


Morning Blue Light Treatment Improves Sleep in Patients With PTSD

Oct 31, 2022

University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers explore a noninvasive, drug-free treatment that offers hope for healing from the severe symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.


Study Finds Connection Between Diabetes Medications, MS

Oct 31, 2022

Researchers at the Center for Innovation in Brain Science examined the impact of medication exposure in people with Type 2 diabetes on the risk of developing multiple sclerosis.


Data Mining Collaboration Brings Researchers Together

Oct 30, 2022

Researchers at UArizona Health Sciences and the Eller College of Management are using data mining to improve medical communication and diagnoses.


Researchers Test Compassion Meditation for Breast Cancer Survivors

Oct 25, 2022

The Breast Cancer Survivors and Partners Online Research Together (SUPORT) project incorporates online contemplative meditation exercises designed to strengthen and sustain compassion while increasing emotional awareness.


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