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Apr 17, 2018

Banner Health, University of Arizona welcomed AHCJ to Phoenix

Nearly 600 members of the national Association of Health Care Journalists heard speakers, toured facilities at annual conference, April 12-15.


Apr 6, 2018

Immunotherapy: Cancer's New Frontier

Cancer patients' immune systems are receiving a boost from checkpoint inhibitors and other laboratory-made antibodies, which train T cells to attack cancer. An expanded understanding of cancer, genetics and immunobiology could revolutionize treatment.


Mar 29, 2018

UA Shares its Expertise in Free Precision Medicine Conference for Public, Researchers and Physicians, April 13

To help the public, physicians and researchers better understand how growing discoveries on the molecular makeup of disease affect decisions on health care, UA researchers and their partners are presenting a free precision medicine conference on Friday, April 13.


Mar 28, 2018

UA Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medical Center Welcome Cardiologist Dr. Joel B. Holland

Nationally recognized cardiologist, Dr. Joel Holland, joins the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson faculty after a long career at Cleveland Clinic Foundation.


Mar 26, 2018

UA Cancer Center, Banner – University Medicine to Observe Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month with Free Presentation, Screenings, April 28

April is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month and the UA Cancer Center is enlisting dental professionals to incorporate head and neck cancer screenings into routine checkups.


UA Researcher Receives $1.65M Grant for Innovative Technique To Assess Traumatic Brain Injury

NIH grant will allow Theresa Currier Thomas, PhD, to study neurotransmissions in real time.


‘Facts, Fads and Fiction About Joint Replacement Surgery’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, April 4

Free and open to the public, the lecture by UA orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Michael Dohm will discuss the operative and non-operative treatment of joint disease, including evidence, outcome and value of current surgical and non-surgical treatments.


Mar 20, 2018

Accolades Begin for New UA Research Building in Downtown Phoenix

UA Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building wins two awards from real estate and construction industries.


Future Physicians Celebrate Match Day at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

One-third of medical students in the Class of 2018 will remain in Arizona to pursue their residency training; more than half of the class will pursue primary care — a physician specialty that is critically low in Arizona and the nation.


Mar 19, 2018

The Intestinal Microbiome and Fecal Transplants’ Promise for Treating Digestive and Autoimmune Diseases Discussed in Free Public Lecture, March 23

Speaker Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, will discuss the intestinal microbiome and how it can be changed to alter the outcome of patients suffering from a variety of illnesses, as well as the future of fecal transplantation and manipulation. The presentation is part of the Flinn Foundation Buffmire Lecture series.


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