The University of Arizona

CDC Awards $4M to Arizona Prevention Research Center

UANews | July 3, 2014
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has awarded $4 million to the UA's Arizona Prevention Research Center to study how people and their communities can avoid or counter the risks for chronic illnesses.

Landmark Merger to Benefit Clinical Research, Student Training and Health Care in Arizona

UANews | June 26, 2014
The University of Arizona Health Network and the University of Arizona have entered into an agreement with Banner Health that will result in improved facilities, expanded research, stronger physician training and better health care for Arizonans.

A Boost for Precision Health: UA Genetics Core Accredited for Health Care Services

UANews | June 20, 2014
The UA's gene sequencing facility, which specializes in deciphering massive amounts of genetic code in a very short time, has obtained accreditation to expand its services to health care in addition to research.

Global Experts in Antibiotic Resistance to Attend Workshop at UA

UANews | June 17, 2014
An upcoming UA workshop will tackle the hot-button issue of antibiotic resistance in agriculture. "Antibiotic Resistance in Agroecosystems: State of the Science" will be held Aug. 5-8 at Biosphere 2, and aims to bring together microbiologists and chemists to identify the most effective methods to track antibiotic resistance in the environment.

Men: Do These 7 Things for Your Heart

UANews | June 17, 2014
One of every eight men over age 40 will experience sudden cardiac arrest. In honor of National Men's Health Month, and CPR and AED Awareness Month, Dr. Charles Katzenberg of the UA Sarver Heart Center gives his top tips for preventing heart disease.

UAMC Reactivates Heart Transplant Program

UANews | June 12, 2014
The UA Medical Center has reactivated its Heart Transplant Program after receiving approval from the United Network of Organ Sharing. UAMC temporarily suspended the program in December to recruit for – and strengthen – its highly specialized transplant team. The reactivation follows the recent recruitment of Dr. Scott D. Lick and Dr. Nancy K. Sweitzer.