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Dial-the-Dean Event

Dial-a-Dean event- Vice President and Dean Shane Burgess have invited Janko Nikolich-Zugich MD, PhD to be a guest, together with Dr.


Turn back the pandemic

Can we as a people come together to turn back an attacking enemy? by Felicia Goodrum and James Alwine


43% of Coronavirus Deaths in the U.S. Are From Nursing Homes & Long-Term Care Centers

Janko Nikolich-Zugich, an immunobiologist at the University of Arizona College of Medicine said, 'Older people are not as good at reacting to microorganisms they haven't encountered before.


Convo with Cantwell

Episode 3 took place on June 4, 2020 and includes a convo with Janko Nikolich-Žugich, MD, PhD about COVID-19 antibody testing and Betsy fields some questions about research re-entry and related top


Dr. Joann Sweasy Named Director of University of Arizona Cancer Center In addition, Dr. Sweasy will serve as UArizona chief adviser on cancer-related matters and principal investigator of the National Cancer Institute Cancer Center Support Grant.

Copper Won’t Save You From Coronavirus

Pandemic fears have created interest in metallic products touting antimicrobial properties. But experts have doubts about the copper craze.


How testing and tracing can help combat COVID-19

According to Bhattacharya, the UA actually uses two antibody tests to help protect against false positives.


UArizona Testing App to Alert Students, Employees Exposed to COVID-19 COVID Watch sends exposure alerts without having to collect any personally identifying information from users, protecting their anonymity.

Scientist Strives to Make Research Accessible to Undergrads

Dr. Sam Campos understands that making mistakes is part of learning, especially when it comes to introducing students to lab research for the first time.


Is the COVID-19 pandemic getting worse in Arizona? Here's what we know

"There is definitely a rise in infections and it is totally expected after the stay-at-home order was lifted," University of Arizona virologist Felicia Goodrum wrote in an email.


Early results from UA's antibody tests show Arizona remains 'virgin territory' for coronavirus

That suggests Pima County and Arizona are still a “virgin territory for the virus,” according to Dr.


The Potential Dangers of a Warp Speed Vaccine

James Alwine and Felicia Goodrum Sterling: The COVID-19 pandemic has sickened more than 7 million and over 400,000 lives have been lost by today’s estimate. The race for a vaccine is on!


Arizona Hospitals Told to Activate Emergency Plans

"There is definitely a rise in infections and it is totally expected after the stay-at-home order was lifted," University of Arizona virologist Felicia Goodrum, PhD


UA expands COVID-19 antibody testing to more groups

The University of Arizona's COVID-19 antibody testing study has expanded to include all employees at hospitals and a broad list of registered health care professionals.


UArizona Experts Available to Comment on Coronavirus and Influenza The University of Arizona Health Sciences has a number of news sources/health experts available at university campuses in Tucson and Phoenix for media interviews regarding the coronavirus outbreak.

University Of Arizona Begins Statewide Antibody Testing Program For COVID-19

Antibody blood tests look for the body’s immune response after someone has recovered from the disease. Dr. Janko Nikolich is one of the project’s leaders. 


Bringing metal and medicine together to fight COVID-19

University of Arizona immunobiologist Michael Johnson is investigating why copper compounds are toxic to bacteria and describes how they could help scientists disrupt the path of the coronavirus.


UArizona Names Surgeon General Carmona to Lead Campus Reentry Plan University of Arizona president, Dr. Robert Robbins announced in April his plans to resume in-person classes Aug. 24, bringing back 45,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff for fall 2020.

UArizona, State of Arizona to Expand COVID-19 Antibody Testing Statewide The University of Arizona – State of Arizona antibody testing initiative will include 31 sites across the state as it expands to all 15 counties.

Pac-12 Perspective

Tonight’s guest, Arizona’s Dr. Janko Nikolich-Žugich, also featured on today’s installment of the “Pac-12 Perspective” podcast, presented by Nike


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