Aging in Arizona / Arizona Science Desk
This series explores what researchers are learning about the aging brain, women’s risk of developing dementia, health care for the elderly on the Navajo Nation, and other ways the state is collaborating to fight Alzheimer’s disease.
An Arizona family, whose child died from Niemann-Pick Type A disease, is donating funds for the Translational Genomics Research Institute to study a group in Chile, with hope of developing a treatment for the rare childhood disease.
The List: Bioscience-boosting tax credit waits for more funding / Phoenix Business Journal
Bioscience and venture-capital leaders are hoping to restore funding for Arizona’s Angel Investor Tax Credit program, which they credit for needed investments in high-growth, high-tech companies in Arizona.
Peoria, Plaza Cos. partner on ‘SkySong west’ / Phoenix Business Journal
The city of Peoria will negotiate with The Plaza Cos., developer of SkySong in Scottsdale, to develop a magnet for innovation, medical technology, and growing businesses near the Peoria Sports Complex.
A kidney offered by a stranger connects Scottsdale woman, Peoria man / Arizona Republic
The kidney transplant program at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, which began three years ago, had its first altruistic donor when a Scottsdale woman donated to a Peoria stranger.
Arizona marathon runner receives first dissolvable heart stent / Cardiovascular Business
A HonorHealth cardiologist became the first in the country to implant a newly approved dissolvable stent, placing it in a 73-year-old marathon runner who suffers from coronary disease.
Pencil it in: SciTech Festival gets ready to kick off / Phoenix Business Journal
The Arizona SciTech Festival Kickoff Conference, with the 2017 festival theme focusing on “Arizona’s Future STEM Pathways,” is set for Sept. 15.