Arizona Bioscience News: Jacqueline Chadwick to direct Creighton-run GME program; ASU plans new science buildings; Xtest to launch blood-testing service

August 16, 2018

By Matt Ellsworth

Biotech startup tests your blood in comfort of your home / Phoenix Business Journal

Xtest Inc., founded in 2015, will emerge later this year with a mobile medical service for patients to get blood tests at their own home or work using its blood-testing device.

Creighton-run medical training program in Phoenix hires first executive director Phoenix Business Journal

Dr. Jacqueline Chadwick has been named founding executive director of the Creighton University-Arizona Health Education Alliance, which was launched last year and is training 325 graduate medical education residents in an effort to retain more physicians in Arizona.

UA breaks commercialization records again / AZ Big Media

The University of Arizona’s Tech Launch Arizona has once again met or surpassed performance expectations for its key annual measures in technology commercialization during the 2018 fiscal year, including 16 new startups, 112 licenses, 352 patents filed, and 275 invention disclosures.

Phoenix-area brain disease study gets underway /

The Translational Genomics Research Institute is seeking participants for its study of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE, caused by repeated head trauma, with a goal of being able to determine who is at risk for the disease.

How much more will ASU build in the next three years?/ State Press

Arizona State University’s three priority projects for 2019, at a cost of about $218 million, includes the new Interdisciplinary Science & Technology Building on the Tempe campus while plans for 2020 and 2021 include a biomedical laboratory building in downtown Phoenix.