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Projects centering on manufactured housing for low-income families and on a more balanced approach to agriculture and wildlife habitat have been selected for grants to UA researchers and community partners.
The UA has met or surpassed expectations in technology commercialization for the fiscal year 2018, as Tech Launch Arizona continues to enhance the impact of UA research for the public.
An Arizona startup is hoping its unique compounds will lead to treatments to halt or slow the progression of a devastating neurodegenerative disease that affects nearly 6 million Americans.
The new class of Regents' Professors has these UA faculty members: David Breshears, Dr. Allan Hamilton, Barbara Mills, Steven Schwartz and Robert A. Williams Jr.
Alison Hawthorne Deming, Hoshin Gupta and Pham Huu Tiep are the UA's newest Regents' Professors and will be celebrated at the annual campus ceremony on Thursday. Approved by the Arizona Board of Regents, only 3 percent of faculty members can be Regents' Professors.
Researchers including the UA's Lisa Ordóñez studied thousands of NFL plays and used college football rivalries to test behaviors about how rivalry impacts risk-taking. They found out that on the field or in the boardroom, a rivalry can prompt the making of riskier decisions.
Many of the honorees at the upcoming AZBio Awards have deep connections to the University and have brought UA ideas and inventions from the laboratory to the marketplace.
Spun out of the College of Pharmacy as a startup company in 2013 with help from Tech Launch Arizona, SinfoníaRx pioneered modern medication therapy management services.
The UA's George Ruyle, a go-between whose presence is invaluable, helps Arizona's ranching community work with the state and federal government on the many issues of regulation.
Codelucida, which commercializes error-correction technology for data storage and communications, has raised approximately $700,000 in a round of angel investment funding.