UAHS News Archive

Building for the Future in More Ways Than One

Oct 26, 2021

Most people pursue hobbies such as golf, music or art. College of Medicine – Tucson professor Todd Vanderah, PhD, constructs custom homes.

Researchers Weaponizing Copper as Potential Antibiotic

Oct 25, 2021

Researchers identified a compound that acts as a Trojan horse for copper, effectively killing pathogens that cause some upper respiratory infections.

First Responders at Higher Risk of COVID-19 Infection

Oct 22, 2021

AZ HEROES study finds first responders have higher incidence of COVID-19 infection, supporting need for increased vaccination and mitigation measures.

Study Aims to Train Providers to Remove Bias from Decisions

Oct 14, 2021

Researchers seek to reduce bias and remove barriers to equitable treatment for advanced heart disease through standardized health care protocols.

Investigating Human, Animal and Environmental Connections

Oct 12, 2021

One Health starts with the knowledge that human health is interconnected with environmental and animal health.

UArizona Awarded $60 Million to Lead Precision Aging Network

Sep 30, 2021

The National Institutes of Health -unded network aims to develop more effective brain-aging treatments and interventions targeted to the individual.

Cancer Patients May Not Be Fully Protected by COVID-19 Vaccine

Sep 30, 2021

Researchers find lower immune response to COVID-19 vaccine for patients on chemotherapy; third dose of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine boosts immune response.

Researchers Identify Mechanism for Slowing Cancer Growth

Sep 27, 2021

A newly discovered mechanism for controlling blood vessel growth in tumors points to possible strategies for developing new therapeutic interventions to overcome drug resistance.

The Path to an Alzheimer’s Drug: Visualizing the Brain

Sep 23, 2021

Dr. Adam Raikes brings murky MRI images to life, giving neuroscientists an eyeful of the human brain.

Blood Pressure Medication Does Not Increase COVID-19 Risk

Sep 23, 2021

Sarver Heart Center researchers clarify the interaction between blood pressure medications and SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Study Finds Link Between Long-term Arsenic Exposure and Type 2 Diabetes

Sep 21, 2021

Research led by the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy shows how chronic arsenic exposure disrupts the body’s natural antioxidant defenses, which may contribute to the development of diseases such as Type 2 diabetes.

Summit Focuses on Drug Discovery and Development

Sep 20, 2021

The third annual Drug Discovery and Development Summit aims to foster private-public collaboration and commercialization of new discoveries against diseases most burdensome to Arizonans.

Dr. David Garcia Finds More Than Bargains at Swap Meets

Sep 16, 2021

Dr. Garcia and the ‘Nosotros’ team at the College of Public Health have carved out a niche in Hispanic outreach in Tucson.

Aging Research Studies Diabetes, Phishing, Stress

Sep 15, 2021

Three grants are funding studies to address the diverse needs of an aging population, including treatments and interventions that promote healthy aging.

Study Shows Link Between Arsenic Exposure and Type 2 Diabetes

Sep 15, 2021

Research led by the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy shows how chronic arsenic exposure disrupts the body’s natural antioxidant defenses, which may contribute to the development of diseases such as Type 2 diabetes.

COM-P Research to Monitor Health of SpaceX Astronauts

Sep 14, 2021

Novel molecular diagnostics technology to monitor four crew members during first all-civilian mission to orbit Earth.

NIH Grant Advances Research on Women’s Brains, Menopause and Increased Risk for Alzheimer’s

Aug 31, 2021

The Center for Innovation in Brain Science received a $15.1 million grant from the National Institutes on Aging to investigate perimenopausal brain aging.

UArizona to Monitor Health of SpaceX Inspiration4 Crew

Aug 30, 2021

College Researchers Designed Novel Molecular Diagnostics Technology to Monitor the Health of Four Crew Members during First All-Civilian Mission to Orbit

Study Suggests Vaccination Push Needed to Fight Delta Variant

Aug 24, 2021

The AZ HEROES longitudinal study on COVID-19 shows a decline in vaccine effectiveness from 91% prior to delta variant predominance to 66% afterward, suggesting an increased level of vaccination will be required to end the pandemic.

Researchers To Study Impact of Nurse Cannabis and Substance Use on Patient Care

Aug 18, 2021

A new study led by the University of Arizona College of Nursing will examine the prevalence of cannabis and other substance use in nurses who may work through significant pain and be at risk for substance abuse.