Constitution Has Answers for Balancing Health and Liberties Amid COVID-19, Experts Say
Three experts in the areas of constitutional law, environmental law and public health write in a new essay that one of America's founding documents provides the framework for finding common ground to fight COVID-19. Kyle Mittan Today University Communicationsshutterstock_1689842419-web.jpgBusiness and LawHealthBIO5College of LawCollege of Medicine - TucsonResearcher contacts:Toni Massaro James E. Rogers College of Law 520-626-2687massaro@email.arizona.eduJustin Pidot James E. Rogers College of Law 520-621-5576jpidot@email.arizona.eduMarvin Slepian Department of Medicine 520-661-8241slepian@email.arizona.eduMedia conta...
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - July 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: mittank Source Type: research

UArizona Aims to Provide Rapid Tests for Exposure to Biothreats, Including COVID-19
Teresa Joseph Thanks to a U.S. Department of Defense contract for as much as $9.5 million, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and partners aim to develop a portable device to easily and accurately detects biological threats, including the virus that causes COVID-19. Today College of Medicine – Phoenix2017.07.28 ANBM Lab Shoot-1854-web-web.jpg Researchers in the Center for Applied NanoBioscience and Medicine in the College of Medicine – Phoenix work to create devices and diagnostics focused on personalized medicine. The center is leading an effort to develop a device for easy, qu...
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - July 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: mittank Source Type: research

Researchers Detangle Protein Interaction Implicated in Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's
Researchers Detangle Protein Interaction Implicated in Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's New findings by chemists Wolfgang Peti and Rebecca Page provide a foundation to better understand and treat these neurological disorders. Brittany Uhlorn Today BIO5 InstituteNMR_room_PC Wolfgang Peti-web.jpg The powerful biomolecular NMR spectrometers at the University of Arizona have allowed scientists to gain molecular details of the interaction between RCAN1 and calcineurin, two proteins that have long been implicated in Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease.HealthScience and TechnologyBIO5College of ScienceMedia contact...
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - July 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: mittank Source Type: research

Pediatrics in a Pandemic: Q & A with Dr. Gary Kirkilas
Pediatrics in a Pandemic: Q&A with Dr. Gary Kirkilas Andrea Kelly A College of Medicine – Phoenix pediatrician shares his observations about the impact of COVID-19 and encourages parents to use facts for health decisions. Tuesday University of Arizona Health Sciencessunglasses-1284419_1920.jpg Gary Kirkilas, a pediatrician at the UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, predicts that child drownings will increase this summer amid the pandemic. More children stuck at home means more exposure to swimming pools, particularly inflatable ones, he says.HealthCollege of Medicine - PhoenixCOVID-19Media contact:...
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - July 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: mittank Source Type: research

Yogic Breathing Improves Students' Response to Stress
In this study, we observed that pattern for the cognitive group, but the yogic breathing group seemed to show protection against that type of stress. Their heart rate increased only slightly when they knew a stressful situation was coming. "The researchers suggest their findings may be of use to campus health providers and university administrators seeking to provide young adults with the coping skills necessary to succeed." College students are a valuable target for interventions aiming to enhance stress management and wellness, given they are learning habits with long-term implications for their health and well...
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - July 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: mittank Source Type: research

Got Pandemic Fatigue? COVID-19 is Taking a Toll on Mental Health, Psychologist Says
Alexis BlueIf you're feeling anxious, depressed or exhausted in the wake of COVID-19, you're not alone, says UArizona psychologist David Sbarra. Some experts warn the next pandemic challenge will be to " flatten the mental health curve. " Today University Communicationspandemic-fatigue.jpgHealthCollege of ScienceCOVID-19Researcher contact: David Sbarra Department of Psychology 520-990-1272sbarra@email.arizona.eduMedia contact: Alexis Blue University Communications 520-626-4386ablue@email.arizona.eduFor the latest on the University of Arizona response to the novel coronavirus, visit the university's  COVI...
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - July 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: ablue Source Type: research

