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.
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.
Arizona House of Representatives’ Health Committee Session to Feature UA and Banner Health Leaders’ Discussion About the ‘Children’s Postinfectious Autoimmune Encephalopathy (CPAE) Center of Excellence’
January 24, 2017
Leaders from Banner-University Medicine and the UA will provide an update about the “Children’s Postinfectious Autoimmune Encephalopathy (CPAE) Center of Excellence”—the first center of its kind in the United States.
December 14, 2016
Kids of Steele, the family auxiliary of the UA Steele Children’s Research Center, will spread holiday cheer to children at Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center and at affiliated outpatient clinics.
UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives $1.73M Grant to Explore Triggers of Autoimmune Disease
November 28, 2016
This study seeks to find answers into the mechanisms that trigger autoimmune disease—diseases that are on the rise in the Western world, and afflict approximately 24 million Americans.
Sixth Annual ‘Kids of Steele’ Mini Golf Event Raises $91,000 for UA Steele Children’s Research Center
November 7, 2016
This annual family-friendly event raises funds for “greatest-need” research projects at the UA Steele Center and Kids of Steele service projects.
Dr. Christopher Justinich Joins UA Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center
October 31, 2016
Christopher Justinich, MD, will provide pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition care to children. He brings special expertise in the area of food allergic disorders of the GI tract, and in eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE)—an inflammatory disease of the esophagus.
October 20, 2016
Funds raised from this annual event will be used for “greatest-need” projects at the UA Steele Center and a variety of Kids of Steele service projects.
September 22, 2016
Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center has received a grant from the National Children’s Cancer Society to host a “Night at the Museum” party for Southern Arizona pediatric cancer survivors and their families on Saturday, Sept. 24.
New Faculty Join UA Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center
September 19, 2016
Heather Cassell, MD, will provide specialized allergy and immunology care for children; Emily Keyser, MD, and Erica Danielle Laber, MD, will provide general pediatric care.