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Biomedical engineering and optical sciences professor Dongkyun "DK" Kang is developing a way to diagnose and treat corneal ulcers that's eight times cheaper and 20 times faster than today's gold standard.
The R. Ken Coit College of Pharmacy, College of Nursing and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health posted significant gains in research funding, according to rankings compiled by the nonprofit Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research.
Echoes of frustration with racism in medicine rebound among students, staff and faculty, as students work for positive change in medical school and health care overall.
A new initiative seeks to unite global experts from universities, government agencies, nonprofits and industry to develop solutions to future pandemics.
Diversity, equity and inclusion efforts have spread beyond the Colleges of Medicine as the other Health Sciences colleges address racism in health care.
Researchers at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson have developed a new way to provide earlier diagnosis of lung disease. The technology has been licensed to startup MetFora.
As a researcher studying diseases that disproportionately affect Black women, UArizona alumna and public health faculty member Kelly Palmer says her work is a team effort – and incredibly personal.
A UArizona Health Sciences-led study identified poor childhood nutrition and growth as risk factors for lung disease and weaker health as an adult.
Researchers have learned more about the part of the brain that mediates satiation. This could help lead to better treatments for eating disorders and weight management.
The medical schools in Tucson and Phoenix are engaged in several efforts related to recruitment, retention, mentoring, faculty development, curriculum, culture and more.