DispatchHealth expands to Phoenix to offer ER house calls with mobile app / Phoenix Business Journal
Denver-based DispatchHealth is expanding into the Phoenix market with its mobile app where patients are connected to an emergency-trained provider who visits them in person to treat everything from minor illnesses to an injury to complex clinical cases.
Ventana/Roche wins approval for lung-cancer drug test / Arizona Daily Star
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a companion diagnostic test for treatment of non-small cell lung cancer developed by Roche Tissue Diagnostics, known locally as Ventana Medical Systems.
The Banner Alzheimer’s Institute (BAI) will collaborate with Amgen and Novartis in the Alzheimer’s Prevention Initiative Generation Study II to assess if the beta-secretase (BACE1) inhibitor CNP520 can prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease symptoms in a high-risk population.
The Arizona Board of Regents is scheduled to vote on an $8 million renovation of the Oro Valley building—to be completed in 2019—that will house the University of Arizona’s new veterinary medicine program and feature classrooms, laboratories and veterinary surgical suites.
See who won this year’s Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards / Phoenix Business Journal
The Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority celebrated the visionaries of Arizona’s technology ecosystem by recognizing companies, executives, university professors, high school teachers, students, and legislators at the 14th annual Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards.
See the 25 semifinalists named for fall 2017 Arizona Innovation Challenge / Phoenix Business Journal
The Arizona Commerce Authority has announced the 25 semifinalists in the Fall 2017 round of the Arizona Innovation Challenge, including eight bio and life science startups vying for up to $250,000.
The researchers at the Arizona Canine Cognition Center at the University of Arizona are asking what our canine companions can tell us about ourselves.