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UA Health Sciences study gets $11.4M grant

Cancer research

Cutting-edge research investigating the genetic basis for devastating disorders in the critically ill – acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and ventilator-induced lung injury (VILI) – will receive a major boost thanks to an $11.4 million, five-year program project grant. The prestigious program project award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health has been awarded to… Read More →

IIDA’s PRIDE Awards recognize excellence in interior design

The International Interior Design Association is the only worldwide design organization that solely focuses on commercial work. It has more than 13,000 members in 33 chapters around the globe, including the IIDA Southwest Chapter. Annually, IIDA’s major events include the PRIDE Awards, recognizing excellence in interior design projects; the UnVeiled trade show; a charity build… Read More →

UA, Banner Health earn historic NIH grant

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The University of Arizona Health Sciences and Banner Health have been awarded a $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to participate in the Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program, which aims to enroll 1 million or more U.S. participants to improve prevention and treatment of disease based on individual differences in lifestyle, environment and genetics. The award, which totals $43.3 million… Read More →

Meet HuMiX, the gut’s future guide to personalized medicine

Meet HuMiX, the “gut on a chip” that may lead one day to personalized medical treatments. Arizona researchers are able to map, isolate and study the interactions between the microbes in your body and your tissues and organs – like the gut – by using a chip half the size of an iPhone 6 Plus.… Read More →

Tucson poised for major growth, economists predict

Tucson’s economy is poised for significant growth over the next two years. That was a key message during Wednesday’s University of Arizona Eller College of Management 2016 Breakfast with the Economists event at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson. More than 400 people attended the event to hear presenters George W. Hammond, Ph.D., director and research… Read More →

UA researcher maps Zika danger areas

by in Blogs

With concern growing over a potential epidemic related to the Zika virus, a researcher from the University of Arizona has defined probable danger zones in the United States. Researcher Kacey Ernst, PhD, MPH, associate professor and infectious disease epidemiologist at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, said the mapping of these regions is based on three environmental… Read More →

Top 10 companies hiring in the next month

companies hiring

Things are looking up for those looking for jobs in Arizona. The state finally matched its pre-recession employment levels in December, even though Arizona took longer than the rest of the nation to catch up. So if you’re looking to get back into the workforce or if you’re looking for a change, here are the… Read More →

UA’s Phoenix biomedical building hits milestone

Phoenix biomedical
by in AZRE Magazine | Medical

A construction milestone was celebrated Thursday, at the new Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building, as the final beam was placed atop the 10-story building in downtown Phoenix. Located on the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix campus at 475 N. Fifth St., the 245,000 square-foot research building will be a hub for healthcare and… Read More →

Dr. Patch Adams anchors UA health festival

The real Patch Adams and medical students are putting on their red noses Saturday for a free festival celebrating humor, health and healing. University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix students and faculty will offer tips to perform better CPR, “scrub” photo sessions in a simulated operating room and fun demonstrations on healthy aging… Read More →

Global healthcare leader joins UA Health Science

Jorge Gomez, MD, PhD, who worked with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a part of the National Institutes of Health, joined the University of Arizona Health Sciences. With more than 20 years at NCI, Gomez brings an exceptional depth of programmatic knowledge in health professions training program diversity, community-based research, border health and health disparities. At the… Read More →

UA working to treat pulmonary diseases with inhalers

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

deer valley hospital

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

University Of Arizona

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

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 →