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Nov 15, 2018

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.


People On The Move at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and Banner – University Medicine

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


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.


Nov 14, 2018

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 Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities Welcomes New Director, Wendy Parent-Johnson, PhD

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.


UA to Support Smokers on their Journey to Quit

The University of Arizona Cancer Center is building a robust tobacco-cessation program to provide support to tobacco users hoping to quit.


New UA/Banner Health Valley Fever Clinical Guidelines to Help Avoid Delays in Diagnosis

Banner Health has launched new clinical practice protocols developed with input from the University of Arizona Valley Fever Center for Excellence to help physicians more quickly diagnose and treat patients with Valley fever infections.


Nov 13, 2018

All of Us Research Program in Tucson to Host Awareness Event Nov. 15

The All of Us Research Program in Tucson is hosting an awareness event open to the public on Thursday, Nov. 15, to promote the national effort to gather data from one million or more people living in the United States to accelerate health-related research.


UA Camp Wellness Celebrates 50th Camp with Special ‘Jubilation Celebration’

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild will speak at this special event, celebrating Camp Wellness’ 50th camp and the students who completed the nine-week program.


Nov 7, 2018

Banner – University Medicine Hiring Event

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


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