UAHS News Archive

Two New Divisions at UA Health Sciences Target Precision Medicine Remedies via Advanced Genetic, Genomic Research

Feb 6, 2017

Pioneers in research and application of personalized medicine in respiratory disease based on advances in translational genetic studies, Drs. Gene Bleecker and Deb Meyers were recruited from Wake Forest University to head related divisions in the UA Department of Medicine and the UA Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine.

Research Marketplace: New User-Friendly UA Health Sciences Website Links Outside Collaborators with UA Researchers, Services

Feb 6, 2017

New UA Health Sciences website facilitates industry collaboration with UA researchers, promotes partnerships and UA expertise.

UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives $780k to Study the Perplexing Disorder, `Children’s Postinfectious Autoimmune Encephalopathy’

Jan 26, 2017

Funds will enable the University of Arizona Steele Children’s Research Center to launch clinical and basic science research in children’s postinfectious autoimmune encephalopathies.

Vitamin E and Selenium Don’t Prevent Polyps That Can Lead to Colorectal Cancer

Jan 9, 2017

Led by the University of Arizona Cancer Center’s Peter Lance, MD, a SWOG review of the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) results definitively shows that these two antioxidants don’t prevent colorectal adenomas – polyps that are the premalignant precursors to most colorectal cancers.

UA Researchers Go the Distance for Fluid Analysis Via Sweat

Dec 6, 2016

A first-of-its-kind wearable sensor, tested at the El Tour de Tucson endurance cycling event in 2015, measures biomarkers to reveal the body's response to exercise.

No Ifs, Ands, or ‘Butts:’ UA’s Dr. Judith Gordon Developing New Program to Boost Smokers’ Efforts to Quit Tobacco

Dec 5, 2016

Dr. Gordon has received a $700,000 NIH grant to create and evaluate a guided imagery program delivered over a telephone quitline and designed to appeal to men and racial and ethnic minorities, who are less likely to use a quitline for help in quitting smoking.

UA Receives $1.5 Million to Study Cancer in Firefighters

Nov 30, 2016

Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will lead a collaborative research project to develop the framework for a long-term study of cancer in firefighters.

UA Health Sciences Promotes Collaborative Research With Multidisciplinary Program Feasibility Awards

Oct 4, 2016

To ensure researchers are competitive in their submission for national research funds to develop cures or new treatments for the world’s most pressing diseases, the UA Health Sciences has awarded four faculty members multidisciplinary program feasibility awards.

$100,000 Grant to UA Researchers Will Help Increase Mammograms and Breast Cancer Awareness for Latinas in Arizona

Oct 3, 2016

Drs. Jorge Gomez and Usha Menon, principal investigators on the Breast Cancer Research Foundation grant, will target their efforts on the U.S.-Mexico border population to decrease cancer disparities in the Hispanic female population.

2017 Changes Coming to NIH

Sep 22, 2016

There are a number of important changes which take effect beginning January 2017. Please take the time to review our handy cheat sheet.

Clinical Trials Updates from Research Administration

Aug 11, 2016

The Research Administration Office has reached its two-year anniversary of facilitating research across all of UAHS in both Tucson and Phoenix! In that time, our team has grown and we have increased our dedicated clinical research service lines which include...

Expanded Regulatory Support Now Available

May 31, 2016

The UAHS Research Administration office has recently expanded its Regulatory Support to PIs in the University of Arizona Health Sciences including the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Public Health. We have dedicated staff available to guide and assist with the IRB and regulatory processes involving human subjects.

New Tribal Consultation Policy

May 30, 2016

Read more about the new initiative from the Arizona Board of Regents in collaboration with our three state universities.

Public Access Compliance: What does it mean?

May 30, 2016

Are your publications out of compliance? Not sure what the NIHMS system means to you? We're here to help.

It's That Time of Year: NIH Progress Reports

May 30, 2016

It's that time of year again for many of you. Your NIH Progress Report, or RPPR (Research Performance Progress Report) is due. Here are a few tips to help you get started.

Research Participant Incentives: The Pros and Cons of Gift Cards

May 18, 2016

Gift cards are a very popular method to provide compensation to research participants, however, did you know that these are often some of the most restricted payment methods available?

Spotlight on...Karen Grinfeld

Feb 28, 2016

A Chicago-native, Karen joined the University of Arizona in 2007 and has been working in the UAHS Research Administration unit since its inception in 2014.

EndNote for Desktop Training Sessions

Feb 28, 2016

Workshops coming this March are now open for registration and seats are going fast – enroll today!

Limited Solicitations Explained: There Can Only Be One

Feb 26, 2016

Did you know that some external funding programs have a cap on the number of applications that the University of Arizona can submit?

Facilities & Resources Repository: Grant-Ready Text at Your Fingertips

Feb 26, 2016

The Facilities & Resources attachment required by National Institutes of Health - and many other sponsors in similar format - is often an afterthought for many investigators.