The Future Of Funding Biosciences

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Friday, January 17, 2014 - 3:09pm
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Not all that long ago, during a previous gubernatorial administration, the business community and many state lawmakers were enthusiastic about the future of biosciences. The industry was going to have a huge impact economically and medically, but the recession and deep budget cuts, among other factors, led to deemphasizing biotech. Based on something Gov. Jan Brewer said in this week’s State of the State, though, that may be changing.

Jack Jewett, president and CEO of the Flinn Foundation, is in favor of funding for biosciences. Bob Robb, Arizona Republic columnist, is skeptical.

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