Washington Summit to Focus on Healthy Aging

At the Innovations in Healthy Aging Summit, scholars and leaders in the aging field will explore how to best serve the needs of an older population.

Ledford Named Co-director of UArizona Health Sciences Clinical Translational Sciences Graduate Program

Dr. Julie Ledford will help lead the Clinical Translational Sciences Graduate Program, which prepares students for careers in research relevant to human health and disease.

Insel Appointed Interim Dean of UArizona College of Nursing

Dr. Kathleen Insel will lead the University of Arizona College of Nursing while a national search for a new dean is conducted.

EPA-funded Study Will Measure Soil and Dust Ingestion Levels in US Children

Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health researchers will examine how much dust kids swallow and use the data to protect children from exposure.

All of Us Research Program Releases 100,000 Whole Genome Sequences to Support Research Into Hundreds of Diseases

All of Us University of Arizona-Banner leads in participant enrollment and researcher support, sharing health information to accelerate medical research.

Navigating Uncharted Territory in Female Brain Aging

Researchers at the Center for Innovation in Brain Science received a MERIT award to continue studying the effects of estrogen on the brain during aging.

Aging Experts to Address UArizona Living Healthy With Arthritis Virtual Conference

Drs. Mindy Fain, Kathleen Insel and Janko Nikolich-Žugich, experts in the health and wellness of the aging population, will deliver a combined keynote address at the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s annual “Living Healthy With Arthritis” conference May 21.

New UArizona Health Sciences Center for Advanced Molecular and Immunological Therapies in Phoenix Guided by Diverse Group of Experts

Health Sciences senior vice president Michael D. Dake, MD, to discuss development of Arizona’s newest biomedical research hub at public forum.

New Lecture Series Kicks Off With Exploration of Future Science Driven by COVID-19

Deepta Bhattacharya, PhD, will discuss how research findings connected to COVID-19 are opening new potential pathways to create defenses against disease.

P-MAP Clears Obstacles and Cheers Alumni, Expanding Physician Pipeline

Ceremony will honor alumni completing residencies, students receiving medical degrees and students who are preparing to enter medical school in July.

Study Shows Amputation, Hospitalization Rates Fell Among Minorities Following Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act led to fewer diabetic foot amputations among underserved adults, according to a new study.

Antibiotic Treatments for Asthma in Preschoolers Focus of UArizona Health Sciences National Study

Drs. Kurt Denninghoff and Fernando Martinez lead a research team assessing the use of azithromycin for severe wheezing and asthma in children.

Aging Lymph Nodes: Seeking a Solution for Weakened Immune Systems

The body's system for maintaining infection-fighting cells deteriorates faster near the skin than deeper in the body, according to a new study.

University of Arizona, Oklahoma State University Announce Transformative Addiction Research Partnership

The partnership will advance pain and addiction research and accelerate positive health outcomes in Arizona, Oklahoma and across the country.

Study Identifies Biomarkers that Could Guide Precision Medicine Therapies for Alzheimer’s Disease

Novel findings from the Center for Innovation in Brain Science indicate the APOEe4 genotype drives metabolic changes, regardless of patient sex.

Menopause and Cognition: Testing an Alternative to Estrogen Therapy

Researchers received a $7.6 million grant to investigate PhytoSERM, a supplement that may treat menopausal symptoms and lower Alzheimer’s disease risk.

Tucson Researchers, Physicians to Participate in National Study to Standardize Pediatric Seizure Care

The study aims to decrease the number of pediatric patients arriving at the emergency department with an active seizure.

‘Arizona Palooza’ Returns with Mental Health Education and Family Entertainment

Arizona Palooza brings together resources from across Tucson and Pima County to deliver useful information about mental health in a fun, informal setting.

Health Professions Degree Programs to Expand Workforce in Critical Areas

Students will have new health care career opportunities thanks to the Arizona Board of Regents’s approval of three new degree programs.

ABOR Votes to Confirm 5 New UArizona Regents Professors

The Arizona Board of Regents voted to confirm the appointments of University of Arizona Health Sciences faculty members Drs. Juanita Merchant and Donata Vercelli as Regents Professors.