Frank Porreca, PhD, associate head of the Department of Pharmacology in the College of Medicine – Tucson, was one of the authors of an article published in JAMA Neurology that refers to medication that targets CGRP or its receptors. CGRP is an inflammatory neuropeptide that contributes significantly to the development of migraine attacks.
The Phoenix Business Journal honored Pierre N. Tariot, research professor at the Department of Psychiatry in the College of Medicine – Phoenix, with the 2023 Health Care Heroes lifetime achievement award, saying he created a new national standard for Alzheimer's and dementia care.
Students from the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health visited Graham County for a service project. They composed and performed the song "How 'Bout Graham County" and created a video accompaniment consisting of photos of their visit.
Victoria Maizes, MD, executive director of the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine in the College of Medicine – Tucson, is interviewed about topics including recommended dietary adjustments for those with irritable bowel syndrome.
Communities affected by Valley fever got positive news in 2021 when researchers at the Valley Fever Center for Excellence in the College of Medicine – Tucson and other institutions reported they had developed an effective canine vaccine. In his column, writer John Murphy describes Valley fever as a growing global threat to both people and dogs and urges people to work together to combat the illness.
Mold, pollen and dirt can build up on windowsills, triggering allergies and causing health issues.
I am pleased to announce that Fredric Edward Wondisford, MD, MS, MBA, has been named dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, effective Oct. 2.
With COVID-19 cases on the rise across the nation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has put together a plan for possible universal masking recommendations in certain areas.
Fredric Edward Wondisford, MD, MS, MBA, was named dean of the College of Medicine – Phoenix, effective Oct. 2.