News

2018

May

May 30, 2018

A lot can happen at 160 degrees Fahrenheit: Eggs fry, salmonella bacteria dies, and human skin will suffer third-degree burns. If a car is parked in the sun on a hot summer day, its dashboard can hit about 160 degrees in about an hour....

March

March 22, 2018

Sophomore journalism student Anya Magnuson seemed perfectly healthy last November.

January

January 24, 2018

In a new study, a team of Arizona State University researchers, including Diego Mastroeni, a scientist at the ASU-Banner Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center and lead author of the new study, have examined the effects of Alzheimer’s...

2017

December

December 6, 2017

As director of the Refugee Women’s Health Clinic, part of Maricopa Integrated Health System, what drives the work of Crista Johnson-Agbakwu, an assistant research professor in ASU's School of Social Work, is human warmth and community connection...

November

November 30, 2017

In Silicon Valley, investors flock to back potentially disruptive new technology and apps — even if they are still in development. But in health research, funding agencies usually choose to fund well-established research.

October

October 19, 2017

Three Arizona State University students seized the chance to join Mayo Clinic School of Medicine volunteers for its summer Medical Brigades Volunteer Program to Nicaragua for a life-changing medical outreach.

October 18, 2017

Joseph Drazkowski, neurology professor at Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, discussed what loved ones can do when a patient's health condition makes driving unsafe.

October 12, 2017

Five Arizona State University students were selected to attend the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation nnual Transform 2017 conference In Rochester, Minnesota., networking with some of the world’s leading health-care professionals.

October 9, 2017

Infectious-disease researchers at Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University are working on a new test to detect valley fever more quickly and efficiently than currently available tests.

September

September 7, 2017

The Arizona Wellbeing Commons is a statewide collaboration of the three public universities, health providers, practitioners and community partners such as the Mayo Clinic and TGen.

August

August 29, 2017

In a new study, Paul Coleman, an Alzheimer’s researcher at the ASU-Banner Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center, and his colleagues demonstrate the promise of an early blood test for Alzheimer's disease.

July

July 27, 2017

Arizona State University marked a major milestone this month with the official opening of the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine in Arizona.

July 26, 2017

In a study released Monday, ASU-Banner Health neuroscientist Salvatore Oddo and colleagues have identified a newly discovered way that Alzheimer's disease can target brain cells for destruction.

July 19, 2017

The Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University Alliance for Health Care, aimed at transforming medical education and health care, experiences an important next step this week as the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine welcomes its first cohort of 50...

June

June 19, 2017

The ASU assistant professor teamed his engineering students with therapists and physicians at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix to create medical rehab devices.

April

April 27, 2017

Ten of the most elite high school graduates in the state have decided to devote their careers to giving back; and these Flinn Scholars decided the best place to begin that journey is at ASU.

 

April 13, 2017

Mothers who work as health care professionals — such as doctors, physician assistants and nurse practitioners — can reduce their stress levels and burnout significantly by participating in close supportive groups at work, according to a new study...

March

March 23, 2017

Eric Topol, one of the nation's leading proponents of digital medicine, shared his thoughts and predictions on the need for more personalized, affordable health care.

March 15, 2017

The diagnosis, understanding and management of Crohn's disease may have just received a boost from a joint ASU Biodesign Institute and Mayo Clinic study aimed at developing a better blood test for the disease.

February

February 23, 2017

The Center for Health Information and Research (CHiR), in the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University, is the recipient of a collaborative award from the Dignity Health Community Grants Program.

January

January 31, 2017

Last fall, we joined our partners at Mayo Clinic to announce the Mayo ASU Alliance for Health Care, a new phase of our partnership dedicated to transforming patient care, medical education and research through solution- oriented collaboration.

2016

December

December 8, 2016

Pushing the frontiers of medical research can have a profound impact on treatment and prevention. But getting funding for novel research ideas can be challenging. Arizona State University and Mayo Clinic are addressing this challenge.

November

November 10, 2016

Diego Mastroeni, Paul Coleman and their colleagues at the ASU-Banner Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center and the Biodesign Center for Bioenergetics investigate the role of mitochondria in Alzheimer's disease pathology.

November 3, 2016

Real-world technology has been advancing thanks in part to a partnership between Phoenix Children's Hospital and Arizona State University: 3-D printed hearts. Surgeons at the hospital use the devices as they try to save lives.

October

October 21, 2016

.ASU and the Mayo Clinic announced a partnership Friday aimed at transforming medical education and health care in the U.S., helping doctors reduce costs, simplify the system and save more lives.

October 6, 2016

Top national health journalists and communicators from are taking part in a new lecture series between the Mayo Clinic and ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

August

August 24, 2016

This summer 19 students conducted brain research for eight weeks as part of the Banner Research/ASU-Biodesign Summer Internship Program at Banner Sun Research Institute, ASU Biodesign Institute or Banner Alzheimer's Institute.

August 19, 2016

ASU has partnered with the Mayo Clinic to form three collaborative teams of research scientists and clinicians that will offer innovative solutions for a multitude of patients.

August 5, 2016

Building upon previous seed grant funding from the Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium, the Mayo Clinic and ASU, David Brafman has received an NIH grant to take his human cell discoveries out of the research lab and into the clinical setting.

July

July 25, 2016

Students majoring in pre-health disciplines have found it difficult to get hands-on medical experience. The Pre-Health Internship Program matches students to internships that provide the experience they need to go on to med school.

May

May 18, 2016

Engineers have created an edible supercapacitor that can wipe out E. coli or power a camera from inside the body. Next steps in application discussions are underway with Mayo Clinic officials.

May 13, 2016

Researchers at Arizona State University and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have identified tiny RNA switches, known as microRNAs, which may hold the keys to regenerating muscles, cartilage and spinal columns.

April

April 22, 2016

Maggie Zheng, one of an elite group of winners of this year's Flinn Scholarship, will be attending Arizona State University in the fall. Zheng is a member the 31st class of Flinn Scholars, two-thirds of whom have chosen ASU.

April 12, 2016

Honoring innovation at ASU: The President's Awards honor ASU initiatives and individuals who are making a difference through sustainable, innovative solutions for real-world issues.

April 11, 2016

Student Health Outreach for Wellness, a downtown medical clinic that is staffed by a student-run, interdisciplinary team of volunteers from Arizona's three state universities, offers a range of medical services for the underserved population.

January

January 27, 2016

ASU master's program trains health-care professionals to treat obesity by casting a wider net. Obesity rates in the United States continue to skyrocket from decade to decade. And while awareness for this issue has been growing in recent

2015

December

December 2, 2015

Laser technology, nanomaterials combine to offer promising body-tissue repair technique

In the age of nanotechnology, medical advances are increasingly a matter of finding the right combinations of materials to help perform specific th

November

November 30, 2015

ASU investigators are part of a group studying how Tai Chi can help ease post-cancer treatment symptoms. When the students are ready, the teachers will appear. And they did. The instructors came in the forms of a

November 30, 2015

Arizona State University, in partnership with Mayo Clinic in Arizona, has announced the recipients of the 2016 ASU-Mayo Seed Grant Program. The program funds critical joint research projects in the health field led by scientists from both