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UA’s Tech Launch Arizona Facilitates Licensing of Medical Management Model

UANews | November 20, 2013
A medication management software and business model that UA College of Pharmacy faculty and researchers developed has now been licensed with help from the University's Tech Launch Arizona.

UA College of Medicine – Phoenix a Second Career For Some Students

UANews | November 8, 2013
Included in the UA College of Medicine - Phoenix's growing student population are a number of nontraditional students who are looking to change careers. Those students are a key part of the college's goal of addressing a shortage of physicians in Arizona.

Breakthrough in Retinal Implants Expected to Restore Sight to the Blind

UANews | November 4, 2013
UA associate professor Wolfgang Fink is researching ways to improve retinal implants for people who have lost their sight. Implant patients can usually detect the presence of light, but the images they see are very low resolution. Fink and his colleagues think they can improve the technology so that implant patients could make out something as detailed as a bird flying in the sky.

UA Intervention Emphasizes Wellness for Adults With Hearing Loss

UANews | November 1, 2013
A UA research team has launched a new project investigating barriers to access to hearing health care along the U.S.-Mexico border. UA assistant professor Nicole Marrone is leading the National Institutes of Health-funded project, which will involve audiologists, public health researchers, community health workers and translators.

UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, SynDaver Strike Formal Collaboration

UANews | October 31, 2013
Medical education at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix has received a big boost with the latest in simulation technology from SynDaver Labs, manufacturer of the world's most sophisticated synthetic human tissues and body parts. The exclusive collaboration between the medical school and Tampa, Fla.,-based SynDaver Labs could create up to 1,000 jobs over the next several years.

New Grant to Enhance Health Information for Hispanic Women

UANews | October 21, 2013
With support from a new $878,000 grant, the Center of Excellence in Women’s Health at the UA’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public will lead a multidisciplinary team that will work to provide health information to underserved Hispanic women and their families in Pima County.