UAHS News Archive
May 17, 2018
The three-year Arizona Biomedical Research Commission Awards will fund research relating to neuropathic and cancer pain, migraines, opioids, antibiotics, antivirals, sinusitis, obesity, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, pulmonary disease and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome.
May 15, 2018
Interfering with the motion of a kinase enzyme might be a new approach for the development of anti-cancer drugs.
May 14, 2018
The Nogales Cardiometabolic Health and Sleep Study seeks to learn more about sleep health and sleep disorders in the border region, how sleep issues are related to social, behavioral and environmental factors and their potential role in regard to risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
May 14, 2018
Researchers at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson have received $2.7 million to learn how stress can produce pain — and how to stop it from occurring.
May 8, 2018
Megha Padi, PhD, of the UA Cancer Center has developed a method for probing the genetic underpinnings of cancer and other diseases, which could lead to better treatments.
May 3, 2018
The University of Arizona Health Sciences and Banner Health have received a $9 million award from the National Institutes of Health for the All of Us Research Program. The program, which will total $60 million over five years, represents the largest NIH award in Arizona history and is tied to an effort to enroll 1 million or more participants across the country.
Apr 26, 2018
In Arizona, the findings were slightly lower, with 1 in 71 8-year-old children in Maricopa County identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Apr 24, 2018
Study aims to develop the first predictive test to identify and prevent necrotizing enterocolitis, a disease that kills thousands of premature babies each year.
Apr 23, 2018
Megha Padi, PhD, harnesses the computational power of bioinformatics to learn more about cancer and how best to treat it — and empowers other cancer researchers to do the same.
Apr 16, 2018
The Arizona Board of Regents has appointed five UA professors as Regents' Professors, the highest level of recognition bestowed on faculty in the Arizona state university system.
Apr 12, 2018
In his new position, Dake will lead the integration of undergraduate and graduate education, research and clinical activities among the UA health colleges and their clinical partners. He comes to the UA from Stanford University and will start on June 4.
Apr 6, 2018
Cancer patients' immune systems are receiving a boost from checkpoint inhibitors and other laboratory-made antibodies, which train T cells to attack cancer. An expanded understanding of cancer, genetics and immunobiology could revolutionize treatment.
Mar 26, 2018
NIH grant will allow Theresa Currier Thomas, PhD, to study neurotransmissions in real time.
Mar 20, 2018
UA Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building wins two awards from real estate and construction industries.
Mar 5, 2018
Funded by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, researchers with the Center for Population Science and Discovery at the University of Arizona Health Sciences are collaborating with the Center for Health Information and Research at Arizona State University in a study to help inform policymakers and other stakeholders about Medicaid funding, administration
Mar 1, 2018
March is National Nutrition Month. University of Arizona researchers are interested in how the Mediterranean diet can contribute to better health.
Feb 26, 2018
Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health received a $2.98 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to determine if a community health worker intervention can reduce exposures to hazardous chemicals in the workplace. The research will focus on small businesses―auto repair shops and beauty salons―on the south side of Tucson, Ariz
Feb 23, 2018
The Tucson startup company conducted its basic science research in a University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center Lab.
Feb 20, 2018
Building upon the findings of the educational support sleep program they designed, two UA researchers have been awarded an NCAA grant to further enhance their program to help student-athletes get a good night’s sleep.
Feb 20, 2018
Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson suggest liquefied brain fluid may be one cause of dementia after stroke.