CND Life Sciences Closes Series Seed Funding Round

Innovators of the Syn-One Test™ Building Market Presence and Infrastructure

PHOENIX, AZ — March 23, 2021 — CND Life Sciences, Inc. (, an innovative medical technology company pioneering the detection, visualization, and quantification of protein deposition in cutaneous nerve fibers, announced today the closing of a $2.4 million series seed financing round. HonorHealth, a local health system serving 1.6 million people in the greater Phoenix area, joined several experienced financial investors in funding the round.

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New Study Analyzes Potential Impact of Various Drug Pricing Proposals

The Council of State Bioscience Associations (CSBA) today, released data analyzing the potential impact of various drug pricing proposals on patient access to lifesaving medicines, future biomedical innovation, and the economic health of the life sciences industry. 

The study, which was conducted by Vital Transformation, an international health economics firm, examines the negative effects of bills like “Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019” and other foreign reference pricing models had they been enacted. 

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University of Arizona Center for Innovation Startup SGNT Wins Small Business Innovation Research Grant from National Science Foundation

TUCSON, Ariz. – SGNT, a University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) startup, has received a $749,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant through the National Science Foundation (NSF).  NSF’s vital support of basic research enables people to create knowledge that transforms the future. 

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Roche launches DISCOVERY Green HRP chromogen detection kit to expand immunohistochemistry multiplexing in cancer research

  • Multiplexed assays for simultaneously detecting several biomarkers in a single sample address the growing need to obtain more information from limited tissue samples
  • New test kit is an addition to line of DISCOVERY ULTRA instruments, uniquely designed for the research community
  • Researchers can now investigate more cancer biomarkers on a single tissue slide, paving the way for a better understanding of cancer biology and future advances in personalised healthcare

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MILESTONE: Arizona Hits One Million Doses

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey is applauding the hard work of Arizona’s medical professionals, volunteers and frontline workers as the state reaches one million vaccine doses administered today.

“We’ve reached a major milestone with our one millionth dose,” said Governor Ducey. “The dedication and hard work of many made this accomplishment possible. Nurses, doctors, health technicians, support staff, volunteers — to each and every one of you, thank you. ”

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Thousands of Arizonans to Contribute to 2-Year COVID-19 Study

Actively recruiting —

A cross-campus collaboration spearheaded by the College of Public Health seeks to understand ‘long COVID’ and other coronavirus mysteries.

After more than a year since its earliest documented appearance, much remains unknown about SARS-CoV-2. The lack of actionable data about the novel coronavirus, which threw the world into a pandemic, has prompted the University of Arizona Health Sciences to undertake the first statewide long-term public health study of COVID-19: the Arizona CoVHORT study. The research effort is intended to shed light on infection risk and the recovery process to improve care for patients touched by this crisis.

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