Research Matters Archive

Aug 18 2016 - 11:32am
Cancers with a particularly poor prognosis pose a major challenge to health care in the 21st century. New research shows that a highly personalized, patient-directed approach is necessary to improve treatment outcomes.
Aug 17 2016 - 9:02am
Study by University of Arizona-led team finds that disruptions in access to sodium permanganate, used in cocaine production, and pseudoephedrine, a methamphetamine precursor chemical, which occurred in 2006 and 2007, were associated with the reductions.
Aug 11 2016 - 8:57am
Led by Monica Kraft, MD, at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, researchers will use the National Institutes of Health grant to conduct a five-year study, “Dysfunction of Innate Immunity in Asthma,” to investigate the interrelationship of genetic mediators to reduce lung inflammation and attacks in asthma patients.
Aug 4 2016 - 9:52am
House dust differences between Amish and Hutterite communities affect immune development and asthma risk, according to study co-authored by University of Arizona Health Sciences researcher Dr. Donata Vercelli published today in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Aug 1 2016 - 12:55pm
Comprehensive designation gives Arizonans access to research-driven, highly personalized, cancer care and treatments. The UA Cancer Center is the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center headquartered in Arizona and is one of 45 in the nation.
Jul 21 2016 - 12:44pm
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society “Translational Research Program” grant will advance ongoing haplo-BMT research at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center, and support a UA Cancer Center Phase I/II clinical trial based on UA research findings published recently in the British Journal of Haematology.
Jul 18 2016 - 10:09am
Five-year National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute program project grant led by UA Vice President for Health Sciences Dr. Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia
Jul 13 2016 - 12:04pm
Researchers at the University of Arizona will receive about $650,000 as part of the “BELIEVE” team, led by George Washington University, which received a $28 million, five-year Martin Delaney Collaboratory grant from the National Institutes of Health to find a cure for HIV.
Jul 12 2016 - 2:22pm
The American Cancer Society has awarded the University of Arizona Cancer Center $360,000 to provide “seed money” for the initiation of projects by promising junior investigators. These start-up funds can yield large returns in future research funding and outcomes.
Jul 6 2016 - 7:32pm
Newly formed network of health-care provider organizations tasked with enrolling U.S. volunteers in a nationwide precision medicine program.

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