Banner Sun Health Research Institute Archives

WESTMARC honors winners of Best of the West Awards


WESTMARC, the Western Maricopa Coalition, honored West Valley individuals, businesses, and projects at the 23rd Annual Best of the West Awards held on November 5. Nearly 500 business and community leaders and elected officials from throughout the valley gathered in a celebration of the Best of the West. Dr. Marwan Sabbagh was presented with the West Valley Inspiration… Read More →

Banner Sun Health Research Institute adds staff members Siarhei Lenets

Banner Sun Health Research Institute, an international leader in the effort to find answers to aging disorders including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, has added four expert physician providers and one nurse practitioner to its team: Ed Zamrini, MD, a neurologist, joined Banner Research as director of the memory center at the research institute in July. Dr.… Read More →

New Researcher Joins Banner Sun Health Institute

Dr. Oddo

Dr. Salvatore Oddo, a leader in the development of genetically-engineered mouse models and their use in the study of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, will join the research team at the Banner Sun Health Research Institute (BSHRI) as a Senior Scientist and as an Associate Professor in the Department of Basic Medical Sciences at the… Read More →

A Saliva Gland Test for Parkinson’s Disease?

by in Bioscience | Business News | Healthcare

Described as a “big step forward” for research and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, new research from Mayo Clinic in Arizona and Banner Sun Health Research Institute suggests that testing a portion of a person’s saliva gland may be a way to diagnose the disease. The study was released Friday and will be presented at the… Read More →

Banner honors Employees for Community Service

by in Business News | Healthcare

Banner Health has recognized five outstanding employees with a Paul L. Singer Award, an award that honors those who not only make a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care, but through extraordinary volunteer work and community service. Now in its 25th year, the Singer Awards honors Banner Health employees and their impressive community… Read More →

‘The Alzheimer’s Prevention Cookbook’ signing


Not many people hope to work themselves out of a job. However Dr. Marwan Sabbagh, a board-certified neurologist and Banner Sun Health Research Institute medical director, has spent his entire career seeking to do just that as a leading researcher combating Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Sabbagh’s next step toward his self-stated unemployment goal is “The Alzheimer’s… Read More →

Sun Health And MedMinder Offer Electronic Pillbox Trial For $1

My Electronic Pillbox can help with complex medicine regimes

Sun Health and MedMinder have partnered together to allow participants from the Sun Health Medication Management program a 30-day trial of the My Electronic Pillbox for as little as $1. If, at the end of the 30 days, participants opt to keep My Electronic Pillbox, they will be enrolled in a lease-to-own program and charged… Read More →

Purse-Suit Of Fashion: The Doctors’ Runway Hosted By Sun Health

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by in Blogs | Events | Healthcare

Thanks to the Sun Health Foundation, on Saturday, February 18th, doctors will no longer be recognizable; they will be in “Purse-Suit of Fashion.” Leaving behind their scrubs, stethoscopes and lab coats, doctors and physicians will trade in their uniform and instead show off some of Dillard’s hottest spring fashions. They’ll also be trading in their… Read More →

2010 HCLA – Legislative Impact Award And Lifetime Achievement In Research Award

2010 Health Care Leadership Awards

Legislative Impact Award Honoree: Roy Ryals, Executive Director, Southwest Ambulance Roy Ryals Executive Director Southwest Ambulance Virtually every pre-hospital care related rule at the Arizona Department of Health Services, and every piece of related state legislation approved in the past 30 years, has something in common — Roy Ryals helped to write it. Ryals, executive… Read More →