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Sixth Annual ‘Kids of Steele’ Mini Golf Event Raises $91,000 for UA Steele Children’s Research Center

November 7, 2016

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


Dr. Christopher Justinich Joins UA Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center

October 31, 2016

Christopher Justinich, MD, will provide pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition care to children. He brings special expertise in the area of food allergic disorders of the GI tract, and in eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE)—an inflammatory disease of the esophagus.


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

October 20, 2016

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


Diamond Children’s to Host Childhood Cancer Survivors Party at Children’s Museum Tucson, Sept. 24

September 22, 2016

Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center has received a grant from the National Children’s Cancer Society to host a “Night at the Museum” party for Southern Arizona pediatric cancer survivors and their families on Saturday, Sept. 24.


New Faculty Join UA Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center

September 19, 2016

Heather Cassell, MD, will provide specialized allergy and immunology care for children; Emily Keyser, MD, and Erica Danielle Laber, MD, will provide general pediatric care.


Six Children’s Hospitals, Including Diamond Children’s, Unite to Improve Pediatric Health

September 14, 2016

Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center and the University of Arizona Health Sciences will advance pediatric health care through a new genomic medicine agreement with other premier children’s hospitals throughout the nation.


Diamond Children’s Opens Hospital School Program

September 1, 2016

Partnership with UA College of Education a Win for Southern Arizona Pediatric Patients


New UA Pediatric Center of Excellence First in Southwest to Provide Patient Care, Education, Research in Underdiagnosed Disorder

August 23, 2016

The “Children’s Postinfectious Autoimmune Encephalopathy (CPAE) Center of Excellence at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center” is the first in the Southwest to bring clinical care, teaching, translational medicine and basic science research together to cure a spectrum of neuropsychiatric disorders that historically have been misdiagnosed or undiagnosed in children.


UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives $3 Million Continuation Grant for its Arizona LEND Program

July 25, 2016

The Arizona LEND Program trains professionals to be leaders in clinical care and research. The training program, which seeks to improve the health of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities, trains professionals in more than 15 disciplines.


Grant Funds Research and Clinical Trial to Address Health Disparities in Bone Marrow Transplantation

July 21, 2016

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society “Translational Research Program” grant will advance ongoing haplo-BMT research at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center, and support a UA Cancer Center Phase I/II clinical trial based on UA research findings published recently in the British Journal of Haematology.


People and Programs On the Move at University of Arizona Health Sciences

July 19, 2016

People and Programs On the Move at University of Arizona Health Sciences


People on the Move at UA College of Medicine – Tucson and Banner – University Medical Center

May 10, 2016

The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty members William Holm, MD, and Catherine Riley, MD.


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.


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