The Best (and Worst) Materials for Masks
Mikayla Mace People making homemade masks might want to reach for a vacuum cleaner filter. Monday University Communicationshomemade_masks.jpgHealthCollege of Public HealthCOVID-19Researcher contact:Amanda WilsonDepartment of Environmental Health Sciences480-272-2799apfeifer@email.arizona.edu Media contact:Mikayla MaceUniversity Communications520-621-1878mikaylamace@arizona.eduFor the latest on the University of Arizona response to the novel coronavirus, visit the university's  COVID-19 webpage.For UANews coverage of COVID-19, visit  https://uanews.arizona.edu/news/covid19.It's intuitive and scientifical...
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - July 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: mikaylamace Source Type: research

The Best (and Worst) Materials for Masks
Masks can help combat the spread of COVID-19, but some styles protect better than others. A study of nontraditional mask materials finds that vacuum cleaner filters are especially effective. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - July 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mikayla Mace, University Communications Source Type: research

Older Adults Share Fewer Memories as They Age
Researchers used a smartphone app to " eavesdrop " on older adult conversations. They found that the older a person is, the less likely they are to share memories of past experiences. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - June 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Alexis Blue, University Communications Source Type: research

One Small Molecule, Potential Giant Step to Improve Cognitive Function
A $6.1 million study led by the UArizona Center for Innovation in Brain Science will test novel small molecules to improve the lives of Alzheimer's patients. Center for Innovation in Brain Science Tuesdaydependent-100343_1280-web.jpg The study could lead to the submission of an investigational new drug for the treatment of Alzheimer's and related dementias.HealthScience and TechnologyCollege of Medicine - TucsonResearcher contact: Kathleen Rodgers Center for Innovation in Brain Science 562-234-6532krodgers@arizona.eduMedia contact: Gloria Bloomer Center for Innovation in Brain Science Office: 520-626-4164 | Mobil...
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - June 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: mittank Source Type: research

UArizona Testing App to Alert Students, Employees Exposed to COVID-19
The Covid Watch smartphone app sends exposure alerts without having to collect any personally identifying information from users, protecting their anonymity. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - June 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: , University Communications Source Type: research

Braccia Family Donates $1.5M to Support UArizona COVID-19 Priorities
The largest portion of the gift, from two UArizona alumni, will support students in the College of Nursing. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - June 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: , University of Arizona Foundation Source Type: research

Precautions in Place as Student-Athletes Return to Campus
Under the watchful eyes of medical professionals and strength and conditioning coaches, the Arizona Wildcats football team began voluntary summer workouts this week. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - June 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Daniel Berk, Arizona Athletics Source Type: research

Precautions in Place as Student-Athletes Return to Campus
Daniel Berk Under the watchful eyes of medical professionals and strength and conditioning coaches, the Arizona Wildcats football team began voluntary summer workouts this week. June 17, 2020 Arizona Athletics200615_voluntary_practice_mike_christy_113.jpg University of Arizona football players return to Arizona Stadium through Gate 8, where they were met with clear health protocols. (Photo: Mike Christy/Arizona Athletics)Campus NewsHealthSportsArizona AthleticsCOVID-19Contact:Daniel Berk Arizona Athletics 520-621-1814dberk@arizona.eduFor the latest on the University of Arizona response to the novel coronavirus, visi...
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - June 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: nprevenas Source Type: research

Shining a Light on COVID-19 Detection
The startup that licensed a UArizona-invented ultraviolet spectrometer has been awarded a $1.5 million Air Force contract to build devices that can quickly detect COVID-19 in virus test samples. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - June 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tech Launch Arizona Source Type: research

UArizona Testing App to Alert Students, Employees Exposed to COVID-19
Covid Watch sends exposure alerts without having to collect any personally identifying information from users, protecting their anonymity. June 18, 2020 University Communicationsmask-smartphone.jpg Once Covid Watch is installed on a smartphone, the app begins logging anonymous signals from other nearby apps using Bluetooth, which can be used to route alerts later.HealthScience and TechnologyCOVID-19Media contacts:Pam ScottUniversity CommunicationsOffice: 520-621-1951 | Cell: 509-570-4610pscott@arizona.eduHolly JensenUniversity Communicationshollyjensen@arizona.eduRhys FenwickCovid Watch Media Communications901-257-981...
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - June 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: ablue Source Type: research

