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How the Gut Microbiome May be Key in Post-Surgery Organ Failure after Heart Surgery in Children

May 2, 2016
Although pediatric heart surgery techniques have improved over the years, children with CHD often have a high rate of organ failure after surgery. This study will explore the role of the gut in determining post-operative outcomes after repair of congenital heart defects in infants and children.

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

April 19, 2016
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.

UAHS Researchers Contribute to National CDC Study that Estimates 1 in 68 U.S. Children Having an Autism Spectrum Disorder

April 11, 2016
In Arizona, the findings were slightly higher, with 1 in 66 of 8-year-old children in Maricopa County identified with ASD.

UA Emergency Medicine Researchers to Study Quicker, More Accurate Detection of Bacterial Infections in Infants with Fever

April 6, 2016
By identifying bacterial from non-bacterial infections, researchers hope to develop a precise diagnostic test that allows for less invasive, more accurate and timely evaluation and diagnosis of young infants in the emergency department.

UA and Banner Welcome Pediatric Geneticist Dr. Eugene Hoyme

March 28, 2016
The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty member Gene Hoyme, MD, clinical professor, to the Division of Genetics and Behavioral Pediatrics.

Primary Care Wins the Largest Share of Students in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2016

March 19, 2016
The students opened Match Day envelopes Friday that revealed where they will go for residency training: nearly 40 percent of the class – 39 of 99 students – will pursue primary care, the most critical physician shortage in Arizona.

UA’s Dr. Scott Klewer Receives Congenital Heart Surveillance Grant from the March of Dimes

March 3, 2016
The Arizona CHSTRONG project will provide a more complete understanding of the social and quality-of-life issues facing individuals with congenital heart disease from throughout the state as they transition into adulthood.

Kids of Steele Hosts ‘Team Up With UA Football Coach Rich Rodriguez’, Thursday, March 3

March 2, 2016
Kids of Steele will host a “Team Up” event with UA football Coach Rich Rodriguez on Thursday, March 3, from 5 to 6 p.m.

Helping Kids is a Family Tradition for 'Dr. Ruth' and Her Daughters

March 1, 2016
Ruth Mondschein's passion for helping children, especially children with disabilities, was passed down to her daughters, Paula and Joan.

UA Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s Welcome 3 New Faculty Members

January 25, 2016
The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty members Rajesh Dudani, MD, Timothy Johanson, MD, and Lauren Nicholls, MD.

UA Pediatric Pulmonary Center Receives $1.69M Grant from Maternal and Child Health Bureau to Train Leaders to Care for Kids with Pulmonary Disorders

January 8, 2016
The UA Pediatric Pulmonary Center serves as a regional and national resource center for training and educating the next generation of leaders who care for children with chronic pulmonary disorders within the disciplines of medicine, nursing, nutrition, social work, pharmacy and family advocacy.

UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives $40,000 from `Courtney’s Courage’ for Pediatric Cancer Research

December 22, 2015
Funds will support research at the UA Steele Center that is examining novel immunotherapy strategies against pediatric cancer.

`Kids of Steele’ Spread Holiday Cheer at Diamond Children’s and Outpatient Clinics, Dec. 15 and 17

December 14, 2015
On Tuesday, Dec. 15, 9 – 11 a.m., Santa and his Kids of Steele elves will visit patients in the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Pediatric Multispecialty clinics on the third floor of Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, and also to hospitalized children on the sixth floor of Diamond Children’s. They will hand out holiday stockings filled with goodies to patients.

Haploidentical Bone Marrow Transplantation Offers Hope to Patients with Cancer and Blood Disorders

November 23, 2015
Also known as haplo BMT, the procedure provides an alternative source of stem cells for patients who need a bone marrow transplant but cannot find a related or unrelated donor match.

People on the Move at Diamond Children’s

November 19, 2015
People on the Move at Diamond Children’s

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