• UA Neuroscientist Roberta Diaz Brinton Awarded $1M Alzheimer’s Association Grant

    Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, inaugural director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, is one of six international researchers awarded funding through the Alzheimer’s Association's Part the Cloud program to support early phase human trials of potential therapies to save brain cells.

  • When Melanoma Spreads to the Brain, Patients with BRAF or MEK Mutations Can Find Novel Treatment at UA Cancer Center

    Its ample sun puts residents at risk for melanoma, but Arizona is also home to experimental treatments through early-phase clinical trials at the University of Arizona Cancer Center.

  • UA Researchers Study Link Between Menstrual Cycle and Quitting Smoking

    Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson received a $347,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how the menstrual cycle impacts quit efforts in women of reproductive age who smoke.

UA Neuroscientist Roberta Diaz Brinton Awarded $1M Alzheimer’s Association Grant

Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, inaugural director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, is one of six international researchers awarded funding through the Alzheimer’s Association's Part the Cloud program to support early phase human trials of potential therapies to save brain cells.

When Melanoma Spreads to the Brain, Patients with BRAF or MEK Mutations Can Find Novel Treatment at UA Cancer Center

Its ample sun puts residents at risk for melanoma, but Arizona is also home to experimental treatments through early-phase clinical trials at the University of Arizona Cancer Center.

UA Researchers Study Link Between Menstrual Cycle and Quitting Smoking

Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson received a $347,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how the menstrual cycle impacts quit efforts in women of reproductive age who smoke.

UA Neuroscientist Roberta Diaz Brinton Awarded $1M Alzheimer’s Association Grant

Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, inaugural director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, is one of six international researchers awarded funding through the Alzheimer’s Association's Part the Cloud program to support early phase human trials of potential therapies to save brain cells.

When Melanoma Spreads to the Brain, Patients with BRAF or MEK Mutations Can Find Novel Treatment at UA Cancer Center

Its ample sun puts residents at risk for melanoma, but Arizona is also home to experimental treatments through early-phase clinical trials at the University of Arizona Cancer Center.

UA Researchers Study Link Between Menstrual Cycle and Quitting Smoking

Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson received a $347,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how the menstrual cycle impacts quit efforts in women of reproductive age who smoke.

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College of Nursing Dean Search
We are making significant progress in our search for the next dean of the UA College of Nursing. The final job description and recruitment materials have now been finalized. (Click here to view job description.)

Our partners in this effort, Russell Reynolds Associates, are reaching out to highly-qualified individuals to determine their capabilities and organizational fit to our college.

The Future of Medicine

There is power in numbers. The All of Us Research Program is a national project bringing together more than 1 million people from all walks of life and from all regions across the nation to share their health data and biological samples to contribute to the future of health care.

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Danger in the Dust: Valley Fever

In the desert soils of Arizona, California’s Central Valley and other parts of the Southwest a disease is living right under foot, and researchers at UA are working to find ways to fight it.

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Memory loss

GENETIC TESTING FOR ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Do I really want to know? There are important issues to consider if a person decides to pursue genetic testing for Alzheimer’s disease.

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People On The Move at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and Banner – University Medicine
Nov 15, 2018

New physician-faculty members join Banner – University Medicine and the UA Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Surgery, Neurology and Medical Imaging at the UA College of
Medicine – Tucson


UA Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities Welcomes New Director, Wendy Parent-Johnson, PhD
Nov 14, 2018

Dr. Parent-Johnson will lead the UA Sonoran Center, which focuses on the issues of health, wellness, employment and community inclusion for adults with developmental and other disabilities, across the life span.


Banner – University Medicine Hiring Event
Nov 7, 2018

4-7 p.m. Nov. 13, UA College of Medicine – Tucson Plaza


UA’s Dr. Donata Vercelli Elected First Female Secretary General of International Allergy Collegium
Nov 6, 2018

Donata Vercelli, MD, has been elected secretary general of the Collegium Internationale Allergologicum, a group of distinguished international physicians and scientists who study the emerging field of allergy and clinical immunology. As secretary general, Dr. Vercelli eventually will become the first female president of the organization.


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