UAHS News Archive

U.S.-Mexico Study Examines Hygiene Hypothesis Amid Pandemic

Apr 7, 2021

Researchers are taking a three-pronged approach to analyze asthma in children in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, and Tucson, Arizona – even before they’re born.

College Students Wanted for COVID-19 Post-Vaccine Study

Apr 5, 2021

The national study will help determine if vaccinated people who are exposed to COVID-19 can still spread the disease.

Research Where Parenting and Science Connect

Mar 30, 2021

As a mother and a scientist, Veilia Leybas Nuño, PhD, was eager to study a family-focused intervention for children with ADHD.

Developing A Population-Based Dietary Assessment Mobile App

Mar 30, 2021

Researchers are developing a mobile assessment tool to more accurately, and in near real-time, track and measure saturated fat and added sugar consumption.

AZ HEROES Data Confirm COVID-19 Vaccines Highly Effective

Mar 29, 2021

AZ HEROES study data show a 90% effective rate after the recommended two doses of Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, confirming trial studies.

Emphysema Immune Responses May Lead To New Treatments

Mar 25, 2021

With a $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Francesca Polverino will investigate B cell responses in patients with emphysema.

Tackling Insomnia, Sleep Apnea and ‘Coronasomnia’

Mar 23, 2021

Dr. Sairam Parthasarathy says sleep apnea and insomnia are on the rise, and the pandemic has only made matters worse. March is National Sleep Awareness Month.

Cholesterol May Be Key to New Alzheimer’s Disease Therapy

Mar 23, 2021

A unique approach to tackling these two diseases has allowed Dr. Gregory Thatcher to look beyond traditional causes to find novel therapies.

Improving Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder in Arizona

Mar 19, 2021

A new study will examine the impact of COVID-19 on medication for opioid use disorder access and patient health.

Patients Benefit When Health Care Workers Collaborate

Mar 17, 2021

Researchers at the UArizona College of Pharmacy took a comprehensive look at interprofessional collaborative practice, which has long been central to optimal primary care though limited evidence existed regarding its association with patient outcomes.

Reducing COVID-19 Disparities with Inclusive Outreach

Mar 16, 2021

Dr. Sairam Parthasarathy leads the Arizona team tackling the pandemic’s outsize effect on racial and ethnic minority communities across the country.

Training the Next Generation of Cancer Scholars

Mar 16, 2021

The University of Arizona Cancer Center pairs future translational scientists with mentors who teach them how to bridge the bench and the bedside.

Arizona Center for Drug Discovery to Host Spring Summit

Mar 16, 2021

The Virtual Spring Summit will highlight examples of how academic research is contributing to the drug discovery ecosystem.

Parent-Training Approach Shows Promise in Decreasing ADHD Behaviors in Children

Feb 23, 2021

A study found that ADHD behaviors in children were significantly reduced when parents utilized the Nurtured Heart Approach to parenting.

Connecting with Dean Schnellmann: The Future of Pharmacy

Feb 23, 2021

New endowed chairs, dual degrees and rethinking instruction will shape the next five years at the College of Pharmacy.

UArizona Health Sciences Faculty Elected Senior Members of National Academy of Inventors

Feb 19, 2021

Drs. Meredith Hay and May Khanna are being recognized by the National Academy of Inventors for their dedication to advancing research technologies.

UArizona Health Sciences Excels in Latest Blue Ridge Rankings on NIH Funding

Feb 17, 2021

Increases in total National Institutes of Health funding have led to higher rankings for several colleges and departments.

Workplace Chemical Exposure Study Leads to Small Business COVID-19 Awareness Campaign

Feb 16, 2021

A public health research team is providing guidance to beauty, auto shop owners in Spanish-speaking areas to reduce COVID-19 infection risks.

Harmful Alcohol Use Rising During Pandemic, UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Say

Feb 15, 2021

A study led by researchers in the Department of Psychiatry found hazardous alcohol use increased monthly for those under stay-at-home orders.

Arizona Economic Burden of Valley Fever Totals $736 Million

Feb 9, 2021

Expenses for the fungal disease endemic to the Southwest can skyrocket for people whose diagnosis is delayed, leading to more serious infection or death.