Bioscience

Arizona Bioscience News: PCH makes best pediatrics list; Banner Alzheimer’s Institute offers seminar; Why Dexcom picked Mesa

June 23, 2016

By Amy Pitney

PCH2Regents quiz UA leaders about Phoenix med school issues / Arizona Republic

Members of the Arizona Board of Regents on Wednesday quizzed University of Arizona leaders about issues surrounding the UA College of Medicine-Phoenix following the departures of the school’s long-time dean and five other senior leaders.

US News & World Report: Phoenix Children’s Hospital makes best pediatrics hospitals list / Phoenix Business Journal

Phoenix Children’s Hospital has been named to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” list, and for the first time, it is ranked in all 10 of the publication’s medical specialties. Read also: Phoenix Children’s Hospital ranked in all 10 specialties in U.S. News ratings

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute offers free seminar for caregivers June 27 / YourWestValley.com

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute will offer a free seminar, “ABCs of Finding Dementia Care,” on June 27 in Ahwatukee. Experts will discuss possible options for bringing care into the home and/or using supports in the community.

Why this California manufacturer picked Mesa for its new 500-worker plant / Phoenix Business Journal

Dexcom’s CEO says his firm, maker of a glucose-monitoring device for diabetics, chose Mesa for a new manufacturing facility because of low operating costs, a qualified workforce, and proximity to the San Diego company’s headquarters. Read also: Old Mesa Motorola Plant Site Will House Medtech Manufacturing Center