News

Oct 10, 2017

UA to Take Home Sizable Share of 2017 AZBio Awards

In October, the Arizona Bioindustry Association will honor industry leaders from across Arizona. Many of those to be honored have deep connections to the UA and have brought UA ideas and inventions to the marketplace.


Oct 9, 2017

UA Snakebite Treatment Makes Major Advance

Giving hope that his treatment may work in humans, Vance G. Nielsen, MD, of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has published results showing his carbon monoxide-iron-based therapy can inhibit snake venom’s effects for up to an hour in animals. The treatment eventually could be delivered with a device similar to an EpiPen autoinjector and stocked on ambulances and in first-aid kits.


Oct 5, 2017

UA Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medical Center Welcome Three Cardiologists

The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center added three cardiologists to its faculty this summer. All provide patient care at Banner – University Medical Centers in Tucson.


Grant Helps UA’s Southwest Telehealth Resource Center Connect Providers, Rural Patients

A $975,000 cooperative agreement grant from the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth will allow the center—part of the Arizona Telemedicine Program headquartered at the UA Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix to continue offering telehealth services to health-care providers in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Nevada through August 2020.


Oct 4, 2017

$1 Million Gift to Expand Rural Health Professions Program

The gift from the Molly Blank Fund of the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation aims to expand the scope and impact of the college’s Rural Health Professions Program, which exposes students to working in rural areas or with medically underserved populations.


Oct 3, 2017

Researchers Receive DOD Grant to Study Link Between Traumatic Brain Injury and Dementia

Physician-scientist research team awarded $1.3 million grant to study long-term consequences of traumatic brain injury


Researchers Study Biology of Octopuses to Develop Autonomous Robots

Dr. Rebecca Fisher will examine octopuses to inspire the design of a soft-armed robot.


Oct 2, 2017

UA Skin Cancer Institute Presents 8th Annual Melanoma Walk, Nov. 4

Proceeds support melanoma research, community outreach, education and patient care in Arizona


Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the Hispanic Center of Excellence

The Hispanic Center of Excellence in collaboration with the University of Arizona Health Sciences community invites you to commemorate National Hispanic Heritage month. #HispanicHeritageMonth


Sep 28, 2017

‘Solving Problems of the Foot and Ankle,’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, Oct. 4

Free and open to the public, the lecture by L. Daniel Latt, MD, PhD, UA associate professor of orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine and biomedical engineering, will discuss foot and ankle health, how to prevent injury and overuse, the latest research and recommendations for a range of problems, with an orthopaedic surgeon’s inside look at advanced forms of diagnosis and treatment, including non-surgical and surgical interventions.


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