Research at Banner Health
Across our seven states, Banner Health is at the leading edge in scientific discovery and innovation in treating and curing specific diseases.
Banner Sun Health Research Institute has more than 100 basic scientists and physician scientists discovering how to prevent and treat age-related disorders.
- Home to a world-renowned brain and tissue bank.
- Changed how physicians diagnose and treat Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and arthritis
Banner Alzheimer's Institute, which is internationally known, has a goal to end Alzheimer’s disease without losing a generation.
- Received funding from the National Institutes of Health to expand our Positron Emission Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging suites to help our researchers as well as medical researchers throughout Arizona.
- Gathered other academic, scientific and industry leaders to launch the global Alzheimer’s Prevention Initiative to work with people who are at high risk for Alzheimer’s before they develop symptoms.
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, collaborates with physicians from MD Anderson and other nationally recognized research institutions on the latest and most advanced trials.
Clinical Trials - Banner Health conducts clinical trials that allows patients access to cutting edge treatments before they are widely distributed. We offer trials in :
- Cardiovascular disease