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August 27, 2015
The 2-year project, funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, will allow Symic Biomedical – working in collaboration with UA Nephrology Division Chief Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MD, PhD, to perform additional preclinical efficacy studies on a therapeutic agent to reduce arteriovenous fistula failures in patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing hemodialysis…
August 21, 2015
Former President Jimmy Carter’s diagnosis of skin cancer, specifically melanoma, resonates in Arizona, where skin cancer rates rank among the highest in the world.
August 21, 2015
Read this profile from Lo Que Pasa, a UA@Work newsletter, of Dr. Julia Indik and her journey from the UA's Steward Observatory and Lunar & Planetary Laboratory to the Medical Student Research Program and Sarver Heart Center in the Department of Medicine's Divison of Cardiology...
August 20, 2015
Free lecture, open to the public, providing an inside look into the latest research on osteoporosis and prevention of excess bone and muscle loss as we age, by Jeffrey Lisse, MD, international expert and medical director, University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s Osteoporosis Program.
August 20, 2015
Dr. Ann Marie Chiasson brings a deep understanding of University of Arizona programs, hospice, palliative care and integrative medicine.
August 19, 2015
Better Than Ever, a UA Cancer Center community fitness and fundraising program, kicks off of the program’s 16th season, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 5:30-7 p.m., in Kiewit Auditorium. The event, which features food, prizes and more, is free and open to the public...
August 19, 2015
Among recent headlines of interest to or featuring Department of Medicine divisions, programs and staff are the following news items…
August 14, 2015
Arizona Public Media looks at efforts by AHSC to increase diversity among our health-care workforce; UACOM and CDC global health experts talk about lessons learned from the Ebola outbreak; and family, friends and faculty cheer 117 new med students as they get their white coats at Centennial Hall...
August 13, 2015
Geriatric physician Paul Gee, MD, speaks at noon on "Diagnostic Error: How Patients Can Help Us Make the Right Diagnosis" at Behavioral Health Pavilion, Rm 1233a/b, Banner - UMC South
August 11, 2015
Missed the Aug. 10 panel discussion featuring CDC and UA experts who have been on the frontlines of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa? Watch it now at the AHSC webcast archive webpage…
August 7, 2015
A "Science Fiction TV Dinner" podcast based on issues raised in a TV episode of “House, M.D.” offer opportunity to explore genomics questions with the AHSC associate vice president of Precision Health Services and UA professor of medicine…
August 5, 2015
August 4, 2015
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.
August 3, 2015
An implantable oxygen generator could one day revolutionize islet cell transplantation in patients with diabetes, a UA surgeon says.
July 28, 2015
Jennifer J. Smith, MD, PharmD, assistant professor of emergency medicine and Cameron Hypes, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine.
July 24, 2015
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.
July 22, 2015
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).
July 21, 2015
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.
July 17, 2015
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”…
July 9, 2015
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.