Diversity and Inclusion News

Immune System Changes May Cause High Blood Pressure in Postmenopausal Women
Wed Sep 30, 2020

A new study finds menopause-induced changes to protective immune cells may add to a spike in high blood pressure in postmenopausal women – findings with implications for sex differences in COVID-19 responses.


Genetic and Viral Interactions in Development of Sinusitis Focus of University of Arizona Health Sciences Surgeon-Scientist
Mon Sep 28, 2020

A $2.2 million federal grant will allow Dr. Eugene Chang, a sinus surgeon at the UArizona College of Medicine - Tucson, to investigate human genetic viral interactions in the development of sinus disease.


UArizona Health Sciences Exceeds $200M in Research Funding for First Time, Boosted by COVID-19 Collaborations
Thu Sep 24, 2020

University of Arizona Health Sciences passes $200 million milestone in research funding in fiscal year 2020, addressing some of the world’s most challenging health conditions, including COVID-19.


Future Primary Care Physicians Grateful for Full-Tuition Scholarship, Excited to Serve their Communities
Wed Sep 23, 2020

Sixteen first-year students are among 32 new PCP Scholarship recipients this academic year at the UArizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix – both schools still have scholarships available.


Dr. Monica Kraft to Lead All of Us Research Program at UArizona and Banner Health
Tue Sep 22, 2020

Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the All of Us Research Program is a historic effort to collect and study data from at least 1 million people in the United States.


University to Continue Holding Only ‘Essential Courses’ in Person Through Oct. 2
Tue Sep 22, 2020

While the campus has seen a spike in cases over the last few weeks, Friday’s positivity rate was down from last week, and no new students were admitted to isolation housing over the weekend.


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