Author: Joe Martin, PBC Communications

TGen, Arizona State University collaborate to treat fatty liver disease in Latino youth through NIDDK grant

Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Phoenix Children’s Hospital and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) announced yesterday they will partner on a new study along with Cincinnati Children’s focused on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, in Latino youth.

Exact Sciences awards grants to health centers focused on improving cancer screenings in vulnerable populations

Exact Sciences Corp., a leading provider of cancer screening and diagnostic tests, today awarded $525,000 in grants to eight federally qualified health centers focused on improving colorectal cancer screening rates in vulnerable populations, including Mountain Park Health Center in Phoenix.

University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix hosts health summit for Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders in Arizona

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix served as the local host for the White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (WHIAANHPI). The organization is touring the nation to bring community and health care leaders together to address critical issues facing these populations.