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Internationally Renowned Physician-Researcher Joins Phoenix Children’s, UArizona College of Medicine – PhoenixInternationally Renowned Physician-Researcher Joins Phoenix Children’s, UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix<div class="ExternalClass70EBC38A0640449F8EF04CDC1557A76E"><html> <div><h5 style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";line-height:18px;color:rgb(155, 155, 155);font-size:15px;margin-bottom:0px !important;margin-right:0.5rem !important;text-transform:uppercase !important;" class="field_title text-uppercase mb-0 mr-2"><span style="box-sizing:border-box;" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">​BETH SMITH</span></h5><div><span style="box-sizing:border-box;" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden"><span style="color:rgb(96, 96, 96);font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-size:15px;background-color:window;"><br></span></span></div><div><span style="box-sizing:border-box;" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden"><span style="color:rgb(96, 96, 96);font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-size:15px;background-color:window;">In the culmination of a year-long, nationwide search, Phoenix Children’s and the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix today announced the hire of Stewart Goldman, MD, as chair of the </span><a style="font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-size:15px;background-color:transparent;box-sizing:border-box;color:rgb(171, 5, 32);text-decoration-line:underline;transition:all 0.3s ease 0s;" target="_blank" href="https://phoenixmed.arizona.edu/child-health">Department of Child Health</a><span style="color:rgb(96, 96, 96);font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-size:15px;background-color:window;"> and senior vice president of research.</span><br></span></div><a style="box-sizing:border-box;color:rgb(1, 28, 72);font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-size:16px;" href="https://twitter.com/bethhowesmith" target="_blank" class="field_media_contact_twitter_url"></a></div><div><div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item" style="box-sizing:border-box;color:rgb(96, 96, 96);font-size:15px;line-height:20px;margin-bottom:3rem;font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";"> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;">Dr. Goldman, who assumes his post on April 1, is an internationally renowned pediatric oncologist and physician-researcher whose appointment is part of a long-term, strategic effort to strengthen Phoenix Children’s research program, bring bench-to-bedside treatments to the health system’s patients and enhance its world-class clinical programs.<br style="box-sizing:border-box;"><br style="box-sizing:border-box;">“It’s impossible to overstate the value Dr. Goldman will bring to our institutions and to Arizona children and families,” said Phoenix Children’s CEO Robert L. Meyer. “He will stop at nothing in his search for cures to devastating illnesses and will bring a new level of rigor, excellence and inquiry to our research tradition and clinical programs at Phoenix Children’s.”</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;">“In our partnership with Phoenix Children’s Hospital, we seek to advance education and research, so that we can provide the very best care for children who need it most. We are excited to welcome Dr. Goldman, who brings a distinguished record as a physician, researcher and leader to his new role as the chair of our Department of Child Health,” said <a target="_blank" href="https://phoenixmed.arizona.edu/dean-reed" style="box-sizing:border-box;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(171, 5, 32);text-decoration-line:underline;transition:all 0.3s ease 0s;">Dean Guy L. Reed, MD</a>, dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. “We are grateful to Dr. Mitch Shub, the previous chair of the department, who has done so much over many years to promote education and research at the College and to advance the care of children in Phoenix and beyond.”    </p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;">Dr. Goldman is tasked with continuing to grow a robust research and education enterprise in one of the fastest-growing markets in the country, and recruiting the nation’s top talent. He will oversee a research program that consists of 700 studies, 640 research investigators and 90 research staff members — including research scientists, associates, biostatisticians, pharmacists, nurses, coordinators and assistants.</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;">In his role leading the Department of Child Health science laboratories at the College of Medicine – Phoenix, Dr. Goldman and his team will focus on translational research across all aspects of children and family health to innovate clinical care, advance new therapies for common and rare childhood diseases, and to improve the emotional, educational and cognitive well-being of children.</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;">In addition to his work to advance the research agenda, Dr. Goldman will continue to cultivate and grow the academic mission of both organizations, which currently educate more than 113 residents and 63 fellows.</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;">“I am honored and excited to join this world-class children's health system and uniquely progressive medical school to bring innovation and advances to children and their families,” said Dr. Goldman. “The partnership between Phoenix Children's and the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix will enable us to find new, better and less-toxic treatments for children. I’m also thrilled for the opportunity to work with Arizona’s diverse populations, to understand the challenges facing individuals of all backgrounds, and to work toward alleviating health disparities and improving care for all children.”</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;">Dr. Goldman comes to Phoenix after a 23-year tenure at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, formerly known as Children’s Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where he was the division head of Hematology-Oncology, Neuro-Oncology & Stem Cell Transplantation; was honored as the Meryl Suzanne Weiss Distinguished Professor in Hematology, Oncology & Stem Cell Transplantation; and served as a professor of Pediatrics.</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;">An accomplished leader in brain tumor research, his contributions to the medical and scientific communities are significant. Dr. Goldman has published more than 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has held leadership positions with the Children's Oncology Group, is a member of the National Cancer Institute’s Brain Malignancies Steering Committee, serves on multiple committees for the American Society for Pediatric Hematology Oncology, is a member of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium’s Executive, Steering and Scientific Committees, and has served as a faculty member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, among numerous others. In recent years, Dr. Goldman’s research has focused on new therapies for pediatric brain tumors, including diffuse midline gliomas.  </p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;">He also is the recipient of dozens of awards including Loyola University’s 2020 Stritch School of Medicine Alumni of the Year for Excellence in Research and Innovation, the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation’s Pioneer Award for outstanding contributions in pediatric neuro-oncology and brain tumor research and the University of Chicago’s Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award. He is regularly included in <em>America's Top Doctors</em>, <em>America's Top Doctors for Cancer</em> and in <em>Chicago Magazine’s</em> annual Top Doctors issues.</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;">“In partnership with surgeon-in-chief, Dr. Dan Ostlie, and physician-in-chief, Dr. Jared Muenzer, Dr. Goldman will enhance Phoenix Children’s clinical excellence and innovation,” said Meyer. “His work alongside our physician-researchers will amplify our efforts and bring new hope to children with life-threatening conditions.”</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;">Phoenix Children’s physicians engage in research across multiple clinical disciplines including cancer, neurology, cardiology and pulmonology, and this research is expected to expand significantly with Dr. Goldman at the helm. Indeed, Dr. Goldman’s appointment comes on the heels of groundbreaking new research from Phoenix Children’s/University of Arizona physicians, including a study co-authored by Michael Kruer, MD, confirming the genetic basis for some cases of cerebral palsy. This research was published in <a target="_blank" href="https://www.nature.com/articles/s41588-020-0695-1.epdf?sharing_token=uAPwUV9YvRgdJXdRlKmQ29RgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0PhUiu7yPqWEYKqHgtXtvbrjfL5s8P_24uIYc_Tf3FHrYNouE4SekkOxgf00HVO1SEJR3Uxnzc1pc_RiM4vqLG4CdcjZ7sdwJ5ZmrJQqTBUBwkYEXSG2sqQiSLkILCJxGU%253D" style="box-sizing:border-box;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(171, 5, 32);text-decoration-line:underline;transition:all 0.3s ease 0s;"><em>Nature Genetics</em></a><em> </em>in October.</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;">Dr. Goldman’s prior hospital appointments include Children’s Memorial Research Center, Children’s Memorial Hospital and Wyler Children’s Hospital. He received his medical degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine and completed his internship, residency and fellowship at the University of Chicago Hospitals.</p> <div> <br> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-news-categories field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden" style="box-sizing:border-box;color:rgb(96, 96, 96);font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-size:16px;">​<br></div> </div> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://biomedicalphoenix.com/Lists/News/Attachments/145/goldman-suit-header.jpg2021-02-09T07:00:00ZUA
ASU climbs to sixth in national research rankingsASU climbs to sixth in national research rankings<div class="ExternalClass1DF023A3EE60464782DCB0A064D8ADED"><html> <p>​<span style="color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:40px;font-weight:700;background-color:window;">Strong growth in expenditures propelled by use-inspired research</span></p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:1em 0px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;" class="p3">Building on nearly two decades of unparalleled advancement, Arizona State University moved up to sixth out of 759 universities in the nation for total research expenditures among universities without a medical school, according to the latest National Science Foundation (NSF) Higher Education Research and Development <a style="box-sizing:border-box;background:transparent;color:rgb(140, 29, 64);border-bottom:1px solid rgb(140, 29, 64);transition:all 0.25s ease-in-out 0s;" href="https://ncses.nsf.gov/pubs/nsf21314#data-tables" target="_blank">(HERD) rankings</a>.</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:1em 0px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;" class="p3">With a total of $639.6 million in expenditures in fiscal year 2019, an increase of nearly $22 million from the previous year, ASU research has continued an upward trend and is among the leaders in research. At No. 6, ASU ranks alongside MIT, University of California-Berkeley, Georgia Tech and Purdue University and ahead of Carnegie Mellon University, Princeton and the University of Georgia. Since 2002, ASU research expenditures have grown more than fivefold, going from $123 million to nearly $640 million today.</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:1em 0px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;" class="p3">In the most recent HERD rankings, ASU placed No. 26 overall among public institutions (of 405 total) in research expenditures, putting it alongside the University of Texas-Austin, Purdue University, Michigan State University and the University of Arizona and ahead of the University of Virginia, University of Alabama, University of Iowa and North Carolina State University.</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:1em 0px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;">ASU ranked No. 43 for all universities nationwide (of 916 total) with or without a medical school in FY19, placing it alongside the University of Illinois, the University of Texas-Austin, Purdue University, Michigan State University and ahead of the University of Chicago, California Institute of Technology and Princeton University.