Arizona Biosciences News

Jan 29, 2015

Banner Health-University of Arizona Health Network merger approved by Arizona Board of Regents

The Arizona Board of Regents unanimously approved Banner Health’s $1 billion-plus merger with the University of Arizona Health Network, paving the way for Banner’s acquisition of the network’s two-hospital system and a long-term academic partnership with the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

Mar, 05, 2015
Biozona Weekly: Banner merger; Valley fever vaccine; Lab-testing bill

Top bioscience news, Feb. 26-March 5, 2015: Banner merger to impact Tucson; Valley fever vaccine needs trial funding; Lab-testing bill pushed by Theranos at state legislature

Feb, 26, 2015
Biozona Weekly: Alzheimer’s mystery; STEM teachers; NSF visit

Top bioscience news, Feb. 11-23, 2015: Banner Alzheimer’s Institute studies Colombian family prone to disease; National Science Foundation director visits Arizona; NAU joins nationwide effort to produce 100,000 new STEM teachers

Feb, 13, 2015
Biozona Weekly: Arizona SciTech Festival; Health Campus; Tech Launch Arizona

Top bioscience news, Feb. 9-12, 2015: Arizona SciTech Festival to feature 800 events around state; New $30M health campus planned in West Valley; Tech Launch Arizona seeing increased startups, invention disclosures, patents

Feb, 05, 2015
Biozona Weekly: Phoenix Biomedical Campus; Venture Madness; STEM school

Top bioscience news, Jan. 30-Feb. 4, 2015: City seeks new ideas for Phoenix Biomedical Campus; Venture Madness advances 16 companies to live pitch competition; Flagstaff elementary school on its way to STEM academy 

Jan, 29, 2015
Biozona Weekly: Merger approval; SciTech Festival; Venture Madness

Top bioscience news, Jan. 22-28, 2015: Regents approve Banner-UA Health Network merger; Arizona SciTech Festival kicks off; Venture Madness competition underway

Jan, 22, 2015
Biozona Weekly: Innovation Challenge; New biorepository; Merger vote

Top bioscience news, Jan. 12-21, 2015: ACA names 10 Innovation Challenge finalists; UA to build new biorepository; Hospital merger vote to result in new names, leadership