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Arizona Bioscience News: GPEC’s federal grant; $6M for Planatome; Tucson’s Ancerix

October 26, 2023

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council, as part of a consortium of 25 public, private and academic partners focused on increasing medical device manufacturing in the region, has been awarded a federal planning grant to further its strategic work.


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Arizona Bioscience News: ASU med school coming downtown; Mayo Clinic expansion approved; Apply for Journey Venture Studio

October 19, 2023

Arizona State University has announced its headquarters for health, including a new medical school and public health technology school, will be built in downtown Phoenix. 


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Arizona Bioscience News: NIH awards Barrow $16.7M; Oct. 16 forum on Flagstaff hospital; AI startups pursue Alzheimer’s detection

October 12, 2023

Barrow Neurological Institute has received $16.7 million from the National Institutes of Health, its largest grant ever from that agency, to help coordinate a national consortium to study Lou Gehrig’s disease.


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Arizona Bioscience News: NAU medical school; Exact Sciences expansion; Innovation Challenge semifinalists

October 05, 2023

Northern Arizona University announced it would be starting a new health initiative, NAU Health, that includes the creation of a new college of medicine and a plan to double its number of health-field graduates by 2030.


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Arizona Bioscience News: AZBio Awards; Predicting brain health; Arizona WearTech Center grant

September 28, 2023

Here are the winners of the 2023 AZBio Awards / AZ Big Media As part of Arizona Bioscience Week, the Arizona Bioindustry Association held its annual awards Wednesday at the Phoenix Convention Center, honoring the most innovative bioscience leaders and…


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Flinn’s Brad Halvorsen named 2023 Arizona Bioscience Leader of the Year

September 21, 2023

When Brad Halvorsen first set foot in the Flinn Foundation offices, Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap did not exist. The iconic Flinn building along Central Avenue near downtown Phoenix was a decade away from construction. The Flinn Scholarship was in its infancy. …


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Arizona Bioscience News: New Wexford building; Bioscience construction boom; ASU innovation hub

September 21, 2023

New $100 million downtown Phoenix bioscience building in the works / Phoenix Business Journal Wexford Science & Technology LLC is moving ahead on a new $100 million bioscience building in downtown Phoenix next door to an identical tower that’s now…


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