Five colleges increased their National Institutes of Health research funding in 2022-2023, leading to higher rankings for some by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research.
John Galgiani, MD, a professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson and director of the college’s Valley Fever Center for Excellence, was recognized for his expertise by the New England Journal of Medicine.
Dr. James Liao, chair of the Department of Medicine, and Department of Neurosurgery Chair Dr. Julie Pilitsis, headline biomedical science seminar series at BIO5 Institute. See the video as well as a mini-photo gallery.
Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from biomedical disciplines across the UArizona Health Sciences can submit research abstracts to the Research Poster Competition of the College of Medicine – Tucson’s Translational Medicine Symposium to be held March 22 in the HSIB Forum.
The College of Medicine – Tucson's sixth dean, Dr. James E. Dalen, died Jan. 16. Long-time DOM and other colleagues note his contributions in a golden era for the college and UArizona Health Sciences, of which he also was vice president. Memorial service set for Mon., Jan. 29, 1 p.m., Vistoso Funeral Home, Oro Valley.
A new café for the HSIB; resources and tips for staying safe on campus; and five Health Sciences faculty profiles were among your favorite stories. Department of Medicine faculty mentioned in stories include Drs. Sairam Parthasarathy, Rachna Shroff, Marvin Slepian and Purnima Madhivanan.
UArizona Health Sciences faculty – including the Department of Medicine’s Dr. John Galgiani, director of the Valley Fever Center for Excellence – made impactful contributions to health care and advanced major projects that are building a healthier future for Arizona and beyond.
Dr. Slepian, Regents Professor in the Division of Cardiology and Sarver Heart Center member at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, will serve on the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office’s Patent Public Advisory Committee through 2026.
A group of people gathered at the Banner – University Medical Center Tucson’s main entrance Thursday, Nov. 9, for a flag-raising and blessing ceremony in recognition of Veterans Day. See mini-photo gallery of event and things to do this weekend.
Dr. Marvin Slepian, cardiologist, Sarver Heart Center member and Regents' Professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has been named a 2023 Biomedical Engineering Society Fellow.
As part of a long-running research program to develop strategies for “rejuvenating” the aging immune system, the National Institute on Aging has awarded a $13.1 million grant to a team of investigators across the country led by Dr. Janko Ž. Nikolich, a professor of medicine, Center on Aging co-director and head of the Department of Immunobiology.
Six women from the University of Arizona Health Sciences, including GI Division Chief Dr. Juanita Merchant, received UArizona Women of Impact Awards from the office of Research, Innovation and Impact on Oct. 20. Thirty female faculty and staff members from across campus were honored.
Specialized cells take out the trash in the brain, finds UArizona researcher Dr. Fei Yin, of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science. When they break down, waste builds up, possibly setting the stage for Alzheimer’s disease.
Having served as interim chief of the division at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and UArizona Cancer Center since early 2022, the specialist in pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancers hits ground running to realize the division’s full potential.
The infectious diseases professor and Valley Fever Center for Excellence director recognized for a nearly 50-year career fighting this fungal disease endemic to Arizona and Southwest. See mini-photo gallery from ceremony and day's events.
Dr. Rachna Shroff got a new moniker earlier this year as “Woman Disruptor of the Year” by the Healio website during the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting this summer.
UArizona researchers will use a $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to study gastrointestinal symptoms as a condition of long COVID.
Drs. Juanita Merchant, Rachna Shroff and Clara Curiel-Lewandrowski – all Department of Medicine division chiefs – were picked to lead Arizona’s only NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the absence of former director Dr. Joann Sweasy.
The University of Arizona Gastroenterology division chief and UArizona Cancer Center associate director of basic sciences joins 29 others honored by Office of Research, Innovation and Impact.
The Aegis Consortium awarded seed funding to eight projects, including one led by Integrative Medicine’s Dr. Esther Sternberg, that align with the UArizona Health Sciences center’s mission to create a pandemic-free future.