Barrow Neurological Institute, an internationally renowned leader in the treatment of brain and spinal disorders, has been awarded $10 million by the Office of the Arizona Governor through the American Rescue Plan Act to study the effects of COVID-19 on Alzheimer’s.
Emagine Solutions Technology lands $1M grant from National Science Foundation / Phoenix Business Journal (AZ Inno)
Emagine Solutions Technology of Tucson was awarded a $1 million National Science Foundation grant to further develop its artificial intelligence models and integrate into Epic, one of the largest electronic health record systems in the nation, and improve upon its Journey Pregnancy app.
Arizona State University plans to start a new medical school in Phoenix, and Banner Health and the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix are expanding their residency programs. A new group called the Healthy Arizona Workforce Coalition is also trying to get more providers into the state’s system.
An Arizona State University researcher cites evidence showing heat waves increase suicides, heart attacks, drug-overdose deaths and hospitalizations for dementia and can make people with underlying health conditions such as diabetes, asthma, and heart disease more vulnerable to heat illness, to exacerbated health problems, and to death.
Arizona teachers participated in a six-week University of Arizona summer program, Research Experiences for Teachers Sites in Biological Science, or BIORETS, which supports and finances biological research experiences for K-12 teachers, often pairing them with scientists to work on a site or project.
The University of Arizona BIO5 Institute’s KEYS Research Internship, which provided the opportunity for 56 high-school students to work alongside top scientists over the summer, culminated with the annual research showcase. Read more: STEM camp empowers teen girls
August 17: AZBio Fall Reception at C-Path
September 11: Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium Scientific Conference