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Oct 3, 2017

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.


Sep 26, 2017

Third National Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase, Oct. 2-3

The Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase brings together health-care professionals and technology leaders to improve access to health care in communities that need it most.


An Epidemic of Dream Deprivation: UA Review Finds Unrecognized Health Hazard of Sleep Loss

UA Center for Integrative Medicine sleep and dream specialist Dr. Rubin Naiman’s comprehensive review of data about the causes, extent and consequences of dream loss includes recommendations for restoring healthy dreaming.


UA Cancer Center Team Identifies a Switch that May Help Target Dormant Cancer Cells

Cells can enter a dormant state called quiescence, and dormant cancer cells are resistant to chemotherapy and other treatments. A team led by UA Cancer Center researcher Guang Yao, PhD, has identified ways to regulate cell dormancy and “wake” these cells from their “slumber” to make them susceptible to cancer treatments.


UA Cancer Center and Consulate of Mexico in Tucson to Promote Cancer Screening and Health Literacy among Tucson’s Latinos, Oct. 1

The health fair at San Miguel High School will kick off Binational Health Month and will feature health screenings, information and community resources.


Student-Athlete Launches Campaign to Help Children With Cancer

Beach volleyball player Mia Mason, who survived a rare brain tumor as a 12-year-old, is paying it forward in support of pediatric cancer research.


Sep 21, 2017

Recent Disasters Remind First Responders of the Need for Up-to-Date Hazmat Training

More than 30 regional firefighters from Southern Arizona communities will be participating in the Advanced Hazmat Life Support training offered by the University of Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center.


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