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Nov 14, 2017

$8.5M Grant Awarded to Improve Asthma Care with the Navajo Nation

National Jewish Health and the University of Arizona bring proven programs to assist underserved population


UA Study on Impact of Delays in Diagnosing Valley Fever Funded by CDC

Dr. Fariba Donovan, an infectious diseases research scientist at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, receives contract to examine how the failure to diagnose Valley fever impacts patient health, costs and `antimicrobial stewardship’ of this respiratory infection endemic to the U.S. Southwest.


Is It Obesity or Lipedema? UA Researcher Receives Grant To Study Genetic Risk Factors

Yann Klimentidis, PhD, a genetic epidemiologist at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has received funding to study the genetic risk factors for developing lipedema, a painful and body disfiguring condition affecting an estimated 11 percent of U.S. adult women.


Nov 10, 2017

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Celebrates its 50th Anniversary during Founders Week, Nov. 13-17

The UA College of Medicine – Tucson celebrates its 50th anniversary during Founders Week Nov. 13-17.


Nov 8, 2017

UA Cancer Center Receives $2M to Investigate Selenium Supplementation

The grant will continue UA researchers’ investigation of the benefits and harms of selenium supplementation, which could clarify conflicting information about colorectal cancer and diabetes risk in certain populations.


Nov 7, 2017

The Secrets You Need to Know About Inflammation: Free UA Lecture Series Hosted by `Yuma Friends of UA Health Sciences’

The Yuma community is invited to a free lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 15, to learn about inflammation and its role in health.


Optimizing Workplace Design for Health: UA Institute on Place and Wellbeing at ‘Greenbuild,’ Nov. 9 in Boston

At the world’s largest conference and expo for design-related industry professionals, UAIPW Director Esther Sternberg, MD, and the U.S. General Services Administration will discuss findings of their Wellbuilt for Wellbeing study, which have the potential to positively impact the health of millions of office workers and the cost of lost time due to workplace-related illnesses.


Nov 6, 2017

University of Arizona Scientists Awarded Space Research Grant

The Center for Applied NanoBioscience and Medicine is doing its part to protect the health of astronauts on long-duration missions, including NASA's Journey to Mars.


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.


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