News and Updates

Biotech firm moves headquarters to Valley

September 13, 2005

Canadian drug-development company InNexus is moving its headquarters and research laboratories to Scottsdale. The Valley beat out Seattle, San Francisco, and San Diego in landing InNexus's headquarters. The move could result in up to 100 jobs for people in the…


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C-Path receives Flinn grant of $1.25 million

August 19, 2005

Tucson's Critical Path Institute (C-Path) has received a $1.25 million grant from the Flinn Foundation to support startup operations and scientific and educational programs over the next five years. The new institute, founded by the University of Arizona, U.S. Food…


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‘Cowboy spirit’ inspires C-Path director

August 19, 2005

Dr. Ray Woosley has generated a lot of excitement in Arizona with the founding of C-Path. The Tucson-based Critical Path Institute, which has received millions in community support, aims to turn Woosley's vision of revolutionizing the drug development process into…


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TGen interns present work at first annual symposium

August 17, 2005

The fifth floor of the TGen building buzzed with life one afternoon last month as 60 summer interns presented their research at TGen's first annual student symposium.


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UA researchers, consortium map rice plant genome

August 15, 2005

Researchers from the University of Arizona's Bio5 Institute and UA's plant sciences department are part of an international consortium that has successfully deciphered the complete genetic code of the rice plant.


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UMC’s artificial heart goes commercial

August 05, 2005

The CardioWest temporary artificial heart, developed by Tucson's University Medical Center, has been used commercially for the first time in the United States. The Cleveland Clinic implanted a CardioWest Temporary Total Artificial Heart about a week ago in a dying…


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Cities name Loop 101 tech corridor

August 05, 2005

Hoping to gain national recognition in the biosciences, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Chandler have teamed up to market a 30 mile stretch of research, technology, and manufacturing businesses along the Loop 101 freeway.


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