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A key component in Arizona’s life science ecosystem, the Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio) is the only statewide organization exclusively focused on Arizona’s bioscience industry.  AZBio membership includes patient advocacy organizations, life science innovators, educators, healthcare partners and leading business organizations. AZBio is the statewide affiliate of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and works in partnership with AdvaMed, MDMA, and PhRMA to advance innovation and to ensure that the value delivered from life-changing and life-saving innovation benefits people in Arizona and around the world.

Success Stories – Good News from Arizona’s BioIndustry

Capstone Therapeutics Announces Profound, Rapid LDL Cholesterol Reduction in AEM-28-14 Primate Study

 Capstone Therapeutics Corp. (OTCQB:CAPS) (“the Company”) and LipimetiX Development, Inc., the Company’s drug development joint venture (“JV”) announced today that the JV’s lead commercial drug candidate, AEM-28-14, showed substantial and statistically-significant LDL cholesterol (LDLc) reductions in a hypercholesterolemic primate study at Wake Forest University.  Following a single IV administration of escalating doses up to 5mg/kg, […]

Mayo Clinic first in U.S. to offer lymphoma genomic diagnostic test for patients

PHOENIX — Mayo Clinic has created a genetic test to help guide diagnosis and treatment of patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, the most common type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The Lymph2Cx test helps determine where the lymphoma started, assigning “cell-of-origin” groups using a 20-gene expression-based assay. It is the first test to go into the […]

Dr. Leigh Neumayer named Interim Senior Vice president for Health Sciences

Leigh Neumayer, MD, MS, who heads the department of surgery at UA College of Medicine-Tucson, will be interim senior vice president for health sciences effective Jan. 1, 2017.  UA Heath Sciences includes UA’s medical schools in Phoenix and Tucson and the colleges of nursing, pharmacy and public health.The total UA Heath Sciences budget is $595 million per year.

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