Phoenix-based Translational Genomics Research Institute will be leading a study of up to 200 retired NFL players with the hope it could lead to a simple blood test for diagnosing chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.
The Core Institute nabs $50M in first round of outside funding / Phoenix Business Journal
The Core Institute, a Phoenix-based orthopedic group, has received about $50 million in its first round of outside financing.
Why, where to get your kids involved in STEM: 8 free events / Arizona Republic
These eight free STEM activities for kids around metro Phoenix this spring are some of the dozens of festivals and events introducing children to science, technology, engineering, and math.
ASU has role in driving Arizona innovation / East Valley Tribune
When scanning the East Valley’s vibrant business-incubator landscape, it can be easy to overlook the granddaddy of them all—Arizona State University.
ASU spinout gets national funding for tissue chip / Phoenix Business Journal
BioSyntagma LLC has received a $213,904 Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Science Foundation to help the Phoenix company continue to develop its Light Stream FloCell, which allows researchers to understand how disease-causing cells interact.
UA alum brings mass spectrometry testing to Tucson / The Daily Wildcat
Nina Ossanna, former business-development director for University of Arizona’s Bio5 Institute, has co-founded Pharos Diagnostics in Tucson to provide testing for mass spectrometry technology.
Incubators nurture wide array of visionary businesses / East Valley Tribune
The Phoenix area’s East Valley includes incubators and accelerators that are helping startup bioscience and technology companies grow.