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UA working to treat pulmonary diseases with inhalers

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Heidi M. Mansour, PhD, assistant professor in the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, is working to develop advanced dry powder inhalers to treat and prevent pulmonary diseases. Mansour investigates pulmonary states and diseases that have unmet medical needs, including lung transplants, lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary fibrosis, bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome, cystic fibrosis,… Read More →

UA earns grant to improve Arizona’s rural hospitals

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The Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health was awarded a three-year $1.5 million grant by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to support the Arizona Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program (AzFlex). The program provides quality, operational and performance improvement in Arizona’s rural hospitals and affiliated outpatient… Read More →

UA Pediatric Pulmonary Center Receives $1.69M Grant

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The University of Arizona Pediatric Pulmonary Center received a five-year, $1.69 million renewal grant from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). First funded in 2000, the UA Pediatric Pulmonary Center serves as a regional and national resource center for training and educating the next generation of… Read More →

UA researcher investigates new flu treatments

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To combat treatment resistant flu viruses, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy researchers are developing new, and effective treatments for the influenza A viruses. Jun Wang, PhD, and COP assistant professor and BIO5 Institute Investigator, and his team have been working to combat the evolution of multi drug-resistant flu viruses. Each year, 10 to 20… Read More →

Arizona Center sells for $126 million

Arizona Center
by in AZRE Magazine | New to Market | Office | Retail

Continuing to expand its downtown Phoenix presence, San Diego-based Parallel Capital Partners, in joint-venture with Angelo, Gordon and Co., announced today it has acquired Arizona Center – a Class A, 16-acre mixed-use campus in downtown Phoenix – for $126 million. Spanning over one million square feet, the Van Buren Street property – acquired from Equity… Read More →

CBRE’s McClure named ‘Woman of Influence’

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by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

CBRE has announce that Nancy McClure, first vice president in the firm’s Tucson office has been named to Real Estate Forum’s list of Women of Influence in the Southwest. The annual list acknowledges and honors professionals that have contributed significantly to the real estate industry in the Southwest region. “We are very proud of Nancy. She… Read More →

UA awarded $2.9M NIH grant forto study diabetes

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The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health has been awarded a $2.9 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health for a diabetes prevention study in Sonora, Mexico that will focus on the prevention of cardiovascular disease and its complications among adults with diabetes. The world is facing a… Read More →

Jennifer Cranston named to AZCREW board

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by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced that Jennifer Cranston has been appointed secretary and director of governance for the board of directors of AZCREW, one of the founding chapters of the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network. She will serve a one-year term beginning Jan. 2016. In her role, Ms. Cranston will provide… Read More →

Regents award TGen for outstanding service

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The Arizona Board of Regents presented the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) with its 2015 Regents’ Award for Outstanding Service to Higher Education, recognizing the extensive research TGen has conducted in association with Northern Arizona University (NAU). The award was presented at a Board of Regents dinner Thursday at the University of Arizona. The award was established… Read More →

UA, Banner adds Dr. Zoe González-Garciá

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The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center has added the new faculty member Zoe González-Garciá, MD, assistant professor, to the Division of Endocrinology. As a pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. González-Garciá will provide care for children suffering from endocrine disorders, such as type 1 diabetes, thyroid problems, hypoglycemia and obesity, among others. She will care for… Read More →

Dr. Harvey Meislin receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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Harvey W. Meislin, MD, professor of emergency medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has been awarded the 2016 Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine (AACEM) Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented at the AACEM annual retreat dinner Feb. 22 in Tempe. “Dr. Meislin has dedicated a lifetime to promoting the… Read More →

Sundt wins top national DBIA Award

Old Main
by in Architecture | AZRE Magazine | Construction

Sundt Construction, Inc. (www.sundt.com) led the design-build team that earned top honors at the Design-Build Institute of America’s (DBIA) 20th Annual Design-Build Project/Team Awards for its work on the Old Main renovation at the University of Arizona in Tucson. The project was one of just 10 projects to win an Award of Excellence in each of… Read More →

Craig Friedrichs joins Quarles & Brady

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Craig L. Friedrichs has joined the firm’s Phoenix office in its Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights Group. Craig focuses his practice on bankruptcy matters and has significant courtroom experience. He began his bankruptcy career working for a Chapter 13 trustee, developing his knowledge of the appellate process, adversary proceedings, and motion practice.… Read More →

Sun Corridor Network joins Internet2

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Arizona’s Sun Corridor Network has joined Internet2, the premier research and education technology community in the US, as a Research and Education Network member. This membership integrates Sun Corridor Network into a community of more than 300 US universities, 70 government agencies, 42 regional and state education networks, 84 leading corporations and 90,000 community anchor institutions.… Read More →