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Bioscience Roadmap committee names new leaders

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Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap Steering Committee, a group of more than 100 Arizona leaders working to advance the biosciences around the state, has undergone its first leadership change in more than a decade, with two long-serving members assuming new responsibilities. Ron Shoopman is the new chair and Mark Slater is the new vice chair of the… Read More →

Jonathan Lifshitz is lead scientist for CACTIS Foundation

Cancer research

The CACTIS Foundation appointed Jonathan Lifshitz, Ph.D. to serve as its Lead Scientist and Director of Research & Development where he will serve as the nonprofit’s scientific leader, fostering research and development opportunities. Lifshitz currently serves as the director of the Translational Neurotrauma Research Program in a joint venture through BARROW Neurological Institute at Phoenix… Read More →

Plaza Companies’ records $56M in new sales, leases

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by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

Plaza Companies’ Brokerage services team ended 2015 with $56 million worth of sales and leases in the medical office marketplace. The Brokerage Services Team tallied a total of $39 million in new lease deals from 111 new and renewed leases totaling 290,000 total square feet. The Brokerage services team is led by Megan Reeves, executive vice president-Brokerage Services, Perry Gabuzzi,… Read More →

TGen reports $174 million economic impact on Arizona

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Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) annual economic impact on Arizona has risen eight-fold over 8 years, reaching a total of $174 million annually, according to an independent financial report released Wednesday. Independent auditing firm Tripp Umbach of Pittsburgh’s report shows that TGen is responsible for $8.7 million is annual tax revenues to the state’s general… Read More →

Applications open for Helios Scholars at TGen

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Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) began seeking 45 students on Tuesday for its 2016 Helios Scholars for the TGen biomedical research internship program supported for the 10th year by the Helios Education Foundation. Arizona students are encouraged to apply. Helios Scholars at TGen is the research institute’s flagship summer internship program for Arizona students looking to further their… Read More →

What would you do with a billion dollars?

Cancer research

Last week, Representative Bob Robson , Speaker pro tempore of the Arizona House of Representatives introduced House Bill 2033 which would create a funding vehicle to enable our universities to maintain and expand our research infrastructure at that level. At a time when the state is projecting a $500 million budget shortfall in fiscal 2014-15… Read More →

Orion Health opens development center in Scottsdale

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Orion Health, a population health management company, announced the opening of its new development center in Scottsdale. The Orion Health ‘Center of Excellence’ will serve as the company’s North American research and solution center, supporting big data analytics technology development, focused on providing decision support to clinicians and patients, and solution support for clients’ population… Read More →

Experts: Slow, steady economic recovery for Arizona

Our economy continues to slowly improve, with the healthcare and biosciences industry having the most potential for local employment growth. That was just one of the positive signs that came out of last week’s Economic Outlook 2015, presented by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) and Cox Communications. Nearly 800 business leaders attended the… Read More →

Bioscience Roadmap gets an extension through 2025

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The strategic plan that has guided Arizona’s fast-growing bioscience sector for nearly 12 years is gearing up for a new decade. “Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap: 2014-2025” will be unveiled starting April 8 at events in Phoenix, Tucson, and Flagstaff, the state’s three metropolitan areas that feature growing bioscience hubs. The plan includes updated strategies that can… Read More →

Flinn Awards $2M to Banner Alzheimer’s Institute

alzheimers

Banner Alzheimer’s Foundation, the philanthropic resource for Phoenix-based Banner Alzheimer’s Institute (BAI), part of the nonprofit Banner Health, received $2 million in grant funding from the Flinn Foundation, a privately endowed, philanthropic grantmaking organization in Arizona. Aligning with the Flinn Foundation’s mission to advance biosciences in the state, the grant is an investment in BAI’s… Read More →

Plans advance for Arizona Biomedical Corridor

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by in Bioscience | Education | Featured

Plans to establish a biomedical and advanced technology research and development campus in northeast Phoenix advanced this week as KUD International, a subsidiary of one of the world’s largest development, design and construction companies, announced its plans and submitted an application to acquire 225 acres for the project from the Arizona State Land Department. The… Read More →

Arizona bioscience job growth outpaces nation

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by in Bioscience | Economy | Featured | Tech

Arizona’s bioscience sector added jobs at nearly four times the national rate over the past decade and experienced double-digit job growth during the economic recovery, a new report shows. Since Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap was launched in 2002, Arizona’s bioscience jobs have increased by 45 percent to 99,018 in 2011. Nationally, the growth rate during this time… Read More →

Education: Incubator Building, Gateway

Incubator Building, AZRE September/October 2011
by in Education

INCUBATOR BUILDING Developer: GateWay Community College General contractor: Core Construction Architect: SmithGroup Location: 44th St. and Van Buren Rd., Phoenix Size: 18,100 SF Programmed, designed and built parallel with its sister building (the IEB), the $4M Incubator Building will house research space for start-up companies in bioscience and other emerging technology fields. It is pursuing LEED Silver certification. Subcontractors include Sun… Read More →