Arizona Bioscience News: Flagstaff hospital approved; EvolvedMD raises $14M; UArizona grant for MRI

June 15, 2023

By Jessica Vaile

Flagstaff City Council approves construction of new hospital / Arizona Republic

The first phase of Northern Arizona Healthcare’s proposed Health and Wellness Village, including construction of a new 700,000-square-foot hospital, an ambulatory care center and other medical offices north of Fort Tuthill County Park, can move forward after the Flagstaff City Council approved multiple aspects of the project.

University of Arizona awarded $2 million High-End Instrumentation grant / KVOA

The University of Arizona was recently awarded a $2 million High-End Instrumentation grant to help purchase an advanced MRI instrument for studying the human brain that can produce clearer and more comprehensive images with greater speed.

Scottsdale-based EvolvedMD raises $14 million to expand workforce, footprint / Phoenix Business Journal (AZ Inno)

EvolvedMD, a Scottsdale-based behavioral health company that integrates behavioral health services in primary care practices, raised $14 million in a series A round to expand its workforce and clinical care delivery footprint.

4 cases of West Nile virus reported in the Valley. What to expect this summer / KJZZ

The Arizona health department has reported four cases of West Nile virus so far this year. A University of Arizona professor talks about what may lie ahead.

Tucson biotech firm HTG files for bankruptcy protection / Arizona Daily Star

Tucson-based biotech firm HTG Molecular Diagnostics has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, with plans to exit that business to focus on its own development of new drugs to treat cancer and other diseases, according to bankruptcy filings.

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