Amid Shortage of COVID-19 Collection Kits, UArizona Scientists Race to Make More University researchers produced 1,600 COVID-19 specimen collection kits over the weekend.

Arizona Telemedicine Program Rapidly Responds to Coronavirus Pandemic The award-winning program of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson at the UArizona Health Sciences will conduct a major online training program regarding the COVID-19 pandemic for health-care providers and administrators, “Developing Telemedicine Services,” Monday, March 23.

Local Opinion: The novel threat of COVID-19

The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 (known as SARS-CoV-2) is rapidly spreading across the globe.

UArizona Restructures ‘Match Day’ in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic The Match Day Ceremony hosted by the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson has been canceled out of caution for student and employee welfare due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, graduating medical students will celebrate in small groups and pick up envelopes that detail where they will begin their careers as physicians.

UArizona Cancer Center Appoints Dr. Babiker to Leadership Position Dr. Hani Babiker, assistant director of early-phase therapeutics and director of phase I clinical trials, is overseeing the University of Arizona Cancer Center’s early-phase clinical trials, seeking to identify novel drugs and treatments for better cancer care.

Aspiring Doctors to Learn their Future at Match Day Ceremony On Friday, March 20, medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson will tear open envelopes simultaneously revealing where they will go for their residency training. Surrounded by friends and family, the emotion-filled ceremony is considered the most exciting day of medical school.

UArizona Sees Tremendous Growth on Latest Rankings for NIH Funding The University of Arizona improves its ranking by 14 spots and nearly doubles the value of awards from five years ago for research dollars funded by the National Institutes of Health in fiscal year 2019.

NIH Sample Applications & More

Formerly of the Nikolich Lab, Nico Contreras's grant application is used as an example on the NIH website under the F31 sample application and summary statements! Awesome!

UArizona College of Pharmacy Feb. 21 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Opening of Skaggs Addition The $26-million expansion includes new chemistry laboratory space that will be used for drug discovery and development and research in the areas of pharmaceutics, pharmacogenomics and pharmacology.

‘Unlocking Secrets of the Microbiome’ Theme of UArizona Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference, Feb. 8 Dr. Donata Vercelli, an expert on the impact of germs that affect our health, delivers the keynote address at the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s 18th annual “Living Healthy With Arthritis” conference. Other topics include optimal aging, pain management, lupus, dietary strategies, battling infection and the fact-filled, fun “Joint Health Jeopardy.”

UArizona Hockey Team to Host Sixth Annual ‘Pink the Rink’ on Jan. 18 The Arizona Wildcat ice hockey team will raise awareness for cancer and contribute proceeds to the UArizona Cancer Center when it faces Missouri State on Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Tucson Arena. Honor a loved one by buying a jersey to support cancer research.

UA scientist receives $4.5 million to study stressors' impact on aging Internationally distinguished immunologist Dr. Janko Nikolich-Zugich, co-director of the UA Center on Aging, received a $4.5 million federal award to study how stress on our immune system can impact how we age.

The latest work out of the Nikolich-Zugich laboratory on CMV infection and fat @PLOSPathogens

The latest work out of the Nikolich-Zugich laboratory on CMV infection and fat @PLOSPathogens

UA Department of Immunobiology Brings `National DNA Day’ to Local High Schools The Department of Immunobiology in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson is hosting “National DNA Day” events at three Tucson high schools, April 24, 25 and 26, to highlight the importance of genomic research.

UA’s Dr. Jeffrey Frelinger Named Distinguished Fellow of the American Association of Immunologists Jeffrey Frelinger, PhD, has received the highest honor bestowed by the American Association of Immunologists.

Exploring Copper's Potential as Antibiotic While antibiotic resistance is on the rise, pharmaceutical companies are making fewer and fewer new antibiotics. UA immunobiologist Michael Johnson says this trend is in urgent need of reversal and believes copper might just be the key.

Congratulations Dr. Jeffrey Frelinger

Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey Frelinger for being selected as an AAI 2019 Distinguished Fellow!

Congratulations Dr. Michael Johnson !

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Johnson for being selected to speak at the fifth annual NIGMS Director’s Early Career Investigator (ECI) Lecturer for 2020.