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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.


Many Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Patients Can Skip Radiation, UArizona Health Sciences Collaborative Study Finds  
October 6, 2020

University of Arizona Cancer Center researcher Dr. Daniel Persky led a study that found many patients with the most common type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), can safely skip radiation and receive fewer chemotherapy treatments.


Many Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Patients Can Skip Radiation, UArizona Health Sciences Collaborative Study Finds  
October 5, 2020

University of Arizona Cancer Center researcher Dr. Daniel Persky led a study that found many patients with the most common type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), can safely skip radiation and receive fewer chemotherapy treatments.


UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and Phoenix VA to Launch Innovative Research Space  
October 5, 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.


UA Sarver Heart Center, Banner – University Medicine Tucson Welcome New Cardiologists  
October 5, 2020

The new faculty cardiologists, Drs. Keng Pineda and Andrew Williams, bring expertise in interventional cardiology, cardiac imaging, cardio-oncology and sports cardiology to the University of Arizona Health Sciences and Banner – University Medicine Tucson.


Meds Mobile App to Provide Greater Autonomy for Older Adults with Hypertension  
October 5, 2020

As more older adults use smartphones, College of Pharmacy researcher Dr. Jeannie Lee hopes to improve medication adherence and blood pressure rates with a management system in the palm of their hand.


UA Sarver Heart Center, Banner – University Medicine Tucson Welcome New Cardiologists  
October 4, 2020

The new faculty cardiologists, Drs. Keng Pineda and Andrew Williams, bring expertise in interventional cardiology, cardiac imaging, cardio-oncology and sports cardiology to the University of Arizona Health Sciences and Banner – University Medicine Tucson.


Meds Mobile App to Provide Greater Autonomy for Older Adults with Hypertension  
October 4, 2020

As more older adults use smartphones, College of Pharmacy researcher Dr. Jeannie Lee hopes to improve medication adherence and blood pressure rates with a management system in the palm of their hand.


UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Identify New Target for Developing Flavivirus Vaccines  
October 2, 2020

Antibodies normally fight viruses, but in the case of flaviviruses, they can make infections worse. Researchers took a closer look at antibody production to figure out why.


UArizona Health Sciences Researchers Identify New Target for Developing Flavivirus Vaccines  
October 1, 2020

Antibodies normally fight viruses, but in the case of flaviviruses, they can make infections worse. Researchers took a closer look at antibody production to figure out why.


Pain Relief Caused by SARS-CoV-2 Infection May Help Explain COVID-19 Spread  
October 1, 2020

Research shows SARS-CoV-2 promotes pain relief through the receptor neuropilin-1, which gives scientists a new target for non-opioid pain therapeutics and offers one possible explanation for the unrelenting spread of COVID-19.


Pain Relief Caused by SARS-CoV-2 Infection May Help Explain COVID-19 Spread  
September 30, 2020

Research shows SARS-CoV-2 promotes pain relief through the receptor neuropilin-1, which gives scientists a new target for non-opioid pain therapeutics and offers one possible explanation for the unrelenting spread of COVID-19.


Immune System Changes May Cause High Blood Pressure in Postmenopausal Women  
September 30, 2020

A new study finds menopause-induced changes to protective immune cells may add to a spike in high blood pressure in postmenopausal women – findings with implications for sex differences in COVID-19 responses.


Pain Relief Caused by SARS-CoV-2 Infection May Help Explain COVID-19 Spread  
September 29, 2020

Research shows SARS-CoV-2 promotes pain relief through the receptor neuropilin-1, which gives scientists a new target for non-opioid pain therapeutics and offers one possible explanation for the unrelenting spread of COVID-19.


Immune System Changes May Cause High Blood Pressure in Postmenopausal Women  
September 29, 2020

A new study finds menopause-induced changes to protective immune cells may add to a spike in high blood pressure in postmenopausal women – findings with implications for sex differences in COVID-19 responses.


UArizona Sees Improvement in COVID-19 Numbers, Compliance  
September 29, 2020

The number of positive test results on campus decreased following a 14-day shelter-in-place recommendation.


Genetic, Viral Interactions in Development of Sinusitis Focus of UArizona Surgeon-Scientist  
September 28, 2020

A $2.2 million federal grant will allow Dr. Eugene Chang, a sinus surgeon at the UArizona College of Medicine - Tucson, to investigate human genetic viral interactions in the development of sinus disease.


Genetic, Viral Interactions in Development of Sinusitis Focus of UArizona Surgeon-Scientist  
September 27, 2020

A $2.2 million federal grant will allow Dr. Eugene Chang, a sinus surgeon at the UArizona College of Medicine - Tucson, to investigate human genetic viral interactions in the development of sinus disease.


Researchers Uncover Potential Target to Diagnose, Monitor Cervical Cancer Treatment  
September 25, 2020

Dr. Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz’s research team found proteins called immune checkpoint inhibitors in the cervicovaginal environment that may help predict if a woman suffers from abnormal cell growth or cancer.


Researchers Uncover Potential Target to Diagnose, Monitor Cervical Cancer Treatment  
September 24, 2020

Dr. Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz’s research team found proteins called immune checkpoint inhibitors in the cervicovaginal environment that may help predict if a woman suffers from abnormal cell growth or cancer.


Future Primary Care Physicians Grateful for Full-Tuition Scholarship, Excited to Serve their Communities  
September 24, 2020

Sixteen first-year students are among 32 new PCP Scholarship recipients this academic year at the UArizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix – both schools still have scholarships available.


Health Sciences Exceeds $200M in Research Funding for First Time, Boosted by COVID-19 Collaborations  
September 24, 2020

University of Arizona Health Sciences passes $200 million milestone in research funding in fiscal year 2020, addressing some of the world’s most challenging health conditions, including COVID-19.


Health Sciences Exceeds $200M in Research Funding for First Time, Boosted by COVID-19 Collaborations  
September 23, 2020

University of Arizona Health Sciences passes $200 million milestone in research funding in fiscal year 2020, addressing some of the world’s most challenging health conditions, including COVID-19.


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