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UA Pediatric Pulmonary Center Receives $1.69M Grant from Maternal and Child Health Bureau to Train Leaders to Care for Kids with Pulmonary Disorders
January 8, 2016

The UA Pediatric Pulmonary Center serves as a regional and national resource center for training and educating the next generation of leaders who care for children with chronic pulmonary disorders within the disciplines of medicine, nursing, nutrition, social work, pharmacy and family advocacy.


UA Steele Children’s Research Center Receives $40,000 from `Courtney’s Courage’ for Pediatric Cancer Research
December 22, 2015

Funds will support research at the UA Steele Center that is examining novel immunotherapy strategies against pediatric cancer.


`Kids of Steele’ Spread Holiday Cheer at Diamond Children’s and Outpatient Clinics, Dec. 15 and 17
December 14, 2015

On Tuesday, Dec. 15, 9 – 11 a.m., Santa and his Kids of Steele elves will visit patients in the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Pediatric Multispecialty clinics on the third floor of Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, and also to hospitalized children on the sixth floor of Diamond Children’s. They will hand out holiday stockings filled with goodies to patients.


Haploidentical Bone Marrow Transplantation Offers Hope to Patients with Cancer and Blood Disorders
November 23, 2015

Also known as haplo BMT, the procedure provides an alternative source of stem cells for patients who need a bone marrow transplant but cannot find a related or unrelated donor match.


People on the Move at Diamond Children’s
November 19, 2015

People on the Move at Diamond Children’s


UA and Banner Welcome Pediatric Endocrinologist Dr. Zoe González-García
November 17, 2015

As a pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. González-García will provide care for children suffering from endocrine disorders, such as type 1 diabetes, thyroid problems, hypoglycemia and obesity, among others.


Gala Raises More Than $160k to Improve Children’s Health
November 12, 2015

UA Steele Children’s Research Center and Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center pediatric research and clinical programs benefit from annual event.


New 3D Printer Enables UA Pediatric Cardiologist to Expand Teaching Methods
October 28, 2015

The new technology is being used to create three-dimensional heart models to teach UA medical students and residents about normal and abnormal cardiac anatomy, and to help families understand their child’s congenital heart defect.


Former UA Wildcat Basketball Player Sean Elliott to Host `I Think I Can’ 5th Annual Gala Benefitting UA Steele Children’s Research Center and Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center
October 15, 2015

Proceeds from the event will benefit pediatric autoimmune disorders research at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center and clinical care programs at Banner Children’s at Diamond Children’s Medical Center.


Kids of Steele 5th Annual Mini Golf Event to Benefit UA Steele Children’s Research Center
October 8, 2015

Kids of Steele, the family auxiliary of the UA Steele Children’s Research Center, will host its “5th Annual Mini Golf Event” at Golf N’ Stuff, Sunday, Oct. 11, from 4-8 p.m.


UA and Banner Welcome Pediatric Nephrologist Dr. Clare Lindner
September 8, 2015

The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty member Clare Lindner, MD, assistant professor, to the Division of Nephrology.


Hyundai Hope on Wheels Handprint Ceremony
August 31, 2015

A $400,000 `Hyundai Scholar Hope Grant’ will be presented to UA Steele Research Center pediatric cancer researchers Dr. Emmanuel Katsanis and Dr. Yi Zeng at Hyundai Hope on Wheels® Handprint Ceremony


Local Wells Fargo to Deliver Get-Well Gifts to Banner Children's - Diamond Children's Medical Center
August 28, 2015

As part of their annual Community Support Campaign, local Wells Fargo team members will assemble and deliver get-well gift boxes to the patients at Banner Children's - Diamond Children's Medical Center.


UA Pediatrics Resident-Physician Awarded Grant to Implement Tooth-Brushing Program for Children in Sunnyside District
August 18, 2015

The one-year American Academy of Pediatrics’ CATCH grant will enable Dr. Williamson to implement “Promoting Oral Health through the Classroom” in Tucson’s Sunnyside School District.


Curcumin Shows Potential to Prevent Inflammation-Associated Colorectal Cancer, Restore Microbial Gut Ecology
August 12, 2015

Researchers at the UA Steele Children’s Research Center discover that curcumin may be a viable means to prevent inflammation-associated colorectal cancer, while also regulating the microbiota of the gut.


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