Braccia Family Donates $1.5M to Support UArizona COVID-19 Priorities
The largest portion of the gift, from two UArizona alumni, will support students in the College of Nursing. June 18, 2020 University of Arizona Foundationua-4859-sm.jpg The largest portion of the gift, $1 million, will be used by the College of Nursing to enhance simulation facilities at the Tucson, Phoenix and Gilbert campuses. (Photo courtesy of College of Nursing)HealthSportsTeaching and StudentsCollege of NursingCOVID-19Media contact: Liz Warren-Pederson University of Arizona Foundation Office: 520-621-8822 | Cell: 520-404-7834liz.warren-pederson@uafoundation.orgFor the latest on the University of Arizona respons...
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - June 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: mittank Source Type: research

Shining a Light on COVID-19 Detection
The startup that licensed a UArizona-invented ultraviolet spectrometer has been awarded a $1.5 million Air Force contract to build the devices. Tech Launch Arizona June 15, 2020coronavirus1.jpgHealthScience and TechnologyArizona AdvantageCollege of Optical SciencesCommercializationCOVID-19Grand ChallengesResearchTech Launch ArizonaPaul Tumarkin Tech Launch Arizona 520-626-8770pault@tla.arizona.eduFor the latest on the University of Arizona response to the novel coronavirus, visit the university's  COVID-19 webpage.For UANews coverage of COVID-19, visit  https://uanews.arizona.edu/news/covid19.In today's worl...
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - June 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: tumarkin Source Type: research

Balancing Individual Rights, Public Health During a Pandemic
Stacy Pigott While stay-at-home orders are lifting nationwide, quarantine and isolation orders can still be issued due to emergency declarations that remain in effect. June 10, 2020 University of Arizona Health Sciencescard_gettyimages-1219002978.jpg Balancing public health with individual rights can be difficult during a global pandemic, when efforts to stop the spread of disease may infringe upon personal freedoms.Business and LawHealthCollege of LawCollege of PharmacyCollege of Public HealthCOVID-19Media contact:Stacy Pigott University of Arizona Health Sciences 520-621-7239spigott@arizona.eduFor the latest on the...
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - June 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: mittank Source Type: research

Balancing Individual Rights, Public Health During a Pandemic
While stay-at-home orders are lifting nationwide, quarantine and isolation orders can still be issued due to emergency declarations that remain in effect. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - June 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Stacy Pigott, University of Arizona Health Sciences Source Type: research

Older Adults Share Fewer Memories as They Age
This study really gives us one of the first glimpses of people sharing these memories in their day-to-day life, " said senior study authorMatthew Grilli, an assistant professor in the UArizonaDepartment of Psychology.Over the course of four days, the daily conversations of 102 cognitively healthy older adults, ages 65 to 90, were monitored with the EAR, or electronically activated recorder – a smartphone app that lets researchers record random samples of study participants'conversations.Participants kept their phones on them for the duration of the study, and the EAR captured 30-second snippets every six to 18 m...
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - June 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: ablue Source Type: research

Insomnia, Loneliness and COVID-19
Mikayla Mace A team of University of Arizona researchers says loneliness and insomnia triggered by fears of COVID-19 may be driving an increase in thoughts of suicide. June 2, 2020 University Communicationsdepression-anxiety.jpgHealthCollege of Medicine - TucsonCOVID-19Researcher contact:William D. " Scott " KillgoreDepartment of Psychiatry520-621-0605killgore@psychiatry.arizona.eduMichael GrandnerDepartment of Psychiatry520-329-5801grandner@email.arizona.eduMedia contact:Mikayla MaceUniversity Communications520-621-1878mikaylamace@arizona.eduNational Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255For the latest ...
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - June 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: mikaylamace Source Type: research

Insomnia, Loneliness and COVID-19
UArizona researchers found evidence that during the wide lockdown period in April, there may have been a spike in suicidal thoughts in the United States. They found two possible reasons for the increase: loneliness and anxiety-induced insomnia. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - June 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mikayla Mace, University Communications Source Type: research

Health Sciences Students Analyze COVID-19 Published Research
The College of Medicine – Phoenix is helping evaluate the quality of the research being released rapidly about the virus that causes COVID-19. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - June 1, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Teresa Joseph, College of Medicine – Phoenix Source Type: research

Health Sciences Students Analyze COVID-19 Published Research
Teresa Joseph The College of Medicine – Phoenix is helping evaluate the quality of the research being released rapidly about the virus that causes COVID-19. June 1, 2020 College of Medicine – Phoenixgenom_lab_klh7850-web.jpg Research is being rapidly released about the virus that causes COVID-19, antibody detection and possible treatments.HealthCollege of Medicine - TucsonCOVID-19Media contact:Alexis Blue University Communications 520-626-4386ablue@arizona.eduThe group  created a 10-minute daily podcast, The COVID-19 LST Report, that  can be streamed on major podcas...
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - May 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: mittank Source Type: research

Researchers Develop System to Address $150B Health Care Losses Due to No-Shows
An engineering graduate student developed a system to help mitigate no-shows for health care appointments. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - May 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: , Tech Launch Arizona Source Type: research

Researchers Develop System to Address $150B Health Care Losses Due to No-Shows
May 28, 2020 Developed in the College of Engineering, the system has been licensed to startup Hipokratiz, LLC, to bring it to market. Tech Launch Arizonadentist-1639683.jpgHealthScience and TechnologyCollege of EngineeringCommercializationGraduateMedicineResearchTech Launch ArizonaMedia contact: Paul Tumarkin Tech Launch Arizona 520-626-8770pault@tla.arizona.eduThe health care industry loses about $150 billion each year due to no-shows for doctors'and dentists'appointments. A number of factors, such as a lack of insurance, inability to take time off of work or difficulty affording care, may prevent patients from going ...
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - May 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: tumarkin Source Type: research

Pharmacists on the Frontlines of COVID-19
College of Pharmacy scientists, labs and alumni are partnering with pharmaceutical companies, working in emergency departments and helping the public get the medication they need. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - May 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ali Bridges, College of Pharmacy Source Type: research

UArizona Health Sciences Awarded $1.35M in COVID-19 Relief for Rural Hospitals
The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded $1.35 million to the UArizona Center for Rural Health to support 16 hospitals in rural Arizona. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - May 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Arizona Health Sciences Source Type: research

Researcher Awarded $3.4M to Develop Personalized Treatment for Mild Cognitive Impairment
Ying-hui Chou hopes to learn more about how to prevent memory loss and enhance brain function in patients with mild cognitive impairment. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - May 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Brittany Uhlorn, BIO5 Institute Source Type: research

Continuously Active Surface Disinfectants May Provide Barrier Against Spread of Viruses
In the battle to slow or prevent the transmission of viruses, such as the novel coronavirus, continuously acting disinfectants could provide a new line of defense, according to a UArizona study. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - May 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Rosemary Brandt, University Communications Source Type: research

UArizona, State of Arizona to Expand COVID-19 Antibody Testing Statewide
Overall, there will be 31 antibody testing sites across the state, with additional sites becoming available as needed. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - May 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: , University Communications Source Type: research

Continuously Active Surface Disinfectants May Provide Additional Barrier Against the Spread of Viruses
In the battle to slow or prevent the transmission of viruses, such as the novel coronavirus, continuously acting disinfectants could provide a new line of defense, according to a recent University of Arizona study. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - May 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Rosemary Brandt, University Communications Source Type: research

Researchers Investigate How COVID-19 Impacts the Brain
COVID-19's impact on the respiratory system is well-documented, but what does it do to the brain? Researchers hope to answer that question by studying people who had the disease. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - May 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Kyle Mittan, University Communications Source Type: research

Video Offers Tips for Teens Coping with Social Isolation
Coping with social isolation brought on by COVID-19 can be especially difficult for teens, so UArizona public health experts created a video of tips to help teens through this unprecedented time. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - May 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mikayla Mace, University Communications Source Type: research

Researchers Identify Potential Pathway to Make Opioids Safer, More Effective
Researchers found that inhibiting heat shock protein 90 in the spinal cord enhanced effectiveness of opioid therapy and could decrease its side effects. The findings suggest doctors may be able to prescribe less of drug, but patients would get the same level of pain relief with reduced side effects. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - May 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Stacy Pigott, University of Arizona Health Sciences Source Type: research

Treating COVID-19 Patients With Acute Heart Failure
A paper published in two medical journals last week offers guidelines for physicians treating coronavirus patients requiring advanced life-saving therapies. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - May 4, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: , University of Arizona Health Sciences Source Type: research

UArizona Researchers Pivot to Tackle COVID-19
Thirteen research teams will address various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic with financial support from a rapid-turnaround seed grants supplied through the BIO5 Institute and state funding. The grants amount to more than $500,000. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - April 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: , BIO5 Institute Source Type: research

