Arizona Bioscience News: UA receives $11M federal grant; Phoenix Biomedical Campus continues growth; Paradigm cancer test supported

July 21, 2016

By brianpowell


About the RoadmapWhat’s next for the 15-year-old Phoenix Biomedical Campus / Phoenix Business Journal

The Phoenix Biomedical Campus has grown to 1.6 million square feet on 28 acres since its inception 15 years ago — and there is even more construction planned for the downtown Phoenix campus.

Don’t take Keim labs in Flagstaff for granted / Arizona Daily Sun (Opinion)

Paul Keim, one of the world’s leading pathogen investigators and director of TGen North and Northern Arizona University’s Center for Microbial Genetics and Genomics, doesn’t shy away from taking on research that can make an immediate difference in how medicine is practiced and how people live their daily lives.

PwC: Arizona has big 2nd quarter in venture capital deals / Phoenix Business Journal

PriceWaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association reported new venture capital activity for the second quarter in Arizona.

UA awarded $11M to study lung disorders / Arizona Daily Star

The University of Arizona was awarded an $11.4 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to help predict which critically ill patients will develop lung disorders and how to remedy them.

Tucson assisted-living elders help teach future professionals / Arizona Daily Star

St. Luke’s Home in Tucson is the official academic assisted-living center of University of Arizona Health Sciences where students hold primary care and screening clinics, while the residents at St. Luke’s teach aspiring medical professionals and other UA students about what it’s like to age — both physically and emotionally.

Clinical utility of Paradigm’s cancer sequencing test supported in Indiana University study / GenomeWeb

Paradigm, a spinoff of International Genomics Consortium, had its cancer sequencing test, which detects cancer-associated alterations in DNA and also analyzes mRNA and protein expression, supported in a recent study.

Aging in Arizona / Arizona Science Desk

This five-part series explores what researchers are learning about the aging brain, the risks of developing dementia, and the latest treatments for it.

UA College of Medicine-Phoenix White Coat Ceremony / Arizona Republic

Eighty-three medical students donned their white coats for the first time, symbolizing their entry to the medical profession, during the 10th annual White Coat Ceremony held by the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix.