Arizona Bioscience News: New UArizona center targets immunotherapies; Mayo Clinic breaks ground on new building; SARSEF holds 67th annual fair

April 7, 2022

By brianpowell

UArizona selects downtown Phoenix for research center targeting immunotherapies / Phoenix Business Journal (AZ Inno)

University of Arizona has selected the Phoenix Bioscience Core for the new Center for Advanced Molecular and Immunological Therapies, or CAMI, that will develop treatments to stimulate or suppress the immune system to fight disease.

Our Bioscience Economy: How this sector is transforming who we are / Greater Phoenix In Business

Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap spawned the bringing together of the many disparate institutions across sectors, across companies, from government to academia to industry to advance the biosciences and the state’s economy.

Mayo Clinic breaks ground on $135M project on north Phoenix campus / Phoenix Business Journal

Mayo Clinic has broken ground on its 150,000-square-foot Integrated Education and Research Building, next to Arizona State University’s Health Future’s Center, as part of its $748 million expansion to double its north Phoenix campus.

Students win awards at Southern Arizona science fair / Arizona Daily Star

Students received more than $100,000 in awards and scholarships as the Southern Arizona Research, Science and Engineering Foundation (SARSEF) held its 67th annual Regional Science and Engineering Fair showcasing the work of more than 6,550 students from more than 120 K-12 schools.

Will Arizonans need to start paying for COVID-19 vaccines and tests? Here’s what we know / Arizona Republic

A lapse in federal funding means some health care providers in Arizona are trying to figure out how to continue offering free COVID-19 testing and vaccines.

COVID in 2022: ASU lab processes COVID tests across Arizona, including Flagstaff / Arizona Daily Sun

The Fieldhouse site at Northern Arizona University offers COVID-19 testing by appointment on a daily basis, which is processed by Arizona State University’s Biodesign clinical testing laboratory that continues to process between 1,000 and 2,500 tests each day.

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