Medicine

May 28, 2020
An engineering graduate student developed a system to help mitigate no-shows for health care appointments.
Erin Ratcliff is leading a project to develop new ways of collecting and analyzing the clues sweat has to offer. (Photo: College of Engineering)
Feb. 12, 2020
A team of researchers at the University of Arizona is developing new methods to collect and analyze sweat for clues about how the body is functioning.
Researchers are working to find ways to prevent squamous cell carcinoma, the second most-common form of non-melanoma skin cancer.
Feb. 5, 2020
With funding from the National Cancer Institute, a team of researchers at the University of Arizona Cancer Center is seeking effective preventive and therapeutic strategies to reduce the risk of non-melanoma skin cancer, like squamous cell carcinoma of the skin.
Graduate student Aaron Byrd, assistant professor of molecular and cellular biology and a BIO5 Institute member Ross Buchan and undergraduate senior Amanda Warner in the lab. (Photo: Michele Vaughan)
Feb. 4, 2020
A therapeutic intervention for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease, could be on the horizon thanks to unexpected findings by UArizona researchers.
Feb. 4, 2020
The Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix will cover tuition for students who commit to practicing primary care or another critical-access specialty in an underserved Arizona community.
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.
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.
The strain of flu virus you were exposed to as a child can determine how severely the seasonal flu affects you later in life.
Dec. 19, 2019
Researchers found that the first strain of the flu virus a person encounters during childhood sets the course for how the immune system responds to exposures later in life.
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.

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