News

May 29, 2018

UA Receives $1.7M Grant to Increase Number of Mental Health Nurse Practitioners in Rural and Border Areas

Grant provides University of Arizona College of Nursing students opportunity to focus on interprofessional collaborative care at medically underserved sites.


May 24, 2018

All of Us Research Program Begins National Enrollment Effort; Nine Banner Sites in Arizona Enrolling Volunteers

Events are planned across the nation to engage diverse communities in the national recruitment effort. In Arizona, Banner Health and the University of Arizona Health Sciences have been enrolling volunteers into the program as a National Institutes of Health pilot site since 2017.


May 23, 2018

UA Cancer Center’s Dr. Tim Bowden Fondly Remembered As Gifted Scientist, Teacher and Mentor

University of Arizona physicians and researchers remember Dr. Bowden as a “friend, mentor, passionate scientist and remarkable human being.”


May 22, 2018

UA `Active Shooter Drill’ to Test and Train Emergency Responders, May 23

Emergency medicine resident-physicians at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and other first responders will participate in a mass-shooting exercise to prepare for real disasters.


May 21, 2018

Pharmacology Researchers Seek Solutions to Opioid Epidemic

The UA's focus has been on helping people with chronic pain without using narcotics or other addictive drugs.


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.


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