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UA Cancer Center Scientist Recognized for ‘Bold Approach to Major Challenges in Biomedical Research’ through NIH Transformative Research Award
Oct 26, 2016

Keith Maggert, PhD, with the University of Arizona Cancer Center and associate professor of cellular and molecular medicine, has been awarded a $1.7 million NIH grant and has been recognized for his high-risk/high-reward research that has the potential to change the way we think about epigenetics in disease.


UA Health Sciences Promotes Collaborative Research With Multidisciplinary Program Feasibility Awards
Oct 04, 2016

To ensure researchers are competitive in their submission for national research funds to develop cures or new treatments for the world’s most pressing diseases, the UA Health Sciences has awarded four faculty members multidisciplinary program feasibility awards.


UA College of Medicine – Tucson Earns 2016 Health Professions Diversity Award
Oct 03, 2016

The college was honored with INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2016 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.


Growing up on an Amish Farm Protects Children Against Asthma, UAHS Collaborative Research Shows
Aug 04, 2016

House dust differences between Amish and Hutterite communities affect immune development and asthma risk, according to study co-authored by University of Arizona Health Sciences researcher Dr. Donata Vercelli published today in the New England Journal of Medicine.


UA Health Sciences Study of Devastating Lung Disorders in the Critically Ill Receives $11.4 Million Boost
Jul 18, 2016

Five-year National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute program project grant led by UA Vice President for Health Sciences Dr. Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia


New UAHS Molecular Research Discovery May Translate to New Treatments for a Number of Viral Diseases
Jun 29, 2016

Infecting between 50 to 80 percent of the population in the U.S. by the age of 40, the cytomegalovirus, known as CMV, is providing UAHS researchers with answers on how the incurable virus is able to lay dormant and then reactivate to become a life-threatening risk for those with inadequate immune systems.


Dr. Gregorio named Vice Dean for Innovation and Development for UA College of Medicine – Tucson
May 10, 2016

Carol Gregorio, PhD, has been appointed vice dean for innovation and development in the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson (COM-T), effective May 9.


UA Health Sciences’ Colleges Celebrate 2016 Graduates
May 06, 2016

Fulfilling the health-care needs of Arizona and the nation, nearly 1,000 health sciences degrees will be awarded to University of Arizona Health Sciences students, including medical, nursing, pharmacy and public health graduates, who will be honored at various convocation and commencement ceremonies starting on Monday, May 9 and ending on Saturday, May 14.


UA College of Medicine – Tucson Building Gender Equity for Women in Academic Medicine
Mar 08, 2016

Fifteen years after the results of the groundbreaking GRACE Project were released to the media by a group of women faculty at the UA College of Medicine in Tucson, 25 percent of the College’s departments are headed by women and progress continues in creating an environment that enables success for all.


UA College of Medicine – Tucson Recognizes Top Educators
Dec 03, 2015

Thirty-sixth annual Faculty Teaching Awards and the Vernon and Virginia Furrow Awards ceremony honored faculty members’ outstanding achievements and excellence in teaching.


UA-Led Research: Prevention of Macular Degeneration Possible
Nov 08, 2015

Study published online Nov. 4 in the American Journal of Medicine found that the sight-destroying eye disease is delayed or prevented by l-dopa, used to treat Parkinson’s disease.


Dr. Naomi Rance to be Honored at UA College of Medicine-Tucson’s 2015 Founders Day, Nov. 17
Nov 05, 2015

She will present a lecture on her research on menopause, “Reproductive Aging and the Human Hypothalamus: From LH Pulses to Hot Flushes,” noon to 1 p.m., in DuVal Auditorium.


UA Sarver Heart Center Scientists Awarded NIH Grant to Study Contractile Proteins that Keep Hearts Beating in Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Jul 07, 2015

UA researchers have identified the connection between thin-filament length and cardiac function, as well as the role thin-filament length dysregulation plays in cardiomyopathies. The new NIH grant will help to uncover insights into novel therapeutic targets for dilated cardiomyopathy.


UA College of Medicine – Tucson Looks to Increase Faculty Diversity From Within
May 26, 2015

The Health Resources and Services Administration-funded program seeks to increase the engagement, retention and promotion of faculty members from the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.


UA College of Medicine – Tucson and UA Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health Celebrate 2015 Convocations
May 13, 2015

UA College of Medicine – Tucson and UA Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health Celebrate 2015 Convocations


Dr. Gregory Rogers Awarded 5-year, $1.4 million Grant to Study Tumor Formation
Apr 30, 2015

University of Arizona Cancer Center research-scientist Gregory C. Rogers, PhD, recently was awarded a five-year, $1.4 million R01 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant that will support his efforts to reveal new insights into genomic instability, which could lead to new drug targets to combat tumor formation.


MATCH DAY 2015 - NATIONAL RESIDENCY MATCHING PROGRAM
Mar 20, 2015

For the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Classes of 2015.


14th Annual Himelic Memorial Golf and Dinner Classic, Oct. 3, Raises Funds for ALS Research at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson
Sep 23, 2014

Golf enthusiasts can experience one of Golf Digest’s “75 Best Golf Resorts in North America”; non-golfers can enjoy dinner, auctions and dancing to live music.


UA Researchers Study Increasing Lifespan and Immune Function
Jul 24, 2014

National Institute on Aging-funded research testing if dietary interventions that extend lifespan increase or decrease immune defense against infection, and help to understand how to achieve optimal healthy longevity.


UA Researchers Identify Viral Genes That Control Human Cytomegalovirus Reactivation
May 28, 2014

Identifying the mechanisms that determine CMV latency could lead to targeted therapies that prevent CMV-related disease


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