Drinking baking soda has been proven to reduce or eliminate the spread of breast cancer to the lungs, brain and bone, but too much of it can damage normal organs.Continue reading
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AZ Biosciences: Innovation, Investment and ROI
2012 marks year 10 of Arizona’s Bioscience Road Map, a collaboration between private investors, philanthropists, public and private corporations, universities, governments and a dedicated group of leaders who share a vision for Arizona’s Bioscience Industry and our state’s future. Committed to bioscience innovation and the social and economic benefits it brings, our community has invested and now is reaping measurable returns on those investments. To stay the course, we must continue to innovate and invest.Continue reading
Arizona Board of Regents Names Ann Weaver Hart President of the University of Arizona
(Phoenix, Ariz.) – February 17, 2012
The Arizona Board of Regents voted today to approve the contract of Ann Weaver Hart, Ph.D., as the next president of the University of Arizona (UA). The vote follows an extensive nationwide search and the announcement last week of Hart’s selection as the sole finalist. Dr. Hart, who replaces President Gene Sander, will begin her term on July 1, 2012.Continue reading
ABOR and U of A introduce Ann Weaver Hart February 13th
The Arizona Board of Regents and the University of Arizona will be hosting a special event to welcome Ann Weaver Hart to Arizona.Continue reading
ABOR Names Ann Weaver Hart as UA Presidential Candidate
The Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) today announced Ann Weaver Hart as the candidate for the president of the University of Arizona. Her introduction to the UA campus is scheduled for Feb. 13.
Living to 100 Kicks off at the U of A
The Power in Showing Up
Last week on January 18th, I had the opportunity to join our Arizona Bioscience Community for the celebration and dedication of expanded facilities at the Arizona Center for Innovation at the U of A Tech Park in Tucson. It was wonderful to see industry leaders and partners from across the State of Arizona take the time to connect and celebrate this new milestone in AzCI’s growth and to learn about the companies that are supported and make a home there. Together they are building businesses, creating jobs, and launching technologies that will lead to new innovations. It all starts when we choose to show up.Continue reading
President Sander visits the University of Arizona’s Research Parks
(Tucson, Arizona) On August 29, University of Arizona President Eugene Sander toured the University’s Research Parks. The Office of University Research Parks supports the University of Arizona’s mission of education, research and outreach by utilizing research parks and business incubators to advance technology development, commercialization and business attraction.
SynCardia Freedom Driver allows patients waiting for a heart transplant the freedom to go home
Until now, patients with artificial hearts had to stay in the hospital until a
donor heart was available for transplant. The wait involved being hooked up to
an enormous machine weighing over 400 pounds, and could last years.Now, a new portable device from SynCardia Systems, Inc, called the “Freedom” driver allows patients waiting for a heart transplant the freedom to be out and about instead of in the hospital. Compact enough to fit into a backpack, users plug the device into a standard outlet at home.Continue reading
Looking Back and Looking Forward
During his 5-year tenure leading at the University of Arizona, President Robert Shelton created both an impressive tenure and laid the foundation for a lasting legacy. Shelton will depart the UA at the end of next month, having served five years as the institution’s 19th president. He will become executive director of the Fiesta Bowl, beginning August 1, 2011. Read more here.
Thank you President Shelton for your commitment to the U of A, to our bioscience community and to our state.Continue reading