Making Precision Medicine a Reality: Genomics Researchers Discover Road Map to Disease OriginUniversity of Arizona Health Sciences, University of Pennsylvania and Vanderbilt University researchers are one step closer to understanding the genetic and biological basis of diseases like cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and rheumatoid arthritis – and to identifying new drug targets and therapies.
The James E. Dalen Distinguished Lecture for Health Policy Presents Dr. Victoria Maizes, Internationally Recognized Leader in Integrative Medicine, May 6Dr. Maizes will describe local and national initiatives that are being implemented and producing meaningful change, from school-based mindfulness programs to community gardens as well as University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine programs that can enhance well-being and improve the health of our society. The lecture is free and open to the public.
UA Physician and UA Med Student Embark on ‘Bike Listening Tour’ to Learn What Rural America Thinks about the Affordable Care ActOn Friday, April 22, Dr. Paul Gordon will start bicycling across the country, stopping daily in small towns to learn what people think of “Obamacare.”
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Researchers are making a strong case that the duration and timing of your sleep are closely associated with whether your behavior is heart-healthy. Dr. Michael Grandner, associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at the University of Arizona College of Medicine–Tucson was part of the “sleep with heart healthy choices” study.
Thousands of Americans are bitten by rattlesnakes and other venomous snakes each year. UA College of Medicine – Tucson and UA VIPER Institute researchers hope a new treatment will delay or prevent some of the most serious consequences of bites from rattlesnakes and other venomous snakes.
Leading experts from Arizona’s life science and information technology fields to explore how the convergence of life science and information technology are creating new healthcare innovations at the 2016 AZBio Expo on April 21, 2016 at the Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix.
Dr. Akinlolu O. Ojo, associate vice president for clinical research and global health initiatives at the University of Arizona Health Sciences and a professor of medicine in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, will share insights on the role of data and new innovations in driving patient-oriented research.