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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

UA and Banner Welcome Pediatric Endocrinologist Dr. Zoe González-García

November 17, 2015
As a pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. González-García will provide care for children suffering from endocrine disorders, such as type 1 diabetes, thyroid problems, hypoglycemia and obesity, among others.

Gala Raises More Than $160k to Improve Children’s Health

November 12, 2015
UA Steele Children’s Research Center and Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center pediatric research and clinical programs benefit from annual event.

New 3D Printer Enables UA Pediatric Cardiologist to Expand Teaching Methods

October 28, 2015
The new technology is being used to create three-dimensional heart models to teach UA medical students and residents about normal and abnormal cardiac anatomy, and to help families understand their child’s congenital heart defect.

Former UA Wildcat Basketball Player Sean Elliott to Host `I Think I Can’ 5th Annual Gala Benefitting UA Steele Children’s Research Center and Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center

October 15, 2015
Proceeds from the event will benefit pediatric autoimmune disorders research at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center and clinical care programs at Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center.

Kids of Steele 5th Annual Mini Golf Event to Benefit UA Steele Children’s Research Center

October 8, 2015
Kids of Steele, the family auxiliary of the UA Steele Children’s Research Center, will host its “5th Annual Mini Golf Event” at Golf N’ Stuff, Sunday, Oct. 11, from 4-8 p.m.

UA and Banner Welcome Pediatric Nephrologist Dr. Clare Lindner

September 8, 2015
The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty member Clare Lindner, MD, assistant professor, to the Division of Nephrology.

Hyundai Hope on Wheels Handprint Ceremony

August 31, 2015
A $400,000 `Hyundai Scholar Hope Grant’ will be presented to UA Steele Research Center pediatric cancer researchers Dr. Emmanuel Katsanis and Dr. Yi Zeng at Hyundai Hope on Wheels® Handprint Ceremony

Local Wells Fargo to Deliver Get-Well Gifts to Banner Children's - Diamond Children's Medical Center

August 28, 2015
As part of their annual Community Support Campaign, local Wells Fargo team members will assemble and deliver get-well gift boxes to the patients at Banner Children's - Diamond Children's Medical Center.

UA Pediatrics Resident-Physician Awarded Grant to Implement Tooth-Brushing Program for Children in Sunnyside District

August 18, 2015
The one-year American Academy of Pediatrics’ CATCH grant will enable Dr. Williamson to implement “Promoting Oral Health through the Classroom” in Tucson’s Sunnyside School District.

Curcumin Shows Potential to Prevent Inflammation-Associated Colorectal Cancer, Restore Microbial Gut Ecology

August 12, 2015
Researchers at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center discover that curcumin may be a viable means to prevent inflammation-associated colorectal cancer, while also regulating the microbiota of the gut.

UA and Banner Welcome New Pediatric Specialists

August 5, 2015
The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty members Jenny Mendelson, MD, and Alicia Palmer, MD.

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