Barrow Summer Undergraduate Research Program

The summer undergraduate research program at Barrow Neurological Institute is a paid, 10-to-12-week internship program in translational neuroscience research offered to undergraduate students from all colleges and universities, nationally and internationally. Students in the program work full time in a research laboratory under the mentorship of a Barrow scientist, actively participating in groundbreaking neuroscience research using the most advanced technologies and equipment.Continue reading

Getting personal: Alzheimer’s research across ASU is fueled by knowledge and life experience

“My mother was driving to work one morning and was alarmed to see an older man riding a bicycle against traffic,” says Diego Mastroeni. To her surprise, that man was Diego’s grandfather, Giuseppe Abramo. For Mastroeni, now an assistant research professor and neuroscientist at Arizona State University’s ASU-Banner Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center, dementia struck close to home, with painful immediacy.Continue reading

Invest Southwest 2020 Venture Madness Finalists Announced

Finalists will compete in a live pitch competition made up of companies representing four industries: Consumer, Technology, SaaS and Medical for a chance to win a $15,000 cash prize. Each company will advance to the live-demo portion of the contest held Feb 20 at the Tempe Center for the Arts to compete in head-to-head pitches for a chance to win cash and get investor and media exposure. Venture Madness 2020 will opens with a networking reception the night of Feb.19 at Culinary Dropout followed by the one-day pitch event in Tempe. 
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Reglagene Brings Home the Silver in the RESI Innovation Challenge

Reglagene, a Tucson-based developer of quadruplex master switch technology that enables the discovery of medicines that control gene expression, placed second in the RESI Innovation Challenge during JPM Week in San Francisco. Hosted by Life Science Nation (LSN), RESI conferences bring together  global early-stage companies across Biotech, Medtech, Diagnostics & Digital Health with life science strategics, family offices, venture funds and angel investors. Continue reading