News

Sep 14, 2017

UA’s Dr. Roberta Diaz Brinton Awarded the Prestigious 2017 Melvin R. Goodes Prize for Excellence in Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery

Dr. Brinton, who has pioneered a promising therapy for brain cell regeneration in Alzheimer’s patients, is being recognized for her efforts to develop treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.


Sep 12, 2017

Dr. Abbaszadegan will Lead the Clinical Informatics Fellowship with Plans to Revolutionize Health Care Through Information Technology

The new director of the Clinical Informatics Fellowship at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix has plans to revolutionize health care.


LIFT Program helps junior/mid-career faculty through mentoring by senior faculty

The College of Medicine – Phoenix Faculty Development Committee launched its new mentoring program Aug. 30 with a dinner and keynote address by Sai Parthasarathy, MD, a distinguished physician-researcher specializing in Sleep Medicine.


Sep 7, 2017

Banner Health Career Open House

Banner – UMC Tucson, 4-7 p.m. Sept. 14


Dr. Alberta Arviso Honored with the Society for the Psychology of Women Sweet Grass Award

Alberta A. Arviso, PhD, received the Sweet Grass Award from the Society for the Psychology of Women.


UA Researcher Receives Award from St. Baldrick’s Foundation to Fight Childhood Cancer

Justina McEvoy, PhD, a research member at the University of Arizona Cancer Center has been named a St. Baldrick’s Scholar.


UA Researcher Earns $450,000 Grant to Advance Clinical Study on Alzheimer’s

Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at UAHS, received a $450,000 grant to advance her groundbreaking clinical development of the first regenerative therapeutic for Alzheimer’s disease.


Sep 6, 2017

UA Startup SinfoníaRx Acquired by Health Care Tech Company

University of Arizona startup SinfoníaRx, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sinfonía HealthCare Corporation, has been acquired by Tabula Rasa HealthCare (NASDAQ: TRHC), a public health care company that provides individualized, data-driven technology solutions.


Sep 5, 2017

Non-Psychotropic Cannabinoids Show Promise for Pain Relief

The UA's Todd Vanderah and his colleagues have been studying the class of chemical compounds, which may help people find pain relief brought about by metastatic breast cancer.


UA Team Tackles Better Brain Health

A trial will look at whether a naturally occurring compound, known as angiotensin 1-7, relieves cognitive deficits after heart bypass. The UA collaborators include a cardiologist, a physiologist and a psychologist.


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