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May 19, 2018

UA Surgeons Developing New Tool to Detect Urine Blockage

Surgeons at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson are developing a tool that may make detecting urine blockage simpler for patients.


May 17, 2018

UA Health Sciences and UA Researchers Awarded ABRC Grants Totaling Nearly $6M for Health Research

The three-year Arizona Biomedical Research Commission Awards will fund research relating to neuropathic and cancer pain, migraines, opioids, antibiotics, antivirals, sinusitis, obesity, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, pulmonary disease and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome.


May 15, 2018

Enzyme's Movement May Be Key to New Cancer Drugs

Interfering with the motion of a kinase enzyme might be a new approach for the development of anti-cancer drugs.


Dr. Rachna Shroff Joins UA Cancer Center as Section Chief of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology

Rachna Shroff, MD, describes her roots in Tucson and her vision for GI oncology within the UA Cancer Center and throughout the state.


May 14, 2018

UA Sleep Researcher Receives $3.6M Grant to Study Sleep Health on U.S.-Mexico Border

The Nogales Cardiometabolic Health and Sleep Study seeks to learn more about sleep health and sleep disorders in the border region, how sleep issues are related to social, behavioral and environmental factors and their potential role in regard to risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes.


UA Researchers to Study How to Stop Stress from Causing Pain

Researchers at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson have received $2.7 million to learn how stress can produce pain — and how to stop it from occurring.


May 9, 2018

UA Health Sciences Colleges’ 2018 Graduates Available for Interviews

Through Saturday, May 12, UAHS colleges are holding convocations; inspirational graduates are available for interviews.


UA Researcher to Work with Community Partners to Develop ‘Playbook’ for Prescribing Antibiotics in AZ Skilled Nursing Facilities

Katherine Ellingson, PhD, assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, received a $387,000 Arizona Biomedical Research Commission Investigator Grant to develop a “playbook” for prescribing antibiotics to treat infectious diseases in skilled nursing facilities in Arizona.


Unlocking Cancer’s Secrets Using the ‘Social Networks’ of Cells

Megha Padi, PhD, of the UA Cancer Center has developed a method for probing the genetic underpinnings of cancer and other diseases, which could lead to better treatments.


May 7, 2018

UA Health Sciences Colleges Convocations 2018: Meet Some of the Graduates

The accomplishments of some of the UA Health Sciences’ inspiring graduates are highlighted.


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