• With a Nurse in their Corner, ‘Navigating’ Care Is Getting Easier for Cancer Patients

    Banner Health nurse navigators at the University of Arizona Cancer Center are paired with patients to guide them through their cancer journeys.

  • UA Chemical Biologists Unearth Cause of a Rare Brain Disorder

    In pontocerebellar hypoplasia type 1b, two key biological structures are blocked from binding to one another — which ultimately stunts critical brain growth.

  • Reconnecting the Disconnected: UA Physiology Professor Receives $1.2M NIH Grant to Use AI to Restore Movement in Paralyzed Limbs

    When a person is paralyzed by a stroke or an injury, the brain and the neuron networks that control movement become disconnected from the muscles. Dr. Andrew Fuglevand is using artificial intelligence to stimulate multiple muscles to elicit natural movement in ways previous methods have been unable to do.

With a Nurse in their Corner, ‘Navigating’ Care Is Getting Easier for Cancer Patients

Banner Health nurse navigators at the University of Arizona Cancer Center are paired with patients to guide them through their cancer journeys.

UA Chemical Biologists Unearth Cause of a Rare Brain Disorder

In pontocerebellar hypoplasia type 1b, two key biological structures are blocked from binding to one another — which ultimately stunts critical brain growth.

Reconnecting the Disconnected: UA Physiology Professor Receives $1.2M NIH Grant to Use AI to Restore Movement in Paralyzed Limbs

When a person is paralyzed by a stroke or an injury, the brain and the neuron networks that control movement become disconnected from the muscles. Dr. Andrew Fuglevand is using artificial intelligence to stimulate multiple muscles to elicit natural movement in ways previous methods have been unable to do.

With a Nurse in their Corner, ‘Navigating’ Care Is Getting Easier for Cancer Patients

Banner Health nurse navigators at the University of Arizona Cancer Center are paired with patients to guide them through their cancer journeys.

UA Chemical Biologists Unearth Cause of a Rare Brain Disorder

In pontocerebellar hypoplasia type 1b, two key biological structures are blocked from binding to one another — which ultimately stunts critical brain growth.

Reconnecting the Disconnected: UA Physiology Professor Receives $1.2M NIH Grant to Use AI to Restore Movement in Paralyzed Limbs

When a person is paralyzed by a stroke or an injury, the brain and the neuron networks that control movement become disconnected from the muscles. Dr. Andrew Fuglevand is using artificial intelligence to stimulate multiple muscles to elicit natural movement in ways previous methods have been unable to do.

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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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Expanding Roles for Genetic Counselors

Genetic counseling is one of the fastest growing professions in the U.S. To meet this growing demand, the University of Arizona will open a graduate program in genetic counseling in fall 2019.

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HPV is Not a Defeated Virus

Human Papillomavirus is the most commonly sexually transmitted virus. Despite the availability of vaccines, the prevalence of HPV-related cancers is still on the rise.

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New Faculty Join UA Family and Community Medicine and Banner – University Medicine
Dec 12, 2018

Family medicine physicians Ashley Krauser, DO, and Ana Mendez, MD, MPH, will provide a wide array of primary care services for patients of all ages across Tucson.


National Academy of Inventors Welcomes Two UA Professors as Fellows
Dec 12, 2018

Two distinguished University of Arizona professors and innovators have been named as National Academy of Inventors Fellows. Thomas Koch, professor and dean of the College of Optical Sciences, and Harrison Barrett, Regents’ Professor of medical imaging, optical sciences and applied mathematics, will now join a growing cadre of distinguished fellows from the UA.


ArtWorks `Through Our Eyes: Our Arizona-Sonoran Desert’ Opening Reception
Dec 5, 2018

The exhibit will display Arizona-Sonoran Desert-inspired paintings from artists at UA ArtWorks, marking the first art exhibit to take place at the UA Campus Recreation Center’s REC Oasis Lounge & Art Gallery.


New Director of Scientific Programs Named for All of Us Research Program at UA-Banner
Dec 5, 2018

Pharmacogenetics expert, Jason Hansen Karnes, PharmD, PhD, BCPS, FAHA, has been named director of scientific programs for the All of Us Research Program team at the University of Arizona and Banner Health.


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