Jul 27, 2015

The V Foundation for Cancer Research has awarded the University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) a one-year, $65,000 breast cancer research grant.

Jul 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.

Jul 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).

Jul 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.

Jul 16, 2015

Ninth Class at UA College of Medicine - Phoenix to Enter Profession
Four longtime University of Arizona Health Network employees have been promoted to leadership positions within Banner – University Medicine, the academic arm of Banner Health. Nonprofit Banner Health acquired the UA Health Network in March.

Jul 15, 2015

"KEYS is designed to create unique, pre-college opportunities that attract the best and brightest students to the UA," said Fernando Martinez, MD, director of the UA BIO5 Institute.
No vaccine or treatment exist for the chikungunya virus, also known as CHIKV, which causes debilitating joint and muscle pain. CHIKV continues to spread through the Western Hemisphere with 1.4 million suspected cases to date. A University of Arizona public health epidemiologist and mathematician joined forces to develop the most accurate infectious disease forecasting method, based on the CHIKV outbreak.

Jul 13, 2015

The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty members Daniel Combs, MD, and Rajan Senguttuvan, MD.
Dr. David G. Armstrong joins elite committee studying medical device cybersecurity. The Cybersecurity Standard for Connected Diabetes Devices Steering Committee meets for the first time July 20-21 in Bethesda, Md.