Arizona Bioscience News: ASU med school coming downtown; Mayo Clinic expansion approved; Apply for Journey Venture Studio

October 19, 2023

By Jessica Vaile

ASU medical school to be built in downtown Phoenix / KTAR

Arizona State University has announced its headquarters for health, including a new medical school and public health technology school, will be built in downtown Phoenix. Read more: New ASU medical school will be located in downtown Phoenix

Phoenix City Council OKs General Plan amendment to allow Mayo Clinic expansion near Desert Ridge / Arizona Digital Free Press

The Phoenix City Council is paving the way for the next chapter of bioscience expansion on what was previously state trust land with the approval of amendments for Mayo Clinic’s Discovery Oasis biotech corridor near Desert Ridge. 

The Journey Venture Studio accepting applications for second founder-in-residence cohort / Phoenix Business Journal (AZ Inno)

Journey Venture Studio, a nonprofit that supports founders launching health care-related companies, opened applications this week for the second cohort of its eight-month residence program.

Valleywise opens behavioral health hub in Mesa for young people / KJZZ

A new Valleywise behavioral health hub for young people just diagnosed with psychosis is open in Mesa with space for about 90 short-term patients.

My View: Northern Arizona University, ABOR go all-in to alleviate medical professionals’ shortage / Phoenix Business Journal (Op-ed)

Northern Arizona University President José Luis Cruz Rivera and Arizona Board of Regents Chairman Fred DuVal write that NAU’s College of Medicine will be teaching-focused and build on existing NAU priorities around health equity, population health and behavioral health to train dedicated, resilient primary care MDs equipped to work in the environments where they are critically needed.

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