The University of Arizona

New Genetic Mutations Found for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

UANews | July 27, 2011
U.S. and Canadian scientists have identified a number of new genetic mutations involved in non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Some tumor samples for the cancer-sequencing study came from the Arizona Lymphoma Repository housed in the UA College of Medicine.

UA College of Medicine–Phoenix Admits Fifth Class

UANews | July 26, 2011
With physician shortages expected to top 100,000 nationally by the end of the decade, the UA College of Medicine-Phoenix is doing its part to help meet the needs of Arizona citizens. The fifth class of students began classes on the downtown Phoenix campus this week and is on its way to becoming part of the solution.

Ensuring Public Health, 100,000 People at a Time

UANews | July 25, 2011
The UA SAFER program tracks public-health illness outbreaks – big and small – in Maricopa, Pima and Pinal counties. The participants' last job: tracking illness reports during the 100,000-plus attended Major League Baseball All-Star Game held earlier this month.

Sea Squirt Cells Shed Light on Cancer Development

UANews | July 25, 2011
Specialized structures that cancer cells use to invade tissue also could help them escape protection mechanisms aimed at eliminating them, a UA-led research team has discovered. The findings may change the way scientists look at cancer formation and offer new targets for cancer therapies.

UA Public Health Students Blogging From Across Globe

UANews | July 21, 2011
Students in the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health are blogging about their summer internship experiences from destinations as far away as Switzerland and Africa.

UA Medical School Adds Integrative Medicine Focus

UANews | July 21, 2011
UA medical students in the new integrative medicine track will learn healing-oriented and preventive medicine techniques during an intensive four-year program. Integrative medicine takes into account the whole person (mind, body and spirit), including all aspects of lifestyle.