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Congratulations Dr. Bhattacharya for receiving the 2021 COM-T Faculty Excellence – Basic and Translational Investigator Award

We would like to congratulate Dr. Bhattacharya for receiving the 2021 COM-T Faculty Excellence – Basic and Translational Investigator Award!


COVID-19 Vaccine Reduces Infection Severity, Length, Viral Load

Real-world data from the AZ HEROES study show COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infections, and when breakthrough infections do occur, the level of infection and impact of the disease are significantly reduced.


UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Accelerated Pathway to Medical Education Welcomes First Class

The UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson has accepted six high school graduates in a new program that reduces the time to a medical degree to seven years.


Pediatrics Expert Addresses Parents’ Vaccine Questions

A College of Medicine – Tucson assistant professor of pediatrics answers questions about COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness and the risk of side effects in children.


NIH Grant To Fund Medical Scientist Training Program

The Medical Scientist Training Program is designed to train students planning careers in academic medicine or biomedical research.


New Degree to Prepare Students for Health Care Careers

A new Bachelor of Science in Medicine expands opportunities for students to pursue jobs in health care, where demand for trained professionals is rising.


Congratulations to Dr. Deepta Bhattacharya on being promoted to the title of Professor (with Tenure) in the IMB department

Congratulations to Dr. Deepta Bhattacharya on being promoted to the title of Professor (with Tenure) in the IMB department. This is the highest academic rank, and Dr.


Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference To Focus On Mental Health and Resiliency

Jordan Karp, MD, an expert on mental health in the aging population, will deliver the keynote address at the Arizona Arthritis Center’s Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference.


College of Medicine – Tucson Hosts Virtual Research Day

Data blitzes, spotlight talks and special session on diversity, equity and inclusion highlight the second annual event that is free and open to the public.


Future of Healthcare Panel Discussion To Focus on Pandemic

Experts will discuss what has been learned from the coronavirus pandemic and how this knowledge can be used to build a healthier future.


Lecture to Focus on ‘Facts vs. Fiction’ of COVID-19 Vaccines

A free livestreamed lecture by UArizona Health Sciences immunologist Dr. Deepta Bhattacharya offers an expert look at COVID-19 vaccines, variants and immunity.


Emphysema Immune Responses May Lead To New Treatments

With a $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Francesca Polverino will investigate B cell responses in patients with emphysema.


Experts To Answer COVID-19 Vaccine Questions at Town Hall

Questions about COVID-19 vaccine safety, speed of vaccine development, side effects, efficacy and variants will be answered by at a free virtual town hall.


Predicting and Responding to Emerging Viruses and Pandemics

This VIRTUAL symposium brings together national and international experts in virus emergence, infectious disease, public health and policy to discuss how we prepare for and respond to coming pandemic threats.


Match Day Marks Next Step for Future Doctors

On Match Day, about 120 UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson students learned where they’ll launch their careers as new residents after graduation.


The dynamic duo: Dr. Felicia Goodrum (left) and Dr. James Alwine (right)
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Scientists at the University of Arizona have joined a national effort to educate the general public about COVID-19 vaccination


The Immunity, Inflammation and Aging Link: Building Better Defenses Against Disease

Immunobiology and UArizona Heal Sciences researchers are improving health by studying the interactions that govern the immune defense system against invading microbes.


More Answers to Your Questions About COVID-19 Vaccinations

Immunobiologist Dr. Deepta Bhattacharya answers common questions about what to expect after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.


UArizona Health Sciences Excels in Latest Blue Ridge Rankings on NIH Funding

Increases in total National Institutes of Health funding have led to higher rankings for several colleges and departments.


UArizona Health Sciences COVID-19 Immunity Study to Test Vaccine Effectiveness, Enroll College Students

The AZ HEROES research study is expanding its scope to assess vaccine effectiveness, as well as increasing eligibility to include college students.


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