Cells can enter a dormant state called quiescence, and dormant cancer cells are resistant to chemotherapy and other treatments. A team led by UA Cancer Center researcher Guang Yao, PhD, has identified ways to regulate cell dormancy and “wake” these cells from their “slumber” to make them susceptible to cancer treatments.
UA Center for Integrative Medicine sleep and dream specialist Dr. Rubin Naiman’s comprehensive review of data about the causes, extent and consequences of dream loss includes recommendations for restoring healthy dreaming.
The Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase brings together health-care professionals and technology leaders to improve access to health care in communities that need it most.
More than 30 regional firefighters from Southern Arizona communities will be participating in the Advanced Hazmat Life Support training offered by the University of Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center.
With the new funding, Dr. Goodrum is building an interdisciplinary research team to advance understanding of how viruses lie dormant to cause persistent infections.
Led by researchers at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy and Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, the study aims to better understand and improve depression treatment among older individuals with dementia.
‘The Science of Consciousness’ Conference will be held from April 2-7, 2018 at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson.
A free mental health wellness program is available for students studying medicine, nursing, pharmacy and public health at the Tucson campus of the University of Arizona Health Sciences.
Dr. Brinton, who has pioneered a promising therapy for brain cell regeneration in Alzheimer’s patients, is being recognized for her efforts to develop treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
The research fair, to be held on Sept. 14, will focus on the history of collaborative research between SAVAHCS and the UA College of Medicine - Tucson.
Alberta A. Arviso, PhD, received the Sweet Grass Award from the Society for the Psychology of Women.
Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD, director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at UAHS, received a $450,000 grant to advance her groundbreaking clinical development of the first regenerative therapeutic for Alzheimer’s disease.
Justina McEvoy, PhD, a research member at the University of Arizona Cancer Center has been named a St. Baldrick’s Scholar.
University of Arizona startup SinfoníaRx, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sinfonía HealthCare Corporation, has been acquired by Tabula Rasa HealthCare (NASDAQ: TRHC), a public health care company that provides individualized, data-driven technology solutions.
A trial will look at whether a naturally occurring compound, known as angiotensin 1-7, relieves cognitive deficits after heart bypass. The UA collaborators include a cardiologist, a physiologist and a psychologist.
The UA's Todd Vanderah and his colleagues have been studying the class of chemical compounds, which may help people find pain relief brought about by metastatic breast cancer.
The new director of the Clinical Informatics Fellowship at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix has plans to revolutionize health care.
The focus of this year’s event is “finding spirit” after cancer treatment. Presenters include keynote speaker Miguel Flores Jr. CEO/president of Holistic Wellness Counseling and Consultant Services.