Medicine

Match Day was a joyous occasion for UA College of Medicine – Phoenix students at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus.
March 20, 2017
For those at the UA's medical schools in Tucson and Phoenix, the occasion is the culmination of a process that matches graduating students with residency programs. Amid cheers and tears, nearly 180 students learned where they will spend the next several years as resident-physicians.
The bite of the forest cobra, whose scientific name is Naja melanoleuca, can induce a severe neurotoxic envenomation that is potentially life-threatening.
March 15, 2017
Three partners, including the UA's VIPER Institute, are creating videos to educate African health professionals about antivenom and best practices in treating snakebite patients.
Dr. Pawel Kiela
Dec. 6, 2016
A study seeks to find answers into the mechanisms that trigger autoimmune disease — diseases that are on the rise in the Western world, afflicting approximately 24 million Americans.
Cancer is a leading cause of death among firefighters, who are exposed to cancer-causing chemicals through both inhalation and skin absorption. (Photo: Tucson Fire Department)
Dec. 6, 2016
Cancer is a leading cause of death among firefighters, and researchers at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will collaborate on the framework for a study.
Keith Maggert
Nov. 2, 2016
Keith Maggert has been awarded a $1.7 million NIH grant and recognized for research that has the potential to change the thinking about epigenetics in disease.
U.S. Rep. David Schweikert of Arizona serves as co-chair of the Congressional Valley Fever Task Force.
Nov. 2, 2016
The study provides the UA with approximately $1.9 million to study the effectiveness of the anti-fungal fluconazole over two years.
Adam Buntzman, a research assistant professor in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, has firsthand experience with Valley fever and is part of a team at work on a vaccine. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Oct. 26, 2016
Adam Buntzman's back began to hurt and he had difficulty drawing a breath. He was fatigued. Eventually, he was diagnosed with Valley fever, and now the research assistant professor is part of a team working on a vaccine that could be the answer for human and pet sufferers. With UANews video.
Roberta Diaz Brinton
Oct. 21, 2016
A five-year National Institute on Aging program project grant will be led by Roberta Diaz Brinton, inaugural director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the UA Health Sciences.
Joseph Boakai Sr. (sixth from left), vice president of Liberia, met on Monday with representatives of five colleges at the UA Health Sciences to establish a collaboration agreement.
Oct. 18, 2016
Joint programs could send UA-trained health professionals to the west African nation, which has been decimated by war and illness and now has fewer than 50 medical doctors.

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