Medical, innovation campus with mix of uses proposed for growing city in Pinal County / Phoenix Business Journal
A 1.6 million-square-foot, $762 million medical and innovation campus proposed for the city of Maricopa would include a life sciences center and sports science academy along with other uses on about 30 acres.
After a two-year process, a panel of experts led by Banner Alzheimer’s Institute has issued recommendations to accelerate recruitment for Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials.
COVID-19 weekly update: Cases increase by 8,505, with 65 new known deaths / Arizona Republic
Reported COVID-19 cases in Arizona declined by 30% last week to 8,505 and there were 65 new known deaths, while the percentage of tests returning positive for the virus dropped as well.
Arizona researchers discuss the factors that can limit our sleep and health, including the human body favoring sleeping at 60-68 degrees, wildfires and high ozone days that can make breathing more difficult, and even the amount of sleep a person gets the night before a vaccine.
New UArizona center to support Native American entrepreneurs / Indian Gaming
The University of Arizona has received a five-year, $500,000 matching federal grant to establish a new center—Native FORGE—to support economic growth in tribal communities in Arizona.
Tucson-based Accelerate Diagnostics to raise $35M in stock offering / Phoenix Business Journal
Accelerate Diagnostics of Tucson, which makes test kits for hospitals and labs to detect the pathogen primarily responsible for sepsis, plans to launch a new public offering of company stock to help bring its products to the commercial market.
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