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Nov 6, 2018

UA Psychologist to Lead New Core Effort of Arizona Alzheimer's Disease Center

As this public health crisis escalates, researchers are working fervently to better understand the disease and who is most at risk for developing it, as well as to find ways to detect it earlier and to slow or halt its progress.


UA’s Dr. Donata Vercelli Elected First Female Secretary General of International Allergy Collegium

Donata Vercelli, MD, has been elected secretary general of the Collegium Internationale Allergologicum, a group of distinguished international physicians and scientists who study the emerging field of allergy and clinical immunology. As secretary general, Dr. Vercelli eventually will become the first female president of the organization.


Nov 2, 2018

10th Annual Heroes Day Honors Local First Responders

9 a.m. Nov. 8 Awards Ceremony, La Encantada


Nov 1, 2018

UA Professor Receives Grant for Innovative Research in Preventing Heart Failure

NIH grant will allow Taben Hale, PhD, to study cardiac fibroblasts.


Oct 31, 2018

UA Targeting Rhabdomyosarcoma, a Rare Pediatric Cancer With Few Treatment Options

UA Cancer Center researcher harnesses “big data” to identify targeted treatments for rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare cancer that mostly strikes children and teenagers.


Oct 30, 2018

UA Pharmacologists Seek to Prevent Opioid Tolerance, Addiction

A $1.7 million federal grant will help researchers striving to put an end to opioid tolerance — a phenomenon that often leads to opioid dependence, abuse and addiction.


Oct 29, 2018

‘Conquering Arthritis...Meet the University of Arizona Arthritis Center Researchers,’ Nov. 8

An opportunity to visit one-on-one with UA Arthritis Center faculty members, physicians and scientists to learn about the Center’s leading-edge research.


Two UA Surgery Professors Named to Academy of Master Surgeon Educators™

University of Arizona Surgery Professors Leigh Neumayer, MD, MS, FACS, and James H. McClenathan, MD, FACS, have been recognized for their contributions to surgical education.


Oct 25, 2018

Banner – UMC Trauma Center Recognized for Expertise in Treatment of Injured Kids

American College of Surgeons Bestows Level II Pediatric Trauma Verification


New Faculty Join UA Family and Community Medicine and Banner – University Medicine

Family medicine physicians Jeffrey Maudlin, MD, and Shana Semmens, MD, will provide a wide array of primary care services for patients of all ages across Tucson.


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