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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.


UA Emergency Medicine Researchers to Study Quicker, More Accurate Detection of Bacterial Infections in Infants with Fever
April 6, 2016

By identifying bacterial from non-bacterial infections, researchers hope to develop a precise diagnostic test that allows for less invasive, more accurate and timely evaluation and diagnosis of young infants in the emergency department.


UA and Banner Welcome Pediatric Geneticist Dr. Eugene Hoyme
March 28, 2016

The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty member Gene Hoyme, MD, clinical professor, to the Division of Genetics and Behavioral Pediatrics.


Primary Care Wins the Largest Share of Students in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2016
March 19, 2016

The students opened Match Day envelopes Friday that revealed where they will go for residency training: nearly 40 percent of the class – 39 of 99 students – will pursue primary care, the most critical physician shortage in Arizona.


UA’s Dr. Scott Klewer Receives Congenital Heart Surveillance Grant from the March of Dimes
March 3, 2016

The Arizona CHSTRONG project will provide a more complete understanding of the social and quality-of-life issues facing individuals with congenital heart disease from throughout the state as they transition into adulthood.


Kids of Steele Hosts ‘Team Up With UA Football Coach Rich Rodriguez’, Thursday, March 3
March 2, 2016

Kids of Steele will host a “Team Up” event with UA football Coach Rich Rodriguez on Thursday, March 3, from 5 to 6 p.m.


Helping Kids is a Family Tradition for 'Dr. Ruth' and Her Daughters
March 1, 2016

Ruth Mondschein's passion for helping children, especially children with disabilities, was passed down to her daughters, Paula and Joan.


UA Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s Welcome 3 New Faculty Members
January 25, 2016

The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty members Rajesh Dudani, MD, Timothy Johanson, MD, and Lauren Nicholls, MD.


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