</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:1em 0px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;">Federal agencies, led by NASA and including NSF, Health and Human Services, the Department of Energy and the Department of Defense have invested substantial research dollars in ASU, along with investment from businesses, nonprofits and philanthropic sources, as well as state and local grants. </p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:1em 0px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;">Each year through the HERD survey, the NSF updates its list of where the money for research is going. It’s a way to look under the hood of the machinery of a university to see how well the engines that power research are running. ASU’s rise in the HERD survey underscores its strength in research funding — and the confidence that major agencies and others have in ASU research.</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:1em 0px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;" class="p4">“Research is a critical component of how we address the grand challenges we are collectively facing in today’s world,” said Sally C. Morton, executive vice president of ASU’s Knowledge Enterprise. “We must encourage, support and rely on solid scientific insights to help us persevere.</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:1em 0px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;" class="p4">“I am confident we have the capabilities to discover impactful solutions to pandemics, climate change, cybersecurity and emerging health issues — all of which will challenge humankind well into the future. Through the transdisciplinary approach of talented ASU faculty and researchers, we are well-positioned to take on these challenges and work together to create a better future.”</p> <div style="box-sizing:border-box;max-width:100%;text-align:center;margin-bottom:24px;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;width:960px;" class="caption caption-center panopoly-image-full panopoly-images-processed"> <div style="box-sizing:border-box;max-width:100%;display:inline-block;width:auto;" class="caption-width-container"> <div style="box-sizing:border-box;overflow:auto;border:none;padding:0px;background:transparent;font-size:0.857em;max-width:100%;width:auto;" class="caption-inner"> <img style="box-sizing:border-box;border-width:0px;border-style:initial;vertical-align:bottom;max-width:100%;margin:5px;width:569px;display:block;" src="https://news.asu.edu/sites/default/files/styles/panopoly_image_full/public/herd2019-asunow_single-image.png?itok=TWvSiPr_" data-delta="1" class="media-element file-responsive-image panopoly-image-full" title="HERD rankings" alt="Infographic showing rankings" /> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;padding:1rem;font-size:0.75rem;text-align:left;border-right:1px solid rgb(208, 208, 208);border-bottom:1px solid rgb(208, 208, 208);border-left:1px solid rgb(208, 208, 208);border-top:none;" class="caption-text">Infographic by Alejandro Cabrera Ramirez</p> </div> </div> </div> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:1em 0px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;">With gains in expenditures, the university continues to rise in the ranks of numerous specific categories. In the FY19 report, for example, ASU:</p> <ul style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:24px;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;"> <li style="box-sizing:border-box;line-height:2em;">Ranked No. 1 (of 353 universities) in geological and Earth sciences, ahead of MIT and the University of Michigan.</li> <li style="box-sizing:border-box;line-height:2em;">Maintained the top spot (of 242 universities) in anthropology, ahead of Stanford and Harvard.</li> <li style="box-sizing:border-box;line-height:2em;">Moved to No. 1 (of 247 universities) in transdisciplinary, multidisciplinary and other sciences, ahead of Johns Hopkins, Northwestern and Ohio State University.</li> <li style="box-sizing:border-box;line-height:2em;">Ranked No. 4 (of 487 universities) in social sciences, putting it alongside Harvard and the University of Michigan and ahead of University of Pennsylvania and UCLA.</li> <li style="box-sizing:border-box;line-height:2em;">Ranked No. 4 (of 377 universities) in business management and business administration, putting it alongside the University of Pennsylvania and MIT and ahead of the University of Chicago, Columbia University and Georgetown University.</li> <li style="box-sizing:border-box;line-height:2em;">Ranked No. 11 (of 430 universities) in psychology, alongside Stanford and the University of Michigan and ahead of University of California-Berkeley, Cornell University and the University of Arizona.</li> <li style="box-sizing:border-box;line-height:2em;">Ranked No. 12 (of 289 universities) in electrical, electronic and communications engineering, placing it with MIT, the University of Texas-Austin and Purdue and ahead of Stanford, Carnegie Mellon and the University of Washington.</li> <li style="box-sizing:border-box;line-height:2em;padding-bottom:0px;">Ranked No. 14 (of 266 universities) in civil engineering, putting it alongside Georgia Tech, the University of Washington and the University of Michigan and ahead of MIT and the University of Illinois.</li> </ul> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:1em 0px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;"> <span style="box-sizing:border-box;">Funding agencies have increased investment of research dollars in ASU, resulting in additional advancement in rankings.  ASU is ranked:</span> </p> <ul style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:24px;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;"> <li style="box-sizing:border-box;line-height:2em;">Third (out of 441 universities) in NASA funding, placing it with Johns Hopkins University and the University of Colorado-Boulder and ahead of the California Institute of Technology, the University of Arizona and the University of Maryland.</li> <li style="box-sizing:border-box;line-height:2em;">No. 10 (out of 415 universities) in Health and Human Services funding (including the National Institutes of Health) for universities without a medical school, putting it alongside Rockefeller University, the California Institute of Technology and the University of Georgia, and ahead of the University of Colorado-Boulder, Purdue and the University of Oregon.</li> <li style="box-sizing:border-box;line-height:2em;padding-bottom:0px;">No. 23 (out of 604 universities) in NSF funding, placing it with the University of California-Berkeley, UCLA and the University of Minnesota and ahead of Johns Hopkins University, the University of Chicago and the University of Arizona.​<br></li> </ul> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>2021-02-05T07:00:00ZASU
New medical director joins ASU to advance clinical and translational researchNew medical director joins ASU to advance clinical and translational research<div class="ExternalClass1926E5D0AD634C45972CAFA41CE94126"><html> <p></p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px 0px 24px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;">Arizona State University's College of Health Solutions has announced the selection of Dr. Frank LoVecchio as the new medical director of clinical and community translational research. </p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px 0px 24px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;">LoVecchio will provide medical oversight of clinical and community translational research studies aimed at improving population health. In this role, he will foster research collaborations both within the university and in the greater community that employ the translational research process, which shortens the time from research discovery to clinical practice. </p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px 0px 24px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;">An attending physician in the <a style="box-sizing:border-box;background:transparent;color:rgb(140, 29, 64);border-bottom:1px solid rgb(140, 29, 64);" href="http://www.medtoxfellowship.com/" target="_blank">Department of Medical Toxicology at Banner University Medical Center</a>, LoVecchio practices emergency medicine and critical care and is board certified in emergency medicine, medical toxicology, medical forensics and addiction medicine. He also holds research scholar and professorships at both the University of Arizona College of Medicine and the Creighton University School of Medicine in Phoenix. </p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px 0px 24px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;">He is the principal investigator for the <a style="box-sizing:border-box;background:transparent;color:rgb(140, 29, 64);border-bottom:1px solid rgb(140, 29, 64);" href="https://www.emergencyidnet.org/" target="_blank">EMERGEncy ID NET</a>, a group of emergency departments funded through the Centers for Disease Control to conduct infectious disease trials. Together with collaborators he has garnered more than $15 million in research funding throughout his career.</p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px 0px 24px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;">As part of his work with the College of Health Solutions, he will join the college's Clinical and Community Translational Science program as a key addition to the team working to significantly advance research at the <a style="box-sizing:border-box;background:transparent;color:rgb(140, 29, 64);border-bottom:1px solid rgb(140, 29, 64);" href="/" target="_blank">Phoenix Biomedical Campus</a> in downtown Phoenix. The program is led by Scott Leischow, a College of Health Solutions professor and director of clinical and translational science.</p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px 0px 24px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;">“We are pleased that Dr. LoVecchio has joined our team as medical director. His extensive clinical experience, as well as his expertise in laboratory and clinical research, will be essential as we expand our Clinical and Community Translational Science program in collaboration with partners at ASU and in the community,” Leischow said.  </p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px 0px 24px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;">In previous positions, LoVecchio served as director of the <a style="box-sizing:border-box;background:transparent;color:rgb(140, 29, 64);border-bottom:1px solid rgb(140, 29, 64);" href="https://www.bannerhealth.com/services/poison-drug-information" target="_blank">Banner Poison and Drug Information Center</a>. He also served as vice chair and research director at the University of Arizona College of Medicine at Maricopa Integrated Health (now <a style="box-sizing:border-box;background:transparent;color:rgb(140, 29, 64);border-bottom:1px solid rgb(140, 29, 64);" href="https://valleywisehealth.org/" target="_blank">Valleywise Health</a>). In the course of his professional work, he has published more than 100 articles, book chapters and textbooks.</p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px 0px 24px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;">“Dr. LoVecchio is a well-known and highly regarded medical professional who will accelerate our efforts to take research from discovery into practice to improve the health of people and communities across Arizona. His expertise in clinical trial research will be invaluable as we collaborate across ASU and with community partners on solutions that help people stay healthy, improve their health and manage chronic disease,” said Deborah Helitzer, dean of the College of Health Solutions. </p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px 0px 24px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;">“From my first discussions with Dean Helitzer, I saw a natural alignment between the mission of the College of Health Solutions and my strong passion for research to improve population health. I am truly honored to further this work in the ASU community and to collaborate with the esteemed faculty here,” LoVecchio said.</p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px 0px 24px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;">LoVecchio holds a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and a master’s degree in public health from the Harvard Medical School of Public Health. He has served on several journal editorial boards and is the recipient of local and national teaching awards.</p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;margin:0px 0px 24px;max-width:800px;line-height:1.4em;color:rgb(25, 25, 25);font-family:arial, helvetica, "nimbus sans l", "liberation sans", freesans, sans-serif;font-size:16px;">In addition to working with the College of Health Solutions, LoVecchio will provide medical oversight of clinical trials for ASU’s Biodesign Institute, Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation and the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.​<br></p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><p><br></p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://biomedicalphoenix.com/Lists/News/Attachments/143/lovecchio-frank-1881663896 (1).jpg2021-02-04T07:00:00ZASU
