AZBio In the Loop for the Week of April 1, 2019


Proclaiming Arizona Bioscience Week!

Join us at the State Capitol on Wednesday, April 10th from 12:45 – 1:45 PM

to represent our bioscience, medtech and healthcare community in the House and Senate Galleries for the Arizona Bioscience Week Proclamations and recognition of the important work that you and your teams do every day to make life better for people in Arizona and around the world. 

Contact AZBio for details and to reserve you seat.

 AZBio Member News

HTG Introduces the HTG EdgeSeq Mouse mRNA Tumor Response Panel

HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTGM) (HTG), a diagnostic company whose mission is to advance precision medicine, announced it has released a new HTG EdgeSeq Mouse mRNA Tumor Response Panel available now in the United States and Europe.

Stryker’s Chairman and CEO Kevin Lobo Named Chairman of AdvaMed Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today announced that Stryker’s Chairman and CEO Kevin Lobo has been named chairman of the AdvaMed Board of Directors for a two-year term. 

Banner Health experts offer valuable community info about measles

Get the information and watch the video to learn more about vaccines, symptoms, and who is at risk

UA Physician and iTether Create App for Pregnant Women, New Moms, with Opioid Addiction

Grant allows for development of new online platform which will be a cell phone app for pregnant women and new moms struggling with opioid addiction is helping them get to doctor appointments on time, chat online with counselors, message their physician and watch videos that teach them about changing their behavior.

TGen Physician-In-Chief receives Distinguished Public Service Award from AACR

Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff, Distinguished Professor and Physician-In-Chief for the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope, has been selected to receive the 2019 Distinguished Public Service Award from the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). The AACR is the world’s first and largest professional organization dedicated to advancing cancer research and its mission to prevent and cure cancer.

New Patient Tower Opens at Banner – UMC Tucson

Nine-story hospital tower opens to patients April 22; community preview April 7

ASU Receives $50 Million Gift to Support Dementia Research and Education

Donation to establish center at nursing school, initiative at Biodesign.

Opportunity Alerts

AZBio Barbecue at Pinnacle Transplant Technologies

Join AZBio’s Board of Directors and Arizona’s Bioscience and Healthcare Community for the AZBio Barbecue at Pinnacle Transplant Technologies on April 25, 2019. Register Today!  

Flinn Scholars Program Info Sessions

The Flinn Scholars Program will host five information sessions this spring across Arizona to share the benefits of one of the nation’s most prestigious merit-based scholarships and present strategies to assist in building the strongest application. 

  • Tempe – Sunday, April 7 
  • Flagstaff – Wednesday, April 17
  • Glendale – Thursday, April 25 

The Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor & Partnering Conference – Apply to present

Are you looking for funding?  Click the link to learn more about RMLSIPC.  The sister conference to White Hat, RMLSIPC will be held In Vail, CO on Sept. 4-5, 2019.


BIO 2019 – It Starts with One

Jun 3 – 6, 2019 – Philadelphia

Jun 3, 2019 – Philadelphia 


AZBio Members Save an Additional $100 upon Early Bird Rates

by Applying the Discount Code: AZBIO

Nominations are now open for the 2019 AZBio Awards that will be held on October 2, 2019 at the peak of Arizona Bioscience Week. 

Click here to learn more  (Application Deadline is May 31st)

Applications for the Student Discovery Zone are now open. 

Click here to submit your poster abstract

Tell Your Story and Show your Support for Arizona’s Bioindustry

Click here to reserve your page in the AZBio Special Supplement in the September/October issue of AzBusiness Magazine

Ad reservation deadline is August 1st.


There are 83 Jobs at the AZBio Career Center.

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Midwestern University – Glendale, AZ

Marketing Intern

Primus Pharmaceuticals – Scottsdale, AZ

Click here to view ALL opportunities

or post positions at your  company.

Events  – Committees – Savings

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BIO 2019 Legislative Day Fly-In

  • Apr 3, 2019 – Washington

Escape from Inflammation Nation: Conquering the Inflammation Epidemic on the Path to Health and Resilience

  • Apr 3, 2019 – Tucson

Arizona Science And Engineering Fair (AzSEF)

  • Apr 4, 2019 – Phoenix

Arizona Cord Blood Conference: On the Horizon

  • Apr 4, 2019 – Tempe

Phoenix Health Care Sector Partnership Meeting

  • Apr 4, 2019 – Phoenix

Bioscience Roadmap Progress Report Update

  • Apr 4, 2019 – Phoenix

Tucson Symposium 2019

  • Apr 9, 2019 – Tucson

Mini-Medical School: The Brain – Assessment and Treatment of Concussions

  • Apr 10, 2019 – Phoenix

Next Steps to Receiving SBIR/STTR Funding

  • Apr 11, 2019 – Tucson

26th Annual Arizona Immunization Conference

  • Apr 17, 2019 – Phoenix

AZBio Barbecue at Pinnacle Transplant Technologies

  • Apr 25, 2019 – Phoenix

MDMA 2019 Annual Meeting

  • May 1, 2019 – Washington

Fake News – Telling Fact from Fiction

  • May 2, 2019 – Tempe

BIO 2019 – It Starts with One

  • Jun 3, 2019 – Philadelphia

RESI Philadelphia

  • Jun 3, 2019 – Philadelphia

The Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor & Partnering Conference

  • Sep 4, 2019 – Vail

The MedTech Conference 2019

  • Sep 23, 2019 – Boston

Arizona Bioscience Week – AZBW 2019

  • Sep 30, 2019 –

AZBio Awards

  • Oct 2, 2019 – Phoenix


  • Dec 12, 2019 – Phoenix 

The Arizona Legislature is now in session.Each session, AZBio reviews all of the bills being considered by the Arizona Legislature and identifies the ones with impact on our industry.  These bills are then tracked on the AZBio Watch List.  Status on bills is updated weekly.  

Click here to access the AZBio Watch List

Save the date: AZBio Government Affairs Call: 

Thursday, April 11th at 3 PM  AZ/PDT

All AZBio Members are welcome to join the AZBio Government Affairs Committee.  Click here to be added to the committee  


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Legacy Level:  Arizona Commerce Authority 
 BIO *  City of Phoenix  *   Dorn Policy Group  * Flinn Foundation
Chairman’s Circle:    BusinessWire   *   Roche 
Leadership Level:  Amgen  *  Arizona Science Center * BD *   Cord Blood Registry (CBR) * Dignity Health * Genentech  * Janssen Biotech * KCA * Knobbe Martens  *  Medtronic Tempe Campus * New Angle Media *   Novartis   * Pfizer *  PhRMA *  Pinnacle Transplant Technologies  *  Roche Diagnostics * Snell &Wilmer * TGen *  The Biodesign Institute at ASU * The University of Arizona  * UA  BIO5 * Ulthera * Ventana Medical Systems * VWR   
Sustaining Partners:   AdvaMed  *  Affordable Image * Alliance Bank of Arizona  *  APS *  Bristol-Myers Squibb *  EY * HonorHealth *  International Research Center *  Lilly  *  Midwestern University * NFP *  PADT Medical *  Perkins Coie

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