UAHS News Archive

Five UArizona Researchers Named AAAS Fellows

Feb 5, 2023

Donata Vercelli, MD, Regents Professor in the College of Medicine – Tucson, is one of five new American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows.

Key to Healthier Employees Could Be a Quieter – or Louder – Office Space

Feb 5, 2023

A new study suggests that too much – or too little – office noise has a negative effect on employee well-being.

New Program to Expand, Diversify Research Workforce in Aging

Jan 30, 2023

A National Institutes of Health-funded program will prepare undergraduate students for postgraduate education, paving the way for careers in research.

Physician-Scientist Finds Purpose in a Life Devoted to Pain

Jan 29, 2023

Dr. Mohab Ibrahim always knew he wanted to be a doctor; his lived experience and mentors helped him find his calling as a pain specialist and researcher.

Delivering Health Care Solutions Through Device Design

Jan 25, 2023

A University of Arizona Health Sciences Design course teaches students to use a human-centered approach to develop new technologies to improve lives.

Sleep Can Potentially Save a Young Adult’s Life

Jan 23, 2023

Research by sleep scientists at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Department of Psychiatry shows a correlation between poor sleep and suicide risk in college-aged adults.

Workforce Development at Heart of PCP Scholarship Success

Jan 22, 2023

Faculty close to the Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program find the effort inspiring as it helps fill clinical gaps in underserved areas of Arizona.

Researchers Determined to Stop the Viruses from Winning

Jan 18, 2023

Under the shadow of increasing viral threats, researchers at the Aegis Consortium are working to create a pandemic-free future.

Smart Bandage Blends Flexible Electronics and Wound Healing

Jan 18, 2023

A new smart bandage developed by researchers in the College of Medicine – Tucson presents a potential novel solution for improving chronic wound healing.

Improving Firefighter Health Through Research

Jan 16, 2023

Dr. Jeff Burgess’ love of teamwork and adventure led to a career following his passion for making firefighting a healthier and safer occupation for all.

The Top 10 Health Sciences Connect Stories of 2022

Jan 2, 2023

Ridding medical training of racism, gaining experience by helping the underserved and growing research in Phoenix were some of your favorite stories.

CAMI, Cancer and Aging: UArizona Health Sciences’ Top Stories of 2022

Dec 18, 2022

The Center for Advanced Molecular and Immunological Therapies, impactful research studies and a visit from first lady Jill Biden made headlines at the University of Arizona Health Sciences in 2022.

Engineering, Health Researchers to Improve Cancer Treatments

Dec 14, 2022

A University of Arizona project creates humanlike cancer models and growth environments to help improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Yellen Family Donates Art to College of Medicine – Phoenix

Dec 12, 2022

Barry and Patricia Yellen's art collection, valued at more than $1 million, will advance the future of health care in Arizona.

Researchers Gain New Tool to Study Rare Childhood Diseases

Dec 6, 2022

A new whole-genome sequencer at the Steele Children’s Research Center will expand research capabilities that could lead to earlier diagnoses of diseases and new treatments.

All of Us UArizona-Banner Announces Seed Project Awardees

Dec 5, 2022

Five new seed projects will use the All of Us Research Program dataset to start a wide variety of new studies.

Pediatrics Research Team Makes Good Match for Steele Center

Dec 4, 2022

Drs. Cori and Michael Daines, longtime Steele Children’s Research Center investigators, credit their success to active listening and laughter.

Researchers Awarded $7.3M to Study Long COVID

Dec 4, 2022

The University of Arizona Health Sciences is one of five sites that will be tracking the burden, distribution and impact of post COVID-19 conditions.

Study Aims to Reduce Firefighter Cancer Risk

Nov 20, 2022

A $4 million Regents’ Research Grant will allow researchers to test new ways to reduce the risk of occupational-related cancer for firefighters.

Multigenerational Faculty Members Take Long View

Nov 16, 2022

Parent-child faculty combos have a deeply invested view on how the College of Medicine – Tucson has evolved over the past 55 years.