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Tohono O’odham Nation Commits $1M to UArizona to Combat COVID-19

The contribution will allow UArizona researchers to continue developing better, more efficient and effective tests for people across the state.


Scientists Expand PET Imaging Options Through Simpler Chemistry

The University of Arizona has licensed new radio-labeling chemistry for PET contrast agents to startup TheraCea Pharma.


Pharma Company Licenses UArizona Method for Treating Parkinson's Disease with Ketamine

In pre-clinical studies, researchers found that low-dose ketamine infusions can improve pain, depression and levodopa-induced dyskinesia in Parkinson's patients.


‘Wellness Wednesdays: Celebrating Health & Holiday’ Series to Provide Encouragement, Sense of Community

Give yourself the gift of good health! The University of Arizona Health Sciences is offering an uplifting program to improve health and reduce stress.


Dual Inhibitor Strategy May Be Key to Sustainable COVID-19 Treatment

Researchers in the College of Pharmacy say compounds targeting proteins involved in viral replication may further drug development for treating COVID-19.


UArizona/Banner Offer Urology Services at Cortaro Road Primary Care Clinic

University of Arizona Department of Urology faculty member Dr. Sunchin Kim and general urology nurse practitioner Cara Whittingham will provide patient care at the Cortaro Road Banner clinic in Tucson.


$7.3M Grant Advances Researcher’s Pursuit of Treatments for Arsenic-Induced Lung Cancer, Type 2 Diabetes

Dr. Donna D. Zhang’s research focuses on developing pharmaceuticals to prevent or treat exposure to arsenic, which has affected more than 160 million people worldwide.


Lung Ultrasound Training to Help Rural Emergency Medicine Providers Diagnose COVID-19 Patients

The tele-ultrasound training program for lung point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) will enable rural emergency departments to more effectively identify and treat suspected COVID-19 patients.


People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Two faculty members inducted to National Academy of Inventors, ‘Gut Group’ team wins $250,000 for gastrointestinal cancer research, Dr. Chalasani wins NCI team leadership award, and new physicians join as pediatrics, infectious disease specialists.


UArizona to Lead Statewide Outreach to Reduce Disparities in COVID-19 Research, Clinical Studies

The Arizona portion of an 11-state effort, funded by a $12 million federal award, to address the uneven impact of the pandemic on racial and ethnic minority communities will be led by the UArizona Health Sciences.


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