Arizona Bioscience News: Northern Arizona Healthcare CEO; Banner Alzheimer’s trial participation; Journey Venture Studio

May 4, 2023

By Jessica Vaile

Northern Arizona Healthcare’s incoming CEO speaks on transitioning to new role / Arizona Daily Sun

Dave Cheney will be taking the role of Northern Arizona Healthcare’s CEO in July, leading the entire health care system in northern Arizona, including the Flagstaff and Verde Valley medical centers, a number of primary and specialty providers, and air and ground medical transportation. Read moreNorthern Arizona Healthcare hires new CEO

Eli Lilly Alzheimer’s treatment donanemab slowed disease progression in clinical trial / CNBC

Dr. Eric Reiman, executive director of the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute in Phoenix, which had two physicians who participated in the donanemab trial as principal investigators, comments on the potential benefits as well as the risks of the new treatment.

Journey Venture Studio accepting applications for inaugural founder-in-residence cohort / Phoenix Business Journal (AZ Inno)

The Journey Venture Studio, a nonprofit that supports aspiring entrepreneurs launching health care-related companies, is nearing its deadline for applications to its inaugural founder-in-residence cohort slated to launch in September.

SciTech Festival fuels Arizona’s STEM workforce / Phoenix Business Journal (Op-ed)

Through a series of expos, workshops, conversations, exhibitions and tours held in diverse neighborhoods throughout the state, the Arizona SciTech Festival connects Arizonans of all ages with the state’s vibrant STEM ecosystem.

Flinn welcomes governor, mayors to event highlighting Arizona’s bioscience progress / Flinn Foundation

The Flinn Foundation hosted its annual online event to provide an update on the progress of Arizona’s bioscience ecosystem, including the release of its current report highlighting the major bioscience developments and accomplishments across the state in 2022.

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