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UA Arthritis Center Receives $6.1M Grant

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 12:00am
Researchers at the UA Arthritis Center at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson are working to identify treatments to slow the progression of osteoarthritis, supported by a five-year grant.

The Molecular Biology Behind ALS

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 12:00am
UA researchers have uncovered a novel molecular defect in a fruit fly model of ALS bearing a strong similarity to defects found in humans. The discovery may help explain the mechanisms underlying the devastating disease.

UA to Serve Up Fresh Approach to Health

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:00am
Bringing science to the plate, the Department of Nutritional Sciences will tout the benefits of the globally popular Mediterranean diet with a series of events kicking off on Jan. 28.

UA Receives $2 Million for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 12:00am
The UA Steele Children’s Research Center has received $2 million from the Centers for Disease Control to continue identifying children who have autism spectrum disorders, becoming one of 10 sites in the U.S. supported during the current grant cycle.

'Molecular Truck' Could Deliver New Treatment

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:00am
Child sufferers of ulcerative colitis stand to benefit from the work of an interdisciplinary UA team assisted by Tech Launch Arizona.

UA Online Programs Rated Highly by US News

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 12:00am
The Eller College of Management, which launched its online M.B.A. program in September 2013, saw its first graduating class walk last month and is already ranked 29th.

AHSC Report Outlines Achievements, Plans

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:00am
Targeted areas will help accelerate AHSC’s efforts to expand its research portfolio, and improve the quality and diversity of Arizona’s health professions workforce.

Impact of UA's Phoenix Campus: $961 Million

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 12:00am
In 2013, the UA's downtown Phoenix academic medical center contributed $961 million to the economy, according to a report released by consultants Tripp Umbach. And that's just a taste of what is to come.

UA Team to Use Social Media in Study of E-Cigarettes

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:00am
"Blind spots" around unregulated product will be the target of five-year project funded by National Institutes of Health.

Carmona Calls for Greater Attention to Vets' Issues

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 12:00am
Former U.S. surgeon general, now a UA professor, addresses the Southern Arizona Military/Veteran Community Summit.

UAMC Now ‘Infectious Disease Treatment Center of Excellence’

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:00am
The UA Medical Center will become an Infectious Disease Treatment Center of Excellence — and southern Arizona's designated hospital to treat such diseases.

UA Receives $3.6M Grant to Improve Public Health

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 12:00am
The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will establish the Western Region Public Health Training Center to build a strong, collaborative public health network.

Help Beat Alzheimer's With the Click of a Mouse

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:00am
If you've got 10 minutes and an Internet connection, you may be able to assist these researchers, including two neuropsychologists from the UA.

UA Researchers Connect Insomnia, Higher Death Risk

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:00am
Chronic lack of sleep and an increased risk of death have been connected by a UA research team led by two Arizona Respiratory Center faculty members.

Viruses: Tiny Teachers of Biology

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:00am
UA researchers are investigating two common but devastating viruses, CMV and HPV, and their work could lead to future therapies.

Do You Need a Junk-Food Intervention?

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:00am
The UA researchers who linked Twitter activity to regionally popular foods are back for another social media study, this one about diabetes. Their goal is to open new avenues for preventative medicine.

Thanks to UA, Valley Fever Gains Respect

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 12:00am
The airborne regional disease finally has the attention of the Centers for Disease Control and the National Institutes of Health, behind the efforts of Dr. John Galgiani.

What Sleeping Babies Can Teach Us

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:00am
UA researchers will explore how infants' sleep quality might affect cognitive development, thanks to a Gates Foundation grant.

UA Breaks Ground on Downtown Phoenix Project

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:00am
New facility will follow the Health Sciences Education Building, which opened in 2012 and houses health education for both the UA and Northern Arizona University.

A New Map to Medical School

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 12:00am
UA College of Medicine program is all about fresh opportunity for under-represented minority groups, particularly Native Americans.

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