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.

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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. 

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