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    Using precision medicine to bridge bench to bedside.

The Sarver Heart Center

Message from the Director

America is an aging nation, and given that age is a significant risk factor for heart disease, this demographic looms large as we plan future cardiovascular medicine services at the Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medical Center in Tucson.

Heart News

Investigator Awards Foster Career Development

01/11/2019

Focused on scientists early in their careers or education, University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center Investigator Award recipients for 2018-2019 include an undergraduate, graduate students and early-career faculty members who represent molecular science, physiology and cardiology, among others.


UA Sarver Heart Center Presents: ‘Sleep to Your Heart’s Content,’ Jan. 17, in Green Valley

01/04/2019

The 2019 free Green Valley Lecture Series begins with a focus on sleep and how it affects heart health.


Using a Patient’s Own Cells in Regenerative Medicine Therapies

01/03/2019

Jared Churko, PhD, assistant professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, spoke with Leslie Tolbert, PhD, regents professor emerita, Neuroscience at the University of Arizona, about using iPS cells to study patient-specific diseases, test drugs most likely to work on a given patient, and even replace diseased tissues.