New One-Click Access to Cutting-Edge Clinical Trials Now Available at the Arizona Health Sciences Center
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.

Spring Season Blooms Allergies: May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
May 5, 2014

Research clinicians at the University of Arizona Medical Center offer relief during the spring allergy season.

5th Annual ‘Travels in Medicine: Exploring the Global Health Community’ Photography Exhibit through May 10
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

‘Oh My Aching Joints: Exploring the Latest Treatments for Joint Pain,’ May 7
April 24, 2014

Free lecture, open to the public, by Dr. Jeffrey R. Lisse, in conjunction with Arthritis Awareness Month

UA Sarver Heart Center Expert Offers Insights into New Uses of a Surgical Adhesive in New England Journal of Medicine Review
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.

Pulmonary Researcher Dr. Louise Hecker Joins UA College of Medicine – Tucson
April 14, 2014

Dr. Hecker will be a key contributor in UA efforts to fully develop novel programs in respiratory medicine, lung biology and drug discovery.

TOPCAT Trial Tests Possible Treatment for Patients with Heart Failure and Preserved Heart Pump Function
April 9, 2014

Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, director of the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and chief of the Division of Cardiology at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson serves on the TOPCAT executive committee.

Heart Attack Patient Defies Odds with Tailored Surgical Treatment at UA Medical Center
April 7, 2014

The tailored surgical treatment that gave Barnes a chance at recovery included complicated re-operative off-pump (beating heart) coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), which was followed by stenting to help blood flow in an artery that was too diseased for bypass.

Dr. Andrew Weil to Prepare, Sample Healthy Recipes at UAMC Café
April 3, 2014

Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 10 to 11 a.m., in the UAMC - University Campus Café.

2014 Desert Diamond/University of Arizona Arthritis Center Bear Down Luncheon Teams Up With UA Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, April 17
March 31, 2014

Greg Byrne and Rich Rodriguez will be guest speakers at event that benefits research to identify the causes and improve the diagnosis and treatment of the more than 100 forms of arthritis.

Study Led by UA’s Dr. C. Kent Kwoh Finds Glucosamine Fails to Prevent Deterioration of Knee Cartilage, Decrease Pain
March 12, 2014

The findings, published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, indicate that glucosamine does not decrease pain or improve knee bone marrow lesions—thought to be a source of pain in those with osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, affecting 27 million Americans over age 25.

UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘How Clinical Research has Revolutionized Care of Women and Men with Cardiovascular Disorders’
March 10, 2014

Thursday, March 20, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Canoa Hills Social Center, 3660 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley

UA Study of HIV-Related Lung Diseases to Help Understanding of Pulmonary Immunity and Vaccine Responses
March 10, 2014

Dr. Kenneth S. Knox and his UA College of Medicine – Tucson research team aim to understand the causes of HIV-associated chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary hypertension and immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS), funded by a grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Leading nutrition conference to assemble world experts in Texas in May
February 27, 2014

11th year of the conference reaches out to health care providers in Lone Star State

Sleep Disorders Center Accredited to Perform Sleep Studies
February 26, 2014

The Center for Sleep Disorders at the University of Arizona Medical Center -- University Campus has been accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) to perform out-of-center sleep testing.

UA Study Changes Several Beliefs About the Immune System in Aging Adults
February 21, 2014

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...

Amye Leong to Speak About ‘Getting a Grip on Arthritis,’ Feb. 13
February 7, 2014

The president and CEO of Healthy Motivation and director of strategic relations for The Bone and Joint Decade, The Global Alliance for Musculoskeletal Health, is keynote speaker at the Annual Eva M. Holtby Arthritis Conversations and Lunch, sponsored by the University of Arizona Arthritis Center Friends and open to the public.

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Dean Steve Goldschmid Accepts New Executive Clinical Practice Role with AHSC and UA Health Network
February 7, 2014

Steve Goldschmid, MD, who has served as dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson since July 2009, has been appointed associate vice president for clinical affairs at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.

New Health Innovations Grand Rounds Features UAHN President and CEO
January 24, 2014

The first in a planned series of multidisciplinary grand rounds events on New Health Innovations will take place on Thursday, February 6 at DuVal Auditorium and is targeted for physicians, professors, fellows, residents, students and staff at the Arizona Health Sciences Center and others interested in health innovation.