Arizona Bioscience News: UArizona, ASU move up in research rankings; Barrow breaks ground on new building; Arizona Forge to play key role in startups

November 21, 2019

By Matt Ellsworth

UA ranked No. 20 in research funding among US public institutions / Arizona Daily Star

The University of Arizona is among the top 20 public research institutions in the United States based on data released by the National Science Foundation, while Arizona State University was ranked No. 24 among all public institutions.

ASU, Banner team creates gel to measure radiation exposure during treatment / KJZZ

Arizona State University has partnered with the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert to develop a dosimeter which can help ensure radiation goes only where it’s needed and in the proper doses.

Barrow Neurological Institute breaks ground on Phoenix research facility / KTAR

The Barrow Neuroplex will be a 130,050-square-foot, five-story building adjacent to Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix that will help Barrow Neurological Institute further research and medical innovation.

UA’s Arizona Forge set to become crucible for Tucson startups / Arizona Daily Star

The University of Arizona’s Arizona Forge, which will open in February at the historic Roy Place Building in downtown Tucson, will serve as a nexus between UA students and faculty, startup founders and corporate innovators, fronted by the nonprofit entrepreneurship group Startup Tucson.

Senior executive named for new Creighton Medical School in Phoenix / Phoenix Business Journal

Catherine Todero has been named vice provost of Health Sciences Campuses for Creighton University and will oversee health science academic programs and facilities at its new Phoenix medical school campus now under construction as well as at its existing main campus in Nebraska.

Valley hospital using 3D technology to show cancer patients how their treatment will work / Fox 10

The Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert is using 3D technology to help cancer patients understand how their treatment will work, before it even starts.

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