UAHS News Archive

All of Us Reaches Participant Milestone

Mar 2, 2022

University of Arizona – Banner Health All of Us Program team leads the country as it closes in on 50,000 participants.

UArizona Health Sciences Colleges Climb in Blue Ridge Rankings

Mar 2, 2022

The College of Nursing, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and R. Ken Coit College of Pharmacy posted significant gains in research funding.

The Legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen: The Sky Was Not the Limit

Feb 22, 2022

The UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and the Archer-Ragsdale Arizona Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen Inc., shine a light on the Tuskegee Airmen's legacy.

Researchers Develop AI-driven Method to Diagnose Lung Disease

Feb 16, 2022

Metabolite technology developed in the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson has been licensed to MetFora, a startup launched through Tech Launch Arizona .

Increasing Diversity in Research to Address Disparities

Feb 15, 2022

The All of Us Research Program UArizona-Banner will allow researchers to better address health disparities in underrepresented populations.

Researchers Clear Early Hurdles with Urology Seed Grants

Feb 13, 2022

The UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson Department of Urology awarded seed grants to support early research that may lead to advances in treatments.

Undernourished Infants at Risk for Adult Lung Restriction

Feb 8, 2022

A UArizona Health Sciences-led study identified poor childhood nutrition and growth as risk factors for lung disease and weaker health as an adult.

Fostering Addiction Research Through Collaboration

Feb 7, 2022

A new center will advance addiction research through collaboration with faculty interested in studying substance use disorders.

Expanding Research Opportunities to Address Addiction

Feb 6, 2022

A $6.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help build the Center of Excellence for Addiction Studies to advance addiction research.

Statewide Initiative Will Prepare for Climate Impacts

Feb 2, 2022

Researchers will partner with the Arizona Department of Health Services to prepare for adverse effects of climate change, especially heat-related health hazards.

New Study to Focus on Causes of Cataracts

Feb 1, 2022

Researchers will use a $1.6 million National Eye Institute grant to study age-related lens cell changes that can lead to cataracts.

New Study to Focus on Link Between Knee Aging and Osteoarthritis

Jan 26, 2022

University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers will study the links between knee structure changes and clinical outcomes in people with osteoarthritis.

What We Know About the Omicron Variant and Vaccine Efficacy

Jan 23, 2022

UArizona Health Sciences expert Deepta Bhattacharya, PhD, discusses the omicron variant, COVID-19 vaccines and the best ways to stay healthy and safe.

Expanding Education, Research and Workforce Development in 2022

Jan 18, 2022

Multiple new health care initiatives will leverage strengths developed during the pandemic and coincide with the academic medical center’s 55th year.

Cholesterol Targeted to Reduce Dementia Risk from Stroke

Jan 17, 2022

The risk of developing dementia after a stroke may be reduced by a drug that could help immune cells process stroke-generated, cholesterol-rich brain debris.

Sleep Deprivation Increases Serotonin 2A Receptor Response

Jan 17, 2022

The environmental stressor alters the receptor involved in the brain’s response to psychedelic drugs and schizophrenia in a matter of hours.

Career Development Award Gives Junior Faculty a Boost

Jan 5, 2022

Since 2014, the award has given faculty conducting research tools to advance their career through funding, salary support and collaborative opportunities.

Health Diagnostics Provider Quidel Invests $2M in UArizona

Jan 4, 2022

Half of the gift will go toward scholarships for health sciences students and the other half will support the BIO5 Institute's KEYS Internship program.

The Top 10 Health Sciences Connect Stories of 2021

Jan 2, 2022

Now that the calendar page has turned to 2022, we look back on the top stories of the year based on your interest.

COVID-19 Vaccine Protects Adolescents in Real-World Study

Dec 29, 2021

Data from the ongoing AZ HEROES study found that the COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective at preventing infection in Arizona teens.