The University of Arizona

Immune System Compromised During Spaceflight, Study Finds

UANews | May 13, 2010
A research group led by UA immunobiologist Ty Lebsack has discovered that spaceflight changes the activity of genes controlling immune and stress response, perhaps leading to more sickness.

Medical Campus Expansion Under Way

UANews | May 12, 2010
A groundbreaking ceremony was held May 12 for the Health Sciences Education Building, which will allow the College of Medicine - Phoenix to expand its class size and offer more training space.

UA, NAU to Study Effects of Flying, High Altitude on Diabetics

UANews | May 4, 2010
A grant from the Arizona Biomedical Research Commission will fund research that aims to develop pharmaceutical dosage guidelines for diabetics traveling to high altitudes.

UA Scientists Discover First Case of Animals Making Their Own Carotene

UANews | April 29, 2010
The insects known as aphids can make their own essential nutrients called carotenoids, which are the building blocks for molecules crucial for vision, healthy skin, bone growth and other key physiological functions.

ASUA Fashion Show to Raise Funds for Children's Medicine

UANews | April 27, 2010
The UA's student government will raise money for Diamond Children's Medical Center with its Diamonds in the Sky event on April 30.

Study to Examine Whether Cancer Risk From In Utero Environmental Exposures Can Be Reversed

UANews | April 20, 2010
Researchers the in the UA nutritional sciences department have begun a study to see if resveratrol in the maternal diet can reverse the risk of future breast cancer due to exposure to dioxin.