News

Aug 18, 2016

Cancers with a particularly poor prognosis pose a major challenge to health care in the 21st century. New research shows that a highly personalized, patient-directed approach is necessary to improve treatment outcomes.

Aug 17, 2016

Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, MD, Dr. Merlin K. DuVal Professor of Medicine

The assistant dean and professor at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health – Phoenix will be honored at a reception for AZ Business magazine’s Most Influential Women of 2016 on Thursday, Aug. 25, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix.

Study by University of Arizona-led team finds that disruptions in access to sodium permanganate, used in cocaine production, and pseudoephedrine, a methamphetamine precursor chemical, which occurred in 2006 and 2007, were associated with the reductions.

Aug 16, 2016

Two University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson programs that bring health care to rural, underserved communities in Arizona are reaching major milestones this year.

Aug 11, 2016

Led by Monica Kraft, MD, at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, researchers will use the National Institutes of Health grant to conduct a five-year study, “Dysfunction of Innate Immunity in Asthma,” to investigate the interrelationship of genetic mediators to reduce lung inflammation and attacks in asthma patients.

Aug 8, 2016

The grant supports the Southwest Telehealth Resource Center, which provides information and technical assistance to health-care providers in communities throughout Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Nevada – including the Navajo Nation – as they set up or expand telehealth programs, reshaping the ways patients engage with medicine.

Aug 4, 2016

House dust differences between Amish and Hutterite communities affect immune development and asthma risk, according to study co-authored by University of Arizona Health Sciences researcher Dr. Donata Vercelli published today in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Aug 2, 2016

And Best in Tucson Metro Area, says U.S. News & World Report

Aug 1, 2016

Comprehensive designation gives Arizonans access to research-driven, highly personalized, cancer care and treatments. The UA Cancer Center is the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center headquartered in Arizona and is one of 45 in the nation.

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