Arizona Bioscience News: MindCrowd 2.0; Flagstaff Medical Center expansion; Autism housing study

July 29, 2022

By Jessica Vaile

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TGen launches MindCrowd 2.0 Frontdoors

MindCrowd, a unique online research project by the Translational Genomics Research Institute aimed at finding the factors that affect the brain’s functioning as we age, has added new tests and smartphone access in its next push toward its goal of one million participants.

State leaders say Arizona will emerge as a leading science and technology center thanks to Chips bill Phoenix Business Journal

Arizona is one of a handful of states that is poised to significantly benefit from the Chips and Science Act, which contains billions in government incentives for semiconductor manufacturing and research and could help the state emerge as a science and technology hub.

Flagstaff Medical Center campus plans under city review; physician shares perspective / Arizona Daily Sun

Northern Arizona Healthcare’s plans for a new, larger Flagstaff Medical Center campus along Interstate 17, first announced last spring, is currently under review by the city of Flagstaff.

A month into rollout, less than 3% of AZ babies and toddlers have had COVID vaccines KJZZ

A month after COVID-19 vaccines became available for kids under the age of 5, fewer than 11,000 of Arizona’s youngest children, or less than 3%, have had a shot, according to the state health department.

‘Where will my loved one live?’ Metro Phoenix autism study to take on housing shortageArizona Republic 

A new study will collect market data, identify barriers, and explore how public, private and nonprofit groups can work together to create housing for adults with autism and other neuro diversities.

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