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Apr 24, 2018

New UA Research Study Aims to Predict and Prevent Deadly Disease in Premature Infants

Study aims to develop the first predictive test to identify and prevent necrotizing enterocolitis, a disease that kills thousands of premature babies each year.


UA’s Agnes Attakai Receives National Rural Health Award

The National Rural Health Association has presented Agnes Attakai, MPA, director of health disparities outreach and prevention education at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, the Rosemary McKenzie Legacy Award for her work as a champion of health equity in Arizona and nationally to reduce health disparities among Arizona’s Native Americans.


Apr 23, 2018

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

The UA Cancer Center is enlisting dental professionals to incorporate head and neck cancer screenings into routine checkups.


Dr. Megha Padi Arrives from String Theory Background at Harvard to Expand Collaboration in Bioinformatics at UA Cancer Center

Megha Padi, PhD, harnesses the computational power of bioinformatics to learn more about cancer and how best to treat it — and empowers other cancer researchers to do the same.


Apr 20, 2018

‘Battling the Opioid Epidemic: UA Experts see the Light Through Groundbreaking Research’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, May 2

Free and open to the public, the lecture by Drs. Mohab M. Ibrahim and Todd W. Vanderah—members of one of the largest groups in the world studying chronic pain and treatment alternatives—will explore their exciting research on medications and therapies designed to inhibit chronic pain without unwanted side effects, including addiction.


Apr 19, 2018

Fourth Annual ‘Eat Dessert First Day,’ April 21, Honors Memory of Dana Morgan and Raises Funds for UA Pediatric Cancer Research

The day honors the memory of pediatric cancer patient Dana Morgan and raises funds for pediatric cancer research at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center. Local restaurants will donate a portion of the day’s proceeds and individual donations can be made online any time.


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.


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