National and UA College of Medicine – Tucson experts will address this public health challenge in a panel discussion open to the public and health professionals. Dr. Craig Spencer, an emergency medicine physician who made national news after contracting—and surviving—the deadly disease, will report via a pre-taped presentation.
An implantable oxygen generator could one day revolutionize islet cell transplantation in patients with diabetes, a UA surgeon says.
Jennifer J. Smith, MD, PharmD, assistant professor of emergency medicine and Cameron Hypes, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine.
The University of Arizona Center on Aging is among 44 organizations in 29 states that will receive a three-year grant as part of a new Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) announced by Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell during the recent White House Conference on Aging.
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).
Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner-University Medical Center Tucson have each been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital ranking, and nationally recognized for specialty services.
NIH has awarded $1.77 million to The Gregorio Lab in the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center’s Molecular and Cardiovascular Research Program (MCRP), led by Carol C. Gregorio, PhD, for a study on “Deciphering the Role of Lmod2 in Thin Filament Length Regulation and Dilated Cardiomyopathy”…
Ranked No. 3 in the nation out of 142 academic hospitals with similar programs for excellence in the care of HIV patients, the Banner – University Medical Center Tucson was recognized for its clinical outcomes in the treatment of HIV, led by the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Division of Infectious Diseases.
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.
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.
Enjoy this profile of Sarver Heart Center co-director Dr. Karl Kern, who was named a CPR Giant by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation – the third member of the UA Division of Cardiology to receive the honor...
A UA study among the Departments of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, and Psychology – with participation of Geriatrics in the Department of Medicine – received approval to begin accepting human subjects to determine if older adults with prolonged hearing loss get a cognitive boost after cochlear implant surgery...
Pulmonary's Dr. Janet Campion has been recognized as the adult cystic fibrosis program director for the UA Cystic Fibrosis Center. She also received an $81,000, 3-year PACE Award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to support her work to strengthen the adult program...
UA Vice President for Athletics Greg Byrne and UA head football Coach Rich Rodriguez will be guest speakers at the event, which benefits research to identify the causes, improve the diagnosis and treatment and find cures for the more than 100 forms of arthritis.
The UA interdisciplinary research and clinical care program joins 20 other U.S. academic institutions with specific expertise in treating pulmonary fibrosis (PF), a group of lung disorders that occur when lung tissue becomes damaged and scarred.
The University of Arizona Medical Center’s adult diabetes education program, based in the Abrams Public Health Center adjacent to UAMC - South Campus, recently received recognition by the Education Recognition Program (ERP) of the American Diabetes Association.
UA Arthritis Center researchers, led by Rheumatology chief Dr. Kent Kwoh, are working to identify treatments to slow progression of osteoarthritis, supported by a recent $6.1 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health...
This annual award recognizes the scientific and clinical contributions of cerebrovascular nurses in promoting AHA goals and excellence in cerebrovascular nursing science; Dr. Taylor-Piliae was recognized for her article about the effects of Tai Chi on older stroke survivors.
Data from an ongoing UA respiratory study spanning more than 40 years shows that persistent (chronic) insomnia is associated with higher levels of inflammation in the blood and a 58 percent increased risk of death.
Prior beliefs about the immune system in aging adults have been changed by the results of a University of Arizona study recently published in the Journal of Immunobiology. It was written by a research team led by UA Center on Aging co-director and Immunobiology chair Janko Nikolich-Žugich, MD, PhD...