Arizona scientists are researching stem cells, part of an emerging field of regenerative medicine that focuses on repairing the body by regrowing lost or damaged tissue, with an eye toward clinical use and Food and Drug Administration approval for treatments. Read more: Hundreds of stem cell clinics offer unapproved, unregulated treatments in Arizona; Thousands of dollars later, some Arizona stem cell patients never got better
The University of Arizona Health Sciences Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center has received a $15.3 million grant to study Hispanic children’s susceptibility to asthma in Tucson, compared to Nogales, Sonora, where it is much less prevalent.
Translational Genomics Research Institute has found the more transmissible COVID-19 variant B.1.617.2, also known as the Delta variant, present in virus samples from Arizona. Read more: Should you be worried now that Delta variant is in Arizona?
St. Vincent de Paul and Creighton University’s School of Medicine-Phoenix Campus will use $10 million from the Virginia Piper Charitable Trust to improve health-care access to Arizonans most in need while also growing skilled medical professionals.
Two years after Arizona State University’s Rolf Halden began work with the city of Tempe to track opioid use with wastewater-based epidemiology, he applied the technology to SARS-CoV-2—becoming a vital provider of actionable infection data for the town of Guadalupe.
Dallas company’s third Valley ‘micro’ hospital expected to open soon / Phoenix Business Journal
Tenet Healthcare Corp. of Dallas—which operates the Abrazo Health system in Arizona—has completed construction on Abrazo Cave Creek Hospital, its third “micro” hospital in metro Phoenix, set to open in mid-2021.
Cruz Rivera begins presidency at Northern Arizona University / Arizona Daily Sun
José Luis Cruz Rivera replaced Rita Cheng as president of Northern Arizona University this week and announced several new appointments for interim positions across the university.
We all win with extension of investment program / Arizona Capitol Times (Op-ed)
Steven Zylstra, president and CEO of Arizona Technology Council, writes that the angel investor tax credit program has helped to incentivize investment in early-stage companies and tech startups in Arizona, but the good news is close to coming to a grinding halt.
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