• Our precision medicine research uses big data, longitudinal studies and clinical trials to help patients live fuller lives through individualized therapies.

  • From treatments for devastating diseases to the challenges of translating research into global health action, we find innovative solutions to the world’s most urgent health care needs.

  • Department of Medicine researchers are internationally known across a wide range of medical subspecialties in internal medicine from cardiology to rheumatology.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine has a long history of academic excellence. One of the central roles of the Department of Medicine's Office of Research is to facilitate academic growth by providing an extensive array of support for junior investigators as they begin their independent careers, as well as creating more opportunities for collaboration among all faculty in addition to resident and fellow trainees and medical students. I encourage you to follow links on this page to more fully appreciate the breadth and commitment of our research mission across the entire department, college and the broader university...


Multiple resources exist throughout the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, UA Health Sciences and UA’s main campus for basic as well as clinical researchers and investigators to further their aims at therapeutic and technological breakthroughs to advance patient care and find innovative remedies for those suffering from common medical conditions as well as complex diseases. This includes one of the newest in the UA Department of Medicine, the Quantitative Proteomics Lab...

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Lecture Series at the UA Department of Medicine

  • Medicine Grand Rounds
    Weekly lectures with a brief hiatus in mid-summer. Video archived at UAHS BioCommunications Webcast page (except for MMRs).
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  • Advances in Aging Lecture Series (Geriatrics Grand Rounds)
    Monthly lecture series hosted by the Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine and the UArizona Center on Aging.
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  • Cancer Biology Seminar Series
  • Cancer Prevention & Control Grand Rounds
  • Collaborative Cancer Grand Rounds
  • Endocrinology Grand Rounds
  • Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds
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  • Rheumatology Grand Rounds
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  • Sarver Heart Center Grand Rounds (Cardiology Grand Rounds)
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  • Sleep Medicine Grand Rounds Series
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  • See the link below for Department of Medicine Special Lectures, General Faculty Meetings and other presentations and events.
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Prior Lecture Series Hosted by the Department

  • DOM Research Seminar Series
    Begun in 2016, this monthly lecture series paired an early-career faculty researcher with more senior principal investigators in the Department of Medicine. It ended in 2018.
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  • Winter Lung Series Conferences
    This seasonal lecture series ran from 2011 through 2018. It began as the Benjamin Burrows Lung Immunobiology Seminar Series (2002-06). 
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Research Projects

Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy (ARVC/D) is an inherited disorder and one of the most common causes of sudden cardiac death in athletes and young, apparently healthy adults.

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and is a leading cause of pain and disability among the elderly.

In the U.S. Southwest, Coccidioidomycosis (cocci) or Valley fever is an endemic fungal infection. It typically presents as a self-limited pulmonary illness.


Dr. Clara Curiel’s research interests are in photobiology, early skin cancer detection, biomarker development and primary prevention. She has taken the initiative to address important clinical gaps in the skin cancer prevention field through innovative clinical study designs, and effective execution of clinical studies...

Research News

Thomas D. Boyer Liver Institute newsletter offers insights, updates and outreach

Staff profiles, Global Fatty Liver Day on June 13, community outreach for free Hep-C screenings, and a plethora of info on research, policy briefs & outbreak updates, clinical trials and other current studies is what you’ll find in the most recent newsletter.

Research Academic Half Day adds oral vignettes to poster competition for 2024

Residents got twice the bang for their buck at this year’s Internal Medicine Research Academic Half Day with both a traditional poster contest as well as – for the first time ever – oral vignettes during the event’s activities. Multiple DOM faculty participated as judges.

Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine celebrates grand opening

Panel discussion with pioneers in integrative health care, cooking demonstrations, public open house highlight debut of new complex. DOM faculty were prominent at each, if only in attending. See who was there with two mini-photo galleries and a video.