Dec 22, 2015

A UA researcher and clinician team has discovered that genetic mutations in a protein associated with asthma can affect a person’s susceptibility to a variety of lung diseases, and could lead to new treatments.

Dec 21, 2015

Arthur F. Gmitro is a very busy man. A professor of medical imaging in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson with a joint appointment in the UA College of Optical Sciences, he holds the Margaret E. and Fenton L. Maynard Chair in Breast Cancer Imaging and also is head of the UA College of Engineering's Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Flu season has arrived, making the work of one University of Arizona researcher important to everyone. Jun Wang is developing new, effective treatments for the influenza A virus.

Dec 18, 2015

With the holiday season in full swing, the experts from Arizona’s two poison centers warn everyone to be on guard for accidental poisonings.

Dec 15, 2015

UA alumna Felicitie Daftuar’s gift will allow internationally noted endocrinologist Dr. Karen Herbst to establish a new UA College of Medicine – Tucson program to improve imaging and phenotyping of fat tissues and develop educational tools to help physicians better recognize, diagnose and treat patients.
Expectant mothers, health-care professionals and others concerned about recent news regarding the prenatal use of antidepressants and autism can call the free and confidential statewide public health service for more information.

Dec 11, 2015

Dr. McEwen, expert border-health researcher and mentor, was honored with the Ruth B. Freeman Award for her distinguished career in public health education and research.

Dec 9, 2015

Please be on the look-out. Don’t let these common hazards ruin your holiday. And remember, we are here if you need us—24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 1-800-222-1222 to be connected to your local poison center for free, confidential expert advice that could save a life or a trip to the hospital.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is outpacing other medical schools in terms of the increasing number of applicants who aspire to become physicians. College admissions officials cite several reasons for the increased interest in the UA’s Tucson medical school.

Dec 8, 2015

Green Valley Lecture Series with cardiologist from the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center in cooperation with Green Valley Recreation, Inc.