Kenneth H. Buetow, a human geneticist and former director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology at the National Cancer Institute, is joining Arizona State University as director of Computational Sciences and Informatics in the Complex Adaptive Systems Initiative. He will hold the rank of full professor in the School of Life Sciences in ASU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. His appointment is effective March 5.Continue reading
Doctors Estimate up to 10 Patients a Year at Allegheny Could Benefit from the Total Artificial Heart as a Bridge to TransplantContinue reading
Evolution of staph ‘superbug’ traced between humans and food animalsContinue reading
Genome Sequencing Finds Unknown Cause of Epilepsy
The Food and Drug Administration’s long-awaited guidelines for the sale of lower-cost versions of biotechnology drugs leave open the possibility that some products might not need to be tested in humans.Continue reading
2012 marks year 10 in our progress along Arizona’s Bioscience Road Map. Leaders from across the state are moving us forward faster in the development of new research institutions, innovative companies, and high paying jobs.Continue reading
The Center for Sustainable Health has launched a major initiative called Sustainable Aging aimed at two powerful and global demographic forces—rapid population aging and plummeting birth rates—that will draw on affordable technology, social innovation and effective behavioral interventions to meet this unprecedented dual challenge, and receives support in the form of a $3 million grant from the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust.
AZBio 2011 Fast Lane Award Winner and Top Women’s Social Health Company Launches Free Online Resource Dedicated to Heart Health AwarenessContinue reading