Q&A with Physiology Assistant Professor Paulo Pires, MD
Paulo W. Pires, PhD, joined the Department of Physiology in 2019. He received his PhD from Michigan State University and came to the UArizona from the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno.
Physiology student benefits from Laura and Arch Brown scholarship
Physiology major Julia Valgento, recipient of the Laura and Arch Brown Scholarship, is one of the students featured in the video "Wildcats give back: President Robbins' perspective.
Student and Alumni Spotlight
Co-authorship is Silver Lining for Undergraduate Researcher
As a physiology major and undergraduate researcher, one of Eduardo Gamez’s goal prior to his May 2020 graduation was to finish his Honors College thesis, but the pandemic had other plans.
Dr. Meredith Hay won a $5.7 million grant for clinical trials on a novel peptide therapy that, if successful, would be the first drug to treat vascular dementia – the second most common form of dementia.
UArizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins said the university expected to see an increase in COVID-19 cases, but it has become too much, necessitating a shelter-in-place recommendation similar to what the state faced in the spring.
Dr. Theresa Dr. Cullen, director of the Pima County Health Department, said the county, university and other partners are working together on a “layered approach” to COVID-19 mitigation.