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‘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.

Third Annual ‘Eat Dessert First Day,’ April 21, Honors Memory of Dana Morgan and Raises Funds for UA Pediatric Cancer Research

April 18, 2017
The day honors the memory of pediatric cancer patient Dana Morgan and raises funds for pediatric cancer research at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center. A number of restaurants are donating a portion of the day’s proceeds and individual donations can be made online any time.

Courtney’s Courage Donates $30,000 for `Courtney Page Zillman Fellow’ at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center

April 6, 2017
Courtney Page Zillman Fellow Megan Molin, MS, will conduct research that seeks to understand the best ways to use anticancer drugs to prepare a patient’s immune system for bone marrow transplantation.

Lauren Erdelyi Joins UA Steele Children’s Research Center as Coordinator for Community Outreach and Public Education

March 27, 2017
Erdelyi will raise awareness about the UA Steele Center through public education programs that highlight the work of UA Steele Center physician-scientists and researchers.

Dr. Jennifer Andrews Appointed Assistant Professor, Division of Genetics and Developmental Pediatrics

March 14, 2017
In addition to teaching students and other professionals, Dr. Andrews collaborates with physician-scientists from the UA Steele Children’s Research Center in the areas of developmental and behavioral pediatrics, pediatric and adult congenital heart defects, Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy, adolescent medicine and health disparities.

Kids of Steele Host ‘Team Up With UA Football Coach Rich Rodriguez,’ March 8

March 7, 2017
The event is for children 5 years through 8th grade. Children will have the opportunity to participate in practice drills and other football activities with Coach Rodriguez and his staff.

UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives $780k to Study the Perplexing Disorder, `Children’s Postinfectious Autoimmune Encephalopathy’

January 26, 2017
Funds will enable the University of Arizona Steele Children’s Research Center to launch clinical and basic science research in children’s postinfectious autoimmune encephalopathies.

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