College of Medicine – Tucson Wins NIH Grant for Medical Scientist Student Training | Health Sciences Connect
June 23, 2021

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is creating a Medical Scientist Training Program that will support students in the MD/PhD dual-degree program thanks to a new grant from the N

Guest Column: Student Inspired by Alzheimer’s Research
December 11, 2020

Greg Branigan, a fourth-year MD/PhD student in the College of Medicine – Tucson, conducts research at the Center for Innovation in Brain Science (CIBS).

Health Sciences "I Wear a Mask..."
December 9, 2020

The UArizona Health Sciences have put together a short heartfelt video expressing their reasons for wearing a mask.

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Investigator Awards Foster Career Development Among Heart Disease Scientists
August 26, 2020

In this study, Jessika Iwanski and Mert Colpan, PhD, co-principal investigator, will decipher the molecular role of CAP2, a novel actin regulatory protein, and how it contributes to thin filament length regulation and cardiac disease.

Early-career Heart Disease Scientists Receive 2019-2020 Sarver Heart Center Investigator Awards
August 26, 2020

Jessika Iwanski, MS, MD/PhD candidate, College of Medicine - Tucson. Project title: Examining the role of cyclase-associated protein 2 in cardiomyocyte thin filament function and contractility.

Breast Cancer Therapy Associated with Reduced Risk of Neurodegenerative Disease in Women
August 26, 2020

The study’s lead author, Gregory Branigan, a predoctoral fellow, is part of the UArizona MD/PhD Program, which offers dual training in both medicine and biomedical research, and is conducting his doctoral research in Dr. Brinton’s laboratory.

UArizona Researchers, Industry Leaders and Support Service Groups Connect at the Faculty Industry Networking Event
August 24, 2020

UArizona M.D./Ph.D. student Ike Chinyere discussed his experienced in Tech Launch Arizona’s (TLA) Student Entrepreneurial Fellowship Program

Ways to Help During the Pandemic If You Can't Be on the Front Lines
April 27, 2020

Our first-year student Britt Gratreak gives her insight to help with COVID-19. Here's a link to her article:

Julie Huynh - MCB Outstanding Graduate Student for Scholarship
April 9, 2020

Julie Huynh is an MD/PhD student in her 2rd year of her PhD program and is the 2020 winner of the MCB Outstanding Graduate for Scholarship

Congratulations to our MD/PhD Students who have been named as 2020-21 UA ARCS Foundation Scholars!
February 21, 2020

Congratulations to our MD/PhD Students who have been named as 2020-21 UA ARCS Foundation Scholars!