BIO5

UA researchers are seeking to predict which hospitalized patients prescribed heparin will develop an adverse reaction to the drug.
May 24, 2019
No tests currently are available to evaluate risk for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, an adverse reaction to the drug that can result in catastrophic, life-threatening complications in patients with cardiovascular disease.
Oct. 16, 2018
The Hurwitz Lab corrals big data sets into a more searchable form to help scientists study microorganisms and how they relate to each other, their hosts and the environment.
Felicia Goodrum (right) and then-student Breanna Eder work to unlock the mysteries of CMV.
Sept. 26, 2018
Felicia Goodrum has been awarded more than $13 million in grants within the last year to fund her research on CMV, a virus that affects more than half of the population above the age of 40.
2018 KEYS interns pose with their successful protein gel during biotechnology training. (Photo: Deanna Sanchez)
July 9, 2018
"KEYS is one of the reasons that I can’t wait to find my role in using science to make the world a better place," incoming UA freshman Kyle Kline said of his BIO5 KEYS Research Internship.
Minying Cai (left) and Victor Hruby (right) invented the peptides for novel skin cancer prevention. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
May 31, 2018
Melanin represents the body's natural defense against cancer-causing UV rays. The UA has licensed two melanin-producing peptides to startup MCR Therapeutics.
The Student Industry Networking Event, or SINE, facilitates interaction between STEM and business students and potential mentors or future employers.
Feb. 9, 2018
Industry leaders and UA alumni who participate are sought out by students for employment strategies and professional tips to ease the transition from college to the workforce.
Alzheimer's disease plaques (Image courtesy of ProNeurogen)
Oct. 26, 2017
Two patents have been awarded to the UA based on the novel approach of ProNeurogen to treating diseases causing memory loss and cognitive impairment.
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.
July 14, 2017
Obese asthma patients often struggle with control of their disease, and UA researchers including Dr. Monica Kraft and Julie Ledford have traced it to the lack of a protein.