Impact of Lifelong Cytomegalovirus Infection on Aging and the Immune System Focus of UA Research

The study, funded by a $2.3 million five-year NIH grant, is critically important to understanding how to improve older adults’ responses to vaccination against the infectious diseases that remain among the major causes of mortality of those over age 65.

UA Valley Fever Center for Excellence Hosts Events in Observance of Valley Fever Awareness Week 2014, Nov. 8-16

Free events in Phoenix and Tucson for the public and health professionals begin Nov. 4.

University of Arizona, Phoenix Break Ground on New Downtown Project

Biosciences Partnership Building Will Create Hundreds of Jobs. From left to right: Dave Elrod, regional manager, DPR Construction; Dave Crawford, president and CEO, Sundt Construction Inc.; Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton; University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart; Phoenix Councilwoman Kate Gallego; University of Arizona Senior Vice President of Health Sciences Dr. Joe “Skip” Garcia

‘PANDA Children’s Neurological Center’ Opens at the University of Arizona Medical Center Children’s Multispecialty Clinic on Wilmot

The PANDAs raised $1 million to establish the PANDA Children’s Neurological Center, which will improve the lives of families in Arizona whose children experience neurological injuries and conditions.

‘Spirit of Children’ Hosts Halloween Party for Patients at Diamond Children’s, Oct. 15

Spirit of Children will host a Halloween party for the patients of UAMC Diamond Children’s on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 1 p.m.

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Launches New Pathway to Medical School

P-MAP illustrates the college’s strong emphasis on increasing the diversity of its students and addressing the shortage of physicians from under-represented minority groups, particularly Native Americans.

Events at AHSC

Oct 1 2014 - 8:00am - Oct 31 2014 - 5:00pm

 

News

October 20, 2014 - 4:10pm
Jonathan H. Schatz, MD, was recently awarded a 5-year, $1.59 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study ways to effectively combat drug resistance when treating lymphoma — a study that may have wide-ranging impact when it comes to treating a variety of cancers.
October 17, 2014 - 2:14pm
The study found that diet quality was associated with mortality and may have a protective effect after ovarian cancer.
October 16, 2014 - 2:40pm
The study, funded by a $2.3 million five-year NIH grant, is critically important to understanding how to improve older adults’ responses to vaccination against the infectious diseases that remain among the major causes of mortality of those over age 65.
October 16, 2014 - 12:40pm
Free events in Phoenix and Tucson for the public and health professionals begin Nov. 4.
October 16, 2014 - 10:59am
A study led by researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health found that exercise provided less protection against type 2 diabetes in people at high genetic risk for diabetes and insulin resistance.
October 16, 2014 - 10:07am
Biosciences Partnership Building Will Create Hundreds of Jobs. From left to right: Dave Elrod, regional manager, DPR Construction; Dave Crawford, president and CEO, Sundt Construction Inc.; Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton; University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart; Phoenix Councilwoman Kate Gallego; University of Arizona Senior Vice President of Health Sciences Dr. Joe “Skip” Garcia
October 15, 2014 - 12:25pm
[AHSC Memo]
October 14, 2014 - 10:02am
CUPA-HR, the international organization for human resources professionals in academia, provides leadership on higher education workplace issues in the United States and abroad.
October 14, 2014 - 9:12am
The PANDAs raised $1 million to establish the PANDA Children’s Neurological Center, which will improve the lives of families in Arizona whose children experience neurological injuries and conditions.

Spotlight

Valley Fever Drug Receives Fast-Track Designation by the FDA

A potentially curative anti-Valley Fever drug has been given a boost in its development by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Gabriel Ayala Trio Concert to Benefit UA Mobile Health Program, Oct. 12

The renowned Gabriel Ayala Trio will perform Sunday, Oct. 12, in a concert to benefit the University of Arizona Mobile Health Program.

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Research Matters

Oct 17 2014 - 2:14pm
The study found that diet quality was associated with mortality and may have a protective effect after ovarian cancer.
Oct 2 2014 - 9:13am
As many as 30 percent of breast cancer survivors, the largest group of cancer survivors in the United States, suffer fatigue several months to years after effective medical treatment.