• UA Trains Next Generation of Cancer Prevention Researchers

    The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health received a $1.25 million federal grant to train a new generation of students from underserved communities in cancer prevention and control research.

  • Breast Team Asks, ‘Are You at High Risk for Breast Cancer?’ at Free Educational Presentation, Sept. 29

    The UA Cancer Center’s Breast Team will educate the public about their risk for breast cancer in a presentation featuring talks about genetics, prevention and more.

  • UA Study: Sleep Apnea, Congenital Heart Disease May be Deadly Mix for Hospitalized Infants

    Infants with congenital heart disease and central sleep apnea are four times more likely to die in the hospital, researchers find.

UA Trains Next Generation of Cancer Prevention Researchers

The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health received a $1.25 million federal grant to train a new generation of students from underserved communities in cancer prevention and control research.

Breast Team Asks, ‘Are You at High Risk for Breast Cancer?’ at Free Educational Presentation, Sept. 29

The UA Cancer Center’s Breast Team will educate the public about their risk for breast cancer in a presentation featuring talks about genetics, prevention and more.

UA Study: Sleep Apnea, Congenital Heart Disease May be Deadly Mix for Hospitalized Infants

Infants with congenital heart disease and central sleep apnea are four times more likely to die in the hospital, researchers find.

UA Trains Next Generation of Cancer Prevention Researchers

The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health received a $1.25 million federal grant to train a new generation of students from underserved communities in cancer prevention and control research.

Breast Team Asks, ‘Are You at High Risk for Breast Cancer?’ at Free Educational Presentation, Sept. 29

The UA Cancer Center’s Breast Team will educate the public about their risk for breast cancer in a presentation featuring talks about genetics, prevention and more.

UA Study: Sleep Apnea, Congenital Heart Disease May be Deadly Mix for Hospitalized Infants

Infants with congenital heart disease and central sleep apnea are four times more likely to die in the hospital, researchers find.

Message from the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

Dr. Ki Moore Named Interim Dean of the UA College of Nursing
I am pleased to announce that Ida M. “Ki” Moore, PhD, RN, FAAN, Anne Furrow Professor, has been named Interim Dean of the UA College of Nursing.

Dr. Moore brings a wealth of experience to her interim role, including 20 years of administrative leadership as the Chair of the Bio-Behavioral Health Science Division in the College.

The Future of Medicine

There is power in numbers. The All of Us Research Program is a national project bringing together more than 1 million people from all walks of life and from all regions across the nation to share their health data and biological samples to contribute to the future of health care.

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Supercharging the Immune System

Immunotherapy, teaches the immune system how to recognize and kill cancer cells, equipping it to home in on diseased cells while leaving healthy cells alone.

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Memory loss

GENETIC TESTING FOR ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Do I really want to know? There are important issues to consider if a person decides to pursue genetic testing for Alzheimer’s disease.

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UA Physiology Researcher Continues Studies on Nicotine Exposure During Pregnancy with $1.9 Million NIH Grant
Sep 17, 2018

Although the numbers of nicotine patch and electronic cigarette users during pregnancy are increasing, new research suggests the use of nicotine-replacement therapy is an unsafe alternative to cigarettes. This five-year NIH grant will allow UA physiology researcher Dr. Ralph Fregosi to continue his studies on the short- and long-term developmental risks of nicotine exposure to pre- and post-natal health.


‘The Frayed Safety Net: The Future of Public Hospitals in America’ Discussed in Free Public Lecture, Oct. 4
Sep 12, 2018

Speaker David Oshinsky, PhD, director of the Division of Medical Humanities at NYU Langone Health, will cover the dramatic impact of public hospital closings on the poor and medically underserved and the series of troubling questions these closings raise. The presentation is part of the Flinn Foundation Buffmire Lecture series.


New Faculty Join UA Family and Community Medicine and Banner – University Medicine
Sep 10, 2018

Family medicine physicians Nicole Person-Rennell and Sanjay Dronavalli will provide a wide array of primary care services for patients of all ages across Tucson.


Drs. Persky and Kumar Featured Speakers at ‘Ask the Doctor About Lymphoma: Updates on Lymphoma and Treatment Options,’ Sept. 13
Sep 5, 2018

University of Arizona Cancer Center physicians Daniel Persky, MD, and Abhijeet Kumar, MD, will be the featured speakers at the free patient education program presented by the Lymphoma Research Foundation. The program is open to patients, caregivers and health-care professionals.


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