Biozona Weekly: Alzheimer

July 25, 2014

By hammersmith

Former Chandler Hamilton High teacher heading to medical school
7/24/14 | East Valley Tribune | Eric Smith

Former Hamilton High School chemistry teacher Kimberly Weidenbach loves to teach but there is something that she loves even more, the ability to heal others, which is why she is heading to medical school at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix.

10 years since team of young immigrants beat MIT in competition

7/23/14 | Arizona Public Media | Jude Joffe-Block

Ten years ago, an unlikely group of immigrant students from a poor Phoenix high school beat out MIT in an underwater robotic competition, a story that has now been captured in a documentary.

West Valley Hospital gets Level I trauma status
7/22/14 | Phoenix Business Journal | Angela Gonzales

West Valley Hospital in Goodyear has opened a Level I Trauma Center, bringing 24-hour emergency care and advanced treatment options for a variety of traumatic injuries to the West Valley.

Ordeals persuade Ahwatukee mom to pursue career in medicine

7/19/14 | Ahwatukee Foothills News | Daniel Ochoa

Ahwatukee resident Narry Savage, who worked in the engineering industry before becoming a stay-at-home mom, has finished her first week of schooling at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in downtown Phoenix, where she is fulfilling a longtime ambition to go to medical school and become a doctor.

Phoenix scientists help in testing 2 Alzheimer’s drugs
7/18/14 | KJZZ | Mark Brodie

Eric Reiman, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute executive director, says researchers are working on a trial for people who, based on age and genetic makeup, are at almost certain risk for developing Alzheimer’s symptoms at a young age.