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UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, SynDaver Strike Formal Collaboration

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 4:41pm
Medical education at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix has received a big boost with the latest in simulation technology from SynDaver Labs, manufacturer of the world's most sophisticated synthetic human tissues and body parts. The exclusive collaboration between the medical school and Tampa, Fla.,-based SynDaver Labs could create up to 1,000 jobs over the next several years.

New Grant to Enhance Health Information for Hispanic Women

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 1:18pm
With support from a new $878,000 grant, the Center of Excellence in Women’s Health at the UA’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public will lead a multidisciplinary team that will work to provide health information to underserved Hispanic women and their families in Pima County.

UA Integrative Health Center Brings Whole-Person Health Care to Hundreds in Phoenix

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 3:05pm
The UA Integrative Health Center in Phoenix provides conventional medical care plus complementary care – including acupuncture, chiropractic care, mind-body therapies, nutrition evaluations, health coaching and wellness groups, as well as classes like yoga and Tai Chi. The center, the first in the nation to implement the integrative primary care model developed at the UA's Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, is celebrating its one-year anniversary this month.

Dr. Leslie Boyer Named 2013 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 3:32pm
Toxicologist and pediatrician Dr. Leslie Boyer, founding director of the UA's VIPER Institute, has been named the 2013 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year by the Arizona Bioindustry Association. Boyer was lead investigator for a scorpion antivenom clinical trials program that resulted in FDA approval of the antivenom Anascorp.

Screening Athletes to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 5:48pm
Sudden cardiac arrest is the No. 1 cause of death for young athletes. The UA's Dr. Jil C. Tardiff is researching a genetic condition called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, which is one of the most common causes of sudden cardiac arrest in young people. In collaboration with her colleagues, she is developing an HCM clinic at The University of Arizona Medical Center.

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