Continuously Active Surface Disinfectants May Provide Extra Barrier against Spread of Viruses, UArizona Researchers Find As the novel coronavirus pandemic continues, University of Arizona researchers evaluate the potential of antiviral surface coatings in continued defense against environmental spread of viruses.
UArizona, State of Arizona to Expand COVID-19 Antibody Testing Statewide The University of Arizona – State of Arizona antibody testing initiative will include 31 sites across the state as it expands to all 15 counties.
UArizona Medical Students Distribute COVID-19 Awareness Posters in Spanish Near and Far Four University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson students, three of whom graduate this week, distribute posters in collaborative community effort.
Drs. Andrew Weil and Victoria Maizes Host New Integrative Medicine Podcast The ‘Body of Wonder’ podcast from the University of Arizona Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine is recorded in Tucson and acquaints listeners with new ways to think about health and medicine.
UArizona Health Sciences Colleges Create New Ways to Celebrate Graduates The five Health Sciences colleges at the University of Arizona plan special ways to mark the rite-of-passage of earning a degree, despite COVID-19 social distancing and stay-at-home orders.
Rattlesnake Bites on the Rise – Watch Where You Step, Says UArizona Poison Center There have been 36 rattlesnake bites reported to the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center this year, with each month in 2020 having more than the previous month so far.
UArizona Mobile Health Unit Outreach to Spanish-Speakers Crucial Link in COVID-19 Battle UArizona Cancer Center, Banner – University Medicine continue state-of-the-art cancer care and cutting-edge clinical research during COVID-19 pandemic since “Cancer doesn’t sleep, so neither can we.”
UArizona Mobile Health Unit Outreach to Spanish-Speakers Crucial Link in COVID-19 Battle An internationally recognized program at the University of Arizona is conducting health screenings and referrals by phone and online to help vulnerable communities hit hard by the pandemic.
Two UArizona Doctors Co-Author ASAIO Paper on Advanced Life Support for COVID-19 Patients The paper, published in two medical journals last week, lays out best practice guidelines for patients in intensive care units requiring advanced life-saving therapies due to the novel coronavirus.
UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson to Celebrate ‘Virtual’ 2020 Convocation On May 14, a total of 117 medical students from the University of Arizona in Tucson officially will become physicians and earn their Doctor of Medicine degrees.
UArizona Researchers Repurpose Suramin to Fight Oral Mucositis and Diabetic Foot Ulcers This University of Arizona-led breakthrough has the potential to benefit hundreds of thousands of patients whose current healing options are either partially effective or painful and invasive.
Dr. Roberta Diaz Brinton Featured at Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation Virtual Event, May 6 The director of the UArizona Center for Innovation in Brain Science will be joined by NBC’s Andrea Mitchell, host of this year’s fundraiser, and the ADDF director to discuss the latest research.
UArizona President to Have Blood Drawn for COVID-19 Antibody Testing After his blood draw, Dr. Robert C. Robbins will announce plans for the university’s fall semester. Appointments for this first round of testing for 4,500 people in Pima County are filled. No walkups.
UArizona Researchers Pivot to Tackle COVID-19, Splitting More Than $500,000 in Funding Thirteen research teams will address various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic with financial support from rapid-turnaround seed grants supplied through funding from the state and University of Arizona BIO5 Institute.
Avoid Inappropriate ‘Anti-COVID-19’ Treatments, Warns Poison and Drug Information Center Inappropriate medications and household products used to prevent or treat COVID-19 can cause significant harm and no benefit, University of Arizona-based center warns.
UArizona Partners with State to Provide COVID-19 Antibody Tests The state investment will allow UArizona to test 250,000 of Arizona’s front-line workforce.
UArizona Makers Race to Provide Personal Protective Equipment With 3D printers among their tools, creators across University of Arizona campus are designing and manufacturing solutions for local hospitals short on equipment like masks, face shields and more.
UArizona Partners to Form Arizona COVID-19 Genomics Union to Track Coronavirus Genomic sequencing will track the new coronavirus, provide critical data for global biomedical researchers and give Arizona an edge in responding to the pandemic.
UArizona Medical Students Rally to Help Tucson’s Homeless Amid Pandemic Concerned about how the pandemic will impact the homeless population, University of Arizona Health Sciences students are screening Tucson’s homeless for symptoms of COVID-19.
UArizona Health Sciences Ships COVID-19 Collection Kits to Navajo Nation The University of Arizona Health Sciences ships 250 COVID-19 sample collection kits to Navajo Nation in Window Rock, Arizona, today.
Dr. Andrew Weil to Discuss COVID-19 Strategies in Webinar Six experts from the University of Arizona Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine, including Drs. Andrew Weil and Victoria Maizes, will discuss the exploration of integrative medicine based on the current evidence and research on the coronavirus's spread on April 7.
UArizona Regents Professor Submits Designs to DOD for Three Low-Cost Ventilator Prototypes – One Using a Basketball Led by Regents Professor Dr. Marvin J. Slepian, a team from the University of Arizona Center for Accelerated Biomedical Innovation has submitted a proposal to the U.S. Department of Defense for three ventilator prototypes – including one using a basketball – that offer simple, low-cost designs featuring easily acquired materials that could be fabricated rapidly and used for full or partial ventilator support.
UArizona to Host COVID-19 Webinars Open to Public University of Arizona Global plays host to this three-part webinar series to focus a virtual discussions on different aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic, led by UArizona experts from a variety of disciplines.
UArizona Medical Students Step Up to Help Health Care Professionals More than 70 University of Arizona medical students are helping health care professionals during the COVID-19 crisis by volunteering to provide child care, pet care, grocery shopping and more.
UArizona Invention May Help COVID-19 Patients Breathe Easier Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, Drs. Sairam Parthasarathy and Marvin Slepian, have invented a new respiratory-assist device that may provide fast, safe relief to those who experience difficulty breathing.