UAHS News Archive

Iron-targeting approaches may halt cancer cell proliferation

Sep 10, 2023

The new molecules exploit the iron dependency of malignant cells and could lead to the development of new anticancer drugs.

Casting a green light on fibromyalgia, the invisible disease

Sep 6, 2023

People with fibromyalgia may have another treatment option available soon thanks to continuing research at the Comprehensive Pain and Addiction Center.

Study to count farmworkers to help reduce health disparities

Aug 31, 2023

The Arizona Farmworker Enumeration Profiles Study will establish the number of farmworkers to inform efforts to improve care and conditions.

UArizona Cancer Center study connects researchers with communities

Aug 16, 2023

The ROSA program is geared to open channels of communication between research scientists and community members.

$4M grant will test sleep health coaching for firefighters

Aug 6, 2023

Researchers at the UArizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health seek to improve firefighter health by focusing on behavioral interventions to improve sleep and recovery.

Using data to make better medical decisions

Aug 2, 2023

The Data Science Fellowship equips health care researchers and professionals to leverage data to improve medical knowledge and care.

Urgent Care data show Valley fever season has begun in Arizona

Jul 26, 2023

To increase the chances of receiving proper care, people with symptoms of pneumonia should ask to be tested for Valley fever.

MD/PhD student receives F30 fellowship training grant

Jul 25, 2023

College of Medicine – Phoenix student Anngela Adams, an MD/PhD student in Dr. Karen Hastings’ lab, is furthering her skin cancer research.

Can prehabilitation improve outcomes in American Indian cancer patients?

Jul 19, 2023

An NCI grant will fund a UArizona Cancer Center clinical trial that will use lifestyle interventions to improve outcomes in American Indian patients.

CAMI receives $4M financial investment from Maricopa County

Jul 17, 2023

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors designated $4 million in ARPA funds to support research to prevent and treat diseases such as long COVID.

MD/PhD student receives F30 NIH grant to further skin cancer research

Jul 12, 2023

College of Medicine – Tucson student Elizabeth Borden is investigating how immunoediting contributes to the immune recognition of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.

Warming Alaska: On the frontline of climate change

Jul 8, 2023

Nature-loving Dr. Frank von Hippel says the melting permafrost and changing growing season are signs of the need for the One Health initiative.

Morphine may contribute to bone loss and cancer-induced bone pain

Jul 4, 2023

A study published in the journal PAIN is the first to show how morphine interacts with toll-like receptor 4 to contribute to pain evolution and bone loss.

College of Pharmacy's SWEHSC receives $7.8M NIH grant

Jun 28, 2023

The funding will allow the Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center to continue research efforts focusing on environmental and health challenges in arid lands, including the Southwest.

People of color receive less suicide prevention care at EDs

Jun 21, 2023

A study found racial and ethnic differences in the suicide prevention care provided to patients with alcohol use disorder at U.S. emergency departments.

Revolutionizing skin cancer care through data

Jun 21, 2023

Researchers are filling a knowledge gap by building a powerful tool to accelerate the development of diagnostic and prognostic technologies.

ABOR approves establishment of College of Health Sciences

Jun 15, 2023

The University of Arizona College of Health Sciences will focus on graduate programs to fill positions of need in the health care community.

A legacy of hope continues through CAMI

Jun 14, 2023

Bruce and Patricia Bartlett’s endowment to catalyze transformative cancer medicine may prove the ultimate ROI from legendary investor George A. Vanderheiden.

ABRC grant supports research in cardiovascular diseases

Jun 11, 2023

Dr. Tobias Jakobi hopes to find ways for physicians to identify and treat heart diseases sooner.

Researchers receive Flinn seed grants to develop health care innovations

Jun 7, 2023

Seven research teams at the University of Arizona Health Sciences received funding to advance new products or services addressing significant clinical needs.