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UA Health Sciences Community Health Talks are Reaching Out to Underserved Populations in Tucson

February 23, 2018
The UA Health Sciences Hispanic Center of Excellence has launched “Salud en la Comunidad – Health in the Community” interactive education and community-building health talks in Tucson.

UA Department of Pediatrics Establishes Arizona’s First Pediatric Developmental Behavioral Fellowship

February 23, 2018
The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics has been approved to establish Arizona’s first Developmental Behavioral Pediatric Fellowship program to train the next generation of developmental behavioral pediatricians.

New Chiefs of Staff at Banner – UMC Tucson and South

January 25, 2018
Drs. Chan Lowe and Lisa Stoneking

New Faculty Join UA Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center

January 25, 2018
Asmaa Abu-Maziad, MD, will provide care for children with kidney problems; M. Raphaelle Jean, MD, MPH, will provide care for children with gastrointestinal disorders; and Christine Legler, MD, will provide general pediatric care to children.

‘Courtney’s Courage’ Empowers Young Scientists to Advance Pediatric Cancer Research

January 24, 2018
Courtney Page Zillman Fellow Megan Stanley Molina, doctoral candidate under the mentorship of UA Steele Children’s Research Center pediatric cancer researcher Dr. Emmanuel Katsanis conducts research that seeks to understand the best ways to use anticancer drugs to prepare a patient’s immune system for bone marrow transplantation.

Seventh Annual ‘Kids of Steele’ Mini Golf Event Breaks Record, Raising $120,000 for UA Steele Children’s Research Center

November 30, 2017
This annual family-friendly event raises funds for “greatest-need” research projects at the UA Steele Center and Kids of Steele service projects.

‘Kids of Steele’ Seventh Annual Mini Golf Event, Oct. 22

October 20, 2017
Funds raised from this annual event will be used for “greatest-need” projects at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center and a variety of Kids of Steele service projects.

Dr. Fayez K. Ghishan Receives ‘Eugene G. Sander Endowed Faculty Fundraising Award’

October 18, 2017
Dr. Ghishan is the 2017 recipient of the “Eugene G. Sander Endowed Faculty Fundraising Award” in recognition of his 22-year commitment to excellence in fundraising and development for the UA Steele Children’s Research Center.

UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives Record $8.25 Million in Endowment Pledges

October 12, 2017
The gifts will provide long-term support for critical faculty research in pediatric diseases and also provide researchers access to the latest technology and equipment to find solutions for a broad range of childhood diseases.

Student-Athlete Launches Campaign to Help Children With Cancer

September 26, 2017
Beach volleyball player Mia Mason, who survived a rare brain tumor as a 12-year-old, is paying it forward in support of pediatric cancer research.

Donation of Power Wheels Mustangs Allows Kids To `Drive’ Themselves to Hospital’s OR

August 21, 2017
Southern Arizona Mustang Club Donation of Two Power Wheels Mustangs for Pediatric Surgery Patients

UA Researchers to Study Protein’s Role in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Colon Cancer

July 19, 2017
With a five-year, $1.9 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, researchers at the UA Steele Children's Research Center are seeking a better understanding of the NHE8 protein's role in the development of inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer, and its contribution to the stability of the gut microbiome – the community of bacteria that inhabit the intestines and influence the immune system.

Arizona Elks Major Projects Donate $125,000 to the UA Steele Children’s Research Center

June 14, 2017
Arizona Elks lodges across Arizona have raised funds for the Steele Center for the past 25 years, donating nearly $6.6 million since 1992.

23rd Annual Father of the Year Awards Dinner and Gala Donates $136,000 to the UA Steele Children’s Research Center

June 13, 2017
Event celebrated six outstanding Tucson fathers while raising funds to support type 1 diabetes research, faculty recruitment and endowment at the UA Steele Center.

18th Annual PANDA ‘Children Helping Children’ Fundraiser Breaks Record in Support of UA Steele Center

May 2, 2017
$1.725M donated to UA Steele Children’s Research Center for “PANDA Children’s Autoimmunity and Allergies Project,” which will support research into the genetic and environmental factors that contribute to autoimmune diseases.

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