All students who plan to live on campus or attend in-person classes in the spring will be required to test weekly for COVID-19.
Inspired by her work at an orphanage, Dr. Katalin Gothard aims to understand how the brain interprets the social, emotional and physical aspects of touch.
Antibody tests, groundbreaking research and community outreach are a few of the ways the University of Arizona Health Sciences met the test of a pandemic.
We, the faculty in Physiology, are so proud of your accomplishments and we are excited to see all the amazing things you will do in the future. We hope that you will stay in touch with us as you continue your journey. Congratulations December 2020 graduates!
At 7,541 administered from Nov. 9-13, the university’s COVID-19 testing, which continues through Nov. 25, is succeeding in goal to test large numbers of students before they head home for holidays.
The university will expand in-person instruction with half the semester left to go, bringing about 1,500 more students to campus a week.
The contribution will allow UArizona researchers to continue developing better, more efficient and effective tests for people across the state.
The university also will conduct a testing blitz prior to the Thanksgiving holiday in an effort to reduce travel-related spread of COVID-19.
The university is currently allowing courses of up to 50 students to meet on campus. After Thanksgiving, all courses will transition to being fully online.
Give yourself the gift of good health! The University of Arizona Health Sciences is offering an uplifting program to improve health and reduce stress.
The Arizona portion of an 11-state effort, funded by a $12 million federal award, to address the uneven impact of the pandemic on racial and ethnic minority communities will be led by the UArizona Health Sciences.
In-keeping with the wonderful virtual events surrounding Family Weekend, we in the Physiology Department would like to pay tribute to the many outstanding students in our Physiology Undergraduate Program and celebrate your outstanding academic achievements during the 2019-2020 school year -- that is, last fall and spring.
Andrea Jeffers Wellington was featured in a scientist spotlight about her work in a research lab at the University of Arizona that studies diabetic retinopathy, hopeful that this work will ultimately lead to solutions that will help prevent sight-threatening damage.
On Oct. 12, the university hopes to resume in-person instruction for classes of 30 or fewer students that were designated in-person or flex in-person courses at the time of registration.
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.
The number of positive test results on campus decreased following a 14-day shelter-in-place recommendation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The university will conduct 5,000 COVID-19 tests per week as part of continued efforts to slow the spread of the virus.
The antibody test determines who has been exposed to and developed an immune response against COVID-19.