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UArizona Cancer Center Appoints Dr. Babiker to Leadership Position
Mar 12, 2020

Dr. Hani Babiker, assistant director of early-phase therapeutics and director of phase I clinical trials, is overseeing the University of Arizona Cancer Center’s early-phase clinical trials, seeking to identify novel drugs and treatments for better cancer care.


UArizona Sees Tremendous Growth on Latest Rankings for NIH Funding
Mar 10, 2020

The University of Arizona improves its ranking by 14 spots and nearly doubles the value of awards from five years ago for research dollars funded by the National Institutes of Health in fiscal year 2019.


New UArizona Nursing Program Aims to Improve Nursing Career Advancement for American Indian Communities
Mar 5, 2020

A $2-million award from the Indian Health Service to the University of Arizona College of Nursing will establish a new academic program, American Indians in Nursing: Career Advancement and Transition Scholars.


UArizona Health Sciences Study Identifies Hormone that Causes Women to Experience More Pain
Mar 4, 2020

A University of Arizona Health Sciences research team led by Dr. Frank Porreca points to prolactin, a neurohormone related to lactation, as the underlying reason women experience more pain than men, and even more so when taking opioids. Their paper on the discovery was featured on the cover of Science Translational Medicine.


‘Battles of the Bad Back’ Subject of UArizona Arthritis Center Lecture, March 4
Feb 26, 2020

Free and open to the public, the latest Living Healthy With Arthritis lecture features Dr. Venkat Ganapathy, University of Arizona associate professor of orthopedic surgery and Banner – University Medicine Tucson Orthopaedic Spine Service chief, who’ll discuss non-operative and operative treatments for back pain.


Scientists Study Sweat, the Small Stuff
Feb 17, 2020

A team of researchers from three University of Arizona colleges, including Dr. Esther Sternberg with the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson, is developing new methods to collect and analyze sweat for clues about how the body is functioning.


UArizona College of Pharmacy Feb. 21 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Opening of Skaggs Addition
Feb 6, 2020

The $26-million expansion includes new chemistry laboratory space that will be used for drug discovery and development and research in the areas of pharmaceutics, pharmacogenomics and pharmacology.


‘Unlocking Secrets of the Microbiome’ Theme of UArizona Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference, Feb. 8
Jan 28, 2020

Dr. Donata Vercelli, an expert on the impact of germs that affect our health, delivers the keynote address at the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s 18th annual “Living Healthy With Arthritis” conference. Other topics include optimal aging, pain management, lupus, dietary strategies, battling infection and the fact-filled, fun “Joint Health Jeopardy.”


Freestanding Emergency Departments May Increase Out-of-Pocket Spending for Patients
Jan 9, 2020

Study analyzed freestanding emergency departments in four states, including Arizona.


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