Maggert Lab Discovers DNA Instability That May Lead to Cancer

Keith Maggert, PhD, along with his former graduate student, Farah Bughio, PhD, discovered that a form of DNA called heterochromatin is unstable and can result in genetic mutations which increase the chances of developing cancer.

CMM Welcomes Summer Research Interns from Amrita University in India

CMM is excited to welcome five students from our dual-degree microcampus program to Tucson for summer research internships!

Dr. Julie Ledford Appointed Co-Director of UAHS Clinical Translational Sciences Graduate Program

Julie Ledford, PhD, Associate Professor of Cellular & Molecular Medicine has accepted a position as Co-Director of the University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS) Clinical Translational Sciences (CTS) Graduate Program.

Dr. Maria Czuzak and Dr. James Proffitt Recognized by College of Medicine - Tucson for Excellence in Mentoring and Teaching

CMM faculty members Maria Czuzak, PhD, and James Proffitt, PhD, were recognized during the 2022 College of Medicine - Tucson's Faculty Award Ceremony. Dr. Czuzak was awarded a 2022 COM-T Mentoring award and Dr. Proffitt received the AMES Excellence in Basic Science Teaching award. Congratulations to both faculty members!

Dr. John Ryniawec Wins Second Place in Research Day Shark Tank Competition

Postdoctoral researcher John Ryniawec, PhD, won second place in the College of Medicine - Tucson's Research Day Shark Tank competition.

New Lecture Series Kicks Off With Exploration of Future Science Driven by COVID-19

Deepta Bhattacharya, PhD, will discuss how research findings connected to COVID-19 are opening new potential pathways to create defenses against disease.

P-MAP Clears Obstacles and Cheers Alumni, Expanding Physician Pipeline

Ceremony will honor alumni completing residencies, students receiving medical degrees and students who are preparing to enter medical school in July.

Aging Lymph Nodes: Seeking a Solution for Weakened Immune Systems

The body's system for maintaining infection-fighting cells deteriorates faster near the skin than deeper in the body, according to a new study.

University of Arizona, Oklahoma State University Announce Transformative Addiction Research Partnership

The partnership will advance pain and addiction research and accelerate positive health outcomes in Arizona, Oklahoma and across the country.

Dr. Donata Vercelli Appointed as Regents Professor

Congratulations to Donata Vercelli, MD, who was recently appointed as a Regents Professor. This high honor is reserved for faculty whose contributions merit national and international recognition.

ABOR Votes to Confirm 5 New UArizona Regents Professors

The Arizona Board of Regents voted to confirm the appointments of University of Arizona Health Sciences faculty members Drs. Juanita Merchant and Donata Vercelli as Regents Professors.

Addressing a Research Gap in Menopausal Asthma

A doctoral student is using the Infection and Inflammation as Drivers of Aging training program to investigate menopause-onset asthma.

Future Doctors Celebrate Match Day

Fourth-year University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson students learned where they’ll launch their careers as new residents.

Gov. Ducey Proclaims March “Arizonans in Health Research Month” to Celebrate All of Us UArizona-Banner Milestone

Arizona leads the nation in enrolling participants in the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program.

Romanoski Lab Publishes Research on Variants in Human Endothelial Cells

The Romanoski Lab in collaboration with the Kaikkonen Lab at the University of Eastern Finland has published a paper in Genome Research delineating thousands of functional non-coding variants in human endothelial cells. This work is an important step in bridging the gap between genomes and function.