May 28, 2014

For the Love of Benny: Students at Miller Elementary School Raise Funds for the ‘Louise Thomas Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cancer Research’ at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center
The donated funds are being contributed to the “Louise Thomas Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cancer Research.” The endowment will provide continuous funding for pediatric cancer research projects at the UA Steele Center.

UA Researchers Identify Viral Genes That Control Human Cytomegalovirus Reactivation
Identifying the mechanisms that determine CMV latency could lead to targeted therapies that prevent CMV-related disease

May 23, 2014

Tucson middle school students to attend UA College of Pharmacy program: PharmCamp explores the pharmacy profession
25 students from Tucson middle schools will learn more about pharmacy and environmental health from UA College of Pharmacy student pharmacists and staff at PharmCamp 2014.

May 22, 2014

Neurosurgeon Dr. Willard S. Kasoff Joins UA Department of Surgery To Direct Neuromodulation Program
Dr. Kasoff’s appointment expands and strengthens UAMC’s patient services for Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and other movement disorders.

May 20, 2014

Into the Wild: New Wilderness Medicine Program at UA Hones Patient Care Skills in Austere Conditions
The sterile, high tech and fully stocked clinical environment at the University of Arizona Medical Centers provide an ideal learning and teaching environment, but this semester students, residents and faculty had the opportunity to demonstrate their medical skills in the wild, rugged terrain of the Arizona wilderness.

May 19, 2014

Dr. Jason X.-J. Yuan Appointed Associate Vice President for Translational Health Sciences at the Arizona Health Sciences Center
An internationally recognized physician-scientist in pulmonary vascular disease research, Dr. Yuan will provide critical leadership in translational health strategies and training physician-scientists at AHSC.

Join us on Twitter for #RattlerChat, Thursday, May 22 at 11 a.m. PDT

Experts from the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center at the UA College of Pharmacy, the University of Arizona Medical Center, and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum will answer your questions and dispel common myths about rattlesnake bites.

May 16, 2014

PANDA ‘Children Helping Children’ Fashion Show Raises $640,000 for UA Steele Children’s Research Center
Funds will enable Steele Center researchers to expand research in autoimmune diseases like type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease and celiac disease.

May 15, 2014

University of Arizona, Phoenix Announce New Downtown Project
Biosciences Partnership Building on Docket Pending Regents Approval

Mobile Phone App Study to Help Women Quit Smoking Without Gaining Weight
First study to address all three behaviors—smoking cessation, physical activity and diet— through the use of guided imagery via a mobile app.