Oct 30, 2020
Two faculty members inducted to National Academy of Inventors, ‘Gut Group’ team wins $250,000 for gastrointestinal cancer research, Dr. Chalasani wins NCI team leadership award, and new physicians join as pediatrics, infectious disease specialists.
Jul 30, 2019
Curtis Thorne, PhD, and UA doctoral student Carly Cabel validated findings from a 2018 collaborative study that identified a possible new therapeutic target for colon cancer – after a Harvard lab challenged the initial results.
Jun 05, 2019
Previously at Yale University, Dr. Sweasy brings expertise in basic sciences that will facilitate translational research.
Apr 30, 2019
New graduate program at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson will begin in fall Semester 2019. Genetic counseling one of nation’s fastest-growing careers.
May 23, 2018
University of Arizona physicians and researchers remember Dr. Bowden as a “friend, mentor, passionate scientist and remarkable human being.”
Apr 23, 2018
Megha Padi, PhD, harnesses the computational power of bioinformatics to learn more about cancer and how best to treat it — and empowers other cancer researchers to do the same.
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.
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.
Oct 03, 2016
The college was honored with INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2016 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.