Preventing Asthma in Children
Asthma, the most prevalent childhood disease, affects more than 278 million people worldwide and predisposes people to a range of serious consequences later in life. Yet current approved therapies address only symptoms and do not halt disease progression.
Reshaping the Way Health Is Measured: Biomedical Wearables
The future of medicine is here: Groundbreaking work at the University of Arizona Health Sciences soon will reshape the way our health is measured. Instead of blood tests, devices that can be worn or implanted will tell how healthy we are.
Saving Food From the Dumpster: The UA’s Edible Campus
The University of Arizona enjoys a reputation for having a beautiful campus along with a great setting and ideal weather. At a time in the spring when much of the country is still covered in snow, students can stroll to class in flip-flops under a grove of citrus trees in fragrant bloom.
Margaret Kimball ’11 was on a high school Outward Bound trip from Connecticut to the Utah desert when she fell in love with its flora and fauna. When she started researching grad schools and found the UA’s MFA in visual communications, she happily headed to Tucson.