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January 14, 2014
The day of inspiration, empowerment and fun features keynote speaker Dr. Richard Carmona, who will discuss “Obesity: From Arthritis to Zoonoses, the Most Potent Accelerator of Chronic Disease,” and a lunch roundtable, “Living Successfully With Arthritis,” with University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine Assistant Research Director Perry Skeath, UA Arthritis Center Director Dr. C. Kent Kwoh and retired UA Clinical Lecturer (rheumatology and geriatric) Gail Kershner Riggs.
January 13, 2014
Emad Elquza, MD has been named medical director at the UACC - North Campus. He was selected by leaders of the UA Health Network and the UA College of Medicine to serve as the medical director for the cancer clinics.
January 10, 2014
The acquisition of the MRI unit, a Siemens 3T Skyra scanner, was made possible through a collaborative effort between the UA Office of Vice President for Research, UA College of Medicine, UA Department of Medical Imaging (formerly Radiology) and the University of Arizona Health Network.
January 9, 2014
For people battling obesity, the New Year can be a time of renewed commitment and fresh starts. And for those who in the past have tried diet and exercise regimens without success, bariatric surgery might be the answer to a longer, healthier life.
January 7, 2014
The study of sleep apnea is one of 82 proposals approved for PCORI funding to advance the field of patient-centered comparative effectiveness research and provide patients with information that will help them make better-informed decisions about their care.
January 6, 2014
Research at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and University of Arizona Center on Aging published in The Journal of Immunology
December 18, 2013
Rehabilitation of basic functional tasks, such as rising from a chair or walking, reduces fall risk, prevents loss of independence and increases mobility-related quality of life in patients with dementia.
December 10, 2013
Dr. Carmona will address the obesity epidemic and its health, economic and security threat worldwide in his presentation, “Obesity: From Arthritis to Zoonoses, the Most Potent Accelerator of Chronic Disease.” A lunch roundtable, “Living Successfully With Arthritis,” will feature University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine Assistant Research Director Perry Skeath, UA Arthritis Center Director Dr. C. Kent Kwoh and retired UA Clinical Lecturer (rheumatology and geriatric) Gail Kershner Riggs.
December 2, 2013
Dr. Yves A. Lussier, accomplished physician-scientist and health system executive, will lead informatics efforts for AHSC, the UA Cancer Center and UA BIO5 Institute
November 14, 2013
Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, a board-certified advanced heart failure and transplant cardiologist and physiologist, will become director of the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and chief of the Division of Cardiology in the UA College of Medicine, Department of Medicine, effective March 1, 2014.
November 7, 2013
The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation grant will ensure that hospitalized older adults will be cared for by specialists who have been trained to meet the unique health-care needs of older adults.
November 5, 2013
The study will use virtual-reality-based exercise combining balance training and a Yoga meditation technique, “Kirtan Kriya.”
October 15, 2013
UA researchers share their recent discoveries with colleagues and the public at ninth annual event.
October 14, 2013
UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Dr. Joe G. N. “Skip” Garcia is co-senior author of a study published in Science Translational Medicine; results suggest that these potential biomarkers should be evaluated further for prioritizing lung transplantation and for drug studies.
October 14, 2013
Free and open to the public, the event will include information about the latest diabetes treatment and research programs, student involvement opportunities and an open question panel.
October 10, 2013
Throughout the month of October, nationally known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Bashas’ and K-LOVE 88.1 have joined forces to conduct a breast cancer awareness drive in the Bashas’ stores throughout Southern and Eastern Arizona to support breast cancer research at the University of Arizona Cancer Center.
October 10, 2013
David S. Alberts, MD, director of the University of Arizona Cancer Center from 2005-2013, has been granted the director emeritus title by the Arizona Health Sciences Center.
September 27, 2013
University of Arizona Cancer Center researchers are continuing to seek participants for a study designed to determine if a compound found in broccoli can enhance the health-promoting effects of the breast cancer drug Tamoxifen in women at risk of developing breast cancer or those previously treated for early-stage breast cancer.
September 19, 2013
Keynote speaker Dr. C. Kent Kwoh, director of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center, discusses the state of the Center