Immune-system frailty in adults 65 and older is a widespread public health issue. A study led by the Department of Immunobiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson points to new cells that may hold a solution.
Carol Gregorio, PhD, has been appointed vice dean for innovation and development in the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson (COM-T), effective May 9.
Fulfilling the health-care needs of Arizona and the nation, nearly 1,000 health sciences degrees will be awarded to University of Arizona Health Sciences students, including medical, nursing, pharmacy and public health graduates, who will be honored at various convocation and commencement ceremonies starting on Monday, May 9 and ending on Saturday, May 14.
Fifteen years after the results of the groundbreaking GRACE Project were released to the media by a group of women faculty at the UA College of Medicine in Tucson, 25 percent of the College’s departments are headed by women and progress continues in creating an environment that enables success for all.
Thirty-sixth annual Faculty Teaching Awards and the Vernon and Virginia Furrow Awards ceremony honored faculty members’ outstanding achievements and excellence in teaching.
Study published online Nov. 4 in the American Journal of Medicine found that the sight-destroying eye disease is delayed or prevented by l-dopa, used to treat Parkinson’s disease.
She will present a lecture on her research on menopause, “Reproductive Aging and the Human Hypothalamus: From LH Pulses to Hot Flushes,” noon to 1 p.m., in DuVal Auditorium.
UA researchers have identified the connection between thin-filament length and cardiac function, as well as the role thin-filament length dysregulation plays in cardiomyopathies. The new NIH grant will help to uncover insights into novel therapeutic targets for dilated cardiomyopathy.
The Health Resources and Services Administration-funded program seeks to increase the engagement, retention and promotion of faculty members from the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.
UA College of Medicine – Tucson and UA Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health Celebrate 2015 Convocations
University of Arizona Cancer Center research-scientist Gregory C. Rogers, PhD, recently was awarded a five-year, $1.4 million R01 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant that will support his efforts to reveal new insights into genomic instability, which could lead to new drug targets to combat tumor formation.
For the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Classes of 2015.
Golf enthusiasts can experience one of Golf Digest’s “75 Best Golf Resorts in North America”; non-golfers can enjoy dinner, auctions and dancing to live music.
National Institute on Aging-funded research testing if dietary interventions that extend lifespan increase or decrease immune defense against infection, and help to understand how to achieve optimal healthy longevity.