Arizona Bioscience News: New College of Health Sciences; Wearable technology; SARSEF summer camp

June 22, 2023

By Jessica Vaile

University of Arizona to offer physician assistant, physical therapy degrees in new college / Arizona Republic

The University of Arizona will form the College of Health Sciences to house a variety of graduate-level programs centered on Arizona’s health care workforce needs, including physician assistant and physical therapy curriculums and clinical translation sciences, a research-based field. Read more: Arizona Board of Regents approves new College of Health Sciences at University of Arizona

Phoenix metro growing quickly as hub for life sciences researchers, CBRE report finds / Phoenix Business Journal (AZ Inno)

A new report shows that the Phoenix metro area is the center of an emerging cluster of life-sciences research talent and has attracted impressive levels of funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Phoenix’s WearTech Applied Research Center helping companies commercialize new wearable technology / Phoenix Business Journal (AZ Inno)

Five companies in Phoenix’s WearTech Applied Research Center’s second cohort, which have been conducting lab research and testing products that advance health care, are launching their wearable technologies on the market faster than anticipated.

FMC’s future: NAH continues developing plans for new hospital / Arizona Daily Sun

If the Northern Arizona Healthcare project continues on its current timeline, the first stage of work on its new Flagstaff campus next to Fort Tuthill County Park will begin in February. From there, it’s expected to take nearly four years to build the new hospital.

Blazing a Disruptive Trail / Phoenix Business Journal (AZ Inno)

The winners of the second annual AZ Inno Fire Awards, which recognizes the state’s fastest-growing, most innovative and impactful startups and their founders, include Health care/Biotech category winner Delta Development Team of Tucson.

UA Tech Park hosts summer camp for kids to work alongside startups / KGUN

The Southern Arizona Research, Science, and Engineering Foundation (SARSEF) is offering a free summer camp at UA Tech Park to enable kids to be innovators and problem-solvers alongside some of the tech park’s startups.

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