UAHS News Archive

EPA awards UArizona $10M for new environmental justice center

Jun 6, 2023

A $10 million grant will support and implement environmental and energy justice projects across four states and the U.S. Pacific Islands.

Dr. Marvin Slepian follows where inspiration leads

May 31, 2023

Curiosity guides the Regents Professor to bridge medicine, engineering and now the law to address unmet needs in research and mentorship.

Five researchers selected for Career Development Awards

May 31, 2023

The University of Arizona Health Sciences Career Development Awards program supports the development of new research by promising young investigators.

Fighting the second pandemic: long COVID

May 29, 2023

Researchers are defining long COVID and exploring the underlying cause and consequences of the disease that is affecting millions of people.

Large study provides scientists with deeper insight into long COVID

May 24, 2023

University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers contributed to a National Institutes of Health-funded research effort that identified the most common long COVID symptoms with the aim of improving future diagnostics and treatment.

Researcher at the forefront of Indigenous data sovereignty

May 21, 2023

The concept known as IDSov emphasizes Indigenous Peoples' right to control data about their people, lands and cultures. Stephanie Russo Carroll has focused her career on encouraging institutions to adopt policies and practices that recognize that right.

Would you trust an AI doctor? Research shows patients are split

May 18, 2023

A University of Arizona Health Sciences-led study found that more than 50% of people don’t fully trust AI-powered medical advice, but many put faith in AI if it’s monitored and guided by human touch.

Second annual Washington D.C. summit to focus on healthy aging

May 18, 2023

A one-day summit will present the latest research and explore collaborative partnerships designed to find solutions to the challenges and opportunities of healthy aging.

$3M gift funds director of cancer research at CAMI

May 17, 2023

A new commitment from the Bartlett family positions UArizona Health Sciences to recruit a leader for the CAMI cancer division.

Scientists use AI to identify targets in search for Alzheimer’s cure

May 14, 2023

A team led by a University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson scientist harnesses AI to trace the path from a healthy brain cell to one afflicted by Alzheimer’s disease.

Sky is the limit for research at new sleep center facility

May 14, 2023

New world-class University of Arizona Health Sciences Center for Sleep, Circadian Rhythm and Neuroscience Research greatly expands research capabilities.

Testing a new therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s disease

May 10, 2023

Allopregnanolone is showing promise as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease in elderly people and conditions including cerebral palsy in premature infants.

Center for Sleep, Circadian and Neuroscience Research opens facility

May 10, 2023

Tours of the Center for Sleep, Circadian and Neuroscience Research’s new location will be offered during a ribbon-cutting and open house May 15.

UArizona Cancer Center to host breast cancer symposium

Apr 27, 2023

The University of Arizona Cancer Center will host the inaugural Ginny L. Clements Breast Cancer Research Institute Symposium on May 5.

Computational drug discovery could open new doors

Apr 25, 2023

New computational approaches to drug development could lower treatment costs and make new discoveries possible.

Robbins to Regents: Advancing health and wellness in Arizona

Apr 20, 2023

University of Arizona Health Sciences has come a long way since the College of Medicine's founding in 1967 and is uniquely poised to help address Arizona's long-term health care needs, President Robert C. Robbins said in a presentation to the Arizona Board of Regents.

Miniature organs driving precision medicine, drug discovery

Apr 19, 2023

University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers are using organoids to design novel therapies and better understand cancer and rare diseases.

Researchers will investigate long COVID symptoms and treatments

Apr 18, 2023

The Arizona Biomedical Research Centre awarded funds to the CoVHORT research study to support research into long COVID symptoms.

Connecting with Dr. Fernando Martinez

Apr 16, 2023

Director of UArizona Health Sciences’ Asthma and Airway Center has deep connection to making sure everyone breathes easier.

Unlocking answers for more effective opioid therapy

Apr 12, 2023

A University of Arizona Health Sciences study uncovered new ways in which Hsp90-inhibitor drugs in the spinal cord are showing promise as potential pain therapeutics.