UAHS News Archive

Antibiotic Therapy for Asthma in Preschoolers Focus of Study

May 3, 2022

Drs. Kurt Denninghoff and Fernando Martinez lead a research team assessing the use of azithromycin for severe wheezing and asthma in children.

Lymph Nodes: Seeking a Solution for Weakened Immune Systems

May 2, 2022

The body's system for maintaining infection-fighting cells deteriorates faster near the skin than deeper in the body, according to a new study.

Health Sciences Researchers Inspired by Eureka

May 1, 2022

More than 40 UArizona Health Sciences faculty have found the joy of discovering how to bring their research to patients who need it through a global collaboration institute.

UArizona, OSU Announce Addiction Research Partnership

Apr 28, 2022

The partnership will advance pain and addiction research and accelerate positive health outcomes in Arizona, Oklahoma and across the country.

Biomarkers May Lead to Precision Therapies for Alzheimer’s Disease

Apr 27, 2022

Novel findings from the Center for Innovation in Brain Science indicate the APOEe4 genotype drives metabolic changes, regardless of patient sex.

Menopause and Cognition: Testing an Alternative to Estrogen

Apr 25, 2022

Researchers received a $7.6 million grant to investigate PhytoSERM, a supplement that may treat menopausal symptoms and lower Alzheimer’s disease risk.

Inclusivity, Scouting and Healthy Adulting with Dr. Elise Lopez

Apr 12, 2022

The UArizona Health Sciences gender and sexual violence studies expert found her son’s inclusive scouting troop an apt model for effecting institutional change for prevention programs.

Valley Fever Collaborative Awarded $3.3M in Research Funds

Apr 7, 2022

The Arizona Board of Regents earmarked $3.3 million to support research into Valley fever detection technology, genomics and seasonal outbreak patterns.

New Immunotherapy Center Coming to Phoenix Bioscience Core

Apr 6, 2022

The Center for Advanced Molecular and Immunological Therapies will be a hub for precision medicine research, innovation and education in Phoenix.

Flinn Foundation Commits $5.52M to College of Medicine – Phoenix

Apr 6, 2022

The gift will establish two faculty positions and support research in cardiovascular diseases, neurosciences and mental health.

Phoenix to be Site of New Center Targeting Immunotherapies

Apr 5, 2022

The Center for Advanced Molecular and Immunological Therapies will provide staff, facilities, support and services to advance precision medicine.

Possible Epigenetic Basis for Health Risks in Firefighters

Apr 4, 2022

Biological changes after fire exposure may increase firefighters’ disease risk, according to Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health researchers.

Public Health Poster Forum Focuses on Building Resilience

Mar 29, 2022

The annual event features Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health student research on sustainable health programs and public health workforce resilience.

Researchers Seek to Slow Muscle Degeneration from ALS

Mar 22, 2022

Researchers in the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center for Innovation in Brain Science are investigating an oral drug candidate that may benefit patients with Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Sensor Lab Seed Grants Support State-of-the-Art Research

Mar 21, 2022

The UArizona Health Sciences Sensor Lab awarded seed grants to eight faculty members and two student projects to improve health and wellness.

Research to Benefit Hispanic Cancer Survivors, Caregivers

Mar 20, 2022

Researchers will target cancer health disparities unique to Hispanic communities by addressing the root causes to accelerate progress in health equity research.

March Proclaimed as “Arizonans in Health Research Month”

Mar 10, 2022

Arizona leads the nation in enrolling participants in the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program.

COVID-19 Vaccine Moderately Effective Against Variants in Kids

Mar 10, 2022

UArizona Health Sciences researchers contributed to a report showing the COVID-19 vaccine provides children ages 5-15 moderate protection against infection.

COM-P, Banner, SpaceX to Launch Aerospace Surgery Fellowship

Mar 9, 2022

The College of Medicine – Phoenix will serve as home base for the first-ever U.S. program to teach surgery and procedural skills for space missions in 2023.

Cancer Center Members Available to Speak on Cancer Moonshot

Mar 6, 2022

First lady Jill Biden’s visit with the UArizona Cancer Center and the Tohono O’odham Nation will focus on the Cancer Moonshot initiative.