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How Arizona Plays Key Roles in SpaceX's Historical Inspiration4 Launch

Arizona made several impactful and key contributions to SpaceX's historic Inspiration4 launch from Florida on Wednesday, September 16, including those of Frederic Zenhausern, PhD, MBA — director of the Center for Applied NanoBioscience and Medicine and interim co-chair of the Department of Basic Medical Sciences —  and his team at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.

About the College

Founded in 2007, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix inspires and trains exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders to optimize health and health care in Arizona and beyond. By cultivating collaborative research locally and globally, the college accelerates discovery in a number of critical areas — including cancer, stroke, traumatic brain injury and cardiovascular disease. Championed as a student-centric campus, the college has graduated 669 physicians, all of whom received exceptional training from nine clinical partners and more than 2,600 diverse faculty members. As the anchor to the Phoenix Bioscience Core, which is projected to have an economic impact of $3.1 billion by 2025, the college prides itself on engaging with the community, fostering education, inclusion, access and advocacy.