UAHS News Archive

Addressing the Grand Challenges of Aging

Jul 5, 2022

Innovations in Healthy Aging is advancing the study of age-related health topics by funding innovative new research in several different areas.

Degree Prepares Students for Careers in Clinical Research

Jul 4, 2022

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix will offer the state’s only Master of Science in Clinical Research

Substantial ROI Expected From CAMI

Jun 28, 2022

Economic estimates show a new University of Arizona Health Sciences center will positively impact job growth and enhance incomes and tax revenues.

School Asthma Expert Dr. Lynn Gerald Lightens Her Load

Jun 26, 2022

A champion powerlifter, this behavioral scientist readies for a sabbatical to study how to promote uptake of asthma research findings into routine practice.

Foundation Set for Western Australia Collaboration

Jun 23, 2022

A memorandum of understanding formalized a framework for developing academic and cultural interchanges in teaching and research in health sciences.

Dynamic Genome-Protecting DNA Offers Clues to Fight Cancer

Jun 15, 2022

Researchers propose a new paradigm for analyzing genetic mutations after study shows varying levels of heterochromatin, a key player in genomic stability.

Minimizing Scar Formation to Promote Healthy Wound Healing

Jun 15, 2022

Scientists added a drug to standard wound treatments to promote the regeneration of healthy tissue and reduce excessive scarring.

Researchers Test Technology to Improve Medication Adherence

Jun 13, 2022

A new app and web portal may help older adults with mild cognitive impairment remember to take hypertension medications on time.

Researchers Investigate Virus Transmission in Households

Jun 6, 2022

Researchers will study factors associated with the spread of COVID-19 and influenza in households.

Gene Variation May Be Early Indicator for Gastric Cancer

Jun 5, 2022

A new study identified a gene variation that could inform clinicians which patients are more susceptible to developing stomach cancer.

Continuing a Legacy of Health Education and Outreach

May 25, 2022

Sabrina Plattner comes from a family dedicated to health education and is building on that legacy with a focus on preventing childhood obesity.

Study Will Measure Soil and Dust Ingestion Levels in Children

May 24, 2022

Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health researchers will examine how much dust kids swallow and use the data to protect children from exposure.

Dr. Ayman Fanous Finds Music Among Tools to Explore the Mind

May 22, 2022

The College of Medicine – Phoenix’s new psychiatry chair sees great potential in research and music to provide precision solutions to aid mental health.

All of Us Research Program Releases Whole Genome Sequences

May 19, 2022

All of Us University of Arizona-Banner leads in participant enrollment and researcher support, sharing health information to accelerate medical research.

Navigating Uncharted Territory in Female Brain Aging

May 16, 2022

Researchers at the Center for Innovation in Brain Science received a MERIT award to continue studying the effects of estrogen on the brain during aging.

Aging Experts to Address UArizona Living Healthy With Arthritis Virtual Conference

May 15, 2022

Drs. Mindy Fain, Kathleen Insel and Janko Nikolich-Žugich, experts in the health and wellness of the aging population, will deliver a combined keynote address at the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s annual “Living Healthy With Arthritis” conference May 21.

Distinguished Advisory Group Supporting CAMI’s Move Forward

May 12, 2022

Leaders from across Health Sciences and academia, health care, commerce and government are helping to guide the launch of the new Phoenix-based center.

Diverse Group of Experts Leads Health Sciences Center

May 11, 2022

Health Sciences senior vice president Michael D. Dake, MD, to discuss development of Arizona’s newest biomedical research hub at public forum.

Creating New Defenses Against Disease After COVID-19

May 10, 2022

Deepta Bhattacharya, PhD, will discuss how research findings connected to COVID-19 are opening new potential pathways to create defenses against disease.

Study Shows Amputation Rates Fell After Medicaid Expansion

May 4, 2022

Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act led to fewer diabetic foot amputations among underserved adults, according to a new study.