Connect2STEM LIVE TV Launches February 6Connect2STEM LIVE TV Launches February 6<div class="ExternalClass76044BA0E34A4EE9AAF1267EDCEF19F9"><html> <p>​</p> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span> <table class="mcnTextBlock" width="100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0" style="border-collapse:collapse;font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;min-width:100%;"> <tbody class="mcnTextBlockOuter"> <tr> <td class="mcnTextBlockInner" valign="top" style="padding-top:9px;"> <table class="mcnTextContentContainer" width="100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0" align="left" style="border-collapse:collapse;max-width:100%;min-width:100%;"> <tbody> <tr> <td class="mcnTextContent" valign="top" style="word-break:break-word;color:rgb(32, 32, 32);font-family:helvetica;font-size:14px;line-height:21px;padding:0px 18px 9px;"> <h3 class="null" style="margin:0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(32, 32, 32);font-family:helvetica;font-size:18px;font-weight:bold;line-height:22.5px;">Win a Free Connect2STEM T-shirt every Saturday this Month<br></h3> <p style="margin:10px 0px;padding:0px;line-height:21px;"> <span style="font-size:12px;"> <span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;">The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, along with partners, <a href="https://www.cox.com/residential/home.html" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(0, 124, 137);">Cox Communications</a> and the Arizona SciTech Institute, present <strong>Connect2STEM 2021</strong> — a series of <strong>live virtual events</strong> showcasing the wonders of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Medicine (STEM). <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span class="BCX9 SCXW149429580 TextRun" data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US" style="line-height:19px;margin:0px;padding:0px;"><span class="BCX9 NormalTextRun SCXW149429580" style="background-color:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;">Join experts and special guests virtually on </span></span><a href="https://phoenixmed.arizona.edu/c2s/live/schedule" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(0, 124, 137);"><strong>Connect2STEM LIVE TV</strong></a>, <span style="background-color:transparent;cursor:text;line-height:20.8px;">a brand-new series launching Feb. 6 and continuing every Saturday in February.</span></span><br style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(51, 51, 51);cursor:text;font-size:13px;line-height:20.8px;margin:0px;"><br style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(51, 51, 51);cursor:text;font-size:13px;line-height:20.8px;margin:0px;"><span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="background-color:transparent;cursor:text;line-height:20.8px;">Faculty, staff and students from the</span></span><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(51, 51, 51);cursor:text;line-height:20.8px;"> </span><a href="http://uahs.arizona.edu/" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(7, 130, 193);text-decoration-line:underline;background-color:transparent;font-size:13px;">University of Arizona Health Sciences</a><span style="background-color:transparent;color:rgb(51, 51, 51);cursor:text;line-height:20.8px;"> </span><span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="background-color:transparent;cursor:text;line-height:20.8px;">colleges, including Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health in both Phoenix and Tucson medical schools, will host dynamic live sessions encouraging youth of all ages to discover STEM careers.</span></span></span> </span> </p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="mcnButtonBlock" style="border-collapse:collapse;font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;min-width:100%;"> <tbody class="mcnButtonBlockOuter"> <tr> <td valign="top" align="center" class="mcnButtonBlockInner" style="padding:0px 18px 18px;"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="mcnButtonContentContainer" style="border-radius:4px;background-color:rgb(43, 170, 223);"> <tbody> <tr> <td 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style="padding:0px;"> <a target="_blank" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tY2NC_KbKUw&feature=youtu.be" title="" class="" style=""> <img alt="" src="https://mcusercontent.com/b102b4587403905186d245edb/video_thumbnails_new/f94aee0dd0c1d0c89d3647820addafb9.png" class="mcnImage" style="border-width:0px;border-style:initial;outline:none;vertical-align:bottom;max-width:640px;margin:5px;width:564px;" /> </a> </td> </tr> <tr> <td class="mcnTextContent" valign="top" width="546" style="word-break:break-word;color:rgb(242, 242, 242);font-family:helvetica;font-size:14px;line-height:21px;text-align:center;padding:9px 18px;"></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="mcnTextBlock" style="border-collapse:collapse;font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;min-width:100%;"> <tbody class="mcnTextBlockOuter"> <tr> <td valign="top" class="mcnTextBlockInner" style="padding-top:9px;"> <table align="left" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="mcnTextContentContainer" style="border-collapse:collapse;max-width:100%;min-width:100%;"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top" class="mcnTextContent" style="word-break:break-word;color:rgb(32, 32, 32);font-family:helvetica;font-size:14px;line-height:21px;padding:0px 18px 9px;"> <p style="margin:10px 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(96, 96, 96);font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-size:16px;line-height:24px;box-sizing:border-box;"> <span style="font-size:12px;"> <span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;">Each session will <a href="https://phoenixmed.arizona.edu/c2s/live/schedule" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(0, 124, 137);">air on Zoom.</a></span> </span> <br> <span style="color:rgb(178, 34, 34);"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <strong> <span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;">Saturday, February 6</span> </strong> </span> </span> </p> <p style="margin:10px 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(96, 96, 96);font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-size:16px;line-height:24px;box-sizing:border-box;"> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;"> <span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:bolder;">10:00 to 10:45 a.m. – Explore the World of STEAM From A-Z</span> </span> </span> <br> <span style="font-size:12px;"> <span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;"> <span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:bolder;">Grades:</span> K-8, parents and teachers</span> </span> </span> </p> <ul style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;color:rgb(96, 96, 96);font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-size:16px;"> <li style="box-sizing:border-box;"> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);"> <span style="font-size:12px;"> <span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;"> <span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:bolder;">STEMologist hosts: </span>Jenny Frank, education outreach coordinator and Katrece Swenson, education outreach associate, Maricopa County Air Quality Department.</span> </span> </span> </li> </ul> <p style="margin:10px 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(96, 96, 96);font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-size:16px;line-height:24px;box-sizing:border-box;"> <span style="font-size:12px;"> <span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;"> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);">Students will explore the amazing STEAM booths provided by 15 partnering organizations, including the Maricopa County Air Quality Department, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix Zoo, Arizona Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and many more. </span> <a target="_blank" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3mZK4AXZZc&feature=emb_logo" style="color:rgb(171, 5, 32);text-decoration-line:underline;box-sizing:border-box;background-color:transparent;transition:all 0.3s ease 0s;"> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);">Preview video</span> </a> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);">.</span> </span> </span> </p> <p style="margin:10px 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(96, 96, 96);font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-size:16px;line-height:24px;box-sizing:border-box;"> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;"> <span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:bolder;">11:00 to 11:30 a.m. – Breathe In: Create a 'Lung' at Home</span> </span> </span> <br> <span style="font-size:12px;"> <span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;"> <span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:bolder;">Grades:</span> All</span> </span> </span> </p> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);"> <span style="font-size:12px;"> <span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;"> <span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:bolder;">STEMologist hosts: </span>Jesse Abah, Danielle DeCuir, Lisa Wan and Shriya Thakrar, University of Arizona College of Pharmacy students.</span> </span> </span> <p style="margin:10px 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(96, 96, 96);font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-size:16px;line-height:24px;box-sizing:border-box;"> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);"> <span style="font-size:12px;"> <span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;">Participants will have the chance to create a lung of their own — all while learning about the respiratory system, how it can be affected by a disease like asthma and how certain drugs combat asthma in order to improve breathing.</span> </span> </span> </p> <ul style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;color:rgb(96, 96, 96);font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-size:16px;"> <li style="box-sizing:border-box;"> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);"> <span style="font-size:12px;"> <span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;"> <span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:bolder;">Materials needed: </span>Straws of various sizes, plastic bags and tape. </span> </span> </span> </li> </ul> <p style="margin:10px 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(96, 96, 96);font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-size:16px;line-height:24px;box-sizing:border-box;"> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);"> <span style="font-size:14px;"> <span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;"> <span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:bolder;">11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Inside the Artificial Tissue Laboratory - Part One</span> </span> </span> <br> <span style="font-size:12px;"> <span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;"> <span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:bolder;">Grades:</span> 6-12</span> </span> </span> </p> <span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);"> <span style="font-size:12px;"> <span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;"> <span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:bolder;">STEMologist host: </span>Merryl Lopido, simulation operations specialist, UArizona Simulation, Technology and Education Center. </span> </span> <span style="font-size:12px;"> <span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;">Join the Arizona Simulation, Technology and Education Center (ASTEC) at the University of Arizona for a fascinating tour through the artificial tissue laboratory. The center will share the science behind the making of silicone molds used for surgery and explain how the molds are used for medical training. </span> </span> </span> <br> <p style="margin:10px 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(96, 96, 96);font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-size:16px;line-height:24px;box-sizing:border-box;"><span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;"><strong>1</strong><span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:bolder;">2:00 to 12:30 p.m. – Tour the Palo Verde Generating Station</span></span></span><br><span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:bolder;">Grades:</span> All</span></span></span></p><span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:bolder;">STEMologist hosts: </span>Monte Anderson, community relations manager, and Ryne Burgess, senior reactor engineer, Palo Verde Generating Station</span></span></span><p style="margin:10px 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(96, 96, 96);font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-size:16px;line-height:24px;box-sizing:border-box;"><span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;">Palo Verde Generating Station has been the nation’s largest power producer of any kind for nearly 30 years generating more than 32 million megawatt-hours annually — enough power for more than 4 million people. Join representatives from the APS-Palo Verde Generating Station for a virtual tour of the state’s nuclear power plant.