Health

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.
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.
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.
Dr. Nancy Sweitzer: "I think it's a great Arizona story that we had this confluence of expertise across very different and complementary disciplines. Nobody else can do this." (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Aug. 30, 2017
A cardiologist, a physiologist and a psychologist walk into a coffee shop and ... it's not a joke. Rather, it's collaboration at its best, and they're discussing whether a naturally occurring compound, known as angiotensin 1-7, can relieve cognitive deficits after heart bypass. With UANews video.
Dr. John Galgiani is interviewed about his research in his lab at the UA's BIO5 Institute. (Photo: David Mogollon)
Aug. 28, 2017
Dr. John Galgiani, the UA center's founder, says the funds will speed development of a vaccine for the respiratory illness Valley fever, caused by spores found in soils of the Southwest.

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