Community Input Needed to Help UA Sarver Heart Center Launch a Clinical Research Study for Cardiac Arrest Patients


University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center researchers are seeking community input on a clinical trial that requires qualified patients to be enrolled when they are unconscious and unable to give consent. This study may improve care for all cardiac arrest patients.

UA Sarver Heart Center Scientists Awarded NIH Grant to Study Contractile Proteins that Keep Hearts Beating in Dilated Cardiomyopathy


UA researchers have identified the connection between thin-filament length and cardiac function, as well as the role thin-filament length dysregulation plays in cardiomyopathies. The new NIH grant will help to uncover insights into novel therapeutic targets for dilated cardiomyopathy.

UA Experts Co-Author National Report that Focuses on How to Save More Lives from Cardiac Arrest in the U.S.


Two University of Arizona researchers are co-authors of a report released that examines current statistics of cardiac arrest in the United States and recommends public health strategies to improve survival rates.

PCSK9 Inhibitors: How Needed?


Who really needs another LDL-lowering drug?

The 5 Fastest Ways That Men Die


About one in 500 people have Hypertrophic cardiomyopathyand approximately 1 percent of people with the disorder die suddenly each year and many of them are young and unaware they even have heart issues.

Dr. Lori Mackstaller Announces Her Retirement


With mixed emotions Sarver Heart Center announced the retirement of Lori Mackstaller, MD.

UA Cancer Center Retiree Is (Almost) Back in the Saddle


When Bill Chacon saw Gene Gerner fall off his horse, he knew something was seriously wrong: Gene wasn’t moving.

UA Sarver Heart Center Clinical Research Program Is Growing


A message from Catherine MacDonald, BScN, MBA, cardiology clinical research manager.