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Researchers Weaponizing Copper as Potential Antibiotic  
October 25, 2021

Researchers identified a compound that acts as a Trojan horse for copper, effectively killing pathogens that cause some upper respiratory infections.


First Responders at Higher Risk of COVID-19 Infection  
October 22, 2021

AZ HEROES study finds first responders have higher incidence of COVID-19 infection, supporting need for increased vaccination and mitigation measures.


UArizona Sarver Heart Center Welcomes New Faculty  
October 21, 2021

Faculty have expertise in interventional cardiology, structural heart disease, advanced heart disease, transplant cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery.


UArizona Skin Cancer Institute Presents Melanoma Walk  
October 20, 2021

Proceeds from the event will support melanoma research, community outreach, education and patient care in Arizona.


Vance Johnson to Discuss Addiction and Recovery at Free Event  
October 15, 2021

Former Wildcat football player Vance Johnson will discuss the stigma surrounding addiction and share his personal journey during the free event.


Dance for Parkinson’s Event Coming to Health Sciences  
October 15, 2021

A free event offers instruction on increasing coordination, balance, flexibility and strength through music and movement using different dance styles.


Study Aims to Train Providers to Remove Bias from Decisions  
October 14, 2021

Researchers seek to reduce bias and remove barriers to equitable treatment for advanced heart disease through standardized health care protocols.


US/Mexico Summit Forges Cooperation on Health Challenges  
October 12, 2021

The summit focuses on developing a public health approach for programs and policies that benefit the people of both countries and the border region.


Conference Explores How to Build a Teaching Health Center Program  
October 6, 2021

The University of Arizona Center for Rural Health is hosting a conference for health professionals, “Teaching Health Center: Is it the Right Fit for Your Organization?” on Oct. 8-9.


Barnes, Heeke Featured at Arthritis ‘Bear Down Celebration’  
October 6, 2021

UArizona Women’s Basketball Head Coach Adia Barnes and Vice President and Director of Athletics Dave Heeke will headline the annual Arthritis Center fundraiser.


UArizona Awarded $60 Million to Lead Precision Aging Network  
September 30, 2021

The National Institutes of Health -unded network aims to develop more effective brain-aging treatments and interventions targeted to the individual.


Cancer Patients May Not Be Fully Protected by COVID-19 Vaccine  
September 30, 2021

Researchers find lower immune response to COVID-19 vaccine for patients on chemotherapy; third dose of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine boosts immune response.


Arizona Center for Rural Health Receives $8M COVID-19 Grant  
September 30, 2021

The grant will help address COVID-19 disparities among racial and ethnic minority populations and rural communities in Arizona.


UArizona Nursing Soars in U.S. News & World Report Rankings  
September 29, 2021

University of Arizona College of Nursing BSN program ranked No. 1 in Arizona, No. 23 nationally and No. 16 among public universities.


Nikolich-Žugich Named Researcher of the Year  
September 28, 2021

Immunologist and gerontologist Janko Nikolich-Žugich, MD, PhD, named Arizona's Bioscience Researcher of the Year by the Arizona Bioindustry Association.


Researchers Identify Mechanism for Slowing Cancer Growth  
September 27, 2021

A newly discovered mechanism for controlling blood vessel growth in tumors points to possible strategies for developing new therapeutic interventions to overcome drug resistance.


UArizona Health Sciences Launches New End-of-Life Care Training  
September 24, 2021

Faculty at UArizona Center on Aging, colleges and centers will use a David and Lura Lovell Foundation grant to enhance end-of-life care education.


Blood Pressure Medication Does Not Increase COVID-19 Risk  
September 23, 2021

Sarver Heart Center researchers clarify the interaction between blood pressure medications and SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.


Summit Focuses on Drug Discovery and Development  
September 20, 2021

The third annual Drug Discovery and Development Summit aims to foster private-public collaboration and commercialization of new discoveries against diseases most burdensome to Arizonans.


Aging Research Studies Diabetes, Phishing, Stress  
September 15, 2021

Three grants are funding studies to address the diverse needs of an aging population, including treatments and interventions that promote healthy aging.


Study Shows Link Between Arsenic Exposure and Type 2 Diabetes  
September 15, 2021

Research led by the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy shows how chronic arsenic exposure disrupts the body’s natural antioxidant defenses, which may contribute to the development of diseases such as Type 2 diabetes.


Newest Primary Care Physician Scholars Announced  
September 14, 2021

A new class of 23 medical students received full-tuition scholarships to the UArizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix.


Training Program to Support Families Affected by Opioid Use Disorders  
September 8, 2021

The Comprehensive Pain and Addiction Center will oversee the first peer support experiential learning and apprenticeship program in rural Arizona.


NIH Grant Advances Research on Women’s Brains, Menopause and Increased Risk for Alzheimer’s  
August 31, 2021

The Center for Innovation in Brain Science received a $15.1 million grant from the National Institutes on Aging to investigate perimenopausal brain aging.


UArizona to Monitor Health of SpaceX Inspiration4 Crew  
August 30, 2021

College Researchers Designed Novel Molecular Diagnostics Technology to Monitor the Health of Four Crew Members during First All-Civilian Mission to Orbit


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