Arizona Bioscience News: Bioscience impact; Bayless Integrated Healthcare; Flu cases rise

November 9, 2023

By Jessica Vaile

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Tucson’s biotech industry seeks out the big ideas / Inside Tucson Business

From innovation and commercialization at the University of Arizona to the support of emerging startups by the Flinn Foundation and Arizona Bioindustry Association, Tucson enjoys a flourishing, diverse bioscience industry that continues to grow.

University of Arizona receives $13.1 million grant to research revitalizing elderly immune systems / KTAR

University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers received a $13.1 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to continue studies aimed at rejuvenating the immune system of older people in order to improve health throughout the lifespan.

By the numbers: Downtown Phoenix generated $21.2 billion in 2022, study says / KJZZ

The University of Arizona’s planned national research hub, the Center for Advanced Molecular and Immunological Therapies, is estimated to create at least 7,500 bioscience-related jobs within 10 years and contribute to downtown Phoenix’s economic impact.

Justin Bayless preps for return to health care sector as noncompete agreement end nears / Phoenix Business Journal (AZ Inno)

Justin Bayless is in the midst of a $2 million renovation of an 11,000-square-foot building in central Phoenix, which originally served as Bayless Integrated Healthcare’s first clinic, with plans to relaunch Bayless Integrated Healthcare in January.

Flu cases on the rise across Arizona; 44% increase over last year / KJZZ

Arizona’s health department reported last week more than 600 seasonal flu cases have hit the state, a 44% increase over last year and more than two and a half times that of a typical flu season.

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