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This unique panel discussion online program featured experts Daniel Derksen, MD, and Janko Nikolich-Zugich, MD, PhD, from University of Arizona Health Sciences along with UArizona Vice President fo


Future Primary Care Physicians Grateful for Full-Tuition Scholarship, Excited to Serve their Communities

Sixteen first-year students are among 32 new PCP Scholarship recipients this academic year at the UArizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix – both schools still have scholarships available.


University to Continue Holding Only ‘Essential Courses’ in Person Through Oct. 2

While the campus has seen a spike in cases over the last few weeks, Friday’s positivity rate was down from last week, and no new students were admitted to isolation housing over the weekend.


Dr. Monica Kraft to Lead All of Us Research Program at UArizona and Banner Health

Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the All of Us Research Program is a historic effort to collect and study data from at least 1 million people in the United States.


Microbes, Metals, Music, and Lessons in Disproving Your Hypothesis​-Michael D. L.


UArizona, County Issue Shelter-in-Place Recommendation for Students

UArizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins said the university expected to see an increase in COVID-19 cases, but it has become too much, necessitating a shelter-in-place recommendation similar to what the state faced in the spring.


COVID-19 Highlighted Longstanding Problems in Nursing Homes, UArizona Expert Says

Tara Sklar, a health law and policy expert on caring for older adults, talks about recommendations she made to federal, state and local governments to address COVID-19’s spread through American nursing homes.


University, County Work Together at ‘Critical Time’ for COVID-19 Mitigation

Dr. Theresa Dr. Cullen, director of the Pima County Health Department, said the county, university and other partners are working together on a “layered approach” to COVID-19 mitigation.


UArizona to Ramp Up COVID-19 Testing

The university will conduct 5,000 COVID-19 tests per week as part of continued efforts to slow the spread of the virus.


TUCSON, Ariz. — The University of Arizona has received U.S.


FDA Authorizes Use of UArizona COVID-19 Antibody Test; Testing Expanded to All Arizonans Age 18 and Older

The antibody test determines who has been exposed to and developed an immune response against COVID-19.


UArizona and Covid Watch Launch COVID-19 Exposure Notification App

UArizona and Covid Watch Launch COVID-19 Exposure Notification App


Drs. Johnson & Nikolich - "Wonder at Home | Staying Informed: COVID-19 Antibody Testing & Immune System Support“ 


Rather than see productivity plummet with undergraduates out of the lab, Franz, Michael Johnson, a microbiologist at the University of Arizona, and other researchers have pivoted to focus on renewi


UArizona Health Sciences Researcher Seeks Safer, More Effective Leukemia Treatment

Dr. Emmanuel Katsanis is studying a new chemotherapy treatment for patients with blood-related cancers, such as leukemia, who undergo a particular type of bone marrow transplant procedure.


Dr. Felicia Goodrum, professor of immunobiology and member of the BIO5 Institute, has been nominated as the recipient of a NIH award 


“My perspective has probably been different from others in that this is an opportunity for us to do some work that can be relevant immediately,” Ripperger said.


UArizona Researchers Detangle Protein Interaction Implicated in Down Syndrome and Alzheimer’s

New findings by University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson chemists Drs. Wolfgang Peti and Rebecca Page provide a foundation to better understand and treat these neurological disorders.


UArizona President Outlines Fall Return to Campus

The university will offer four class formats and implement a range of safety measures on campus when the fall semester begins on Aug. 24 as scheduled with a mix of in-person and remote instruction.


The following essential workers, in addition to workers in eight other employment categories, are now eligible for antibody testing under the program.


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