phoenix biomedical campus Archives

NAU breaks enrollment records with largest freshman class

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On the first day of classes, Northern Arizona University is recording its highest total enrollment for the fall semester and the largest freshman class in school history. NAU’s overall student population is 29,035, up from 27,197, and the university welcomed 5,141 first-time freshman compared to 4,765 last fall. The overall GPA for incoming resident students… Read More →

UA Cancer Center at St. Joseph’s set to open


As the lone National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center headquartered in the state, The University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital is bringing the future of cancer care to downtown Phoenix. National Cancer Institute facilities are dedicated to fighting cancer through groundbreaking research and the Center’s goal is to have a clinical trial available… Read More →

UA, Phoenix will expand Phoenix Biomedical Campus

Bioscience in Arizona - AZ Business Magazine November 2008

The University of Arizona, the anchor tenant of the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, and the City of Phoenix have entered into an agreement to expand the university’s presence on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus. The agreement approved by the Phoenix City Council on Wednesday calls for the university, Banner Health, and any potential development partners, to develop… Read More →

RED Awards 2015: General Contractor of the Year

2015 RED Award logo
by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Events

On Feb. 26, AZRE hosted the 10th annual RED Awards reception at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix to recognize the most notable commercial real estate projects of 2014 and the construction teams involved. RED Award trophies were handed out in 10 project categories, to six brokerage teams and safety, subcontractor, architect, general… Read More →

What would you do with a billion dollars?


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 →

Arizona economy rising, report shows


Phoenix and the broader Arizona economy are expanding again after an extremely difficult recession, although growth will be more modest than the boom times of a decade ago, according to a report released today by BMO Economics. The labor market is a bright spot, with the city remaining consistent in its job growth performance.  “The… Read More →

UofA breaks ground on 245KSF Biosciences Partnership Building


With a shovel of dirt, construction began Thursday on the 10-story Biosciences Partnership Building; the latest development in downtown Phoenix.   University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton tilled the soil ceremoniously marking the beginning of the 2-year design and construction for the 245,000-square foot research building on the Phoenix… 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 →

Concord Eastridge: Downtown Phoenix's Newest Residential Housing Project

Concord Eastridge
by in Business News | Construction

A new residential housing project will take over one of Phoenix’s most visible vacant lots in downtown to construct the two-building project of Concord Eastridge. Sitting on 2.89 acres of vacant land in the Evans Churchill neighborhood of downtown Phoenix, Concord Eastridge will meet the demands of students and young professionals seeking an urban lifestyle.… Read More →

Phoenix Hosts National League Of Cities Gathering

National League of Cities Gathering
by in Events | Politics

Phoenix impresses peers as host of National League of Cities Gathering Inviting municipal leaders from across the nation to spend nearly a week in your city requires great measures of confidence and hospitality. It is bold exercise in peer review, not unlike inviting Martha Stewart and Miss Manners to attend a dinner party you’re hosting,… Read More →

VisionGate Uses 3D Imaging To Detect Lung Cancer

VisionGate, 3D Cellular Imaging - AZ Business Magazine September/October 2011

In September 2010, the City of Phoenix, in partnership with VisionGate, opened the world’s first biomedical 3D cellular imaging lab. The Cell-CT research lab is located on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus in downtown Phoenix. A year later, VisionGate is well on its way to developing a revolutionary non-invasive test for the early detection of lung… Read More →