News Archive: 2014
December 3, 2014
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.
November 21, 2014
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.
November 13, 2014
See news bits on awards and accolades as well as papers, abstracts and posters presented and published from residents participating in the University of Arizona Internal Medicine Residency Program – University Campus from August 2013 through November 2014…
September 20, 2014
Each year Arizona Business Magazine celebrates the amazing women who make an impact on Arizona business and they have deemed Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, director of UA Sarver Heart Center, an advanced heart failure and transplant cardiologist and physiologist, one of Arizona’s 2014 Most Influential Women.
August 12, 2014
Monica Kraft, MD, an internationally renowned physician-scientist who specializes in translational asthma research, has been named chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. She is scheduled to begin her new duties at the UA in December.
July 28, 2014
Stem cell therapy shows promise in the repair and regeneration of damaged heart tissue from a heart attack, the leading cause of death and disability in Western society. Understanding the mechanisms of how stem cells react in the body could maximize their efficiency and offer better ways to treat people with heart failure.
July 14, 2014
Each year, more than 2 million people in this nation are infected with the hepatitis C virus. The group with the greatest number of infected individuals is the baby boomer generation, and now, thanks to a free hepatitis C screening clinic at the University of Arizona Health Network, those who unknowingly carry the silent killer virus, can be screened free of charge.
July 14, 2014
More than 100 Tucson physicians with the University of Arizona Health Network are ranked among the 2014 Best Doctors in America and are featured in Tucson Lifestyle magazine’s July issue on Best Doctors in Tucson.
June 18, 2014
University of Arizona and Barrow Neurological Institute neurosurgeons teamed up to perform the corrective procedure.
June 12, 2014
Also appointed medical director of solid organ transplantation at the University of Arizona Medical Center.
May 28, 2014
The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus has reactivated its Heart Transplant Program after receiving approval from the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS).
May 22, 2014
Dr. Kasoff’s appointment expands and strengthens UAMC’s patient services for Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and other movement disorders.
May 20, 2014
The sterile, high tech and fully stocked clinical environment at the University of Arizona Medical Centers provide an ideal learning and teaching environment, but this semester students, residents and faculty had the opportunity to demonstrate their medical skills in the wild, rugged terrain of the Arizona wilderness.
May 19, 2014
An internationally recognized physician-scientist in pulmonary vascular disease research, Dr. Yuan will provide critical leadership in translational health strategies and training physician-scientists at AHSC.
May 12, 2014
Connecting your family to cutting-edge research through enrollment in clinical trials just got easier, thanks to a new website that makes it easy to find and potentially enroll in current health-related studies at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.
May 5, 2014
Research clinicians at the University of Arizona Medical Center offer relief during the spring allergy season.
April 30, 2014
Wednesday, May 7, 8-9 a.m at DuVal Auditorium. Free and open to the public.
April 28, 2014
Free and open to the public, the exhibit at the Arizona Health Sciences Library provides a glimpse of health care beyond our borders
April 24, 2014
Free lecture, open to the public, by Dr. Jeffrey R. Lisse, in conjunction with Arthritis Awareness Month
April 17, 2014
Dr. Slepian and Danny Bluestein, PhD, professor of bioengineering at Stony Brook University in New York, co-authored a review article in the New England Journal of Medicine (April 17, 2014), citing the benefits of hydrophobic light-activated adhesive (HLAA), a fluid, blood-resistant tissue glue that can be applied as a liquid before a procedure is performed and activated on demand to adhere, cure and bond.