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Dr. Joann Sweasy Named Director of University of Arizona Cancer Center

In addition, Dr. Sweasy will serve as UArizona chief adviser on cancer-related matters and principal investigator of the National Cancer Institute Cancer Center Support Grant.


UArizona College of Pharmacy Researchers Win TRIF Funding for Projects to Fight COVID-19

The funds – administered by the Arizona Board of Regents and University of Arizona BIO5 Institute – enable researchers to combat the global pandemic and positively impact the health of Arizonans.


UArizona Poison Center Warns of Toxic Alcohol Poisonings from Contaminated Hand Sanitizer

Ingesting substances contaminated with methanol can cause blindness, organ failure and even death without hospital treatment, reports the center at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy.


Trading Pipets for Keyboards, UArizona’s KEYS Students Go Virtual for Summer Internship

The BIO5 KEYS Research Internship Program at the University of Arizona takes a new form this summer as 49 high school students engage in computational projects from the safety of their homes.


One Small Molecule, Potential Giant Step to Improve Cognitive Function

A $6.1 million study led by Dr. Kathleen Rodgers at the UArizona Health Sciences Center for Innovation in Brain Science will test novel small molecules to improve the lives of Alzheimer’s patients.


UArizona College of Nursing Among First to Offer Autism Diagnosis Certificate Program

The Autism Spectrum Disorder career track at the University of Arizona will train nurses in diagnosing and managing the issue in children with a focus on early detection.


UArizona Cardiologist Receives ‘Escalator Award’ from Women as One International Organization

UArizona Sarver Heart Center physician-scientist Dr. Khadijah Breathett wins international career award she will use to advance her research on health disparities in cardiovascular disease.


UArizona Testing App to Alert Students, Employees Exposed to COVID-19

COVID Watch sends exposure alerts without having to collect any personally identifying information from users, protecting their anonymity.


Precautions in Place as UArizona Student-Athletes Return to Campus

Under the watchful eyes of medical professionals and strength and conditioning coaches, the Arizona Wildcats football team began voluntary summer workouts this week.


Dr. Roberta Diaz Brinton Among New Regents Professors Named at UArizona

Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, director, University of Arizona Center for Innovation in Brain Science, was among five new Regents Professors announced by the Arizona Board of Regents.


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