News

Sep 7, 2017

UA Researcher Earns $450,000 Grant to Advance Clinical Study on Alzheimer’s

Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at UAHS, received a $450,000 grant to advance her groundbreaking clinical development of the first regenerative therapeutic for Alzheimer’s disease.


Sep 6, 2017

UA Startup SinfoníaRx Acquired by Health Care Tech Company

University of Arizona startup SinfoníaRx, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sinfonía HealthCare Corporation, has been acquired by Tabula Rasa HealthCare (NASDAQ: TRHC), a public health care company that provides individualized, data-driven technology solutions.


Sep 5, 2017

Non-Psychotropic Cannabinoids Show Promise for Pain Relief

The UA's Todd Vanderah and his colleagues have been studying the class of chemical compounds, which may help people find pain relief brought about by metastatic breast cancer.


UA Team Tackles Better Brain Health

A trial will look at whether a naturally occurring compound, known as angiotensin 1-7, relieves cognitive deficits after heart bypass. The UA collaborators include a cardiologist, a physiologist and a psychologist.


Aug 30, 2017

Join Us on Sept. 9 for ‘Beyond Cancer: Finding Spirit’

The focus of this year’s event is “finding spirit” after cancer treatment. Presenters include keynote speaker Miguel Flores Jr. CEO/president of Holistic Wellness Counseling and Consultant Services.


Aug 29, 2017

UA Cancer Center Presents Strategy No. 5 of ‘Bear Down. Beat Cancer. Top 5 Strategies for Reducing Skin Cancer Risk’

Your skin health is important regardless of the season. In five weekly installments in August, each Tuesday, the University of Arizona Cancer Center is presenting a strategy for enjoying the sun’s benefits while protecting yourself from cancer-causing UV radiation. This week’s strategy: Skin Cancer Screening


Aug 25, 2017

‘Fighting Fire With Food: An Expert's Inside Look at Nutrition and Inflammation...What Does the Science Say?,’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, Sept. 6

Free and open to the public, the lecture by Ann Skulas-Ray, PhD, UA professor of nutritional sciences, will include detailed information about inflammation and where research is headed. At the conclusion of her lecture, she will be joined by fellow UA Professor Donato Romagnolo, MSc, PhD, for an epilogue on “The Mediterranean Diet and its Impact on Inflammation.” Both professors will host the question-and-answer session.


Aug 24, 2017

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Part of New NIH Emergency Medicine Research Effort

The Strategies to Innovate EmeRgENcy Care Clinical Trials Network (SIREN) will advance critical emergency medicine research to improve outcomes for patients with neurologic, heart, lung, blood and trauma emergencies.


National Institutes of Health Awards $4.8 Million to UA Valley Fever Center for Excellence to Develop Vaccine

The center will use the money to accelerate development of a Valley fever vaccine for dogs that one day may lead to a successful human vaccine. A California-based biotech company and Colorado State University have joined the center in the effort.


Aug 23, 2017

UA Hosts Community Forum to Address Health Concerns Related to Past Groundwater Contamination on Tucson’s South Side

Environmental experts from the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will host a `teach-in’ to discuss community concerns.


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