• Dentists Can Be the First Line of Defense against Domestic Violence

    New findings indicate that oral biomarkers may help health providers identify victims of domestic violence.

  • UA Department of Immunobiology Brings `National DNA Day’ to Local High Schools

    The Department of Immunobiology in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson is hosting “National DNA Day” events at three Tucson high schools, April 24, 25 and 26, to highlight the importance of genomic research.

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    New Public Entrance, New Street Address

Dentists Can Be the First Line of Defense against Domestic Violence

New findings indicate that oral biomarkers may help health providers identify victims of domestic violence.

UA Department of Immunobiology Brings `National DNA Day’ to Local High Schools

The Department of Immunobiology in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson is hosting “National DNA Day” events at three Tucson high schools, April 24, 25 and 26, to highlight the importance of genomic research.

Banner – UMC Tucson’s New Hospital Tower Opens Today

New Public Entrance, New Street Address

Dentists Can Be the First Line of Defense against Domestic Violence

New findings indicate that oral biomarkers may help health providers identify victims of domestic violence.

UA Department of Immunobiology Brings `National DNA Day’ to Local High Schools

The Department of Immunobiology in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson is hosting “National DNA Day” events at three Tucson high schools, April 24, 25 and 26, to highlight the importance of genomic research.

Banner – UMC Tucson’s New Hospital Tower Opens Today

New Public Entrance, New Street Address

Message from the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

Dr. Marvin Slepian Receives Much-Deserved Appointment as Regents' Professor
On behalf of the entire UA Health Sciences, I would like to express congratulations to our esteemed colleague Marvin Slepian, MD, for his much-deserved appointment as a Regents’ Professor, a title awarded to full professors who have the most distinguished accomplishments in teaching, scholarship, research or creative work.

A professor of medicine, cardiology and medical imaging, Dr. Slepian was appointed April 11 by the Arizona Board of Regents. These prestigious appointments are limited to no more than 3 percent of the university’s tenured and tenure-track faculty members and only four other UA professors received this title for 2019.

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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Finding a Cure for Macular Degeneration

UA researchers have taken a new approach to stop progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), by investigating if a current FDA approved drug, used to treat Parkinson’s disease could treat or even prevent AMD.

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Could Getting Your Flu Shot Help You Avoid a Silent Killer?

Recent research by David A. Bull, MD, chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and a member of the UA Sarver Heart Center, has shown that aortic aneurysm ruptures often closely follow a bout of the flu.

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