Geneticist, informatics expert Buetow to lead new research program at ASU

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

Sustaining Our Future: The Center for Sustainable Health Partners with Piper on Sustainable Aging

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.

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