</span></span></span></p><p style="margin:10px 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(96, 96, 96);font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-size:16px;line-height:24px;box-sizing:border-box;"><span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:bolder;">1:00 to 1:30 p.m. – Art in Geometry</span></span></span><br><span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:bolder;">Grades:</span> 4-12</span></span></span></p><span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:bolder;">STEMologist host: </span>Bill Pike, statewide coordinator, University of Arizona, Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Achievement (MESA).</span></span></span><p style="margin:10px 0px;padding:0px;color:rgb(96, 96, 96);font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-size:16px;line-height:24px;box-sizing:border-box;"><span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;">Discover how using just a few geometric shapes you can create a piece of art ... in Math!</span></span></span></p><ul style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:1rem;color:rgb(96, 96, 96);font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-size:16px;"><li style="box-sizing:border-box;"><span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family:arial, "helvetica neue", helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:bolder;">Materials needed:</span> Five pieces of paper, a pencil, a ruler, scissors and markers or crayons.</span></span></span></li></ul></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" class="mcnButtonBlock" style="border-collapse:collapse;font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;min-width:100%;"> <tbody class="mcnButtonBlockOuter"> <tr> <td valign="top" align="center" class="mcnButtonBlockInner" style="padding:0px 18px 18px;"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="mcnButtonContentContainer" style="border-radius:4px;background-color:rgb(43, 170, 223);"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center" valign="middle" class="mcnButtonContent" style="font-family:arial;font-size:16px;padding:18px;"> <a class="mcnButton " title="Connect2STEM TV Full Schedule & Details" href="https://phoenixmed.arizona.edu/c2s/live/schedule" target="_blank" style="display:block;font-weight:bold;line-height:16px;color:rgb(255, 255, 255);">Connect2STEM TV Full Schedule & Details</a> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <table width="100%" class="mcnImageBlock" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" style="border-collapse:collapse;font-family:"times new roman";font-size:medium;min-width:100%;"> <tbody class="mcnImageBlockOuter"> <tr> <td class="mcnImageBlockInner" valign="top" style="padding:9px;"> <table width="100%" align="left" class="mcnImageContentContainer" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" style="border-collapse:collapse;min-width:100%;"> <tbody> <tr> <td class="mcnImageContent" valign="top" style="padding:0px 9px;text-align:center;"> <img align="center" class="mcnImage" alt="" src="https://mcusercontent.com/b102b4587403905186d245edb/images/d5a70261-376d-4e3c-b3e4-cd1412228a55.jpg" style="border-width:0px;border-style:initial;outline:none;vertical-align:bottom;max-width:553px;padding-bottom:0px;display:inline !important;margin:5px;width:553px;" />​<br></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://biomedicalphoenix.com/Lists/News/Attachments/144/Connect2STEM.jpg2021-02-04T07:00:00ZUA
Phoenix Bioscience Hub has $3B in Projects and 7K New Jobs in the WorksPhoenix Bioscience Hub has $3B in Projects and 7K New Jobs in the Works<div class="ExternalClassA2E9A3C59D24401BBAF053145546D737"><html> <div class="news-item-text2 full-text" style="height:auto;overflow:hidden;padding:10px 0px;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:"segoe ui", segoe, tahoma, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:16px;"> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;box-sizing:border-box;text-align:center;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;"> <em style="box-sizing:border-box;">​By Angela Gonzales for Phoenix Business Journal</em> <br style="box-sizing:border-box;"> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;">The bioscience sector in Phoenix is heating up and the world is taking notice, as exclusive licensing agreements are forged, lab space is being built and medical schools are expanding.</p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;">Construction is underway or about to begin in Phoenix on bioscience health facilities with a capital value of more than $3 billion, according to data compiled by Phoenix Community and Economic Development. More than 7,000 new bioscience health care jobs will be created in Phoenix during this time.<br style="box-sizing:border-box;"></p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;">The Translational Genomics Research Institute just forged a worldwide exclusive licensing agreement for its proprietary technology that uses a blood test to catch tumors even before X-rays and CT scans. TGen, an affiliate of the City of Hope, now has a deal with Madison, Wisconsin-based Exact Sciences Corp. 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Wellness WednesdaysWellness Wednesdays<div class="ExternalClass7D9D85A116C240CEAB61884277D4D294"><html> <p>​<span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-family:inherit;font-size:10pt;">U</span><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-family:inherit;font-size:10pt;">Arizona Health Sciences is committed to creating a healthier community and helping individuals and families stay well through these challenging times by offering weekly 30-minute interactive webinars.</span></p> <p> <strong>February 10, 2021 Noon -12:30pm</strong> </p> <p> <strong>Using Food and Lifestyle as Medicine to Keep Your Heart Healthy!</strong> </p> <p>Farshad Fani (Dr. Shad) Marvasti, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, 
UArizona College of Medicine – Phoenix</p> <p>Heart disease is a leading cause of death and a major risk factor for serious illness and hospitalization from COVID-19. Research shows there are key lifestyle habits people can do to reduce the risk for disease and make the heart more healthy. Learn more <a target="_blank" href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wellness-wednesdays-a-community-connection-registration-102201952792">here</a>​<br></p> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://biomedicalphoenix.com/Lists/News/Attachments/138/UA Wellness Wednesdays.png2021-02-02T07:00:00ZUA
Wellness WednesdaysWellness Wednesdays<div class="ExternalClass32C9B754AE1646D6BBDD4F1416A87DB4"><html> <p>​<span style="color:windowtext;font-family:inherit;font-size:10pt;background-color:window;">UArizona Health Sciences is committed to creating a healthier community and helping individuals and </span><span style="color:windowtext;font-family:inherit;font-size:10pt;background-color:window;">families stay well through these challenging times by offering weekly 30-minute interactive webinars.</span></p> <p>February 24<strong> Noon -12:30pm</strong></p> <p> <strong>Remaining Positive and Overcoming Feelings of Guilt</strong> </p> <p>·      Lourdes A. Rodríguez, MS, Senior Coordinator, Childcare and Family Resources</p> <p>·      Eileen Lawless, MSW, Dependent Care Advisor, UArizona Life & Work Connections</p> <p>Navigating parenting or caregiving responsibilities, while managing a successful career, is an adventure, to say the least! Learn more <a target="_blank" href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wellness-wednesdays-a-community-connection-registration-102201952792">here</a>​<br></p> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://biomedicalphoenix.com/Lists/News/Attachments/139/UA Wellness Wednesdays.png2021-02-02T07:00:00ZUA
Wellness WednesdaysWellness Wednesdays<div class="ExternalClass35D75DCFD46E4832935A559FE6722B62"><html> <p> <span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-family:inherit;font-size:10pt;">UArizona Health Sciences is committed to creating a healthier community and helping individuals and families stay well through these challenging times by offering weekly 30-minute interactive webinars.</span> </p> <p>March 3</p> <p> <em>Special One Hour Session: Noon – 1:00 p.m.</em> </p> <p> <strong>Navigating Relationships: Essential Foundations For the Art of Empathy and Courageous Conversations</strong> </p> <p>Spencer Gorin, RN, Alcohol & Other Drug and Harm Reduction Program Specialist, UArizona Campus Health<br>Our personal and professional success is dependent upon how well we can navigate relationships. In this engaging and interactive workshop, participants will learn three central concepts to navigate all relationships, from the simple to the complex. Learn more <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wellness-wednesdays-a-community-connection-registration-102201952792" target="_blank">here</a>​<br></p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://biomedicalphoenix.com/Lists/News/Attachments/140/UA Wellness Wednesdays.png2021-02-02T07:00:00ZUA
UArizona Med Phoenix News: Connect2STEM Returns, Librarian Wins Award, Fauci Effect, Researcher Builds New ToolsUArizona Med Phoenix News: Connect2STEM Returns, Librarian Wins Award, Fauci Effect, Researcher Builds New Tools<div class="ExternalClass946C04B34E9C494D8932B6C77D6647DD"><html> <p><a href="https://mailchi.mp/email/uarizona-med-phoenix-news-connect2stem-returns-librarian-wins-award-fauci-effect-researcher-builds-new-tools?e=19ce81cc1b" target="_blank">Click Here to view the Newsletter​</a><br></p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>2021-02-02T07:00:00ZUA
Tracking US Coronavirus Testing Capacity newsletterTracking US Coronavirus Testing Capacity newsletter<div class="ExternalClassF4EE8409C8A94FEAAEF33D32307E8F3D"><html> <p>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start">​​</span>Last week saw the release of the<span style="color:rgb(0, 114, 198);"> </span><a target="_blank" href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/National-Strategy-for-the-COVID-19-Response-and-Pandemic-Preparedness.pdf__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21Owz-VZr277ea-ip3FGZgCvlFn0PnvqxMkGnIaaDoHQy-fP5nEMG3Td-ftHqEXRNMBdqzu-WkzgM$">National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness [whitehouse.gov]</a>. There is increased attention and concern about the new viral strains and their impact on tests, vaccines and herd immunity. In the <em>New & Newsworthy </em>section - new data on test protocols and insights on the large percent of positive cases which are asymptomatic. Also, check out the Arizona State University Testing Commons  with support of The Rockefeller Foundation at <a target="_blank" href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/testingcommons.com/__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21Owz-VZr277ea-ip3FGZgCvlFn0PnvqxMkGnIaaDoHQy-fP5nEMG3Td-ftHqEXRNMBdqzf4BivLs$">TestingCommons.com [testingcommons.com]</a>. It is a one-stop, reliable source for comprehensive information about COVID-19 tests worldwide -  now at 2,247.  <a href="/Documents/COVID%20Newsletter%20Vol1Issue5%20-%201.26.21%20FINAL.pdf" target="_blank">Download the newsletter here​</a><span style="color:rgb(0, 114, 198);">.</span> ​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><br></p> <p> <br> </p> <p>To receive future newsletters,please contact: Mara Aspinall, Professor of Practice, Biomedical Diagnostics at Arizona State University:<span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 255);"> </span><a target="_blank" href="mailto:mara.aspinall@ASU.edu"><span style="color:rgb(0, 0, 255);">mara.aspinall@ASU.edu</span></a><br></p> </html></div>2021-01-29T07:00:00ZPhoenix Bio News
