The University of Arizona

UMC in Top 5 of 98 Academic Medical Centers

UANews | October 1, 2010
For the third consecutive year, University Medical Center on the UA campus has won a coveted Quality Leadership Award from the University HealthSystem Consortium, a national organization comprised of 107 U.S. academic medical centers.

UA Bioengineer Awarded $1.5M to Research Tissue Regeneration

UANews | October 1, 2010
Pak Kin Wong aims to discover the rules that govern how biological tissues are formed from individual cells. He is investigating how to grow new tissue to replace that destroyed by disease.

Phoenix Welcomes First Class of UA Public Health Students

UANews | September 30, 2010
The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health has expanded public health academics in Phoenix. The first Phoenix class consists of 13 students enrolled in the master of public health program in public health practice.

Advanced Medicines From Small Molecules on the Horizon

UANews | September 28, 2010
Collections of new small molecules with the potential to become important in the creation of new medications are under development by three UA researchers thanks to a $1.1 million three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Turmeric May Help Prevent Osteoporosis, UA Study Finds

UANews | September 27, 2010
Research by Dr. Janet Funk at the UA College of Medicine supports the potential health benefits of the spice turmeric, showing that it may be an effective resource for preventing bone loss, a significant concern for postmenopausal women.

Computerized Undershirt to Monitor Wounded Diabetics

UANews | September 21, 2010
UA surgery researchers have received a $1.2 million grant to monitor people with diabetes, helping to heal wounds and prevent foot amputations.