Congressman Greg Stanton (AZ-9) and Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) leaders gathered at the Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation (CEI) LabForce to announce the $1 million in federal Community Project Funding secured in a House Appropriations bill for bioscience program development at the Maricopa Community Colleges.
In this episode of TechFocus Member Spotlight, sit down with Matthew Likens, CEO of GT Medical Technologies, to learn more about the innovative GammaTile Therapy that’s been developed for patients with operable brain tumors.
University of Arizona Health Sciences has selected downtown Phoenix for a new health sciences center that will develop treatments to stimulate or suppress the immune system to fight disease. Plans call for building this new center on the Phoenix Bioscience Core on the southwest corner of Seventh and Fillmore streets near its medical school operations. The 293,000-square-foot structure will have 10 floors above ground and two floors below ground.
A regenerative treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, a respiratory-assist device to improve COPD patient care, a blood-based test for colorectal cancer, and a treatment to solve bad dog breath are some of the transformative advances of the 2022 Flinn Foundation Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program participants.
Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University officials have been talking about building a biotechnology corridor in north Phoenix since at least 2013, and the project is now closer to fruition. Mayo Clinic was the winning bidder in an Arizona State Land Department public auction, paying $139 million for a 228-acre parcel next to its Phoenix campus on Dec. 15.
The Phoenix metro topped the nation for growth in life sciences employment between 2019 and 2020, according to a new CBRE Group Inc. study, and that employment growth has fueled a need for specialized real estate space that can accommodate lab and research uses.
California-based The City of Hope, which has had an alliance with Phoenix-based Translational Genomics Research Institute for several years, is about to expand its Arizona presence even further. The nonprofit cancer research institute announced Wednesday that it is in talks to pay $390 million to acquire Boca Raton, Florida-based Cancer Treatment Centers of America, a network of oncology hospitals and outpatient care centers, including in metro Phoenix.
A nonprofit genomics research institute created an economic impact of $657.7 million in 2020, more than triple the $199.2 million in 2017, according to a new Tripp Umbach report. The Translational Genomics Research Institute, which was founded in 2002, currently employs 350 people.
The innovation awards and recognition for Arizona-based medical device company SaiOx, Inc. (pronounced SIGH-ox) have been coming fast and furious this fall 2021. The company was selected as 2021 Venture Madness Winner in the medical category by Invest Southwest in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority. Venture Madness is Arizona’s longest-running venture capital conference event.
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