PBC TODAY PBC TODAY <div class="ExternalClass8AEA5D6900C9414A9B0230947F2BBB75"><html> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <p> <strong> <em>An Update on the People, Places, and Possibilities of the Phoenix Biomedical Campus in Downtown Phoenix • Oversight provided by Arizona State University President Michael Crow, Northern Arizona University President Rita Cheng, University of Arizona President Robert Robbins, Arizona Board of Regents Executive Director John Arnold and City of Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego</em> </strong> </p> <p> </p> <p> <strong>​Meet our Marketing & Communications Committee</strong> </p> <p>I'm pleased to report that we are zeroing in on a more robust marketing and event program for the Phoenix Biomedical Campus (PBC). We want to tell your stories and we want to connect you to all stakeholders, so we don't miss out on opportunities for collaboration. Key to advancing this effort is our Marketing & Communications Committee comprised of Sarah Harper and Kendra Pelofske with the Board of Regents, Allison Otu with UArizona, Adam Pierno and George Poste with ASU, Harlan Teller with NAU, and Claudia Whitehead and Chris Mackay with the City of Phoenix. This strong team will help us refine our collective brand identity and beat the drum of progress each and every day. Stay tuned! As always, if you have any questions, comments, or ideas, <a href="mailto:David.Krietor@asu.edu?subject=Chat%20about%20the%20Phoenix%20Biomedical%20Campus" target="_blank">please let me know</a>. </p> <p> </p> <p> <strong>Learn more about Phoenix's bioscience ecosystem via Wexford's podcast</strong> </p> <p>Through his company's podcast, “The Commons," Tom Osha, Senior Vice President of Innovation and Economic Development at Wexford Science+Technology, has conversed with Mayor Kate Gallego and other local leaders about Phoenix's growing and thriving bioscience ecosystem. <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMXHeuvjcSXE05Vqn9_IRbrK0wf1d_37bTZQfkTxgHsOxRlqk_TIRAGoQLbVFQI9IKGnNXdu3_KNRgbZ7zOlOifS1ZUPVuvHO3r5MLZ0TbXp4=&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3Jum735I8$" target="_blank">Listen to the conversations here [r20.rs6.net]</a>: </p> <p> </p> <ul> <li>Episode 1: The Role of Innovation Districts in Restarting the Economy</li> <li>Episode 2: Arizona's Life Sciences Roadmap</li> <li>Episode 3: Phoenix is HOT! And so is the Phoenix Biomedical Campus</li> <li>Episode 4: ASU #1 for Innovation</li> <li>Episode 5: A Fertile Environment for Start-Ups: The OncoMyx Story</li> <li>Episode 6: Building the Life Sciences Workforce</li> <li>Episode 7: The Wexford Knowledge Community<br><br> <br><br><strong>Connect2STEM kicks off this weekend</strong><br><br>The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, Cox Communications, and Arizona SciTech Institute present Connect2STEM – a series of live, virtual, and family-friendly events celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Medicine. This special program is the signature kickoff event for Arizona's 10th annual statewide <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXO0X_Q1-M-mMq6O62NM5r3xMPXJk4C6a8VjE9ckTmZOzcHYkkFcLCBZBks6Nqa5And1b51Wa53ekqWmJdwM2faECUTUpVSdMMZsp-I4KvUNfcRUkTdEeGp261jYCzwhsqw==&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3J58ob7O8$" target="_blank">SciTech Festival [r20.rs6.net]</a>. Connect2STEM has reached 40,000 attendees over the past six years and, this year has been reimagined as an online interactive pavilion. Activities kick off on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 10 a.m. via <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMh-qVtXU6KDjPN_QXRccLEmtDrqBnzZxKzaewdtBcDkcrmW9bh2kFVF6cSLzvcXGBwujie1XbowIxYDXbFd-I-ilL8-HwOjdOfYnREQlPAqU=&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3J_hU-ZnQ$" target="_blank">Connect2STEM TV [r20.rs6.net]</a>. The event will feature behind-the-scenes tours of the Wildcat Play Hospital, an Escape the Room challenge with mannequins that can talk led by medical students, and energetic performances from the Be Kind Crew and Arizona School for the Arts. <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXOt9tfI8JbxgxeQDTOZUNV4QS2rcW4_bFQU1BFb2JTE1lFmlmLJ5-skkzCALWjSnd88uvogY7rmmMeRMwVkvk1E0q6Y0Q1awXoPBGn-80SOX&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3Jj3xOiQ4$" target="_blank">Learn more here [r20.rs6.net]</a>. <br><br> <br><br><strong>Join UArizona Health Sciences' “Aging and the Arts" webinar this month and next</strong><br><br>You're invited to the newly launched Health and Humanities series, “Aging and the Arts." The Office of Engagement and Events at the University of Arizona Health Sciences is offering this free, live-streamed education and exercise series to promote better health and wellness for an aging population. These free sessions are open to the general public and are especially beneficial to older adults. Choose to attend one or more of the following days (all starting at 10 a.m. Arizona Time): January 26 and February 2, 9, 16, or 23. <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMC1AAiiXHdofncC6znecosYQDCyCS0XdiR7aDRnpbOpt2FKInBzznZ3YMLQMZQOwP3ETVNRNPezRspaYMAIwxwoygJNy2L1Tf7gSBw2QcdFVOJ1_VWI3SX54dRYEwfALUBXGDWYmr5ls=&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JLhMxkBk$" target="_blank">Register here [r20.rs6.net]</a>. <br><br> <br><br><strong>Participate in NAU/ABRC webinar on Telerehabilitation and Telepractice, March 4-5</strong><br><br>NAU Health Sciences professor Lynda Ransdell, in conjunction with the Arizona Biomedical Research Centre (ABRC), is hosting a virtual conference with continuing education credits for professionals in speech-language pathology, physical therapy, and occupational therapy. “Telerehabilitation and Telepractice: An Interprofessional Conference to Build Connections and Best Practices" will take place on March 4–5, 2021. <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMIbxN3w_4nCh8_beNlcPaDimFcq1GIPlb8kIMYAJDu29qTEIiMgVRoUI6SViI_HUbXJTAsoEfZc5ol0polUzPNidftfJxuqoVPcUn3e8FKFNx0NlnoXrdk_fKhx4UqLJOWwtxfggD5YgYT1l7HuzyFUuZPUOglTv7VFiOk75EdS-5VxXvgVzBDhcx7Q9AOfSZ&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3Jfi33vDY$" target="_blank">Learn more and register here [r20.rs6.net]</a>. <br><br> <br><br><strong>It's tour time…</strong><br><br> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXG5JMN2lirojvHBGfKDBr5V6iZWvD66WFAmq6W0nmbcdQqhvn8BLIM2WyKRC0223ya041L-96emIgcO1Y_1348j0Rno_pBAOotAuXyqhiiLmiANYPjdYhDs=&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JYdOv5VU$" target="_blank">Sign up for virtual tours of TGen on Feb. 17 or March 23 [r20.rs6.net]</a>. View the next-generation sequencing technology and biomedical research laboratories where TGen scientists unlock the mysteries of cancer, diabetes, rare and neurological diseases. <br><br> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <a href="mailto:Kyle.Jardine@wexfordscitech.com?subject=Tour%20of%20850%20N.%205th%20Street" target="_blank">Sign up for tours of 850 N. 5th Street</a>, the new research and education collaborative effort between the City of Phoenix, Arizona State University, and Wexford Science+Technology. </li> </ul> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align:center;"> </p> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <strong>PBC</strong> <strong> </strong> <strong>PEOPLE </strong> <strong>- Noteworthy individuals making a difference</strong> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align:center;"> </p> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMoewJ6x9sVXE-T1mnieK38MWpaSxasn7aZdy-cHcVw5Hxij0-JDaI4lg4oY-2SMyQihl5fRVkwvKd-14xOZlL4uF4UXlub2g8-_I7RcoRFiT_Vs3sFnJuRw==&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JhqiUCN4$" target="_blank">NAU students raise $1,500 for 100 “kindness kits" and donation to Circle the City, on the front lines of the pandemic serving people experiencing homelessness [r20.rs6.net]</a> (NAU, 01-22-21) <br><br> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMsyeNikjFO9UvTx3QxTFe7fR8lRIkxotWAHDASpOwBauTUBcq_nv3hsW8ZayNmDhUCGfpXPdlP-OrIghPB13abvkKUKu24mUFbaaeAYQGLl32TUvD0pXomuJh0xvGgs45ohnba_NyOf9s_Rw47MXeJyg0uY3Tf1gjS55eH2E38166kV7s4stAUxBN1C9rNggACLzeJ55zNgCkPItIjFEpysDTYF8rG4x7SnMykQ9X6e4VEm6uHieqGhKrhh82Il4OhsMJTxb0mMGjXPw2gDESt1uWNqmtUlF6dKa8a7sEPfUUyrMDaLRcpy6Z7MINplwsH5FyKBVSuwH-JzDPmEemR_0ocgMeUJWVsMMS5u2xayIvMfYTVXczjGoDdb8NRork&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JLOKvIQ4$" target="_blank">NAU's Elias Villareal appointed to the 2021 Aquifer Physician Assistant Task Force [r20.rs6.net]</a> (Aquifer, 01-20-21) <br><br> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMAvkVFIIewbkmXWCVOE0cy8aLV2Z-6-BHom6rvg3wfPyAK3BlyonUKmFsj34GnrkOylysHqHy-a1KBAVA10XbG5dRAwVuL_WHb-urhMGjhiI=&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JPevLX34$" target="_blank">NAU Prof. Heather Williamson named fellow for the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities [r20.rs6.net]</a> (NAU, 01-15-21) <br><br> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMYqiWAs7M5wxHLGjtvQUgh3u2bnpty0G_pr1OVHtquXz1A4qyd7RXyTIrxiSZe7-KCzLr5HjW8WzSbVC2ojoNsGjGUDhjpnte7UgilzY8ZVZo0SezuQOlolJfqodgADvWE4gtsqageF2BD6YCfNyk1BsA4IfmkS6fADdmlmXBg3Jc0KGxmo4hUWPdLBqoqzro&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JQuiYhvs$" target="_blank">Dr. Frank LoVecchio joins ASU to advance clinical and translational research [r20.rs6.net]</a> (ASU College of Health Solutions, 01-11-21) <br><br> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEM3mNFJxkKYi9NROtkgl_w-vDDlZnBXFTe-hsQA3zNus_DiFQgxDbmKYUzah0jUJ6Qi2ASmT7WgKamcJ5g_Uj9MOBOHffqZ-OrS4kIrajTVRG3QBJuZs-TefJs8yQgJnKmN6Inosbfrj532doZWNWGh6ZRsorlKK9QQ4yX0q-Z67gE-NnBd-hrtQ==&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3J4mO4vLk$" target="_blank">Edson College announces nominees for ASU Salute to Service spotlights [r20.rs6.net]</a> (ASU Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation, 11-06-20) </li> </ul> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align:center;"> </p> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <strong>PBC</strong> <strong> </strong> <strong>PLACES </strong> <strong>- Properties and new developments where good things happen</strong> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align:center;"> </p> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEM-SZhHxyHcfVWlrCu2MEZvZvQ8vQilOGLZt3c54pW435mQYU-VD-4TT1GFrITDbALp3lkiYg_Ao4DRF1p3p4ilK54f6I0gTXIo6VNIk3A-nZ6pUrMVg8Kc_RuTjbJYLC52lzSffCCY-T-dkBNlxUBNVourobEyileLuBd5QlZqhlyH8Ohu3zKLpAQeNvGh3Zv&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JdY5upHY$" target="_blank">Here's how Metro Phoenix has become an innovative leader in bioscience [r20.rs6.net]</a> (AZ Big Media, 01-24-21) <br><br></li> </ul> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMvXTEM7hoRS49TbY0pq86sWVMloUcCtvFSAevxytYNZRPyVubLllGhXRaxnIDtzzn0LDryvhQ8hRY58yXJj3P4SUwXhKXjVP8QdnlrAGGIbdGN5_uRgW6C98mYR1-TdNsfvij2scNKuwBTIB_c97CCrZJTaCNVvuSFmua0s7RTZAFQCMhXjEIAk3UBpTQs-EZ&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JhPQ6Jv0$" target="_blank">Phoenix bioscience hub has $3B in projects and 7K new jobs in the works [r20.rs6.net]</a> (Phoenix Business Journal, 01-18-21) </li> </ul> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align:center;"> </p> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <strong>PBC</strong> <strong> </strong> <strong>POSSIBILITIES </strong> <strong>- Significant research & educational opportunities going on</strong> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align:center;"> </p> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMAvkVFIIewbkmXWCVOE0cy8aLV2Z-6-BHom6rvg3wfPyAK3BlyonUKmFsj34GnrkOylysHqHy-a1KBAVA10XbG5dRAwVuL_WHb-urhMGjhiI=&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JPevLX34$" target="_blank">NAU professors Bettie Coplan and Richard Dehn paper on Physician Assistant burnout and job and career satisfaction was National Academy of Medicine's 8th most read paper in 2020 [r20.rs6.net]</a> (NAU, 01-15-21) <br><br> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMdUsSy03EwOWa7N-CdGVjqkAB1xrUCJeaU9CEl0WkHAouYLzcsp8qstCHqBhVHpVrAydpy9MuAMI91QIkhjYLndw-_4b6pQRsZlhtahhOxNG0aCtC13Z_gQ==&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3J72Okklk$" target="_blank">Exact