Research Matters Archive

Oct 22 2015 - 5:49pm
Researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and UA College of Engineering will lead a firefighter safety study in partnership with the Tucson Fire Department to reduce cancer risks among first responders and investigators.
Oct 20 2015 - 11:05am
Study co-authored by University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson sleep expert Michael Grandner, PhD, explores the effects of intimate partner violence on sleep.
Oct 8 2015 - 9:21am
Donations will support breast cancer research conducted by Honors College student Ariane Guthrie and Dr. Jessica Martinez, UA Cancer Center
Sep 23 2015 - 10:14am
The burden of insufficient and/or poor quality sleep is felt disproportionately by racial/ethnic minorities and the socioeconomically disadvantaged, according to Michael Grandner, PhD, in the 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America.
Aug 31 2015 - 10:21am
Study co-author Dr. David Armstrong suggests a three-tiered system to provide earlier coordinated care that could help reduce the disparity in outcomes for patients in outlying communities and for low-income patients with Type 2 diabetes.
Aug 13 2015 - 9:17am
Nicolette Teufel-Shone, PhD, professor of family and child health at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, will study how indigenous youth stay healthy in spite of adversity and use this knowledge to develop strategies to guide public health intervention.
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.