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Leslie Boyer: The UA's Antivenom Advocate

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:00am
The founding director of the VIPER Institute, a physician regarded as a pioneer in the treatment of snakebites, has attracted media attention to the high price of antivenom with her research.

New Name for Arizona Health Sciences Center

Thu, 10/01/2015 - 12:00am
The move better identifies Arizona’s academic health center as an integral part of the University.

App Makes Athletes Think About Concussions

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 12:00am
UA engineering and biomedical researchers are building a virtual-reality experience targeting concussion awareness, to encourage NCAA student-athletes to report the real thing.

UA Graduates, Once Classmates, Are Now Colleagues

Fri, 09/18/2015 - 12:00am
Casey Solem and Brian Geyer, part of the inaugural class at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, are together again as practicing emergency-room physicians.

UA Leads Dialogue on Food Animal Antibiotics

Fri, 09/11/2015 - 12:00am
Representatives from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences look at coming regulations with a "One Health" approach that considers humans, animals and the environment.

UA Researchers Work to Keep US Food Crops Safe

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 12:00am
A team from the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has received funding to study irrigation water quality. The research will benefit farmers and consumers by reducing food recalls due to pathogen contamination from irrigation water.

Curcumin Shows Potential to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 12:00am
UA researchers have made another promising discovery about curcumin, the bioactive ingredient in turmeric. It may have the ability to prevent inflammation-associated colorectal cancer and balance the microbiota of the gut.

Future of Cancer Care Has Arrived

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 12:00am
The University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital is one of the most forward-looking hospitals in the nation.

UA Experts Can Offer Expertise on Issues Related to Mining Spills

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 12:00am
Numerous UA researchers have expertise related to the abandoned mine spill in Colorado.

Ebola: What Are We Learning?

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 12:00am
The UA is hosting a panel of experts who will discuss the continuing Ebola epidemic.

Breathing New Life Into Diabetes Treatment

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 12:00am
A UA professor's implantable oxygen generator has the potential to reverse Type 1 diabetes in some patients, and he and his collaborators have been awarded $3 million in grants and contracts.

UA Director Speaks Before U.S. House Subcommittee about Rural Health Care Disparities

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 12:00am
Dr. Dan Derksen, director of the Center for Rural Health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, will provide a testimony about the disparities created in rural areas by Medicare regulations and payment.

Banner – UMC Tucson Ranked Among Nation's Best

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 12:00am
In the latest U.S. News rankings, the hospital is the best in the Tucson metropolitan area and No. 3 in Arizona behind the Mayo Clinic and Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix.

UA to Boost Cardiac Rescue in India

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 12:00am
The program supports community-based projects designed to expand access to life-saving interventions for heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest.

UA Surgeon Takes on 'Medjacking'

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 12:00am
Dr. David G. Armstrong says it's only a matter of time before malicious medical-device hacking becomes a big issue, and he is working on strategies to keep patients and companies safe.

Doctors to Get Better Access to Digital Data

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 12:00am
Software developed by UA researchers, as part of a $1.3 million NIH grant, will transmit review-ready data in minutes or seconds, helping patients receive quicker second opinions and diagnoses.

UA's Insight Aids Survival From Cardiac Arrest

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 12:00am
College of Medicine professors from Tucson and Phoenix served on a 19-member national panel that recommended strategies on cardiac arrest to the Institute of Medicine.

Professor-Student Team Brings Awareness to Virus

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 12:00am
An open house at the BIO5 Institute led to a student's internship with immunobiology professor Felicia Goodrum on the cytomegalovirus and its potentially devastating effects.

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