UAHS News Archive
Nov 13, 2018
The All of Us Research Program in Tucson is hosting an awareness event open to the public on Thursday, Nov. 15, to promote the national effort to gather data from one million or more people living in the United States to accelerate health-related research.
Nov 1, 2018
NIH grant will allow Taben Hale, PhD, to study cardiac fibroblasts.
Oct 31, 2018
UA Cancer Center researcher harnesses “big data” to identify targeted treatments for rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare cancer that mostly strikes children and teenagers.
Oct 30, 2018
A $1.7 million federal grant will help researchers striving to put an end to opioid tolerance — a phenomenon that often leads to opioid dependence, abuse and addiction.
Oct 24, 2018
A lab simulation model of an artificial artery in the Slepian Lab at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center demonstrates “pulse wave velocity” is a feasible measurement for monitoring blood pressure. Wearable patches show promise for measuring PWV, making them a potentially inexpensive blood-pressure monitoring option.
Oct 17, 2018
Green light therapy results in decreased chronic pain without side effects and has the promise of easy clinical application due to its low cost, efficacy and availability. This new project addresses the critical need for effective non-pharmacological treatments for HIV-related neuropathy and the hypersensitivity associated with antiretroviral therapy.
Oct 12, 2018
Joining the national research effort, 15,000 Arizonans have enrolled as All of Us Research Program participants, supported by local partners Banner Health and the University of Arizona Health Sciences.
Oct 8, 2018
Faculty members at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson will give brief snapshots of their research at the Innovations and Inventions research fair on Tuesday, Oct. 16.
Oct 2, 2018
John Ehiri, PhD, MPH, MSc, professor of public health and chair of the Department of Health Promotion Sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, brings extensive global health experience in program evaluation of previous and ongoing funded projects.
Sep 24, 2018
Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson will study why the elderly suffer disproportionately from the emerging mosquito-borne virus.
Sep 19, 2018
The bioscience industry organization named Dr. Curiel this year’s top researcher for her pioneering work in skin cancer prevention, screening, treatment and community outreach.
Sep 19, 2018
UA medical student creates resiliency website for emergency workers and develops partnership with forest firefighters to measure its effectiveness.
Sep 18, 2018
The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health received a $1.25 million federal grant to train a new generation of students from underserved communities in cancer prevention and control research.
Sep 17, 2018
Infants with congenital heart disease and central sleep apnea are four times more likely to die in the hospital, researchers find.
Sep 17, 2018
Although the numbers of nicotine patch and electronic cigarette users during pregnancy are increasing, new research suggests the use of nicotine-replacement therapy is an unsafe alternative to cigarettes. This five-year NIH grant will allow UA physiology researcher Dr. Ralph Fregosi to continue his studies on the short- and long-term developmental risks of nicotine exposure to pre- and post-natal health.
Sep 12, 2018
Expanding a successful diabetes self-management program, developed by researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and El Colegio de Sonora, to a regional health system in Sonora, Mexico, is the focus of a new research project led by Benjamín Aceves, MPH, MA, public health doctoral candidate.
Sep 11, 2018
University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers clarify questions surrounding estrogen’s role in breast cancer, which could lead to more precise treatments for ER-positive breast cancers.
Sep 5, 2018
A $4.4 million grant from the Department of Defense will help researchers test two drug candidates for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis — a deadly disease with no cure.
Sep 5, 2018
Powered by results from her recent See Me Smoke Free study with women smokers, Judith S. Gordon, PhD, hopes to use guided imagery to help underserved smokers harness the power of their minds to help them quit.
Sep 4, 2018
The four-year National Cancer Institute grant will enable Terry A. Badger, PhD, to study a precision approach to decreasing psychological distress in both cancer patients and their family caregivers during treatment.