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UArizona to Ramp Up COVID-19 Testing
September 11, 2020

The university will conduct 5,000 COVID-19 tests per week as part of continued efforts to slow the spread of the virus.


UArizona Steele Children’s Research Center Unveils $5M in Gifts Honoring Dr. Fayez Ghishan
September 8, 2020

Dr. Fayez K. Ghishan, director of the Steele Children’s Research Center, will hold the Fayez K. Ghishan, MD, PANDA Endowed Directorship.


FDA Authorizes Use of UArizona COVID-19 Antibody Test; Testing Expanded to All Arizonans Age 18 and Older
September 2, 2020

The antibody test determines who has been exposed to and developed an immune response against COVID-19.


UArizona and Covid Watch Launch COVID-19 Exposure Notification App
August 20, 2020

UArizona and Covid Watch Launch COVID-19 Exposure Notification App


UArizona Steele Children’s Research Center Seeks to Enhance Care for Children with Complex Lung Disorders
August 18, 2020

A new federal grant ensures the Pediatric Pulmonary Center at the University of Arizona Health Sciences will continue building skills of health-care providers to care for such children and their families.


UArizona Health Sciences Researcher Seeks Safer, More Effective Leukemia Treatment
August 3, 2020

Dr. Emmanuel Katsanis is studying a new chemotherapy treatment for patients with blood-related cancers, such as leukemia, who undergo a particular type of bone marrow transplant procedure.


UArizona President Outlines Fall Return to Campus
July 28, 2020

The university will offer four class formats and implement a range of safety measures on campus when the fall semester begins on Aug. 24 as scheduled with a mix of in-person and remote instruction.


People and Programs ‘On The Move’ at UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson
July 24, 2020

Recent notices include appointments for curricular affairs, licensing, sleep medicine, research and student mental health, plus national awards for mentorship, diversity and pancreatic cancer studies.


UArizona, State Expand COVID-19 Antibody Test Eligibility, Launch $7.7M Study on Immunity
July 22, 2020

A free statewide COVID-19 antibody testing program expands to 15 categories of essential workers at high risk of exposure, in concert with a $7.7 million UArizona study to better understand immunity.


UArizona Portable Device May Bring Change to Standard of Care for Skin Cancer
July 15, 2020

With development of a handheld confocal microscopes, researchers at the University of Arizona Health Sciences want to make existing technology more affordable and accessible to a larger number of patients.


Does My Child Have PANS/PANDAS?
June 30, 2020

Georgette Mehalik, a pediatric nurse practitioner at Banner University Medical Center in Tucson was recently interviewed to discuss the autoimmune disorders known as PANS (Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome) and a subset of PANS that is associated with strep and known as PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infections).


Dr. Joann Sweasy Named Director of University of Arizona Cancer Center
June 26, 2020

In addition, Dr. Sweasy will serve as UArizona chief adviser on cancer-related matters and principal investigator of the National Cancer Institute Cancer Center Support Grant.


UArizona College of Nursing Among First to Offer Autism Diagnosis Certificate Program
June 25, 2020

The Autism Spectrum Disorder career track at the University of Arizona will train nurses in diagnosing and managing the issue in children with a focus on early detection.


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