Two associate professors at Arizona State University are leading the exploration of sex-targeted drug delivery for traumatic brain injury. The five-year, $2.5-million project funded by the NIH will improve the understandings of sex differences in traumatic brain injury to help design nanoparticle delivery systems for more effective treatments.
As robotics technology advances, robots will help with a variety of tasks, even supporting people to navigate the challenges of aging. One Arizona State University project aims to develop robots to assist older adults with dementia and their caregivers. The work is supported by the Zimin Foundation as one of four proposals selected for funding within the Zimin Institute for Smart and Sustainable Cities at ASU. This partnership aids research projects that facilitate the integration of smart-city technology, specifically concerning infrastructure, transportation, resource efficiency, health, security and more.
No doubt everyone has learned unforeseen lessons as the world begins to exit the pandemic. And that’s precisely what makes the time right for the Arizona Technology Council’s 2021 MedTech Conference. The conference also offers a bonus: It marks the return of the Council’s trademark in-person events and the accompanying networking. Check out the preview of the Council’s 2021 MedTech Conference.
It’s amazing what happens when you set a goal. At the turn of the century, Arizona was still largely about the five Cs. Now, the Grand Canyon state is quickly gaining a reputation as a world-class technology hub. Arizona is now home to big-name bioscience organizations, and many health care institutions are pioneering the future of life sciences in treatment and research. If that isn’t enough, the state’s universities are also making breathtaking advancements and shaping the future of the industry.
Life365, a leading virtual care platform provider, announced its partnership with EAT FIT GO Wellness. Life365 continues to build out its Virtual Care, tech-enabled healthcare platform, intended to provide a simpler solution for insurance companies, health systems (Hospital@Home), payors, senior aging services, wellness programs, clinical trials and large self-insured employers. The platform is designed to provide variety of solutions that are personalized for an individual coming from a commonly integrated platform to provide a “whole person solution” and not delivering one off individual products.