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An $8 million investment in medical education will allow for the expansion of the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix and address the state's physician shortage by providing tuition waivers for medical students.
May 28, 2019
The Arizona Legislature approved $17.4 million in funding for the UA, with $8 million earmarked to expand the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix and support medical students.
May 28, 2019
Avid cyclist David Ortiz, who teaches a UA course about the bicycle, talks about the historical significance of the bike in advance of World Bicycle Day on June 3.
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.
May 22, 2019
Liesl Folks joins the UA as senior vice president for academic affairs and provost; Betsy Cantwell has been appointed senior vice president for research and innovation.
Dr. Michael Kruer, an associate professor of neurology and child health, has received a $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for his project, "Genomic insights into the neurobiology of cerebral palsy."
May 22, 2019
Dr. Michael Kruer, of the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, has received the first federally funded grant to research genetic causes of a condition that affects 1 in 250 children.
The retreat of Mars' polar cap of frozen carbon dioxide during the spring and summer generates winds that drive the largest movements of sand dunes observed on the red planet. (Image: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona/USGS)
May 22, 2019
In the most detailed analysis of how sands move around on Mars, a team of planetary scientists led by the UA found that processes not involved in controlling sand movement on Earth play major roles on Mars.
Electrical engineering doctoral student Arash Roshanineshat at the Submillimeter Array, an array of eight 6-meter telescopes in Mauna Kea, Hawaii. (Courtesy of Arash Roshanineshat)
May 21, 2019
Arash Roshanineshat’s digital signal processing skills and tools are helping a worldwide astronomical community write the next chapter on the universe’s most extreme objects.
May 21, 2019
UA researchers developed a new blood test that can detect most major cancers and have launched a startup, DesertDx, to bring the invention to doctors and their patients.
Hannah Shoffner, a freshman at Empire High School in Vail, Arizona, and her science fair project mentor Joe Schlosser, a chemical engineering doctoral student.
May 20, 2019
Ask and you shall receive: A high school freshman turned to a UA researcher and a graduate student for help with a unique science project on aerosol particles.

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