Arizona Bioscience News: $50M wellness campus; Phoenix-area CEO Network; COVID-19 cases drop

December 22, 2022

By Jessica Vaile

Nonprofit health system breaks ground on $50M Scottsdale wellness campus / Phoenix Business Journal

HonorHealth has broken ground on a $50 million wellness campus in Scottsdale featuring a 100,000-square-foot ambulatory building plus sports medicine, primary care, imaging, and other services.

Arizona Technology Council to launch CEO network in January / Phoenix Business Journal

The Arizona Technology Council is launching a CEO network for Phoenix-area leaders of technology companies to collaborate, navigate industry challenges and celebrate achievements.

University of Arizona startup incubator to launch in Sierra Vista / Arizona Daily Star

Science and technology startup ventures in the Sierra Vista area can win help in launching and growing their companies from the UA Center for Innovation, the University of Arizona’s business incubator.

‘Certain communities were just hit extra hard’: COVID-19’s lethal effects upended Arizona life / Arizona Republic

COVID-19 was the third-leading cause of death in 2020 and 2021 behind heart disease and cancer, Arizona data shows, but some health experts say that isn’t telling the full story of its lethal effects.

Arizona reports lowest number of COVID-19 cases in 5 weeks / KJZZ

The Arizona Department of Health Services added 8,281 COVID-19 cases in this week’s update—the lowest count in five weeks, prompting a downgrade in the COVID-19 community levels for much of the state.

What a mild recession could mean for small biotechs in 2023 / Pharmaceutical Technology

A predicted mild U.S. recession may spell difficulty in funding but could push small and mid-sized biotech firms to innovate.

Local Opinion: Inspiring students to pursue STEM careers / Arizona Daily Star (Op-ed)

Ty White, the 2023 Arizona Teacher of the Year and a high-school chemistry teacher in rural Arizona, writes that inspiring students to learn and engage in STEM teaches them to critically analyze and solve challenging problems while prepping them for higher education and careers.

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