News and Updates

Arizona Bioscience News: Northern Arizona Healthcare surgery center; 2024 STEMMY Awards; TSMC grants

March 14, 2024

Northern Arizona Healthcare announces new surgery center after referendum halts prior plans / Arizona Republic Northern Arizona Healthcare has announced plans for a new outpatient surgery center just east of Flagstaff Medical Center, including a complete interior remodel and a…

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Arizona Bioscience News: Arizona’s physician shortage; MyACTome acquired; Flagstaff STEMMY nominees

March 08, 2024

Arizona has a severe doctor shortage despite new medical schools. Here’s why / KJZZ Arizona’s universities have put a lot of money into opening and expanding medical schools in our state as we face an ongoing physician shortage. But Brittney Kaufmann,…

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Arizona Bioscience News: ASU patents in top 10; New GT Medical leader; MCCCD connecting bio startups

February 29, 2024

ASU patent count among the world’s top 10 in 2023, inventors group says / Phoenix Business Journal (AZ Inno) A National Academy of Inventors’ 2023 list shows Arizona State University was granted 170 patents last year—a jump from 160 in 2022—marking…

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Flinn Foundation names leadership of Arizona’s statewide bioscience committee

February 27, 2024

Higher education executive Heather Carter, UArizona biomedical engineer Jennifer Barton to serve as chair, vice chair Heather Carter and Jennifer Barton, accomplished Arizona leaders in the biosciences, higher education, and public policy, have been named chair and vice chair of…

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Arizona Bioscience News: UArizona leads NIH funding; SciTech Festival event; HonorHealth’s new therapy

February 22, 2024

UArizona researchers top others in the state with NIH funding / Phoenix Business Journal When it comes to funding from the National Institutes of Health for medical research, Arizona ranks 25th in the nation with $364 million in awards for the fiscal…

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Arizona Bioscience News: Biodesign Institute at 20; TGen’s valley fever discovery; Virtual reality in health care

February 15, 2024

Tempe-based GT Medical Technologies Inc. raised $45 million in March to expand its technology to treat patients with operable brain tumors—one of the largest venture capital funding deals in Arizona in 2023.

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Flinn Foundation adds two Phoenix business leaders to its board of directors

February 12, 2024

Arizona business leaders Chris Camacho and Adam Goodman—the heads of Greater Phoenix Economic Council and Goodmans, respectively—have been elected to the Flinn Foundation board of directors. Camacho, an advocate for the biosciences, other innovation industries, and the arts has served…

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