Hearts and minds intersect in new hope-filled home
Adding heart transplantation to its full suite of services for patients with heart failure, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix is now home to the only fully comprehensive heart failure treatment center in Arizona, providing state-of-the-art care—from prevention to transplant. The first patient accepted into the program, Kristina Buckley, received her new heart on May 8, 2020.
FDA Approves First Alzheimer’s Drug in 18 Years
The Food and Drug Administration announced a landmark approval of Biogen's aducanumab, the first new drug to slow Alzheimer’s disease in nearly two decades and the first drug attacking the underlying pathobiology. The Banner Alzheimer’s Institute was a primary site involved in one of the pivotal phase 3 studies of aducanamab.