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Arizona Researchers Quicken Infection Diagnosis

Posted by Laura Braden on Mon, Oct 26, 2015

The time between a patient being admitted to the hospital with an infection and the doctor making an accurate diagnosis needs to be quick so the proper treatment can be prescribed. Sometimes, however, the time between admission and diagnosis can take too long, leading to the infection spreading and causing more damage.

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U of Arizona Scientists Working to Understand Nerve Cell Connections

Posted by Katheryn Rein on Tue, Nov 12, 2013

University of Arizona, Tucson doctoral student Sara Parker, alongside her adviser Sourav Ghosh (assistant professor of cellular and molecular medicine), have shed light on an unknown mechanism responsible for establishing polarity in developing nerve cells. This research, receiving life science funding from the National Institute of Health and Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc. (awarded to Sara Parker), is allowing these scientists to understand how nerve cells make connections in the body.

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University of Arizona Researcher Awarded IMHR Pilot Grant

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Mon, Aug 19, 2013

A University of Arizona, Tucson researcher, Charles Raison, MD, recently received a 2013 IMHR Pilot Grant of $20,000 from the Institute for Mental Health Research to study the effects of whole body hyperthermia as an antidepressant. Dr. Raison is an associate professor of psychiatry in the College of Medicine and an associate professor in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, as well. His study is titled, “Antidepressant Effects of Whole Body Hyperthermia (WBH).”

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University of Arizona Center Receives $1.6M NIH Grant

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Mon, Aug 12, 2013

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