Diversity and Inclusion News

Pharma Company Licenses UArizona Method for Treating Parkinson's Disease with Ketamine
Tue Nov 10, 2020

In pre-clinical studies, researchers found that low-dose ketamine infusions can improve pain, depression and levodopa-induced dyskinesia in Parkinson's patients.

UArizona Health Sciences Joint Study Finds Dual Inhibitor Strategy May Be Key to Sustainable COVID-19 Treatment
Mon Nov 9, 2020

Researchers in the College of Pharmacy say compounds targeting proteins involved in viral replication may further drug development for treating COVID-19.

UArizona/Banner Offer Urology Services at Cortaro Road Primary Care Clinic
Thu Nov 5, 2020

University of Arizona Department of Urology faculty member Dr. Sunchin Kim and general urology nurse practitioner Cara Whittingham will provide patient care at the Cortaro Road Banner clinic in Tucson.

$7.3M Grant Advances UArizona Health Sciences Researcher’s Pursuit of Treatments for Arsenic-Induced Lung Cancer, Type 2 Diabetes
Mon Nov 2, 2020

Dr. Donna D. Zhang’s research focuses on developing pharmaceuticals to prevent or treat exposure to arsenic, which has affected more than 160 million people worldwide.

Lung Ultrasound Training Program to Help Rural Emergency Medicine Providers Diagnose COVID-19 Patients
Mon Nov 2, 2020

The tele-ultrasound training program for lung point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) will enable rural emergency departments to more effectively identify and treat suspected COVID-19 patients.

People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Fri Oct 30, 2020

Two faculty members inducted to National Academy of Inventors, ‘Gut Group’ team wins $250,000 for gastrointestinal cancer research, Dr. Chalasani wins NCI team leadership award, and new physicians join as pediatrics, infectious disease specialists.