Texas firm opens $45M liquid biopsy laboratory in Phoenix, hiring hundreds / Phoenix Business Journal
Caris Life Sciences is opening a $45 million, 34,000-square-foot liquid biopsy laboratory in Phoenix, where the Texas-based molecular science company plans to fill hundreds of bioscience jobs over the next several months.
Banner Health breaks ground on $54 million sports medicine center in Scottsdale / KTAR
Banner Health broke ground on a $54 million, 80,000-square-foot sports medicine center in Scottsdale that will provide services and specialists for athletes of all levels from youth to professionals.
Scottsdale virtual care platform acquires Iowa firm in $4M deal / Phoenix Business Journal/AZ Inno
Clever Health, a smart virtual care and prescription management platform, closed on the acquisition of Benjamin, a claims integration and medication therapy management company, in a stock deal valued at around $4 million.
Biomimicry builds on ‘nature’s genius.’ Arizona scientists use it to design the future / Arizona Republic
With applications ranging from medicine to space robots, biomimicry is behind inventions that range from the simple or elegant to the futuristic or sci-fi.
COVID-19 was again the leading cause of death in Arizona / KJZZ
COVID-19 was the leading cause of death in Arizona in 2021 and throughout the pandemic, while it was the third leading cause of death last year in the U.S. Read more: COVID-19 hospitalizations, cases remain low in Arizona
ASU research leads to better test tech innovations / Phoenix Business Journal/AZ Inno (Op-ed)
Arizona State University researchers are developing innovative testing devices that will be available commercially and applicable not only for COVID-19, but for other infectious diseases as well.
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