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UArizona Regents Professor Submits Designs to DOD for Three Low-Cost Ventilator Prototypes – One Using a Basketball

04/02/2020

Led by Regents Professor Dr. Marvin J. Slepian, a team from the University of Arizona Center for Accelerated Biomedical Innovation has submitted a proposal to the U.S. Department of Defense for three ventilator prototypes – including one using a basketball – that offer simple, low-cost designs featuring easily acquired materials that could be fabricated rapidly and used for full or partial ventilator support.


UArizona Invention May Help COVID-19 Patients Breathe Easier

04/01/2020

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, Drs. Sairam Parthasarathy and Marvin Slepian, have invented a new respiratory-assist device that may provide fast, safe relief to those who experience difficulty breathing.


UArizona Medical Students Step Up to Help Health Care Professionals

04/01/2020

More than 70 University of Arizona medical students are helping health care professionals during the COVID-19 crisis by volunteering to provide child care, pet care, grocery shopping and more.


UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson Students Given Option for Early Graduation in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

03/30/2020

In coordination with the University of Arizona and College of Medicine – Phoenix, the College of Medicine — Tucson is offering early graduation to the Class of 2020. This option is for qualified students who wish to serve as new physicians to meet the unprecedented health needs that have emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic.


UArizona Researchers Team to 3D-Print Medical Masks for Banner

03/27/2020

Engineering and health sciences researchers are teaming up to address the shortage of personal protective equipment in Tucson health care facilities.


Caring for Patients and Health Care Workers During COVID-19

03/20/2020

As the scope and risks of the COVID-19 pandemic become apparent, providers are evaluating clinic schedules to see if patients must be seen in person; whether they safely can be rescheduled for visits at a less risky future time or receive needed care over the phone or via video conference link.


Virtual Happy Birthday to Dr. Frank Marcus

03/19/2020

Please join us in a social distancing event and take a moment to celebrate the 92nd birthday of one of our heroes, Dr. Frank Marcus, professor emeritus and founding chief of cardiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson.


Sarver Heart Center Cancels Green Valley Lecture on Heart Rhythm Disorders, March 19

03/13/2020

Out of an abundance of caution regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sarver Heart Center at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson has canceled its Green Valley Lecture scheduled 10 a.m., Thursday, March 19.


UArizona Cancer Center Appoints Dr. Babiker to Leadership Position

03/12/2020

Dr. Hani Babiker, assistant director of early-phase therapeutics and director of phase I clinical trials, is overseeing the University of Arizona Cancer Center’s early-phase clinical trials, seeking to identify novel drugs and treatments for better cancer care.


CANCELLED Role of Medications, Technology in Heart Rhythm Disorders Topic of Green Valley Lecture, March 19

03/11/2020

Out of an abundance of caution, the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center has cancelled the Green Valley Lecture, “Heart Rhythm Disorders: What’s the Role of Medications and Technology,” with Peter Ott, MD, that was scheduled for Thursday, March 19


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