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Ivy Foundation Grants $1.2 Million for Brain Cancer Study

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The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation (Ivy Foundation) announced a gift of nearly $1.2 million to study brain tumor vaccines that combine a patient’s immune stimulators with tumor cultures from other patients. The Ivy Foundation selected the study led by Allan B. Dietz, Ph.D., head of Mayo Clinic’s Human Cellular Therapy Laboratory, and Ian Parney,… Read More →

Pearl Named Program Director at Midwestern

Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Midwestern University, announced the appointment of Jeffrey M. Pearl, M.D., as Program Director and Professor for the College of Health Sciences’ Physician Assistant Program. Dr. Pearl comes to Midwestern with a distinguished academic career with a commitment to research and education. He served as a Pediatric… Read More →

Mayo Clinic and W. P. Carey School Team Up

Mayo Clinic is known as a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research and education. Now, a select number of students from the Mayo Medical School are going through a cutting-edge program that allows them to get both their M.D. degree from Mayo Medical School and an MBA from the highly ranked W. P. Carey… Read More →

Plans advance for Arizona Biomedical Corridor

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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 →

New vice dean named for Mayo Medical School

Mayo Medical Schools Expands to Arizona

Michele Y. Halyard, M.D, a radiation oncologist at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, has been named vice dean, Mayo Medical School – Arizona Campus. Dr. Halyard will be responsible for undergraduate medical education activities on the Arizona campus and will coordinate Mayo Medical School academic, curricular, and administrative activities and programs in Arizona. Dr. Halyard’s primary… Read More →

AZ Isotopes bringing jobs to Goodyear

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AZ Isotopes has selected the city of Goodyear as the site for a state-of-the-art facility which will improve the diagnosis and treatment of serious diseases. By producing several  medical isotopes that are either not currently available or difficult to obtain in Arizona, the Goodyear facility will support health care by giving physicians and their patients… Read More →

Mayo reports strong 2012 performance

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Mayo Clinic reports a strong financial performance in 2012 as the Minnesota-based health care provider added more employees and patients. Mayo reported Wednesday it took in annual revenue of $8.8 billion last year, with expenses of $8.4 billion. Mayo Clinic has a large presence in three U.S. metropolitan — Rochester, Minn., Jacksonville, Fla., and Scottsdale.… Read More →

Arizona bioscience job growth outpaces nation

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 →

Main Event Entertainment Buys 6.4 Acres at Tempe's Emerald Center

  Main Event Entertainment purchased a 6.4-acre retail site in Tempe for $2.05M and will build a new 57,000 SF indoor entertainment venue. The property is located in Emerald Center near Interstate 10 and Warner Road in Tempe adjacent to IKEA and Dick’s Sporting Goods. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, this will be Main Event’s first building… Read More →

ASU Center becomes a resource to teach service

by in Business News | Education | Workforce

Customer service was once viewed as the cost of doing business. “Across almost every industry, leaders are focusing on service as a way to compete in today’s competitive marketplace,” says Mary Jo Bitner, academic director for the Center for Services Leadership at Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business. But times have changed.… Read More →

Help to ease Holiday Shopping Customer-Service Worries

As we approach holiday shopping time, many of us start thinking about long lines, frayed nerves and dealing with frazzled customer-service representatives. However, some companies are now taking the time to turn customer-service interactions into a strong point of competitive difference that makes consumers want to come back for more, especially when price and other… Read More →

Innovation unites Arizona’s economic engines

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When Arizona became a state 100 years ago, it was easy to identify its economic engines, those industries, innovators and locations that drove the state’s economy and employment. They all started with C — copper, cotton, citrus, cattle and climate. A decade later, it’s not so easy. “We must find ways to diversify our economy,… Read More →

Corks And Chords To Raise Money For Multiple Sclerosis Society

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Cooks and Chords brings community together to celebrate with food and spirits while raising money for the Arizona Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Tickets are available for the Arizona Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Cooks and Chords – A Taste for a World Free of MS presented by Mayo Clinic and… Read More →

Cooks and Chords raises money for MS

Tickets are available for the Arizona Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Cooks and Chords –A Taste for a World Free of MS presented by Mayo Clinic and Express Scripts. The event will be held Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale. Guests will enjoy stations of chef-prepared dishes paired with… Read More →