Health

Researchers in the lab of Dr. Janko Nikolich-Zugich at the UA (Photo: Robin Tricoles/UA News)
Oct. 23, 2017
What if you could experience full health until the very end of your life? UA researchers, led by Dr. Janko Nikolich-Zugich, think long-lasting immunity might be possible — if the thymus and the T-cells it produces to fight infection can be returned to greater efficiency. With UANews video.
Oct. 11, 2017
A carbon monoxide- and iron-based therapy, under development by the UA's Dr. Vance G. Nielsen, can inhibit venom's effects for up to an hour in animals. It eventually could be delivered with a device similar to an EpiPen autoinjector — and stocked on ambulances and in first-aid kits.
Mosquito test subjects in Michael Riehle's lab in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Sept. 28, 2017
Residents of Maricopa County are helping UA researchers in a mosquito study designed to improve methods of controlling future dengue fever and Zika outbreaks.
UA student-athlete Mia Mason and her mother, former UA volleyball player Jeannine Mason
Sept. 25, 2017
UA beach volleyball player Mia Mason, who survived a rare brain tumor as a 12-year-old, is now paying it forward with a fund to support pediatric cancer research.
UA students worked with three faculty members to take a computational model developed at the UA and incorporate layers of data that describe the biology and life cycle of Aedes aegypti, the mosquito species that carries Zika virus and Dengue fever, among other diseases. (Image: Heidi Brown)
Sept. 13, 2017
Utilizing computational resources, a UA course developed a map to predict the abundance of mosquitoes carrying diseases such as Zika virus and Dengue fever across the U.S.
Kelle Hyland and Amy Randall talk with Jennifer Barton at the UA booth at AZBio 2016. The UA's contributions to the bioscience industry have been increasingly significant. (Photo: Mark Goldstein)
Sept. 6, 2017
Many of the honorees at the upcoming AZBio Awards have deep connections to the University and have brought UA ideas and inventions from the laboratory to the marketplace.
Kevin Boesen (left) and Fletcher McCusker at TLA's first awards event in 2014 (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Sept. 6, 2017
Spun out of the College of Pharmacy as a startup company in 2013 with help from Tech Launch Arizona, SinfoníaRx pioneered modern medication therapy management services.
Todd Vanderah
Sept. 1, 2017
According to the UA's Todd Vanderah, the chemical compounds — unlike opioids — help slow bone loss while also slowing the proliferation of metastatic breast cancer.
Sept. 1, 2017
A non-skin-penetrating sunscreen has been licensed to MexiAloe from the work of professor Douglas Loy and student Stephanie Tolbert, who developed the formulation.

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