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UArizona Professors Elected to National Academy of Inventors  
December 8, 2020

Robert Norwood and Laurence Hurley have been elected as fellows of the academy, the organization's most prestigious designation.


UArizona Professors Elected to National Academy of Inventors  
December 7, 2020

Robert Norwood and Laurence Hurley have been elected as fellows of the academy, the organization's most prestigious designation.


Uncovering the Mind-Body Connection of Touch  
December 7, 2020

Inspired by her work at an orphanage, Dr. Katalin Gothard aims to understand how the brain interprets the social, emotional and physical aspects of touch.


UArizona to Roll Out New COVID-19 Test, Enhanced Requirements in Spring  
December 7, 2020

All students who plan to live on campus or attend in-person classes in the spring will be required to test weekly for COVID-19.


UArizona Health Sciences team takes T cell research to the next level  
December 3, 2020

UArizona Health Sciences immunobiologists have created a five-module chimeric antigen receptor T cell that is showing early potential to fight Type 1 diabetes.


UArizona Nursing Researchers Develop Web-based Skin Cancer Prevention Training for Massage Therapists  
November 30, 2020

E-training helped massage therapists increase their knowledge of skin cancer and become more comfortable discussing risk reduction with clients.


UArizona Nursing Researchers Develop Web-based Skin Cancer Prevention Training for Massage Therapists  
November 29, 2020

E-training helped massage therapists increase their knowledge of skin cancer and become more comfortable discussing risk reduction with clients.


People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson  
November 24, 2020

Among recent notices: Lifetime achievement award for Dr. Ron Weinstein; and Dr. Sam Keim elected to American Board of Emergency Medicine.


UArizona Statewide Study Building Knowledge About Health Risks Before, After COVID-19 Infection  
November 23, 2020

Arizona CoVHORT is a multiyear study that will answer questions about risk factors for COVID-19 and how the virus impacts long-term health outcomes.


UArizona Statewide Study Building Knowledge About Health Risks Before, After COVID-19 Infection  
November 22, 2020

Arizona CoVHORT is a multiyear study that will answer questions about risk factors for COVID-19 and how the virus impacts long-term health outcomes.


Better Sleep Health May Make It Easier for Smokers to Quit  
November 17, 2020

Researchers are expanding research showing that creating good sleeping habits can help people quit smoking to focus on smokers who are HIV positive.


Better Sleep Health May Make It Easier for Smokers to Quit  
November 16, 2020

Researchers are expanding research showing that creating good sleeping habits can help people quit smoking to focus on smokers who are HIV positive.


UArizona COVID-19 Testing up 34% in Pre-Holiday Blitz  
November 16, 2020

At 7,541 administered from Nov. 9-13, the university’s COVID-19 testing, which continues through Nov. 25, is succeeding in goal to test large numbers of students before they head home for holidays.


‘Wellness Wednesdays: Celebrating Health & Holiday’ Series to Provide Encouragement, Sense of Community  
November 10, 2020

Give yourself the gift of good health! The University of Arizona Health Sciences is offering an uplifting program to improve health and reduce stress.


‘Wellness Wednesdays: Celebrating Health & Holiday’ Series to Provide Encouragement, Sense of Community  
November 9, 2020

Give yourself the gift of good health! The University of Arizona Health Sciences is offering an uplifting program to improve health and reduce stress.


Personalized Cancer Vaccine Clinical Trial to Expand Following Promising Early Results  
November 9, 2020

A study investigating a personalized cancer vaccine has reported a 50% response rate for patients with head and neck cancer in its preliminary data.


Dual Inhibitor Strategy May Be Key to Sustainable COVID-19 Treatment  
November 9, 2020

Researchers in the College of Pharmacy say compounds targeting proteins involved in viral replication may further drug development for treating COVID-19.


Pharma Company Licenses UArizona Method for Treating Parkinson's Disease with Ketamine  
November 9, 2020

In pre-clinical studies, researchers found that low-dose ketamine infusions can improve pain, depression and levodopa-induced dyskinesia in Parkinson's patients.


UArizona to Expand COVID-19 Student Testing in Spring  
November 9, 2020

As COVID-19 cases trend upward in Arizona and across the country, numbers on campus remain relatively low, with a testing positivity rate of 0.9%.


Pharma Company Licenses UArizona Method for Treating Parkinson's Disease with Ketamine  
November 8, 2020

In pre-clinical studies, researchers found that low-dose ketamine infusions can improve pain, depression and levodopa-induced dyskinesia in Parkinson's patients.


Dual Inhibitor Strategy May Be Key to Sustainable COVID-19 Treatment  
November 8, 2020

Researchers in the College of Pharmacy say compounds targeting proteins involved in viral replication may further drug development for treating COVID-19.


UArizona/Banner Offer Urology Services at Cortaro Road Primary Care Clinic  
November 5, 2020

University of Arizona Department of Urology faculty member Dr. Sunchin Kim and general urology nurse practitioner Cara Whittingham will provide patient care at the Cortaro Road Banner clinic in Tucson.


$7.3M Grant Advances Researcher’s Pursuit of Treatments for Arsenic-Induced Lung Cancer, Type 2 Diabetes  
November 3, 2020

Dr. Donna D. Zhang’s research focuses on developing pharmaceuticals to prevent or treat exposure to arsenic, which has affected more than 160 million people worldwide.


UArizona Plans for Holidays, Spring Semester Amid National COVID-19 Spike  
November 2, 2020

The university is currently allowing courses of up to 50 students to meet on campus. After Thanksgiving, all courses will transition to being fully online.


Lung Ultrasound Training to Help Rural Emergency Medicine Providers Diagnose COVID-19 Patients  
November 2, 2020

The tele-ultrasound training program for lung point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) will enable rural emergency departments to more effectively identify and treat suspected COVID-19 patients.


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