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Sep 27, 2016

UA PharmD Students get boost from $1.25 Million Endowment from The ALSAM Foundation

Grant is largest endowment ever to College of Pharmacy.


UA Researchers Ask ‘Citizen-Scientists’ to Help Track Zika and Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases With New Cell Phone App

Scientists at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health launched Kidenga, a free smartphone app for Android and iOS that allows users to report mosquito activity, symptoms of illness and help detect outbreaks.


Sep 26, 2016

UA Cancer Center to Celebrate 40 years and Prestigious Designation with Festivities in Tucson on Sept. 28 and in Phoenix on Sept. 30

The University of Arizona Cancer Center celebrates its 40th anniversary and the renewal of its prestigious designation from the National Cancer Institute as a Comprehensive Cancer Center.


Sep 23, 2016

Cardiologist Dr. Michael A. LaCombe to Present ‘The Importance of Family History,’ Oct. 6

Free and open to the public, the presentation is part of the Donald K. Buffmire Visiting Lectureship in Medicine series sponsored by the Flinn Foundation.


Sep 22, 2016

Diamond Children’s to Host Childhood Cancer Survivors Party at Children’s Museum Tucson, Sept. 24

Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center has received a grant from the National Children’s Cancer Society to host a “Night at the Museum” party for Southern Arizona pediatric cancer survivors and their families on Saturday, Sept. 24.


‘The Foundations of Health’ Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, Oct. 5

Michael J. Hewitt, PhD, of Canyon Ranch Resort, will share his personal journey of resilience and triumph in this practical and inspiring presentation on true preventive medicine.


Sep 21, 2016

Heart Disease and Sleep: Expert Panel Reports That Both Duration and Quality May Impact Heart Health

In its first scientific statement on sleep, the American Heart Association and its committee of heart health and sleep researchers, including Michael Grandner, PhD, of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, find in a review of current evidence that too much or too little sleep, along with sleep-related breathing irregularities and insomnia, may be linked to heart risk factors.


UA-Led Team Receives PCORI Engagement Award for Patient-Centered SLEEP2 Project

The University of Arizona, Project Sleep and the Sleep Research Network are teaming up to engage patients, scientists and other stakeholders as partners in sleep research; the first of four events for sleep researchers and the public will be held Friday, Oct. 7, in Bethesda, Md.


Sep 19, 2016

New Faculty Join UA Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center

Heather Cassell, MD, will provide specialized allergy and immunology care for children; Emily Keyser, MD, and Erica Danielle Laber, MD, will provide general pediatric care.


Sep 16, 2016

UA Sarver Heart Center 30th Anniversary Lecture Series: ‘Keeping Your Heart in Sync: What You Need to Know About Atrial Fibrillation’ - New Date! Now Oct. 25

Dr. Mathew Hutchinson will provide an update on atrial fibrillation on Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. in DuVal Auditorium.


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