The University of Arizona

UA Pediatric Pulmonary Center Awarded $1.7M Grant

UANews | July 30, 2010
The funding will enable the center to continue serving as a regional and national resource for training graduate-level students to care for children with chronic pulmonary disorders.

New Book Helps Families and Caregivers Cope With Cancer

UANews | July 26, 2010
UA researcher Catherine Marshall found herself unprepared to help her father deal with cancer. Her experiences led to a book to help guide families and caregivers on how to face those issues.

High Schoolers Question Medical Knowledge at Summer Institute

UANews | July 22, 2010
Students from throughout Arizona are working as paid researchers in the Summer Institute on Medical Ignorance, a UA College of Medicine program that runs through this week.

UA Geriatric Education Center Awarded $2M Grant

UANews | July 22, 2010
The funding will go toward training Arizona health professionals – physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, public health workers and social workers – in how to care for older adults.

Researcher Offers Keep-Healthy Tips for Classroom, Home

UANews | July 19, 2010
As the school year approaches, UA microbiologist Kelly Reynolds provides easy-to-follow suggestions that families can follow to keep healthy. 

‘Lab on a Chip’ Detects Human, Agricultural Contaminants

UANews | July 19, 2010
The UA's Jeong-Yeol Yoon is using glass-slide laboratories to detect E. coli in water and vegetables and to monitor disease in livestock.