More than 80 students graduated from the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix on Monday.
UA graduates Cynthia Burr, Lindsey Chew, Namrah Habib, Leah Kaplan, Jose Rios-Monterrosa and Kendra Yoffie will receive Outstanding Achievement Awards.
Megha Padi, director of the UA Cancer Center bioinformatics shared resource, is using the science of bioinformatics to better treat cancer patients.
Meagan Tran and Lindsey Chew are the recipients of the Robert Logan Nugent Award, reserved for students who actively and enthusiastically serve the community and the University.
Justify, trained by UA alumnus Bob Baffert, won the 144th Kentucky Derby on Saturday.
More than 100 wild horses were discovered dead in Arizona due to worsening drought conditions. According to UA research, such conditions have sparked "mega-droughts."
Inhalers are less consistent than pills in delivering doses, making it hard to show equivalence to the original, said Joe Gerald, an asthma specialist at the UA.
UA Health Sciences and Banner Health have received an award for the All of Us Research Program. The program represents the largest NIH award in Arizona history.
Four horses trained by UA alumnus Todd Pletcher are expected to compete in Sunday's Kentucky Derby.