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Nov 6, 2017

Preventing Heart Disease Among Hispanic Diabetes Patients in Arizona, Focus of UA Research

Reducing cardiovascular disease and complications among Hispanic diabetes patients in Arizona is the focus of a new research project for Tomas Nuño, PhD, assistant professor of public health practice and translational research at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health – Phoenix and the Department of Emergency Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson


Nov 3, 2017

National Cancer Institute Grant Will Support UA Cancer Center Researchers Investigating Lung Cancer Stigma

Lung cancer patients are more likely to experience depression, lower quality of life and reduced engagement in care. A UA Cancer Center team will test the effectiveness of a contextual cognitive-behavioral treatment in promoting coping tools to lung cancer patients.


Nov 1, 2017

Three UA Health Sciences Leaders Honored as 2017 Alumni of the Year

The University of Arizona Health Sciences Colleges of Medicine –Tucson, Nursing and Pharmacy honored three individuals with Alumni of the Year Awards for their many achievements and strong contributions to the UA.


Oct 31, 2017

UA Startup Regulonix Licenses Non-opioid Pain Drug Candidates that are More Effective than Morphine and Non-Addictive

UA researchers have invented a new class of non-opioid compounds to treat pain and arm physicians with a viable alternative and have licensed the compounds to the startup Regulonix.


Oct 30, 2017

UA Cancer Center Research Team Explores Anti-Breast Cancer Properties of Soy

Genistein, a major compound in soy foods, might aid in the proper functioning of a gene that can malfunction to cause breast cancer. A UA Cancer Center team is exploring genistein's potential to treat a form of breast cancer and help prevent the disease.


Oct 26, 2017

UA Startup ProNeurogen Advances New Therapies for Vascular Dementia, Announces Award of Patents for Intellectual Property

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded two patents to the UA based on the team’s novel approach to treating diseases causing memory loss and cognitive impairment.


Banner – UMC Tucson Welcomes Heart, Cancer Surgeons

Banner – University Medical Center and the University of Arizona Department of Surgery at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson are pleased to introduce two new surgeons to Southern Arizona this fall.


Oct 25, 2017

‘Imagine a Future Free of the Pain of Arthritis…Meet the UA Arthritis Center Researchers,’ Nov. 1

An exclusive opportunity to visit one-on-one with University of Arizona Arthritis Center faculty, physicians and scientists to learn about cutting-edge research being conducted at the center.


UA Health Sciences Celebrates Milestone Anniversaries During UA Homecoming, Oct. 27-28

This year marks milestone anniversaries at the five UA Health Sciences colleges as they join together to celebrate Homecoming by connecting alumni, faculty and friends with fun and knowledge.


Oct 24, 2017

UA Medical Simulation Fellow Dr. Kate Hughes Receives National Award for Outstanding Resident of the Year

Kate Hughes, DO, a fellow in Medical Simulation at the University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine and clinical instructor at Banner – University Medical Center, has been named the 2017 Outstanding Resident of the Year in Emergency Medicine by the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) and the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF).


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