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UA Study: Sleep Apnea, Congenital Heart Disease May be Deadly Mix for Hospitalized Infants

September 17, 2018
Infants with congenital heart disease and central sleep apnea are four times more likely to die in the hospital, researchers find.

UA Health Sciences and UA Researchers Awarded ABRC Grants Totaling Nearly $6M for Health Research

May 17, 2018
The three-year Arizona Biomedical Research Commission Awards will fund research relating to neuropathic and cancer pain, migraines, opioids, antibiotics, antivirals, sinusitis, obesity, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, pulmonary disease and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome.

UAHS Researchers Contribute to National CDC Study that Estimates 1 in 59 U.S. Children Having an Autism Spectrum Disorder

April 26, 2018
In Arizona, the findings were slightly lower, with 1 in 71 8-year-old children in Maricopa County identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

New UA Research Study Aims to Predict and Prevent Deadly Disease in Premature Infants

April 24, 2018
Study aims to develop the first predictive test to identify and prevent necrotizing enterocolitis, a disease that kills thousands of premature babies each year.

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

April 18, 2018
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. Local restaurants will donate a portion of the day’s proceeds and individual donations can be made online any time.

Unique Clinical Services at UA-Banner Children’s Postinfectious Autoimmune Encephalopathy Center Highlighted in New Video

February 26, 2018
The CPAE Clinic is currently accepting patients from around the world. Now in its second year of treating patients, the CPAE clinic has already attracted patients from all corners of the United States, Mexico and Thailand. Plans are underway to open a second clinic in Phoenix at Banner – Cardon Children’s Medical Center this spring.

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.

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