Sciences licenses targeted digital sequencing method to extend leadership in precision oncology [r20.rs6.net]</a> (TGen, 01-13-21) <br><br> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMYaXvW7oYVhRe4KlqcKT5KBgYXsNkbyPSWwbaEqzbLCRetjHAf3ui9LyE9gG121Z79LNRWKA6KCRk_IyGXGVFcOsJNSTIbKtl7Cb5YN-y_lmrq5ZESSt1Pw==&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JHSNTsqU$" target="_blank">Undergraduate, graduate, and medical school students encouraged to apply for Helios Scholarship; deadline Feb. 5 [r20.rs6.net]</a> (TGen, 01-12-21) <br><br> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMgN91gwn9Ltt9F5sXIYkMJLbmYpb1gavp1McqFg2vHwMH-p2b5JF9xhOPavBlHTXmwbGkZBq6UqjlM9-7J0CKmL8YIEfCajB3naX6iFZa_8I=&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3Jg1cvZGk$" target="_blank">NAU professor Amit Kumar authored two recently-published papers [r20.rs6.net]</a>: “<a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEM5nwockopYlHI6tn8VUxH033Kia4ygKsHW74RQbKGtojd66DbV25mtJ1OihWev7Ids1vaCQd8T_g-0EMWcl0OWDl7tmy7upcdalag8h5SnkHDlzBwTKqFxPAlP-I2wHgp70AsYLnvIcdM_tHnyP5Vg4BxwA2pv9MKDRwDIigYlyTNxeXSD2fXYXVi-d4Q7Wfr&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3J1kE9IZE$" target="_blank">The Impact of the COVID-19 Epidemic on Older Adults in Rural and Urban Areas in Mexico [r20.rs6.net]</a>" and “<a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMEbyUoJ5KqxB5IO22DZ2lp_ZXw1jJNelwzwsdZlANVcMmM_pjbJiXoTBORD4mfIgVgIIk4KLGWyA4T1u9Q2t-UGkWHxMxCjzOXgPoCEd_6aI=&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JN4E2JME$" target="_blank">Post-hospital Nursing Home Utilization and Quality Indicators among Medicare Beneficiaries in Puerto Rico: Comparison with the U.S. [r20.rs6.net]</a>" (NAU, 01-08-21) </li> </ul> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align:center;"> </p> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <strong>PBC</strong> <strong> </strong> <strong>PANDEMIC RESPONSE - </strong> <strong>PBC-affiliated experts weigh in on timely issue</strong> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align:center;"> </p> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEM8v_RSXP7jxQXN0zK6kQfKVAzuMMsFoKdXQqBTqxP86L14QWIJpLhwjfKAZ1zXjykL19I3-w4MB5QS4wcCAAaLygdOI_strSUXmCoGIhBJxSRpaGxEgxhwr5385ZaQQgeV6FcXeMEi1hm21HUdiWecntbULiPJgUB&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JliY96z0$" target="_blank">Despite drop, Arizona “not out of the woods" on COVID-19 surge [r20.rs6.net]</a> (KJZZ, 01-24-21) <br><br> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMvqoV0Dcbu1yqmTlSHXRMoqdgsG_kPDbL_n3zZDXU2pLIF4FFdT1cN3wEfCnoIrK8eJN86BowFSuxTkvLgXpdQ0ZSqKN7srl8oirXed0XxXPmZ6WyjjnIMIawT3nq2aHWBUcVrCBqA1aFGrvbukxyOmUkLRhVVCieDhK94pUFBLIotXboFmWaIJNVGvBoCa_TBk7N9okLLBVtxHj3_uht3NlQxCzW9oJpCEwKzXMi0tJsaEonYsNWQtfONE4_BzZDtVzAwJCgrOoIieVu6q8M9oF--HbvM9NEpmaF0xjYyt2Doah3ZRPwABc9i9PosYCC8ur9JEeLUNs=&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JgLCyDF4$" target="_blank">UArizona professor recommends more consideration of COVID-19 monoclonal antibody therapy [r20.rs6.net]</a> (AZ Family, 01-24-21) <br><br> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMZ9k4155ou2CvfEn2vLcijCbJdjT3DhXdtQYD5cCpGQPWHvID4On4_5WwgCvi8DG1BQ10N-ftV_IuZ0wOSDupF-TCqMSgSs-kK7bFAKlYt5v38U5QcqFIh3nTe5tZC8EOC4a9v1NVxyKbvhwb5d5hi5KALIUAXiw2ktCqraEUZQ9meKbyKyOIE2S_RaR4Bw1t&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3Jfp6mKVA$" target="_blank">TGen-NAU study: COVID-19 virus triggers antibodies from previous coronavirus infections [r20.rs6.net]</a> (TGen, 01-21-21) <br><br> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMexNrvEwRhcQ-Uln4rR0V0sSasZ4-Wm2nX_HaxIjySnt9fi7F3Dt8qwdwUeWyNJP3hil5c1sTzGqN6bsCfPlPeCUtRfajNLV8SDJqw58khn7CxNgB0L-DFbAmWcfSKfh3aWMWtXuSDj5d_SttG9Jtk2XpCKLofV87bbCkf9JcwItNDtfjovdp4g==&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JvNB5rUw$" target="_blank">Study: Arizona's COVID-19 outbreak began in late February 2020 [r20.rs6.net]</a> (Arizona Mirror, 01-21-21) <br><br> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEM-Jz2WlDFtn7EqlvMmz_rUe6icTm_Z7qM5PTaedMW8SaHeK7-mYXdpzE8ViXWRqJh_ZhSPUTaGtGU9xXIzzBZtx53XjoXf_o6eQf_UNcwNiErz3-Yh9UqBU3Jo3H-fR2kJxTRRG3W1GrDx8cL_8eenxnBxwlPFRhdiGjGxiHxkItidsAP_LIpjQ==&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JM9PZB40$" target="_blank">Inside President Biden's rapid COVID-19 testing plan for schools [r20.rs6.net]</a> (Tech & Learning, 01-20-21) <br><br> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMIF6OEZJSfZGcvkEk0EHIpMdj1UZ5i93mf_5HGAdPEnYzKBWB6jakDdQha-YSq9mFl3ZP064KjvNVe19-RxOZowEKTH7YhphWsbcvD4HCa6LtujRj9e6zvUjRkqMwsJN2wl6_qdy9FXHgDsmapzA5L6xjyxPYoOF4WReObK_IjHQ5k86Vrmmz_-LLA7xiQ4zGfnwzIi7hwUihX1br0dqq9YORmZmlFS_MzHs6NtvWXit7TYzx5qv9Te0s3ilQFCL5yzfk3d-BGto0H3h-j4HELQ==&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JHJ6yvzQ$" target="_blank">"Coherent" response: How President Joe Biden could affect COVID-19 in Arizona [r20.rs6.net]</a> (Arizona Republic, 01-19-21) <br><br> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMDDLe-HsPEahnlNm7eYGOzk597Jlbd-pByRcIYgT7Tgr13BEDudHzUaEj_R7c_R7ASlVmGGlnhvkkAVeSB_CTTCUccwYNM6RFfDoJrttoHgKSkCVEeWMaYGGZ34r5KQLS8EZZR-iURrtt48ilWZWvJ8jNCsibwovX5hFIP9vfmhNa2rnybponJXbFZtDHTaWK&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3J1H5CzIM$" target="_blank">UArizona health expert recommends masks even after COVID-19 vaccine, illness [r20.rs6.net]</a> (KJZZ, 01-17-21) <br><br> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMTp3sI_cQeGvcVKwcBv_bVCQI1fHAHsNYLkxDjngiPSK9kHK5W16m5oRAiB93rP6xA4JK9m0cSBXB6Ui8fX7c5OQ_vUvkcGmZscux15VXC8pLa05gjdifXBoV1-4wcG173Xyz9wOHvQZyps0KPnopn_tl2VpuA2w_6dGXNkVZICJ_-KBKwOF-bL6q32Ko8RlIM5CZ4WZFAgCyHXJ-pNbghDS13YBnNfQ0YGNJb8wNWG67hamu8nOK88am2ZYBArlL0X8_oO9pT8kvETBPqWQobcfZSiZHASXkjLFNTbno_OP0wwnMcJqBT7uYP-0Ekv-EQ2GlSHKKodk=&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3J7OLSZiY$" target="_blank">UArizona doctor says post-COVID-19 lungs are worse than someone who's smoked for 30 years [r20.rs6.net]</a> (AZ Family, 01-15-21) <br><br> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXNbgVts4ZoEMOLkx32t5hvOhqQd8oEA3yQUP1RJoQuGJ4pom9vA4bvaX3rpCnNtVWq0d7zVVpaJK7OqoBhZ761MUHo0RK8aBnBeUZxY1hTWjLO75QzL3hkueWtGmDo8lDSmaIgjTRlSBWDtAZhAyQ0ZXEJy2Wn1sOlimiWxZCd9ewiy-OGhIPzo7fN-rKytUD0hNRrsPIZsKcFUAQt19HLN3SDfGBFpWJw==&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JEQtmXnI$" target="_blank">Doctors: Current vaccine distribution may not help with Arizona's rate of COVID-19 spread [r20.rs6.net]</a> (Fox 10, 01-13-21) </li> </ul> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align:center;"> </p> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <strong>PBC</strong> <strong> </strong> <strong>PARTICULARS </strong> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align:center;"> </p> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:100%;" class="ms-rteTable-default"> <p> <strong>Contact:</strong> David Krietor, Executive Director, 602-741-5580, <a href="mailto:david.krietor@asu.edu" target="_blank">david.krietor@asu.edu</a> </p> <p> </p> <p> <strong>Website:</strong> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXO9PphPWXnS5gh5DC_plEmYemmA8ABnsPTeAillLOqFiH9uL62a4BZIhOI42vSGiRjq6pDoecJqSqp5BvkPmmlYel-UzkASqUTelsBTwvpqG3Vm3Pv_7-KMRzG0Zys0e57jjDi7VtK6RifTYtrep6EFH-Va4YDkjcO5NB8c1pu80hu0PAbQxFuusIU1wgRj4a6DxL0-wQZwBE5ZfYVX6sKBgOmbmzDrL5aJsz_v3toA97fX49bmrMHn4yMIq4JwyJ5dLMeBLomMHM1ibgPfEFQXNxAfYkqm3N41aWUfYO8tQNDiZRTxsFhwVQmIom4KVwM44PqYg9sdrRYTFN9860iAB3gsqzCXWApzoOQkuKRCRQUfqf9rQmMsOtwPB2XPFDnjfpifFOH8m5pTSQAaWOzw8jjzmb6hwoe6qQZuDQhA4_vHb0l0GoQlSOTR3PjNE1QtIjI9-27nw&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3Jkhrl80Q$" target="_blank">biomedicalphoenix.com [r20.rs6.net]</a>, <a href="mailto:claudia.whitehead@phoenix.gov" target="_blank">Claudia Whitehead</a>, <a href="mailto:claudia.whitehead@phoenix.gov" target="_blank">claudia.whitehead@phoenix.gov</a>  </p> <p> </p> <p> <strong>Events Calendar:</strong> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXKoN4ozbDDO7-8271H4ALEkrwwGCcl40dgXKmigv8G4HXr1hhcvyhW5EwUCqfgTVy8D2LqHqc4zunvcVaGlnqyJ2CqGKdx8VkA==&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3Jzh4KezM$" target="_blank">ASU [r20.rs6.net]</a>, <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXKoN4ozbDDO7sUMNYUbcUTDoTMYTi2WjZ3YdZh_eMonE7p31bfBZL37MqPKYBypTi8QRVh8GTa-4IER4PUXM062vs0IfzutJNg==&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JLaiKYjg$" target="_blank">Bioscience H.S. [r20.rs6.net]</a>, <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXKoN4ozbDDO7JHvmeAPcJeSJg0qzCNBJUbnIX3nHJ0ooaFjsvo2hyJSbaE6ov3Q2be82B-BshT-Z_-Efq1S45X7dyhT_ZOlrUQc-DGqlaD7EH8-ScRhxQYJ76IbCnKZTsA==&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3J9H2wIVI$" target="_blank">NAU [r20.rs6.net]</a>, <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXKoN4ozbDDO7V4IuQa8KAMm6ROsJBaFLqoEv2iOsjJwbkIvekAmZlXND-FikGWx5v_L4r6GXpc2efr5gDWJRz6Q=&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JwJf9wrA$" target="_blank">PUHS Alumni Assoc. [r20.rs6.net]</a>, <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXKoN4ozbDDO7duc5aElLaI3y1RneK8M65o2Ek33KehOb4rLIN_CnPz-z-83isYpDHZDgDonhD6G1W1g9C_ymLXSTOkH21Ti_Q941jap0pMD9bRHKSGgFnDM=&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JwbXgIbw$" target="_blank">TGen [r20.rs6.net]</a>, <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXKoN4ozbDDO71EOWYAPxev-IAM-kxDT3uhNDRs4SzedMPcJ8JE_PV_lRAqCJ3xs-64yP-by3Cn18pDR7pUkSxxwpFWCAmjtpF-Z7D1hc7qmU&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3J-FbN1Ts$" target="_blank">UArizona [r20.rs6.net]</a> </p> <p> </p> <p> <strong>Jobs:</strong> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXDwYSFvHJvLQ6eNEQvJJ12dPovxyPA_DSB-w3qSM0zyyAFL40RAOjjF9QecbQLnU6T1v9ZwYNr8ta4mHNQAYu4FWeS5H9sie3U6GREq_wQ93FEgoo-bl9uRd_H5abSdWkt9v2k6Wgod-DPi0RxQPLg_g7vJ_OYtRPi3Sf7NjrOpeVzsaCK0feIdBpOGahvzp8nO46w72qd4f&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3J4uYBrPA$" target="_blank">Inside Higher Ed [r20.rs6.net]</a>, <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXDwYSFvHJvLQwSOQ2tq3vxJR5xKBeuE_lFlUiJR-C1fgcs_lGCpN6D5Z9qYRmE0yXAlAsHBI767CLvk8g42te01qftba9QmcH7mAfrg0qKsWP3B21ntmOJ5sL4oThJRRE1izGfY2Jn5dqfJGgqhEinqBasSQjhINhyaHxz1Ix6o1yRdKc1KvQ-T473wu3z9pcqHdnK3WmizCIUtn5FWUitpgsDuaAnhZ_WAaogEyeSiUFJGcuf8K1no=&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JYlhkAdY$" target="_blank">Indeed [r20.rs6.net]</a>, <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXDwYSFvHJvLQvv430807rPncGptlQFuHZwwY_GY7YJumpciNNgMl1E9yHGUuLgKniycp-SEiar1ue8mx-ktWTS2BP3LYIKwxVw==&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3JTBxZPhY$" target="_blank">AZBio Job Center [r20.rs6.net]</a> </p> <p> </p> <p> <strong>Getting Around:</strong> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__http:/r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001kNnnLsuGVCiR0QvX-pqyXOblmIInriXu2Gj8Z0x8qIcX9HxZHyOkXO9PphPWXnS5REiVDf40H8RLEchE13TGi-5zdNaqtmpOvGRd0kctN3KIfW9pAAhLzdw6npXYeYlMFwaj9L9ckBXZUdptc-FCpg4zDCyvDNu1&c=XhQem-SYU-NwgWBFuunUjYWE4aWoEkyc01tlONTVadkP1447yKXdJw==&ch=-YXc6gEPwxQDrI0mlc0VJPQcBUAlhZLOaNd95A8hbRUeyirAhLBAOQ==__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21LoQ2bEPu6AluuWrsHxYX_0tOqfl7I7i4BvMDg2OnCFP5ellrmJE63-FjwPUd7S-86D3J4wtLF1U$" 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A Better Way to Diagnose Breast Cancer?A Better Way to Diagnose Breast Cancer?<div class="ExternalClass2F7CAE8622C840248C3DC0ACAB015D6D"><html> <p>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;color:#444444;">A network of extracellular macromolecules that regulate processes within living organisms — known as extracellular matrix, or ECM — may one day provide information for detecting breast cancer in its earliest stages. <br>   Findings from a recent TGen-led study suggest that a test developed by <a target="_blank" href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/tgen.us10.list-manage.com/track/click?u=6b0e128788a10661a1fb2d549&id=abe9f2fdb5&e=aef60cd9f1__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21PDIHrk4h8flKwadWid4j-VjFhTDIfCuduoHMW3OQlIqlBJFxc-mdIRWmgA7BtuvGqp9yRsfbGOw$"><span style="color:#296dc0;">Dr. Patrick Pirrotte [tgen.us10.list-manage.com]</span></a>, an Assistant Professor and Director of TGen’s <a target="_blank" href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/tgen.us10.list-manage.com/track/click?u=6b0e128788a10661a1fb2d549&id=476897c7bb&e=aef60cd9f1__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21PDIHrk4h8flKwadWid4j-VjFhTDIfCuduoHMW3OQlIqlBJFxc-mdIRWmgA7BtuvGqp9yXLGfwq4$"><span style="color:#296dc0;">Collaborative Center for Translational Mass Spectrometry [tgen.us10.list-manage.com]</span></a>, and an international team of researchers can detect infinitesimally small amounts of cancer biomarkers shed into the bloodstream from cells surrounding a cancerous tumor.