Arizona Bioscience News: C-Path leads TB consortium; TGen to study CTE in living; AZ med-tech sector advances Roadmap

June 29, 2017

By Matt Ellsworth

Summer camp gives aspiring veterinarians hands-on experience / Cronkite News

Teenagers attending Arizona Humane Society’s Victory Vets Camp learn what it takes to be a veterinarian by watching live surgeries, dissecting animal organs, meeting exotic animals and learning triage from animal EMTs.

Arizona’s MedTech sector makes big impact on Bioscience Roadmap / AZ Big Media (Op-ed)

Arizona’s medical-technology sector has been a driving force in advancing the goals of Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap, toward Arizona building a globally competitive bioscience sector, and making the state a national leader in select areas of the biosciences by 2025.

New study by Arizona’s TGen will attempt to detect CTE through biomarkers in living / Arizona Republic

The Translational Genomics Research Institute, working with Aethlon Medical of San Diego, is planning a study of former National Football League players to learn whether biomarkers indicating CTE can be found in the blood, urine, or saliva of the living.

Consortium builds tuberculosis genome database in move toward NGS-based diagnostics / GenomeWeb

The Tucson-based Critical Path Institute and its Critical Path to TB Drug Regimens project are leading a new consortium that will use genome sequencing to catalogue tuberculosis variants and assess their level of drug resistance.