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Arizona bioscience growth continues, sets record highs

April 22, 2024

Arizona’s bioscience sector has continued its sustained advancement over the past two years and established record highs for several performance metrics, at growth rates often outpacing the nation, according to the latest data analysis commissioned by the Flinn Foundation. Arizona…

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Arizona Bioscience News: Bioelectric antimicrobial bandage; NAU nursing labs; Arizona long COVID

April 19, 2024

Fountain Hills medical device firm unveils FDA-cleared OTC bioelectric bandage / Phoenix Business Journal | Fountain Hills-based Vomaris Innovations Inc. unveiled its bioelectric antimicrobial bandage, powered by patented microcell battery technology embedded directly within the bandage, to help heal wounds…

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Arizona Bioscience News: New Banner Health CEO; $231M Startup funds; Venture Madness 2024; Third TSMC factory

April 11, 2024

Banner Health's Peter Fine announces retirement; new CEO named / Phoenix Business Journal | Peter Fine will retire as CEO of Banner Health in June after 24 years and will be replaced by Amy Perry, president of Banner Health who joined…

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Arizona Bioscience News: 2024 Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program; Latino skin cancer; STEM Celebration

April 05, 2024

Skin cancer in Latinos on the rise / Arizona PBS | Dr. Miguel Gonzalez-Velez, a melanoma and sarcoma physician at Dignity Health Cancer Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, discusses skin cancer rates among Hispanics in Arizona, which…

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Six Arizona startups driving biosciences forward in 2024

April 03, 2024

Arizona-based bioscience companies developing blood tests to diagnose cancer and other diseases more quickly and accurately, AI tools to automate lab work, and an alternative way to treat itchiness in dogs have been selected for the 2024 Flinn Foundation Bioscience…

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Arizona Bioscience News: Banner Heath Center Plus; Native veterans Telehealth; Children’s allergies; Valley startups pitch

March 28, 2024

Banner Health eyes medical offices in Scottsdale as part of large hospital campus / Phoenix Business Journal Phoenix-based Banner Health has plans for a new three-story, 119,500-square-foot “Banner Health Center Plus” medical office building on about 15 acres near Loop…

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New data to be released at April 22 Flinn bioscience event

March 22, 2024

Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap—the state’s long-term strategic plan to develop a thriving bioscience hub—has entered its third decade. Find out how we are faring by attending the Flinn Foundation’s annual event on the progress of Arizona’s bioscience sector. The virtual event…

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