News and Updates

Arizona Bioscience News: UA NSF Grant; Ilume Innovation Center; TruLite Health expands; Elder Rehab

September 07, 2023

$30 million in NSF funding coming to UArizona for new science innovation center / KGUN The University of Arizona will use a new $30 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create the New Frontiers of Sound Science and…

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Arizona Bioscience News: Funding for Reglagene; Art and science; Crucible at Forge accelerator

August 31, 2023

Cancer-drug startup Reglagene wins major backing / Arizona Daily Star Tucson-based startup Reglagene Inc. has won a major investment from a California angel investor group to advance toward clinical studies of new treatments for brain cancers and neurological disorders based…

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Dr. Jeff Weiss: A love of art and medicine

August 25, 2023

By Julie AndersonFlinn Foundation During his time as a pediatrician, amid countless medical conferences and meetings, Dr. Jeff Weiss began creating detailed artistic designs to pass the time in-between lectures. Soon enough, Weiss was giving away his doodles to interested…

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Arizona Bioscience News: Barrow’s new lab space; GPEC, Taiwan partnership; UArizona veterinary graduates

August 24, 2023

Barrow Neurological Institute to lease laboratory space at Park Central bioscience hub / Phoenix Business Journal Barrow Neurological Institute is planning a 10,000-square-foot dry laboratory called the Barrow Neuro Analytics Center at Park Central—the city of Phoenix’s third bioscience research…

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Arizona Bioscience News: UArizona Cancer Center grant; Journey Venture Studio entrepreneurs; New HonorHealth hospital

August 17, 2023

University of Arizona Cancer Center gets $1.5 million grant for new training program / KJZZ Researchers at the University of Arizona Cancer Center recently received a $1.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to fund the 10-week STEP-UP program,…

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Flinn Foundation Vice President, Bioscience Research Programs Mary O'Reilly

Flinn translational research seed grants advancing Arizona’s bioscience goals

August 10, 2023

By Mary O’Reilly, Ph.D.Flinn Foundation The Flinn Foundation Seed Grants to Promote Translational Research Program has aimed since its inception a decade ago to bridge the gap between Arizona’s academic researchers and clinicians and enable them to work together to…

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Arizona Bioscience News: Wearable tech; Alzheimer’s funding; Small business grant

August 10, 2023

5 wearable tech projects from Arizona successfully brought to market / AZ Big Media The Partnership for Economic Innovation, a collective of business and community leaders, announced that five of its Phoenix-based WearTech Applied Research Center’s 2022 cohort projects have…

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