The University of Arizona

UA Nursing Professor Awarded $2M for Sleep Study

UANews | August 23, 2010
Kristen Hedger Archbold will research the effects of a ventilator therapy on behavior and cognition in school-aged children who stop breathing during sleep, a condition called obstructive sleep apnea.

UA Awarded Grant for Tohono O’odham Vision Screening

UANews | August 20, 2010
The program seeks to understand the unique vision-care needs of children who display high levels of astigmatism, a condition that requires eyeglasses for clear vision.

UA Researcher Awarded Patent for Breast Cancer Drug Breakthrough

UANews | August 19, 2010
Joyce A. Schroeder, an associate professor in the department of molecular and cellular biology, has been awarded a U.S. patent for a first-in-class breast cancer treatment, which is designed to block the interaction of two proteins in cells that cause the cancer to grow and spread.

New Device Will Slash Time for DNA Analysis

UANews | August 17, 2010
The UA Center for Applied Nanobioscience and Medicine is developing technology to revolutionize procedures in law enforcement and medicine.

Panacea in the Spice Rack

UANews | August 11, 2010
UA researchers plan to study whether turmeric, a relative of the ginger plant that has been grown and processed for centuries as a dye and a flavoring for foods such as curry, may aid stroke recovery in adults with diabetes.

FRONTERA: Focusing Research on the Border

UANews | August 9, 2010
FRONTERA, a UA College of Medicine summer internship program, promotes public health disparities research along the U.S.-Mexico border. This summer, six students were paired up with UA faculty mentors.