UAHS News Archive

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.

New Center Leads Research to Improve Firefighter Health

Oct 18, 2022

Researchers will study firefighter occupational health risks to help inform decisions, practices and policies to improve firefighter safety and health.

Arthritis Center Awarded $3.4M to Study Knee Deterioration

Oct 17, 2022

Dr. C. Kent Kwoh will lead a study that seeks to develop methods to predict who will experience rapid knee deterioration or need knee replacements in the future.

Building a Better Lab, One Cup of Joe at a Time

Sep 26, 2022

For the College of Medicine – Phoenix’s Dr. Taben Hale, sharing the success of those she mentors comes with the territory.

RAIVEN Study Will Examine Efficacy of Flu Vaccines

Sep 12, 2022

People ages 18-64 can participate in the Randomized Assessment of Influenza Vaccine Efficacy Network study through a regional site led by University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers.

By Better Predicting Asthma Risk, Preventive Treatments Could Bypass Disease Development

Sep 8, 2022

A predictive test could help parents and doctors use interventions to prevent asthma during the first two years of life.

Study Uncovers Possible Path for Improving T Cell Therapies

Sep 5, 2022

Researchers studied the evolution of the immune system to find a new way to activate T cells to fight infection and disease.

Annual Summit Showcasing Medical Advances in Drug Discovery Returns to Phoenix

Aug 31, 2022

The annual event exploring groundbreaking approaches in drug discovery is making an in-person return to Phoenix in September.

‘Feast for Your Brain’ Community Event Focuses on Healthy Aging

Aug 31, 2022

The event brings together community partners and health experts for a day of information, performances and activities in support of healthy aging.

What Older Adults Do While Sitting Affects Dementia Risk

Aug 22, 2022

Researchers explored the link between sedentary behavior and risk of dementia and found that type of activity matters when it comes to brain aging.

Aging Well with Dr. Lisa O’Neill

Aug 21, 2022

The UArizona Center on Aging associate director does her best to add value to appreciation of older adults, their caregivers and careers supporting them.

R. Ken Coit College of Pharmacy Ranked No. 5 by AACP

Aug 15, 2022

More than $20 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health bolsters R. Ken Coit College of Pharmacy’s rise to No. 5.

Center for Sleep and Circadian Sciences Construction Underway

Aug 10, 2022

A new location will give investigators access to state-of-the-art technology to conduct sleep and circadian rhythm research.

UArizona Cancer Center Receives Highest NCI Designation as Comprehensive Cancer Center

Aug 8, 2022

The UArizona Cancer Center conducts novel research focused on developing new and better approaches to preventing, diagnosing and treating cancer.

Artist + Researcher Project = Success

Aug 7, 2022

A new initiative of the Art in Medicine program at the College of Medicine – Phoenix pairs scientists with artists to create visual depictions of research.

Put Down the Phone, Catch Better Zzzzs with Michael Grandner

Aug 3, 2022

Whether tweeting, podcasting or lecturing about sleep, insomnia and related disorders, the behavioral scientist sees success in a good night’s rest.

Researchers Develop New Treatments for Neurological Disease

Jul 31, 2022

The University of Arizona has licensed the new class of drugs designed to penetrate the blood-brain barrier to startup Teleport Pharmaceuticals.

Research Informs Classification of Firefighting as Carcinogenic

Jul 19, 2022

A long-time partnership between the Tucson Fire Department and researchers at the University of Arizona Health Sciences provided evidence that occupational exposure as a firefighter causes cancer.

AZ HEROES Study Receives $22M to Continue COVID-19 Research

Jul 12, 2022

CDC funding will allow research on COVID-19 immunity and vaccine effectiveness to continue as new variants emerge.