Medicine

Dr. Michael D. Dake
April 12, 2018
Currently a professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Stanford University, Dake made medical history in 1992 with the implantation of the world's first thoracic stent-graft at Stanford.
Rajesh Khanna has mentored Lindsey Chew since she was a UA freshman in 2014. On April 18, she will take part in Posters on the Hill, where she will present the non-opioid pain relief research she has contributed as part of the Khanna laboratory. (Photo: Stacy Pigott/UA News)
April 10, 2018
Neuroscience and cognitive science senior Lindsey Chew will represent the University on Capitol Hill as part of Posters on the Hill, an event showcasing undergraduate research.
Dr. Daruka Mahadevan (left) and Eric Weterings examine cancer cells in a petri dish. Mahadevan is director of the UA Cancer Center Early Phase Clinical Trials Program. (Photo: Kris Hanning/UAHS, ABOR, BioCommunications)
April 4, 2018
Researchers and physician-scientists at the UA Cancer Center and College of Medicine – Tucson are optimistic about immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system, teaching it to recognize — and destroy — cancer cells. The series Fast Forward is examining the UA's role in the convergence of the digital, physical and biological worlds.
UA College of Medicine – Phoenix students react to learning where they will train as residents.
March 21, 2018
On Match Day, a total of 194 students at the UA Colleges of Medicine in Phoenix and Tucson received the important news of their destinations for completing their training as residents.
Nurses employed by organizations that use compassion practices reported feeling more alertness, vigor and energy.
Jan. 29, 2018
Compassionate practices improve nurse well-being and also the experience of patients, according to research involving Allison Gabriel of the UA's Eller College of Management.
Jan. 17, 2018
The UA and the Arizona Department of Health Services will train first responders to recognize opioid overdoses and administer naloxone, which counters the effects of overdose.
Dr. Amelia Gallitano of the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
Jan. 8, 2018
What if an easily administered, biologically based test could determine whether an individual has schizophrenia? "We've got a huge challenge," Dr. Amelia Gallitano says.
The three-story outpatient clinic (foreground) near North Campbell Avenue and East Allen Road will enhance the patient experience, according to Dr. Charles B. Cairns, dean of the College of Medicine – Tucson. (Photo: Matt George/Commotion Studios)
Dec. 14, 2017
The state-of-the-art facility, located east of the UA Cancer Center – North Campus, will have more than two dozen specialties available by mid-January. With UANews video.
May and Rajesh Khanna, inventors of the non-opioid drug candidates (Photo courtesy of Rajesh Khanna)
Nov. 1, 2017
Researchers in the College of Medicine – Tucson have invented a new class of non-opioid drug candidates to treat pain, and the UA has licensed the compounds.

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