Oct 21, 2014

Heather Coats is investigating psychological-social-spiritual healing in seriously ill African American elders to advance culturally sensitive palliative care and improve quality of life.
In Consider the Conversation 2, Dr. Hamilton, executive director of the Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center (ASTEC) and a professor of surgery, shares his insights from his experience as a brain surgeon who has treated patients with serious brain and spine tumors.
Funds from Tee Up For Tots will support pediatric cancer research at the UA Steele Center exploring the application of haploidentical hematopoietic cell transplant (HHCT) for pediatric solid tumors.

Oct 20, 2014

Jonathan H. Schatz, MD, was recently awarded a 5-year, $1.59 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study ways to effectively combat drug resistance when treating lymphoma — a study that may have wide-ranging impact when it comes to treating a variety of cancers.

Oct 17, 2014

The study found that diet quality was associated with mortality and may have a protective effect after ovarian cancer.

Oct 16, 2014

The study, funded by a $2.3 million five-year NIH grant, is critically important to understanding how to improve older adults’ responses to vaccination against the infectious diseases that remain among the major causes of mortality of those over age 65.
Free events in Phoenix and Tucson for the public and health professionals begin Nov. 4.
A study led by researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health found that exercise provided less protection against type 2 diabetes in people at high genetic risk for diabetes and insulin resistance.
Biosciences Partnership Building Will Create Hundreds of Jobs. From left to right: Dave Elrod, regional manager, DPR Construction; Dave Crawford, president and CEO, Sundt Construction Inc.; Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton; University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart; Phoenix Councilwoman Kate Gallego; University of Arizona Senior Vice President of Health Sciences Dr. Joe “Skip” Garcia

Oct 14, 2014

The PANDAs raised $1 million to establish the PANDA Children’s Neurological Center, which will improve the lives of families in Arizona whose children experience neurological injuries and conditions.