Health

Research Technician Cami Barnes tests a blue light device. (Photo: William "Scott" Killgore)
Jan. 16, 2020
Psychiatry professor William "Scott" Killgore used blue light to reset sleep patterns in adults recovering from mild traumatic brain injury to facilitate recovery of brain structure, connectivity and cognitive performance.
Jan. 14, 2020
With an 18-spot jump from last year and a 70-spot increase from the university's inaugural appearance in 2017, Arizona Online is one of the nation's fastest-rising universities in the rankings.
Rui Chang, associate professor of neurology, will use a $1.6 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to employ big data to capture the complexity of neurodegenerative diseases.
Jan. 9, 2020
The Center for Innovation in Brain Science leverages big data in an effort to close the gap on cognitive health span, thanks to a $1.6 million grant from the National Institute on Aging.
Dr. Janko Nikolich-Zugich will use a $4.5 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to study how common infectious, psychological and physical stressors affect immunity, lifespan and the aging process.
Dec. 12, 2019
A prestigious $4.5 million MERIT Award from the National Institutes of Health will allow a University of Arizona immunologist to pursue a new, more promising way to study human aging.
Dec. 2, 2019
Researchers monitored students' heart rates during medical school lectures to test the long-standing theory that active learning provides an attention reset.
Nov. 25, 2019
The Arizona Prevention Research Center will continue its mission to prevent chronic disease among underserved populations in the Arizona border region thanks to a $7.5 million grant from the CDC.
Nov. 22, 2019
With a portion of $8 million in annual funding appropriated by the Arizona Legislature, nearly 100 students could receive free tuition at UArizona's two medical schools.
Alexander Alvarez and Sonia Vohnout demonstrate the acoustoelectric cardiac imaging invention. (Photo: Eddie San Juan/Tech Launch Arizona)
Nov. 19, 2019
ElectroSonix has licensed the UArizona patents for acoustoelectric imaging, a technology that has the potential to improve the accuracy of cardiac ablation in treating cardiac arrhythmias.
Nov. 15, 2019
A University of Arizona Health Sciences study funded by a $2.3 million five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health National Eye Institute could help to develop future treatments for glaucoma and other diseases.

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