Press Releases

Heart Surgeon Zain Khalpey Appointed to UA Sarver Heart Center’s Tony A. Marnell, Sr. Endowed Chair for Research in Cardiac Surgery
09/04/13
Dr. Khalpey’s research focuses on organogenesis (the formation and development of organs), organ preservation and tissue regeneration.
Gregorio Named Interim Director of the UA Sarver Heart Center
07/02/13
“Dr. Gregorio is a great leader to bring the UA Sarver Heart Center through this time of transition as we work to conclude the national search for Dr. Ewy’s successor,” said Steve Goldschmid, MD, dean of the UA College of Medicine - Tucson.
Dr. Hendrikus L. Granzier, PhD, Awarded $1.5 million Grant to Study Role of Titin in Heart Function and Disease
06/17/13
The Granzier team at University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson will study the role of titin during the diastolic or filling of the heart during infant development and in adults. Titin works like a molecular sized spring that recoils and causes the cardiac muscle to relax.
University of Arizona Sarver Heart Members Honored by Community Organizations
06/04/13
Drs. Marcus recognized for lifetime acheivement by Pima County Medical Foundation; Dr. Sethi selected as Pima County Medical Society Physician of the Year for 2012; Dr. Mackstaller received inaugural “Community Impact Award” from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Tucson Alumnae Chapter