Arizona Bioscience News: GT Medical Technologies’ venture deal; AI in medical research, New Buckeye hospital

December 21, 2023

By Jessica Vaile

Phoenix’s biggest venture capital deals of 2023 bucked national trends / Phoenix Business Journal (AZ Inno)

Tempe-based GT Medical Technologies Inc. raised $45 million in March to expand its technology to treat patients with operable brain tumors—one of the largest venture capital funding deals in Arizona in 2023.

Here’s how artificial intelligence is revolutionizing medical research / AZ Big Media

Researchers at Arizona State University’s School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering are using artificial intelligence to sort through decades of medical data to identify treatments for neurological disorders, learn how cancer cells replicate so they can be conquered and find solutions to keep older adults safe from life-threatening falls.

Site prep underway for new Abrazo Health medical campus in Buckeye / KTAR

Site prep has begun for the new Abrazo Health medical campus in Buckeye—a 27-acre site which will feature medical offices, ambulatory services, and an acute care hospital including a three-story, 60,000-square-foot building.

Arizona COVID-19 deaths were way down, heat-related deaths spiked in 2023 / KJZZ

Will Humble, executive director of the Arizona Public Health Association, looks at the 15 leading causes of death in Arizona between January and September 2023, which shows heat-related deaths have passed COVID-caused deaths.

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