AZBio In The Loop for the Week of October 29, 2018


Happy Halloween to Arizona’s Life Science  Heroes! 

AZBio Member News

Two UA Surgery Professors Named to Academy of Master Surgeon Educators™

TUCSON, Ariz. – Two University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson surgery professors are among 91 surgeons from seven nations selected to the new American College of Surgeons (ACS) Academy of Master Surgeon Educators.

The new Master Surgeon Educators are UA Department of Surgery Chair Leigh Neumayer, MD, MS, FACS, and Professor James H. McClenathan, MD, FACS.

AZBio Members Celgene and Novartis Take Home Prix Galien Gold

The Galien Foundation fosters, recognizes and rewards excellence in scientific innovation to improve the state of human health. Our vision is to be the catalyst for the development of the next generation of innovative treatment and technologies that will impact human health and save lives.

FNIH and C-Path achieve first ever qualification of a clinical safety biomarker by FDA

Major milestone will improve detection of drug-induced acute kidney injury in clinical trials.

Arizona-based biotech startup BioLab Sciences announces patent for regenerative tissue therapy, MyOwn SkinTM

BioLab Sciences, an innovator in regenerative medicine technologies, today announced its exclusively licensed technology for MyOwn SkinTM, a painless, non-surgical procedure, which leverages a patient’s own skin to produce full-thickness skin grafts in 5-7 days.

HTG Molecular Diagnostics Announces the Institute of Oncology Research Has Adopted the HTG EdgeSeq Technology in its Genomics Facility

HTG’s extraction-free, targeted next-generation sequencing technology adopted to support the IOR’s research and clinical trials in hematological cancers and solid tumors

Opportunity Alerts

 Applications are open until November 5th.
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The Flinn Foundation Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program offers early-stage Arizona bioscience firms an opportunity to apply for $30,000 in non-dilutive funding and a robust package of benefits.
It’s time to start planning for J P Morgan Healthcare Week
Visit the AZBio JPM Page for information on BIO Partnering, key events for networking with and pitching to investors.  
Join us on Sunday for the State Bio Friends Kick Off Reception at JPM.
The access code is “azbio2019“. 

The AZBio Trailblazer Awards on Thursday, December 13th is your opportunity to connect with friends during the holiday season AND  build relationships with our elected leaders.
Learn more and register today.  


Who’s Hiring? Click here to find out.  

In the Spotlight: 

V.P., Clinical Research

Regenesis Biomedical, Inc. – Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Arizona State University – Tempe, AZ, United States

Director Neuroimmunology Academic/Research Division

Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) – Phoenix, AZ, United States

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National SBIR STTR Conference 2018

  • Oct 30, 2018 – Dallas

Living Strong with Crohn’s & Colitis- an IBD patient education event

  • Nov 3, 2018 – Phoenix

VR for Good at UAT

  • Nov 5, 2018 – Tempe

MDMA’s 21st Annual Coverage, Reimbursement and Health Policy Conference

  • Nov 7, 2018 – Washington

Mini Medical School – Good Bacteria – Bad Bacteria

  • Nov 7, 2018 – Phoenix

2018 World Cord Blood Day

  • Nov 15, 2018 – USA

Hacking the Human – Conference and Health Innovation Expo

  • Nov 30, 2018 – Phoenix

2018 6th Annual Scottsdale Cure Corridor Luncheon

  • Dec 7, 2018 – Scottsdale

2018 Arizona Biosecurity Workshop

  • Dec 13, 2018 – Tempe

AZBio Trailblazer Awards and Legislator Appreciation Luncheon

  • Dec 13, 2018 – Phoenix

JPM Week 2019

  • Jan 6, 2019 – San Francisco

State Bio Friends Kick Off Reception

  • Jan 6, 2019 – San Francisco

Connect2STEM 2019

  • Jan 26, 2019 – Phoenix

BIO 2019 – It Starts with One

  • Jun 3, 2019 – Philadelphia

The MedTech Conference 2019

  • Sep 23, 2019 – Boston

Arizona Bioscience Week – AZBW 2019

  • Sep 30, 2019 –

AZBio Awards

  • Oct 2, 2019 – Phoenix 


Save the date: AZBio Government Affairs Call: 

Thursday, November 8th at 3 PM 

All AZBio Members are welcome to join the AZBio Government Affairs Committee. 

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Leadership Level:  Amgen  *  Arizona Science Center * BD * City of Scottsdale *  City of Tempe  *  Cord Blood Registry (CBR) * Dignity Health * Genentech  * Janssen Biotech * KCA * Medtronic Tempe Campus * New Angle Media *   Novartis  *  Perkins Coie * Pfizer *  PhRMA *  Roche Diagnostics * Snell &Wilmer * TGen *  The Biodesign Institute at ASU * The University of Arizona  * UA  BIO5 * Ulthera * Ventana Medical Systems * VWR   
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