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Increases in National Institutes of Health awards to several UArizona Health Sciences colleges led to a strong showing in the annual rankings.
Research on the drug, known as DYR533, was conducted at the the University of Arizona R. Ken Coit College of Pharmacy and BIO5 Institute, in partnership with the Biodesign Institute in Phoenix.
Tech Launch Arizona, the university's commercialization arm, recorded 303 novel inventions between July 1, 2021, and June 30 – the most invention disclosures registered for a single year in UArizona history.
The gift will establish two research faculty positions and support training to advance translational research in cardiovascular diseases, neurosciences and mental health.
Arizona leads the nation in enrolling participants in the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program.
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.
Diversity, equity and inclusion efforts have spread beyond the Colleges of Medicine as the other Health Sciences colleges address racism in health care.
University of Arizona researchers suggest the risk of developing dementia after a stroke might be reduced by a drug that could help immune cells process the cholesterol-rich debris generated by a stroke.
The late John A. "Andy" Ware, who credited his pharmacy education for his success, bequeathed a significant gift to his alma mater.
The gift establishes endowed positions and scholarships, and expands the college's History of Pharmacy Museum. The college has been renamed in recognition of R. Ken Coit's support.