Arizona Bioscience News: Phoenix Bioscience Core; Startup ReSuture; COVID-19 FLiRT

May 16, 2024

By Jessica Vaile

How redevelopment strategy created a dynamic Downtown Phoenix / AZ Big Media

Bioscience has emerged as a driving force behind Downtown Phoenix’s economic growth. The 30-acre Phoenix Bioscience Core has fostered a thriving ecosystem of innovation and discovery with its research scientists, anchor institutions, proximity to world-class hospitals and now the introduction of the National Institutes of Health.

Valley medical startup ReSuture obtains patent for surgical training technology / Phoenix Business Journal (AZ Inno)

Surprise-based startup ReSuture has obtained a patent for its synthetic vascular tissue to improve surgical training, which the company says will jumpstart its growth and improve patient care.

Northern Arizona University research team addresses disparities in access to autism services / Cronkite News

Researchers at Northern Arizona University have launched a project to study persistent disparities in autism services for children from underserved communities, funded by a $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

New COVID-19 FLiRT strain detected in Arizona. Here’s what you need to know / Arizona Republic

David Engelthaler, who leads the infectious-diseases division of Translational Genomics Research Institute, says the new COVID-19 FLiRT strains are a sequel to omicron and not expected to cause more serious illness than previous versions.

My View: Why leaders need to prioritize their own mental health in the workplace / Phoenix Business Journal (Op-ed)

Erik Osland, co-CEO and chief development officer at evolvedMD, which integrates behavioral health services into primary care practices, shares five ways leaders can beat burnout and maximize well-being for both themselves and their organizations.

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