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UArizona Steele Children’s Research Center Unveils $5M in Gifts Honoring Dr. Fayez Ghishan

Dr. Fayez K. Ghishan, director of the Steele Children’s Research Center, will hold the Fayez K. Ghishan, MD, PANDA Endowed Directorship.


‘Discovering New Medicines’ Summit Unites Experts from UArizona Health Sciences, Pharma to Advance Research and Commercialization

Arizona Center for Drug Discovery and University of Arizona Cancer Center host Sept. 15 virtual summit to discuss new innovations in drug discovery to benefit citizens throughout the state and more.


FDA Authorizes Use of UArizona COVID-19 Antibody Test; Testing Expanded to All Arizonans Age 18 and Older

The antibody test determines who has been exposed to and developed an immune response against COVID-19.


Arthritis Center ‘Bear Down for Health: Sport and Science in Era of COVID-19’ Livestream, Sept. 16

UArizona Athletics Dave Heeke and Drs. Daniel Derksen and Dr. Janko Nikolich-Žugich will headline this unique livestream presentation of the Arthritis Center’s annual educational fundraiser.


Arizona Poison Centers Warn about Avoiding Inappropriate Medications for COVID-19 Treatment: Oleandrin

Inappropriate medications – such as oleandrin, a derivative of oleander known to be toxic – used to prevent or treat COVID-19 could cause significant harm and no benefit, University of Arizona Health Sciences-based center and Banner Health center warn.


Log-in Sept. 2 for ‘Stem Cell Therapy & Platelet-Rich Plasma for Osteoarthritis: Hope or Hype?’

Free and open to the public, the livestreamed online lecture by University of Arizona Arthritis Center Director Dr. C. Kent Kwoh will focus on the mechanisms of stem cell and Platelet-Rich Plasma therapies to treat osteoarthritis.


Breast Cancer Therapy Associated with Reduced Risk of Neurodegenerative Disease in Women

A University of Arizona Health Sciences cohort study of more than 50,000 menopausal women showed significant decrease in Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis.


UArizona Study Seeks to Understand Endometriosis, Infertility and Stroke in Women

Drs. Leslie Farland and Melanie Bell at the UArizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health to lead a federally funded research study to investigate a link among endometriosis, infertility and stroke in women.


Three New Cardiologists Broaden UArizona Health Sciences, Banner – University Medicine Breadth of Services in Tucson

Drs. Arka Chatterjee, Talal Moukabary and Madhan Sundaram bring significant expertise in interventional cardiology and electrophysiology to the Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medicine Tucson.


UArizona College of Nursing Celebrates People and Programs ‘On The Move’

Notices for the college include new hires for master’s degree program and perinatal mother-infant health; kudos for nursing workforce diversity and telephone-based cancer prevention programs; and research on tai chi and heart disease.


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