Arizona Bioscience News: Connect Labs workspace opens; New ventures for entrepreneurs; Psilocybin research

January 27, 2023

By Jessica Vaile

Life sciences startups find new home in downtown Phoenix Bioscience Core / Phoenix Business Journal (AZ Inno)

Phoenix-area life sciences companies have a new shared workspace to conduct research and develop products at Connect Labs by Wexford on the fifth floor of the 850 PBC building in the Phoenix Bioscience Core. Read moreLab offers shared workspace for growing biotech sector

Former Bayless Integrated Healthcare CEO launches new Arizona ventures aimed at entrepreneurs / Phoenix Business Journal (AZ Inno)

Justin Bayless is renovating his Bayless Integrated Healthcare clinic to pave the way for two of his new ventures—Ten Figures and Journey Venture Studio—aimed at helping entrepreneurs succeed.

Sense Neuro adds second office in Phoenix after landing Mayo Clinic agreement / Cincy Inno

Sense Neuro Diagnostics of Cincinnati, a MedTech startup developing non-invasive brain scanners to detect stroke and brain hemorrhage, recently entered into a “know-how” license agreement with the Mayo Clinic and opened an office at the MedTech Accelerator in Tempe.  

Psilocybin mushrooms could be a game changer—especially for Arizona veterans / KJZZ 

A bipartisan bill making its way through the Arizona Legislature aims to fund research into the benefits of psilocybin, otherwise known as magic mushrooms.

U of A study links sleep behavior with suicide risk in college students / KNAU

A study out of the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine has identified a link between sleep problems and suicidal thoughts and behaviors.

Calling all startups! Inno Madness bracket competition accepting nominations / Phoenix Business Journal (AZ Inno)

AZ Inno is now accepting nominations for Inno Madness 2023, the second-annual bracket competition designed to generate awareness of the people and companies driving Arizona’s startup ecosystem forward.

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