Research Matters Archive

Aug 12 2015 - 11:01am
Researchers at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center discover that curcumin may be a viable means to prevent inflammation-associated colorectal cancer, while also regulating the microbiota of the gut.
Aug 6 2015 - 5:09pm
An implantable oxygen generator could one day revolutionize islet cell transplantation in patients with diabetes, a UA surgeon says.
Aug 4 2015 - 2:23pm
As one of only six Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) “nodes” nationwide, AEMRC – Tucson, the home for the newly-created Southwest Research Node Center (SW-RNC), will collaborate with multiple sites and scientists to complete research studies that improve emergency medical care for ill and injured children.
Aug 4 2015 - 11:58am
Cardiologists at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center are recruiting patients with heart failure for a clinical research study that is evaluating a cardiac contractility modulation (CCM) investigational device.
Jul 27 2015 - 10:40am
The V Foundation for Cancer Research has awarded the University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) a one-year, $65,000 breast cancer research grant.
Jul 22 2015 - 3:44pm
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) this week published significant findings in two studies noting improved patient outcomes for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) victims, influenced by bystander CPR interventions and the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs).
Jul 17 2015 - 12:51pm
Emergency Medicine Researchers Boosting Cardiac Rescue Efforts in India
Jul 9 2015 - 2:32pm
University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center researchers are seeking community input on a clinical trial that requires qualified patients to be enrolled when they are unconscious and unable to give consent. This study may improve care for all cardiac arrest patients.
Jul 8 2015 - 11:17am
The senior population in the United States is growing rapidly. People are living longer. However, one 80-year-old person may be more frail and less able to withstand the same medical treatment or surgery than another person the same age. New mobile technologies are being developed at the University of Arizona to assess frailty and to help make evidenced-based improvements in the care of the elderly.
Jul 7 2015 - 4:41pm
UA researchers have identified the connection between thin-filament length and cardiac function, as well as the role thin-filament length dysregulation plays in cardiomyopathies. The new NIH grant will help to uncover insights into novel therapeutic targets for dilated cardiomyopathy.