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UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives $2 Million from CDC to Continue Identifying Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Arizona

January 15, 2015
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Steele Children’s Research Center received a four-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to continue its Arizona Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Program (ADDSP).

‘Molecular Truck’ Could Deliver New Treatment Option for Kids with Ulcerative Colitis

January 5, 2015
A new drug administration system that functions like a molecular delivery truck could help children suffering from ulcerative colitis.

Additional Santa Claus Visits to UAMC-Diamond Children’s

December 22, 2014
Santa and volunteers from local organizations help make hospitalized children’s holidays “merry and bright.”

Little Boy with a Big Heart: Garrett Tews Donates Teddy Bears and Stuffed Animals to Patients at UAMC-Diamond Children’s for Christmas

December 19, 2014
For the third year in a row, Garrett, 7, has collected teddy bears and other stuffed animals to give to patients.

Arizona Elks Major Projects Donate $125,000 to UA Steele Center

December 18, 2014
This donation is part of the Arizona Elks’ commitment to raise $2.5 million for the UA Steele Center over the next 10 years.

Santa Claus and Elves Arrive by Carriage at UAMC-Diamond Children’s to Visit Patients and Host Christmas Party

December 16, 2014
Patients and their families can visit Santa and have photos taken with him, decorate cookies and ornaments, enjoy carriage and pony rides, and watch the movie “Polar Express.”

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church Handbell Choir to Perform at UAMC-Diamond Children’s

December 11, 2014
Patients at the University of Arizona Medical Center-Diamond Children’s and UAMC-University Campus, their families and staff are invited to attend.

Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and Elsa from ‘Frozen’ Visit UAMC-Diamond Children’s for Christmas Celebration

December 10, 2014
The Claus’ visit coordinated by Pima College Police Department and Elsa’s appearance coordinated by the local non-profit organization Katie’s Hearts.

UAMC Designated ‘Infectious Disease Treatment Center of Excellence’

December 4, 2014
The University of Arizona Medical Center has accepted a request by the Arizona Department of Health Services to become the state’s second Infectious Disease Treatment Center of Excellence, making it Southern Arizona’s designated hospital for the treatment of emerging infectious diseases such as Ebola.

‘ComfyCozy’s for Chemo’ T-shirts to be Donated to Pediatric Cancer Patients

November 6, 2014
“ComfyCozy’s for Chemo” T-shirts, developed by Amanda Hope Rainbow Angel’s, will be donated to patients with cancer at UAMC -- Diamond Children’s and its pediatric hematology/oncology/BMT outpatient clinic.

Fourth Annual ‘Kids of Steele’ Miniature Golf Event Raises Approximately $64,000 for UA Steele Children’s Research Center

November 5, 2014
Kids of Steele raised approximately $64,000 for the University of Arizona Steele Children’s Research Center at its Fourth Annual Miniature Golf Tournament, held Oct. 19 at Golf N’ Stuff.

UA’s Dr. Sean Elliott Appointed to Governor’s Council on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response

October 22, 2014
The council is comprised of leading experts from the fields of health, human services, public safety, emergency and military affairs, education and more.

UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives $20,000 for Pediatric Cancer Research

October 21, 2014
Funds from Tee Up For Tots will support pediatric cancer research at the UA Steele Center exploring the application of haploidentical hematopoietic cell transplant (HHCT) for pediatric solid tumors.

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