<br>   ECM is the network of molecules — including collagen, enzymes and glycoproteins — that provide structural and biochemical support to surrounding cells, including cancer cells. During the early stages of cancer, these proteins and protein fragments — which form the tumor microenvironment — leak into circulating blood.<br>   “Our data reinforces the idea that this release of ECM components into circulation, even at the earliest stages of malignancy, can be used to design a specific and sensitive biomarker panel to improve detection of breast cancer,” said Dr. Pirrotte, the study’s senior author. “Using a highly specific and sensitive protein signature, we devised and verified a panel of blood-based biomarkers that could identify the earliest stages of breast cancer, and with no false positives.”<br>   To establish this protein signature, researchers employed blood samples from 20 patients with IDC breast cancer, and from 20 women without cancer who nonetheless had positive mammograms but benign pathology at biopsy. <br>   The published findings appear in the journal <a target="_blank" href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/tgen.us10.list-manage.com/track/click?u=6b0e128788a10661a1fb2d549&id=ecc6917c9e&e=aef60cd9f1__%3b%21%21LkjWUF49MRd51_ry%21PDIHrk4h8flKwadWid4j-VjFhTDIfCuduoHMW3OQlIqlBJFxc-mdIRWmgA7BtuvGqp9yN_PhD9U$"><em><span style="color:rgb(41, 109, 192);">Breast Cancer Research</span></em><span style="color:#296dc0;"> [tgen.us10.list-manage.com]</span></a>.<br>   With additional testing, this method could someday be routinely used in medical check-ups alongside mammography due to its high degree of specificity. </span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;color:#222222;"><br> <br> </span>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><br></p> </html></div>https://biomedicalphoenix.com/Lists/News/Attachments/135/TGen image for lab report.png2021-01-27T07:00:00ZTGen
Event: Aging and the Arts new Health & Humanities SeriesEvent: Aging and the Arts new Health & Humanities Series<div class="ExternalClassA9F1D1D217A64E2BB405E06A2EA45130"><html>​<a style="background-color:window;font-family:inherit;font-size:10pt;" href="https://arizona.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CjuUCwpFQ0OxLVFM1nNb8A" target="_blank"><p style="display:inline !important;"><strong>Webinar Registration</strong></p></a><br><br><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>You're invited to the newly launched Health and Humanities series, <strong>Aging and the Arts</strong>. The Office of Engagement and Events at the University of Arizona Health Sciences is offering this free, live-streamed education and exercise series to promote better health and wellness for an aging population. These free sessions are open to the general public, and are especially beneficial to older adults.​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><a href="https://arizona.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CjuUCwpFQ0OxLVFM1nNb8A" target="_blank"><br><p> <br> </p> <p> ​<br> </p> </a></html></div>https://biomedicalphoenix.com/Lists/News/Attachments/134/Aging and the Arts.png2021-01-19T07:00:00ZUA
EXACT SCIENCES LICENSES TARGETED DIGITAL SEQUENCING METHOD TO EXTEND LEADERSHIP IN PRECISION ONCOLOGYEXACT SCIENCES LICENSES TARGETED DIGITAL SEQUENCING METHOD TO EXTEND LEADERSHIP IN PRECISION ONCOLOGY<div class="ExternalClassBC85741865824F7DA0A12B1185AD30A1"><html> <p>​<span style="font-style:italic;color:rgb(85, 85, 85);font-family:"helvetica neue", helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14px;background-color:window;box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;">Written by</span><span style="font-style:italic;color:rgb(85, 85, 85);font-family:"helvetica neue", helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14px;background-color:window;"> </span><span class="uBlogsy_author_name" style="font-style:italic;color:rgb(85, 85, 85);font-family:"helvetica neue", helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14px;background-color:window;box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;"><a target="_blank" href="https://www.tgen.org/news/?author=Steve+Yozwiak" title="Steve Yozwiak" style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(85, 85, 85);outline:0px !important;">Steve Yozwiak</a></span></p> <div class="row" style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;margin-right:-15px;margin-left:-15px;color:rgb(85, 85, 85);font-family:"helvetica neue", helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14px;"> <div class="col-md-12" style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;min-height:1px;padding-right:15px;padding-left:15px;"> <ul class="list-inline posted-info" style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:10px;padding-left:0px;margin-left:-5px;list-style:none;"> <em style="background-color:window;box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;">​Worldwide Exclusive License Provides Access to Targeted Digital Sequencing (TARDIS) Blood Biopsy Method for Use in Minimal Residual Disease Testing</em></ul> <br> </div> </div> <div class="row" style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;margin-right:-15px;margin-left:-15px;color:rgb(85, 85, 85);font-family:"helvetica neue", helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14px;"> <div class="col-md-12" style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;min-height:1px;padding-right:15px;padding-left:15px;"> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;margin:0px 0px 20px;"> <span style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;font-weight:700;">MADISON, Wis. — January 13, 2021 —</span> <a target="_blank" href="https://www.exactsciences.com/" style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(12, 72, 135);outline:0px !important;">Exact Sciences Corp.</a> (Nasdaq: EXAS) today announced that it has acquired a worldwide exclusive license to the proprietary TARDIS technology from the <a target="_blank" href="https://www.tgen.org/" style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(12, 72, 135);outline:0px !important;">Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)</a>, an affiliate of <a target="_blank" href="https://www.cityofhope.org/homepage" style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(12, 72, 135);outline:0px !important;">City of Hope</a>. This compelling and technically distinct approach will help expand Exact Sciences’ leadership in precision oncology and offers a differentiated patient-specific solution in minimal residual disease testing.</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;margin:0px 0px 20px;">Analysis of DNA shed into a patient’s blood stream can provide a noninvasive means of detecting the presence of a tumor. Patients who have undergone initial treatment may only have small amounts of tumor DNA in their blood, which can be difficult to detect with conventional technology. TARDIS was developed to be highly sensitive and customizable for each patient, including those with only a trace amount of tumor remaining following surgery or other localized treatment that is undetectable by imaging.<span style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;font-size:10.5px;line-height:0;vertical-align:baseline;top:-0.5em;">i</span> </p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;margin:0px 0px 20px;">“Exact Sciences is uniquely positioned to lead cancer diagnostics with our broad foundation and the talented team that created Cologuard® and Oncotype DX®,” said Kevin Conroy, chairman and CEO of Exact Sciences. “We’re excited to work with TGen and City of hope to bring the incredible TARDIS technology to physicians and patients and deliver a better solution in minimal residual disease to improve cancer patient outcomes.”</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;margin:0px 0px 20px;">In a study published in <a target="_blank" href="https://stm.sciencemag.org/content/11/504/eaax7392" style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;background-color:transparent;color:rgb(12, 72, 135);outline:0px !important;"><em style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;">Science Translational Medicine</em></a>, TARDIS demonstrated high accuracy in assessing molecular response and residual disease during neoadjuvant therapy to treat breast cancer. TARDIS achieved up to 100-fold improvement beyond the current limit of circulating tumor DNA detection.<span style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;font-size:10.5px;line-height:0;vertical-align:baseline;top:-0.5em;">i</span></p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;margin:0px 0px 20px;">“Blood-based diagnostics are critical to the future of cancer care, and licensing TARDIS to an industry leader like Exact Sciences speaks volumes about its potential to positively impact the field,” said Jeffrey M. Trent, Ph.D., TGen president and research director. “The scale and reach Exact Sciences brings to the market means greater access — and new hope — for patients faced with a cancer diagnosis.”</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;margin:0px 0px 20px;">TGen became a part of City of Hope in 2016 to accelerate the speed at which scientists and medical staff convert research discoveries into cures for patients. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, making it a national leader in advancing research and treatment protocols.</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;margin:0px 0px 20px;">“We are proud of the innovation driven by TGen in the development of TARDIS technology and are excited about the licensing agreement with Exact Sciences as its leadership in screening and diagnostics combined with this novel approach will address a very important clinical challenge in cancer care,” said Robert Stone, president and CEO, City of Hope. “This is another example of City of Hope working with a leading organization around a joint vision to develop truly world-class solutions to transform the treatment of cancer patients.”</p> <p style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;margin:0px 0px 20px;">XMS Capital is serving as financial advisor to Exact Sciences, and K&L Gates is serving as legal advisor. Citi is serving as financial advisor to TGen and City of Hope, and Jones Day is serving as legal advisor.<br style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;"><br style="box-sizing:border-box;border-radius:0px;"></p> </div> </div> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://biomedicalphoenix.com/Lists/News/Attachments/133/Dr. Jeffrey Trent.jpg2021-01-13T07:00:00ZTGen
Opportunity: Helios Scholars at TGen – deadline to apply February 5, 2021Opportunity: Helios Scholars at TGen – deadline to apply February 5, 2021<div class="ExternalClass6227C5F5B43441979FFC777FB0F4E917"><html> <p>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>Do you want to experience what it's really like to be a scientist? Helios Scholars at TGen is a paid, eight-week summer internship program in biomedical research open to incoming and continuing undergraduate, graduate, and medical school students who have studied at an Arizona high school, college, or university. Interns work full-time on a research project under the mentorship of a TGen scientist to unravel the genetic components of diabetes, neurological disease and cancer. At TGen North in Flagstaff, interns focus their summer research on public health and pathogens such as Valley Fever and antibiotic resistant bacteria.<br> <br>Internships are available in all areas of translational bioscience: laboratory research, computational biology and bioinformatics, mathematics and statistics, and research administration.​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><br></p><p><br></p><p><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;"><a href="https://www.tgen.org/education/helios-scholars-at-tgen/" target="_blank">Helios Scholars at TGen – deadline to apply February 5, 2021</a></span>​ (Click Here)<br></p> </html></div>2021-01-12T07:00:00ZTGen
