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20 years of TGen: Using genomics for medical benefit

The Flinn Foundation in 2002 launched Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap, which has guided the state’s growth in the biosciences over the past two decades. The Translational Genomics Research Institute, or TGen, began that same year in downtown Phoenix and quicky established itself as a leader in translational research and precision medicine—and an anchor of Arizona’s new […]

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NAU researcher, HonorHealth physician join Flinn Foundation board of directors

A leading Northern Arizona University researcher and a Scottsdale pulmonologist who serves in HonorHealth leadership have been elected to the Flinn Foundation board of directors. The election of Julie Baldwin, Ph.D., Regents Professor of health sciences and the founding director of NAU’s Center for Health Equity Research, and Dr. Alpa Shah, a physician who serves […]

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Civic Leadership

Arizona Center for Civic Leadership chooses statewide leaders for Flinn-Brown Fellowship

The Arizona Center for Civic Leadership at the Flinn Foundation has selected the 2022 Flinn-Brown Fellows, 27 leaders who will participate in Arizona’s most prestigious leadership program on state policy and politics. Members of the 14th cohort of Flinn-Brown Fellows, bringing together diverse political perspectives, experience, and policy interests, currently serve in the private and […]

Flinn Scholars

Top Arizona students chosen for state’s most competitive and prestigious scholarship

Twenty Flinn Scholars to attend an Arizona university The 2022 Flinn Scholarship, which provides a full ride for college at one of Arizona’s public universities, has been awarded to 20 of Arizona’s highest-achieving students. The Flinn Scholars Program, supported by the Phoenix-based Flinn Foundation in partnership with Arizona’s three state universities, covers the cost of […]