Arizona Biosciences News

Jul 17, 2014

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute teams with Novartis to study new Alzheimer’s drugs

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute in Phoenix will team with Novartis, a Swiss pharmaceutical company, to test two experimental drugs that aim to fend off Alzheimer's disease in older adults who are at high risk but have not yet shown memory or thinking problems.

Jul, 25, 2014
Biozona Weekly: Alzheimer’s trial; New trauma center; Medical school students

Top bioscience news, July 18-24, 2014: Dr. Eric Reiman interviewed about Banner Alzheimer’s Institute trial; West Valley Hospital opens new trauma center; UA College of Medicine welcomes new students

Jul, 17, 2014
Biozona Weekly: Banner Alzheimer’s studies; New SkySong company; AZ Fast Grants awarded

Top bioscience news, July 7-17, 2014: Banner Alzheimer’s Institute to test new drugs; Theranos bringing new jobs to SkySong; AZ Fast Grants awarded to 18 companies

Jul, 10, 2014
Biozona Weekly: Banner/UA deal; STEM job vacancies; Solution to dying bee epidemic

Top bioscience news, June 27-July 7, 2014: Banner/UA deal; STEM job vacancies; Solution to dying bee epidemic

Jun, 30, 2014
Banner Health to acquire UA Health Network, partner with UA colleges of Medicine

Banner Health is prepared to invest nearly $1 billion as part of an agreement to purchase the private University of Arizona Health Network including its two Tucson-based teaching hospitals, partner with the UA colleges of Medicine in both Tucson and Phoenix, and invest substantial sums in clinical and transitional research. 

Jun, 27, 2014
Biozona Weekly: UA, Banner Health partnership; Ulthera acquisition; New AZBio conference

Top bioscience news, June 19-27, 2014: UA Health Network, Banner Health partnership endorsed; Ulthera acquired by German company for $600M; AZBio to host regional life science capital conference

Jun, 20, 2014
Biozona Weekly: National Science Board; ACA finalists; Tech Launch Arizona

Top bioscience news, June 12-18, 2014: ASU’s Sethuraman Panchanathan appointed to National Science Board; Arizona Commerce Authority names Innovation Challenge finalists; Tech Launch Arizona lifts startups