Vascular, Endovascular and Podiatric Research and Innovation

The Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery is committed to not only bringing the most up-to-date care to our patients, but also to pioneering new techniques and technologies to advance available treatment options.

The Weinkauf Lab

The Weinkauf Lab, led by Associate Professor of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Craig Weinkauf, MD, focuses on translational science to better understand and treat patients with cardiovascular disease.

One of the key areas of focus in on cardiovascular brain health, using longitudinal clinical studies and a wide array of advanced brain imaging, blood flow imaging and neurocognitive testing to quantify the relationship between carotid artery stenosis and brain structure and function.

Researcher looking at brain imaging scan in the Weinkauf Lab

Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA)

Man and woman having a picnic

The Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) is a collaborative clinical and research alliance dedicated to advancing care of the diabetic foot and preventing amputations in North America and worldwide.