College of Medicine - Tucson
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.
April 1, 2019
Pharmaceutical companies are making fewer and fewer new antibiotics, a trend UA immunobiologist Michael Johnson says is in urgent need of reversal. He believes copper might be the key.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Feb. 11, 2019
A research team at the UA Sarver Heart Center investigated whether metformin, a common diabetes drug, could be an effective treatment for a type of heart failure that affects nearly half of all heart failure patients.
Feb. 1, 2019
Roberta Diaz Brinton received a $5.9 million grant to study the role of gender in Alzheimer’s disease and develop precision medicine interventions to prevent — and potentially reverse — the course of the disease in both women and men.