News

UA Department of Pediatrics Establishes Arizona’s First Pediatric Developmental Behavioral Fellowship
February 23, 2018

The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics has been approved to establish Arizona’s first Developmental Behavioral Pediatric Fellowship program to train the next generation of developmental behavioral pediatricians.


New Chiefs of Staff at Banner – UMC Tucson and South
January 25, 2018

Drs. Chan Lowe and Lisa Stoneking


New Faculty Join UA Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center
January 25, 2018

Asmaa Abu-Maziad, MD, will provide care for children with kidney problems; M. Raphaelle Jean, MD, MPH, will provide care for children with gastrointestinal disorders; and Christine Legler, MD, will provide general pediatric care to children.


‘Courtney’s Courage’ Empowers Young Scientists to Advance Pediatric Cancer Research
January 24, 2018

Courtney Page Zillman Fellow Megan Stanley Molina, doctoral candidate under the mentorship of UA Steele Children’s Research Center pediatric cancer researcher Dr. Emmanuel Katsanis conducts research that seeks to understand the best ways to use anticancer drugs to prepare a patient’s immune system for bone marrow transplantation.


Seventh Annual ‘Kids of Steele’ Mini Golf Event Breaks Record, Raising $120,000 for UA Steele Children’s Research Center
November 30, 2017

This annual family-friendly event raises funds for “greatest-need” research projects at the UA Steele Center and Kids of Steele service projects.


‘Kids of Steele’ Seventh Annual Mini Golf Event, Oct. 22
October 20, 2017

Funds raised from this annual event will be used for “greatest-need” projects at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center and a variety of Kids of Steele service projects.


Dr. Fayez K. Ghishan Receives ‘Eugene G. Sander Endowed Faculty Fundraising Award’
October 18, 2017

Dr. Ghishan is the 2017 recipient of the “Eugene G. Sander Endowed Faculty Fundraising Award” in recognition of his 22-year commitment to excellence in fundraising and development for the UA Steele Children’s Research Center.


UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives Record $8.25 Million in Endowment Pledges
October 12, 2017

The gifts will provide long-term support for critical faculty research in pediatric diseases and also provide researchers access to the latest technology and equipment to find solutions for a broad range of childhood diseases.


Student-Athlete Launches Campaign to Help Children With Cancer
September 26, 2017

Beach volleyball player Mia Mason, who survived a rare brain tumor as a 12-year-old, is paying it forward in support of pediatric cancer research.


Donation of Power Wheels Mustangs Allows Kids To `Drive’ Themselves to Hospital’s OR
August 21, 2017

Southern Arizona Mustang Club Donation of Two Power Wheels Mustangs for Pediatric Surgery Patients


UA Researchers to Study Protein’s Role in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Colon Cancer
July 19, 2017

With a five-year, $1.9 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, researchers at the UA Steele Children's Research Center are seeking a better understanding of the NHE8 protein's role in the development of inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer, and its contribution to the stability of the gut microbiome – the community of bacteria that inhabit the intestines and influence the immune system.


Arizona Elks Major Projects Donate $125,000 to the UA Steele Children’s Research Center
June 14, 2017

Arizona Elks lodges across Arizona have raised funds for the Steele Center for the past 25 years, donating nearly $6.6 million since 1992.


23rd Annual Father of the Year Awards Dinner and Gala Donates $136,000 to the UA Steele Children’s Research Center
June 13, 2017

Event celebrated six outstanding Tucson fathers while raising funds to support type 1 diabetes research, faculty recruitment and endowment at the UA Steele Center.


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.


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