Research Matters Archive

Mar 3 2016 - 2:51pm
The Arizona CHSTRONG project will provide a more complete understanding of the social and quality-of-life issues facing individuals with congenital heart disease from throughout the state as they transition into adulthood.
Mar 2 2016 - 10:05am
Diabetic foot ulcers are more costly to treat than the five leading cancers. In response, UAHS physician-scientists David Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, and Marvin Slepian, MD, have begun discussions with Cuban researchers to steward the FDA approval for a diabetic foot ulcer healing drug for use in the United States.
Feb 25 2016 - 8:13am
The University of Arizona Health Sciences will commit significant resources to precision medicine – translating large-scale clinical and genomic data to accelerate disease prevention, early detection and treatment – through the UA Center for Biomedical Informatics and Biostatistics and the UA Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine.
Feb 24 2016 - 8:32am
Jorge Gomez, MD, PhD, a global health cancer research leader, translational researcher and health disparities expert, formerly with the National Cancer Institute, joins the University of Arizona Health Sciences.
Feb 17 2016 - 11:58am
A team of University of Arizona researchers has been awarded a National Collegiate Athletic Association grant to study student-athletes’ circadian rhythms and sleep to enhance their psychosocial well-being and mental health.
Feb 10 2016 - 9:56am
An international leader in chronic kidney disease and kidney transplantation research and clinical care with a focus on health disparities, Dr. Ojo brings extensive experience in the development and management of multicenter clinical trials and global health research.
Feb 8 2016 - 9:06am
Native Americans are more likely to abstain from alcohol than whites, and heavy drinking and binge drinking rates are about the same for both groups.
Jan 21 2016 - 2:41pm
Unlike sunscreen, the nutritional compound protects skin from the inside out.
Jan 20 2016 - 9:11am
The University of Colorado – Denver’s Dr. Elizabeth Connick will succeed Dr. Stephen Klotz in April as chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, bringing a broad research portfolio on HIV and AIDS prevention to the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.
Dec 22 2015 - 9:17am
A UA researcher and clinician team has discovered that genetic mutations in a protein associated with asthma can affect a person’s susceptibility to a variety of lung diseases, and could lead to new treatments.

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