Event: Annual reimagine Health Research Symposium – January 21Event: Annual reimagine Health Research Symposium – January 21<div class="ExternalClass38D5C8369F5A4DA5AFD1BA474E0D2ECE"><html> <p><a href="https://phoenixmed.arizona.edu/reimaginehealth" target="_blank">Click Here For More​</a><br></p> <p>The symposium will focus on current topics in the areas of <em>Intervention and Prevention</em> of important diseases that are impacting humankind. It will emphasize approaches for a variety of diseases and crises — including COVID-19, cardiovascular disease, cancer, opioid addiction and the challenge of needing to develop novel antibiotics. Attendees will learn from and engage with leading experts who will present and discuss contemporary treatment and prevention strategies in the areas of drug discovery, vaccine development, addiction management, the use of artificial intelligence, as well as ethical and social factors contributing to these approaches. </p> <p>The 3<sup>rd</sup> Annual reimagine Health Research Symposium will be held on Thursday, January 21, 2021. Attendees will be able to attend the symposium virtually via Zoom.​<br></p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://biomedicalphoenix.com/Lists/News/Attachments/130/reimagine health symposium.jpg2021-01-12T07:00:00ZUA
Event: AZBIOPEERS Meeting R&D Tax Credits - January 19Event: AZBIOPEERS Meeting R&D Tax Credits - January 19<div class="ExternalClass797B8FFE940548B5996BCD599B31F32B"><html> <a target="_blank" href="https://www.azbio.org/events/azbiopeers-january-meeting-rd-tax-credits">Click here for more info:​</a><br><br> <p>The Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit remains one of the best opportunities for biotech and medtech businesses to substantially reduce their tax liability. Learn how what you and your team are doing today can qualify for federal and state tax savings that can be used to grow your business and move your innovation time line forward faster. Learn more about both the Federal and Arizona R&D Tax Credit opportunities in this 1 hour session. Register to attend on January 19, 2021 from 8-9am.​<br></p> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://biomedicalphoenix.com/Lists/News/Attachments/131/AZBio-PEERS-Cropped.jpg2021-01-12T07:00:00ZPhoenix Bio News
​Fauci Effect' Boosts Medical School Applications, Motivates Students​Fauci Effect' Boosts Medical School Applications, Motivates Students<div class="ExternalClassB1A71EE0CA9B4FA3AFBE586DDFC581CA"><html> <h1 style="box-sizing:border-box;font-size:20px;margin:0px 0px 0.5rem;font-family:miloweb, -apple-system, blinkmacsystemfont, "segoe ui", roboto, "helvetica neue", arial, "noto sans", sans-serif, "apple color emoji", "segoe ui emoji", "segoe ui symbol", "noto color emoji";font-weight:700;line-height:25px;color:rgb(30, 82, 136);" class="node--title"><span style="box-sizing:border-box;" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">KTAR News</span></h1><p>​Glen Fogerty, PhD, associate dean of Admissions and Recruitment, and Meher Rakkar, Class of 2024, joined <em>KTAR News 92.3 FM </em>to discuss the "Fauci Effect" and how it has effected medical school applicants, as well as the admissions cycle.​<br></p><p><span style="font-size:13.3333px;">​Click here to read story: </span><a style="font-family:inherit;font-size:10pt;background-color:window;" href="https://phoenixmed.arizona.edu/newsroom/news/ktar-news" target="_blank">Fauci Effect' Boosts Medical School Applications, Motivates Students</a><br><br></p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>2021-01-07T07:00:00ZUA
PBC TODAYPBC TODAY<div class="ExternalClass053903287AB64179990494A2463A2190"><html> <p>​<span style="color:rgb(83, 102, 127);font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;font-size:11px;font-style:italic;font-weight:bold;background-color:window;">An Update on the People, Places, and Possibilities of the Phoenix Biomedical Campus in Downtown Phoenix • Oversight provided by Arizona State University President Michael Crow, Northern Arizona University President Rita Cheng, University of Arizona President Robert Robbins, Arizona Board of Regents Executive Director John Arnold and City of Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego</span></p> <div align="left"> <a href="https://myemail.constantcontact.com/The-latest-news-about-the-Phoenix-Biomedical-Campus.html?soid=1102821891921&aid=O5-JEzN1F4U" target="_blank">Click Here for Web Version​</a><br> <br> </div> <div align="left"> <span style="font-size:11px;color:rgb(83, 102, 127);font-weight:bold;font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;">PBC now home to Phoenix VA Health Care System Research Space</span> </div> <div align="left"> <span style="font-size:11px;font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;">The Phoenix VA Health Care System (PVAHCS) Research Space opened last month in the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix on the </span> <a style="text-decoration-line:underline;font-size:11px;color:rgb(0, 0, 0);font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://phoenixmed.arizona.edu/campus">Phoenix Biomedical Campus</a> <span style="font-size:11px;font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;">. This innovative partnership will accelerate the application of medical research discovery into clinical practice. The newest partnership will allow UArizona researchers access to a secure database of medical and genetic information gathered by the VA (the Million Veterans Program, also known as “MVP”) to provide personalized treatments for veterans. The genetic information will help physicians predict how patients will respond to medications and other treatments. It also will identify patients who may be eligible for a specific research study and invite them to participate in the investigation. The MVP program will provide science collaborators access to the richest medical genetic database in the world. These collaborations will help facilitate early disease intervention, prevent adverse reactions to drugs, save lives, decrease health care costs, and improve the quality of life for veterans.</span> </div> <div align="left"> <br> </div> <div align="left"> <span style="font-size:11px;font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;">“Our veterans have earned and deserved the best possible health care, and we believe that the best possible health care can only happen through innovation,” said Samuel Aguayo, MD, associate chief of staff for research at the </span> <a style="text-decoration-line:underline;font-size:11px;color:rgb(0, 0, 0);font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://phoenixmed.arizona.edu/phoenix-va">Phoenix VA Health Care System</a> <span style="font-size:11px;font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;">. “Our veterans are volunteering for our research studies because they understand that the benefit is for them and for others.” Dr. Aguayo, a distinguished pulmonologist, is the inaugural director of this PVAHCS Research Space. “We are blessed with a number of people who have a common vision,” he said. A special thank you to UArizona College of Medicine Dean Guy Reed MD for facilitating this important addition to the PBC. For more information, </span> <a style="text-decoration-line:underline;font-size:11px;color:rgb(0, 0, 0);font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://uahs.arizona.edu/news/uarizona-college-medicine-phoenix-and-phoenix-va-launch-innovative-research-space">click here</a> <span style="font-size:11px;font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;">.</span> </div> <div align="left"> <br> </div> <div align="left"> <span style="font-size:11px;color:rgb(83, 102, 127);font-weight:bold;font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;">Connect2STEM 2021 goes virtual Jan. 30</span> </div> <div align="left"> <span style="font-size:11px;font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;">The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, along with partners, Cox Communications, and the Arizona SciTech Institute, present Connect2STEM 2021 – a series of live virtual events starting January 30 at 10 a.m. showcasing the wonders of science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine (STEM). Connect2STEM is the signature kickoff event for Arizona’s 10th annual </span> <a style="text-decoration-line:underline;font-size:11px;color:rgb(0, 0, 0);font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://scitechinstitute.org/scitech-festival/">SciTech Festival</a> <span style="font-size:11px;font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;">, a two-month campaign in February and March that promotes STEM events across the state. The wildly popular event has been reimagined as an </span> <a style="text-decoration-line:underline;font-size:11px;color:rgb(0, 0, 0);font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://phoenixmed.arizona.edu/about/videos/connect2stem-returns-january-30-2021">online interactive pavilion</a> <span style="font-size:11px;font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;">. Activities led by physicians, performers, and STEM professionals will debut on Jan. 30. The dynamic kickoff event features a special visit to the Wildcat Play Hospital, an opportunity to scrub in with a world-renowned neurosurgeon, treating pediatric simulation patient, “Hal,” who helps train future doctors, learning how to TikTok your way to a STEM career with Cox Communications and cheering on energetic performances from the Be Kind Crew and Arizona School for the Arts.</span> </div> <div align="left"> <br> </div> <div align="left"> <span style="font-size:11px;font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;">Attendees are encouraged to register for the virtual event at </span> <a style="text-decoration-line:underline;font-size:11px;color:rgb(0, 0, 0);font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" href="http://phoenixmed.arizona.edu/c2s">phoenixmed.arizona.edu/C2S</a> <span style="font-size:11px;font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;"> and those who register will automatically be entered to win an iPad. “The future will present new challenges that require inquisitive minds to solve,” said Guy Reed, MD, MS, dean of the UArizona College of Medicine-Phoenix. “Through Connect2STEM, we hope to inspire the next generation of creative thinkers, skilled innovators and compassionate leaders to pursue careers in STEM.” Connect2STEM has welcomed more than 40,000 attendees over the last six years to downtown Phoenix. “Arizona’s future depends on a highly-trained workforce – particularly in the areas of advanced medical technology, research, and related STEM fields – and the SciTech Festival delivers on that vision,” said Phoenix Mayor </span> <a style="text-decoration-line:underline;font-size:11px;color:rgb(0, 0, 0);font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://azbigmedia.com/business/business-leaders/newsmakers/get-to-know-phoenix-mayor-kate-gallego/">Kate Gallego</a> <span style="font-size:11px;font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;">. “I am particularly grateful to the University of Arizona and Phoenix Biomedical Campus for organizing this year’s event and for engaging young minds during this challenging time.”</span> </div> <div align="left"> <br> </div> <div align="left"> <span style="font-size:11px;color:rgb(83, 102, 127);font-weight:bold;font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;">Connect2STEM LIVE TV launched</span> </div> <div align="left"> <span style="font-size:11px;font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;">Connect2STEM LIVE TV is a brand-new series launching Feb. 6 and continues with free online programming every Saturday in February. Featuring faculty, staff, and students from all five University of Arizona Health Sciences colleges including Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, and both medical schools in Phoenix and Tucson, dynamic STEM modules will allow youth of all ages to discover STEM careers and activities. Regents’ Professor Allan Hamilton, MD, FACS, a world-renowned neurosurgeon and executive director of the Arizona Simulation Technology Education Center will host an introduction to medicine over multiple sessions. Dr. Hamilton currently holds four professorships at the University of Arizona in Neurosurgery, Radiation Oncology, Psychology, and Electrical and Computer Engineering. Dr. Hamilton has also served as Senior Medical Script Consultant on Grey’s Anatomy for more than 15 years. </span> <a style="text-decoration-line:underline;font-size:11px;color:rgb(0, 0, 0);font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://phoenixmed.arizona.edu/c2s">Click here</a> <span style="font-size:11px;font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;"> to access the full schedule of live programs, printable fun sheets and access to new videos. </span> </div> <div align="left"> <br style="color:rgb(46, 47, 47);font-family:verdana, geneva, sans-serif;font-size:14px;"> <br> </div> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://biomedicalphoenix.com/Lists/News/Attachments/132/2020.09.15 BSPB 5th-6th Floors-4138 _2_.jpg2021-01-07T07:00:00ZPhoenix Bio News

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