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Dr. Christopher Walker (right), professor of astronomy at the University of Arizona’s Steward Observatory, inventor of the terahertz transistor. Photo credit: Taylor Hudson/Tech Launch Arizona.
Monday, June 27, 2016

Christopher Walker, Ph.D., a professor of astronomy at the University of Arizona’s Steward Observatory, has developed a new transistor design that could be used for safer high-resolution medical imaging as well as security and radar imaging, spectroscopy and ultra-fast data links.

Torsten Falk, PhD (left), is an assistant professor of neurology at the University of Arizona [4]. Scott Sherman MD, PhD (right), is an associate professor of neurology at the University of Arizona, director of the Movement Disorders Center, medical director of the Arizona Chapter of American Parkinson’s Disease Association, and director of the Parkinson’s Disease Program of the HealthSouth Rehabilitation Institute of Tucson. (Photo credit: Taylor Hudson/Tech Launch Arizona)
Thursday, May 19, 2016

Parkinson’s disease often requires long-term use of levodopa, a therapy that can induce dyskinesia. To both treat and prevent levodopa-induced dyskinesia, two UA researchers have repurposed ketamine to improve Parkinson’s patients’ health and wellbeing.

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