UArizona Partnership with State Begins COVID-19 Antibody Testing
A first phase of testing will begin April 30 in Pima County and will include 3,000 health care workers and first responders. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - April 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: , University Communications Source Type: research

Coronavirus Creates Conditions for Unique Environmental Science'Global Experiment '
Researchers are racing to collect atmospheric and other data, which they can use to determine the extent of the impact of the coronavirus on environmental health. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - April 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mikayla Mace, University of Arizona Source Type: research

Coronavirus has Created Conditions for Unique Environmental Science'Global Experiment '
Researchers are racing to collect atmospheric and other data, which they can use to determine the extent of the impact of the coronavirus on environmental health. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - April 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mikayla Mace, University of Arizona Source Type: research

UArizona Launches Texting System to Gather and Provide COVID-19 Information
To address a critical lack of local data as COVID-19 continues to spread, a team of UArizona researchers is launching a two-way texting system to gather and provide valuable information to track COVID-19 in Arizona and identify areas where more resources may be needed. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - April 20, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: David Mogollon, University of Arizona Health Sciences Source Type: research

Physician-Researcher Analyzes Data to Inform COVID-19 Public Policy
Dr. Joe Gerald, an associate professor of public health, helped inform Arizona policymakers during the early stages of the pandemic with weekly reports that identified how COVID-19 was affecting Arizona what the future might bring. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - April 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Stacy Pigott, University of Arizona Health Sciences Source Type: research

Optical Scientist Develops Trifocal Lens Technology
The technology is licensed by a global medical company and used by half a million people worldwide, including the inventor himself. Mikayla Mace Monday University Communicationsintraocular_lens.jpg An intraocular lens (shown above) offers a solution to cataracts, which cloud vision with aging. However, it doesn't allow recipients to see at all distances. Trifocal intraocular lenses, on the other hand, provide vision at near, far and in-between distances, eliminating some people's need to wear glasses.HealthScience and TechnologyCollege of Medicine - TucsonCollege of Optical SciencesResearcher contact:Jim Sc...
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - April 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: mikaylamace Source Type: research

UArizona Optical Scientist Develops Trifocal Lens Technology
The technology is licensed by a global medical company and used by half a million people worldwide, including the inventor himself. Mikayla Mace Today University Communicationsintraocular_lens.jpg An intraocular lens (shown above) offers a solution to cataracts, which cloud vision with aging. However, it doesn't allow recipients to see at all distances. Trifocal intraocular lenses, on the other hand, provide vision at near, far and in-between distances, eliminating some people's need to wear glasses.HealthScience and TechnologyCollege of Medicine - TucsonCollege of Optical SciencesResearcher contact:Jim Sch...
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - April 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: mikaylamace Source Type: research

UArizona Partners with State to Provide COVID-19 Antibody Tests
The University of Arizona will provide antibody testing for the state of Arizona. The state investment will allow UArizona to test 250,000 of Arizona ’s front-line workforce. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - April 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: , University Communications Source Type: research

Medical Students Rally to Help Tucson's Homeless Amid Pandemic
Students in the College of Medicine – Tucson are screening the local homeless population for COVID-19 symptoms, while also providing meals and supportive care. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - April 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Nadia Whitehead, College of Medicine – Tucson Source Type: research

UArizona Makers Race to Provide Personal Protective Equipment
UArizona makers are designing and manufacturing solutions to help meet local demand for personal protective equipment such as face shields, intubation hoods and respirators. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - April 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mikayla Mace, University Communications Source Type: research

Arizona COVID-19 Genomics Union to Track Coronavirus
The newly formed Arizona COVID-19 Genomics Union, or ACGU, which includes UArizona virus expert Michael Worobey, will use genomic sequencing to track the new coronavirus. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - April 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University Communications, University Communications Source Type: research

UArizona Fashion Students Share Ideas for Mask-Making
With the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control advising people to wear cloth masks in public settings, some UArizona fashion students are sharing their ideas for homemade masks. The fashion minors used materials ranging from hair ties to reusable shopping bags. (Source: The University of Arizona: Health)
Source: The University of Arizona: Health - April 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Andy Ober, University Communications Source Type: research