Arizona Bioscience News: UA Cancer Center’s $8.6M grant; HonorHealth Neuroscience Institute breaks ground; GCOI awards

October 31, 2019

By Matt Ellsworth

$8.6 million grant to help UA Cancer Center lead clinical trial network / Arizona Daily Star

The University of Arizona Cancer Center in Tucson has received an $8.6 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to perform early-phase clinical trials for cancer prevention.

HonorHealth breaks ground on $44M Neuroscience Institute / AZ Big Media

Construction has begun on the $44 million HonorHealth Neuroscience Institute, expected to open in the spring of 2021 in Scottsdale, which will provide patients with a centralized hub for spine and neuro-related conditions.

Scottsdale bioscience firm expects revenue boost from new Medicare authorization / Phoenix Business Journal

BioLab Sciences Inc. is boosting its 2019 revenue expectations because the regenerative biotech company has received billing approval from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for its wound-care product, MyOwn Skin.

See the science and tech winners at 16th annual Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards / Phoenix Business Journal

The Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority recognized leaders in science and technology at the 16th annual Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards in Phoenix for advancing the state’s business and technology ecosystem.

Phoenix hospital set to close in November / Phoenix Business Journal

St. Luke’s Medical Center, a fixture of Phoenix health care for 100 years, will shutter its doors next month as the number of patients continued to decline.

Community thanks from Moonshot at NACET / Arizona Daily Sun (Op-ed)

The first Moonshot Entrepreneur Awards and the premier of the documentary series, which features numerous Flagstaff-area startups in its initial episodes, are promoting entrepreneurship in northern Arizona.

Nonprofit academy has fueled science education in the Southwest for 60+ years / Chamber Business News

The Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science hosted its annual conference in Yuma for the first time, and invited students from the Universidad Autónoma in Baja California, Mexico, to join Arizona and Nevada professors, researchers, scientists and students.

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