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Lung Ultrasound Training to Help Rural Emergency Medicine Providers Diagnose COVID-19 Patients  
November 1, 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.


People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson  
October 30, 2020

Two faculty members inducted to National Academy of Inventors, ‘Gut Group’ team wins $250,000 for gastrointestinal cancer research, Dr. Chalasani wins NCI team leadership award, and new physicians join as pediatrics, infectious disease specialists.


UArizona to Lead Statewide Outreach to Reduce Disparities in COVID-19 Research, Clinical Studies  
October 29, 2020

The Arizona portion of an 11-state effort, funded by a $12 million federal award, to address the uneven impact of the pandemic on racial and ethnic minority communities will be led by the UArizona Health Sciences.


Scientists Expand PET Imaging Options Through Simpler Chemistry  
October 29, 2020

The University of Arizona has licensed new radio-labeling chemistry for PET contrast agents to startup TheraCea Pharma.


Scientists Expand PET Imaging Options Through Simpler Chemistry  
October 28, 2020

The University of Arizona has licensed new radio-labeling chemistry for PET contrast agents to startup TheraCea Pharma.


UArizona to Lead Statewide Outreach to Reduce Disparities in COVID-19 Research, Clinical Studies  
October 28, 2020

The Arizona portion of an 11-state effort, funded by a $12 million federal award, to address the uneven impact of the pandemic on racial and ethnic minority communities will be led by the UArizona Health Sciences.


People and Programs on the Move in Public Health at the UArizona Health Sciences  
October 28, 2020

Recent notices for the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health include a new national cancer prevention lifestyle guideline led by Dr. Cynthia Thomson, a study on yoga’s benefits for the elderly, childhood obesity prevention and Dr. Heather Carter’s new post.


Swish, Gargle, Repeat: UArizona Researcher Explores Mouth Rinse Test as Alternative to COVID-19 Nasal Swab  
October 27, 2020

A new diagnostic test for coronavirus relies on gargling with saltwater instead of using a nasal swab. Initial results have been encouraging, UArizona virology expert Dr. Michael Worobey says.


As Holidays Near, UArizona President Urges Campus to ‘Stay Focused’ on Public Health  
October 26, 2020

The university remains in stage two of its reentry plan this week, with classes of up to 50 students given the option to meet on campus.


Children’s Cleft Lip and Palate Specialist Joins UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson, Banner – University Medicine  
October 22, 2020

With UArizona faculty appointments in the Departments of Pediatrics and Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Dr. Jonathan Skirko will provide clinical care in advanced pediatric ear, nose and throat medicine at Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s.


Children’s Cleft Lip and Palate Specialist Joins UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson, Banner – University Medicine  
October 21, 2020

With UArizona faculty appointments in the Departments of Pediatrics and Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Dr. Jonathan Skirko will provide clinical care in advanced pediatric ear, nose and throat medicine at Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s.


UArizona Cancer Center Receives $8.5M Gift to Establish Ginny L. Clements Breast Cancer Research Institute  
October 21, 2020

The gift from breast cancer survivor and longtime UArizona supporter Ginny Clements establishes an endowment for the new institute, along with endowed positions and renovated lab space.


UArizona Cancer Center Receives $8.5M Gift to Establish Ginny L. Clements Breast Cancer Research Institute  
October 20, 2020

The gift from breast cancer survivor and longtime UArizona supporter Ginny Clements establishes an endowment for the new institute, along with endowed positions and renovated lab space.


Researchers Find Biomarker that Can Appear Before Stomach Cancer Develops  
October 20, 2020

A microRNA that can be found in a blood sample may make it easier to detect gastric cancer and could lead to improved treatment for diseases that are resistant to common immunotherapies.


Researchers Find Biomarker that Can Appear Before Stomach Cancer Develops  
October 19, 2020

A microRNA that can be found in a blood sample may make it easier to detect gastric cancer and could lead to improved treatment for diseases that are resistant to common immunotherapies.


Tohono O’odham Nation Commits $1M to UArizona to Combat COVID-19  
October 19, 2020

The contribution will allow UArizona researchers to continue developing better, more efficient and effective tests for people across the state.


UArizona Increases In-Person Instruction, Cancels Spring Break  
October 19, 2020

The university also will conduct a testing blitz prior to the Thanksgiving holiday in an effort to reduce travel-related spread of COVID-19.


People and Programs ‘On The Move’ at UArizona College of Pharmacy  
October 15, 2020

Recent college notices include a new co-director from Brazil for the Arizona Center for Drug Discovery, prestigious editor posts for two faculty members, and awards and appointments to important pharmaceutical industry committees.


UArizona Welcomes More Students to Campus  
October 12, 2020

The university will expand in-person instruction with half the semester left to go, bringing about 1,500 more students to campus a week.


UArizona Health Sciences Study Shows SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies Provide Lasting Immunity  
October 12, 2020

Researchers developed one of the most accurate COVID-19 antibody tests available and now have shown antibodies persist for months after infection, providing long-term immunity.


UArizona Health Sciences Study Shows SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies Provide Lasting Immunity  
October 11, 2020

Researchers developed one of the most accurate COVID-19 antibody tests available and now have shown antibodies persist for months after infection, providing long-term immunity.


NIH New Innovator Award to Fund Research on Opioid Addiction and Relapse in Postpartum Women  
October 7, 2020

The $2.3 million National Institutes of Health grant will enable Dr. Alicia Allen to explore how women’s hormones influence postpartum opioid relapse and if they may be used as a preventative strategy.


NIH New Innovator Award to Fund Research on Opioid Addiction and Relapse in Postpartum Women  
October 6, 2020

The $2.3 million National Institutes of Health grant will enable Dr. Alicia Allen to explore how women’s hormones influence postpartum opioid relapse and if they may be used as a preventative strategy.


UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and Phoenix VA to Launch Innovative Research Space  
October 6, 2020

The Phoenix VA Health Care System Research Space will be an incubator for medical discovery, new technologies and clinical care on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus in downtown Phoenix in partnership with the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.


UArizona Prepares to Offer More In-Person Classes  
October 6, 2020

On Oct. 12, the university hopes to resume in-person instruction for classes of 30 or fewer students that were designated in-person or flex in-person courses at the time of registration.


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