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UArizona Poison Center Warns of Toxic Alcohol Poisonings from Contaminated Hand Sanitizer  
June 24, 2020

Ingesting substances contaminated with methanol can cause blindness, organ failure and even death without hospital treatment, reports the center at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy.


Trading Pipets for Keyboards, UArizona’s KEYS Students Go Virtual for Summer Internship  
June 19, 2020

The BIO5 KEYS Research Internship Program at the University of Arizona takes a new form this summer as 49 high school students engage in computational projects from the safety of their homes.


UArizona Testing App to Alert Students, Employees Exposed to COVID-19  
June 18, 2020

COVID Watch sends exposure alerts without having to collect any personally identifying information from users, protecting their anonymity.


Precautions in Place as UArizona Student-Athletes Return to Campus  
June 17, 2020

Under the watchful eyes of medical professionals and strength and conditioning coaches, the Arizona Wildcats football team began voluntary summer workouts this week.


Dr. Roberta Diaz Brinton Among New Regents Professors Named at UArizona  
June 12, 2020

Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, director, University of Arizona Center for Innovation in Brain Science, was among five new Regents Professors announced by the Arizona Board of Regents.


UArizona Earns Strong Marks in Two International Rankings  
June 11, 2020

The University of Arizona was named one of the top 30 public universities in the United States by the Center for World University Rankings and QS.


UArizona Climbs to 39th in Top 100 Universities Worldwide with U.S. Utility Patents  
June 11, 2020

The University of Arizona ranks No. 39 among the top 100 universities globally with the most U.S. patents granted for inventions in 2019 – with the Health Sciences making up a large part of that.


UArizona Awarded $2.4M to Study Stress and Resilience in Vulnerable Latino Populations  
June 8, 2020

The federal funding will allow researchers to develop programs that weigh cultural factors to promote better health outcomes in communities with high-poverty Latino populations in Yuma County, Ariz.


UArizona Researchers Assess Mental Health Impact of Insomnia, Loneliness and COVID-19  
June 2, 2020

A team of University of Arizona researchers says loneliness and insomnia triggered by fears of COVID-19 may be driving an increase in thoughts of suicide.


UArizona Health Sciences Students Analyze COVID-19 Published Research  
June 1, 2020

Students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix are helping evaluate the quality of research being released rapidly about the virus that causes COVID-19.


UArizona Telemedicine Program Receives Key Federal Funds to Help Communities Combat COVID-19  
May 28, 2020

The Arizona Telemedicine Program at the University of Arizona Health Sciences has been awarded $828,000 in federal funds to help communities expand telehealth programs during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.


Dr. Nancy Sweitzer to Co-Direct UArizona Health Sciences Clinical Translational Sciences Graduate Program  
May 28, 2020

The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center director will co-lead the innovative program with Dr. Ronald Hammer to match students with faculty mentors to train in research design and methodology, biostatistics and responsible conduct of research relevant to human health and disease.


UArizona Pharmacy Researcher Identifies Compounds That May Lead to Treatments for COVID-19  
May 26, 2020

Findings on compounds blocking SARS-COV-2 viral replication may offer a starting point for further development of treatments to address the ongoing, devastating novel coronavirus pandemic.


UArizona Names Surgeon General Carmona to Lead Campus Reentry Plan  
May 20, 2020

University of Arizona president, Dr. Robert Robbins announced in April his plans to resume in-person classes Aug. 24, bringing back 45,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff for fall 2020.


UArizona Doctor Biking across Midwest on Health Care ‘Listening Tour’ in Age of COVID-19  
May 20, 2020

Dr. Paul Gordon embarks on a multi-state bicycle “listening tour” to hear what people in rural areas think about the U.S. health care system amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


UArizona Family-Based Intervention Program Aims to Prevent Chronic Disease among American Indian Youth  
May 19, 2020

NIH-funded $2.8 million study seeks to develop, test culturally relevant, community-led intervention that supports American Indian youth in achieving healthy lifestyle choices to reduce health risks.


UArizona, Tufts Professors Presented with Innovation Awards by Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine  
May 19, 2020

Both the University of Arizona’s Dr. Noshene Ranjbar and Tufts University’s Dr. Andrea Gordon are recognized for their work in promoting Integrative Medicine in Residency Programs.


UArizona Researcher Awarded $3.4M to Develop Personalized Treatment for Mild Cognitive Impairment  
May 18, 2020

A National Institutes of Health grant will support the development of a novel therapy that can enhance memory function and improve brain connectivity.


UArizona Psychiatrists Combat Depression, Suicide Spike during COVID-19 Pandemic  
May 18, 2020

COVID-19’s effects have extended beyond health and economic crises to a mental health one, resulting in more suicides. UArizona Psychiatry professors offer explanations and resources to help.


Continuously Active Surface Disinfectants May Provide Extra Barrier against Spread of Viruses, UArizona Researchers Find  
May 15, 2020

As the novel coronavirus pandemic continues, University of Arizona researchers evaluate the potential of antiviral surface coatings in continued defense against environmental spread of viruses.


UArizona, State of Arizona to Expand COVID-19 Antibody Testing Statewide  
May 15, 2020

The University of Arizona – State of Arizona antibody testing initiative will include 31 sites across the state as it expands to all 15 counties.


UArizona Researchers Investigate How COVID-19 Impacts the Brain  
May 15, 2020

COVID-19’s impact on the respiratory system is well-documented, but what does it do to the brain? University of Arizona researchers hope to answer that question by studying people who had the disease.


UArizona Medical Students Distribute COVID-19 Awareness Posters in Spanish Near and Far  
May 13, 2020

Four University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson students, three of whom graduate this week, distribute posters in collaborative community effort.


UArizona Public Health Video Offers Tips for Teens Coping with Social Isolation  
May 13, 2020

Coping with social isolation in the wake of COVID-19 can be especially difficult for teens, so UArizona public health experts created a video filled with tips to help teens through this unprecedented time.


UArizona Class of 2020 Includes Stories of Perseverance Beyond the COVID-19  
May 13, 2020

Though the novel coronavirus pandemic was a shared challenge for the Class of 2020, University of Arizona students featured here also overcame other struggles and excelled in their studies.


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