Medicine

Roberta Diaz Brinton, pictured with the UA's Center for Innovation in Brain Science team, has been awarded a $1.8 million grant to develop a cross-disciplinary and translationally oriented workforce to discover new drugs for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.
April 8, 2019
Roberta Diaz Brinton has been awarded a $1.8 million NIH grant to cultivate a diverse pool of scientists to discover new drugs for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Drs. Amol Patwardhan and Mohab Ibrahim point out the most frequent places of back chronic pain on a model of the human spine. (Photo: Flavie Audoin)
April 4, 2019
Pain specialists at the University of Arizona and Banner – University Medicine are trying to reduce the use of opioids for patients suffering from chronic non-cancer pain by utilizing alternatives and complementary methods, such as physical therapy, acupuncture, chiropractors, non-opioid medication, and a large array of pain intervention procedures.
Banner – University Medical Center Tucson's new patient tower will be open to patients beginning April 22. (Photo: Todd Eckelman Photography)
March 27, 2019
Banner – University Medical Center Tucson's new nine-story hospital tower opens to patients April 22, with a community preview planned for April 7.
Fourth-year students at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix celebrated as they found out where they will continue their journey as physicians-in-training. (Photo: UA College of Medicine – Phoenix)
March 17, 2019
Match Day is the culmination of four years of hard work in the classroom and in clinical training for students in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix.
"Art and health should not be separate," says medical humanities instructor Ellen Melamed. "They aren’t separate, any more than the mind and the body are separate." (Photo: Michelle Doggett/UA College of Humanities)
March 15, 2019
A new collaboration between the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and the College of Humanities is focusing on teaching medical students empathy and compassion.
With his recent $15 million gift, Dr. Andrew Weil's total giving to the UA has reached $20 million.
March 12, 2019
A gift from integrative medicine pioneer Dr. Andrew Weil will ensure the UA is the world's nexus of integrative medicine education, research and innovation.
Gabriella Smith
March 12, 2019
Research completed by two UA medical students shows a tragic trend in overdose-related, out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in Arizona.
Dr. Stephen Klotz
March 12, 2019
Frailty related to HIV infection is rapidly becoming a thing of the past, according to a perspective article authored by a clinical team at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.
At work in the Hecker Lab. From left: Sunny Palumbo, Louise Hecker, Reena Chawla, and Gajanan Inamdar (Photo: Kris Hanning/UAHS Biocommunications)
Feb. 28, 2019
UA researchers have developed a technology that could improve therapeutic strategies for fibrotic disorders, a leading cause of death in the U.S., and licensed it to startup Fibronox.

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