AZBio In The Loop for the week of September 16 2019


Regenesis Biomedical, Inc. named Arizona Bioscience Company of the Year

CHANDLER, Ariz — (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio) today announced that Regenesis Biomedical, Inc.  has been named the Arizona Bioscience  Company of the Year and will be honored on October 2, 2019, at the AZBio Awards.

“Pain is real. If it is your pain, relief can be life changing,” stated Joan Koerber-Walker, president & CEO of AZBio.  “Regenesis Biomedical discovered an underutilized therapy and developed a unique platform that is delivering a solution to help patients manage their pain with a safe, easy to use, non-drug medical device.”

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 AZBio Member News

Can the Alzheimer’s Brain Regenerate and Recover?

A $37.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will allow the University of Arizona to test a unique treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

Aural Analytics, Inc. Receives $4.3 Million in Series Seed Round & National Science Foundation Grant Funding to Advance Development of Proprietary Speech Analytics Platform

  • Series seed round led by Morningside Ventures and Tamarisc Ventures with participation from established Silicon Valley investor Jamie Gates of TPG, among others
  • National Science Foundation provides ongoing support with Small Business Innovation Research phase II grant  

$5 Million Gift from Fulton Family Foundation Supports Prevention, Treatment and Research of Childhood Obesity

Gift establishes the Dr. Robin Blackstone Childhood Obesity Center of Excellence at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix

Noted cardiothoracic surgeon joining the All of Us Research Program leadership team in Arizona

Dr. Irving Kron named contact principal investigator for Arizona program.  The University of Arizona-Banner Health All of Us Research Program, in partnership with Mariposa Community Health Center, has enrolled more than 32,800 participants to date from across a two-state region of Arizona and Colorado, with more than 82% of volunteers from communities historically underrepresented in biomedical research, representing diversity in race/ethnicity, age, sexual and gender minorities and socioeconomic status.

Opportunity Alerts


We’re ramping up for

Arizona Bioscience Week.

Check out the 40 page special supplement

in AZ Business Magazine.

We’re telling the story of how

Arizonans are making life better.

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Arizona Bioscience Week:  

Check out all of the opportunities to get connected at AZBW 2019


It’s Time to Apply for the Fall 2019 Arizona Innovation Challenge

Arizona Commerce Authority opens application window for the Fall 2019 Arizona Innovation Challenge.  Applications will be accepted beginning on Thursday, September 5 through Friday, September 27 at 5 p.m MST

Learn more and apply here

It’s Time to Apply for the 2020 Flinn Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program  

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.

Applications open on Sept. 16th and close on Monday, Nov 4th 2019.

Learn more and apply here


It’s time to get ready for J.P. Morgan Healthcare week.

Here is your list of events and tools to sign up for today.


There are 87 Jobs at the AZBio Career Center.

District Manager, Instrument Sales

Thermo Fisher Scientific – Remote / Field, AZ

Biotechnology Associate

Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP – San Diego

Senior Project Manager – Medicaid Pharmacy

Aetna – Phoenix

Software Product Manager

GlobalMed – Scottsdale, AZ

Click here to view ALL opportunities or post positions at your  company.  

Help us show the world that Arizona’s Biotech Industry is hiring!

Between now and September 30, 2019 a basic 30 day job posting is FREE for all AZBio Member Companies.  We will then send out a statewide email  with all of the open jobs during Arizona Bioscience week.

Post your job opportunities today!

Internship postings are always FREE

Events  – Committees – Savings

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Developing the Commercial Spaceflight Research Marketplace: Challenges, Solutions and Benefits  

  • Sep 16, 2019 – Tempe

Arizona STEM and Innovation Summit

  • Sep 17, 2019 – Scottsdale

The MedTech Conference 2019

  • Sep 23, 2019 – Boston

Inaugural Interdisciplinary Cannabis Symposium hosted by The University of Arizona

  • Sep 25, 2019 – Tucson

2019 Arizona Wellbeing Commons Conference

  • Sep 27, 2019 – Phoenix

Arizona Bioscience Week – AZBW 2019

  • Sep 30, 2019 –

Leading Women: Biotech & Beyond

  • Sep 30, 2019 – Phoenix

Arizona BioPreneur Conference

  • Oct 1, 2019 – Phoenix

Discovering New Medicines in Arizona Summit

  • Oct 2, 2019 – Phoenix

AZBio Awards

  • Oct 2, 2019 – Phoenix

Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum

  • Oct 3, 2019 – Phoenix

Innovator and Investor Reception at Arizona Science Center

  • Oct 3, 2019 – Phoenix


  • Oct 4, 2019 – Phoenix

TENWEST Impact Festival

  • Oct 11, 2019 – Tucson

Legal Lunch: 10 Things You Need to Know about Trade Secrets

  • Oct 15, 2019 – Phoenix

TENWEST: Idea Funding

  • Oct 17, 2019 – Tucson

BIO Investor Forum 2019

  • Oct 22, 2019 – San Francisco

Women’s Angel Investor Forum

  • Oct 23, 2019 – Phoenix

Mini-Medical School – Flinn Foundation Buffmire Lecture

  • Oct 28, 2019 – Phoenix

7th Annual Cure Corridor Luncheon

  • Dec 4, 2019 – Scottsdale

AZBio Trailblazer Awards and Legislator Appreciation Luncheon

  • Dec 12, 2019 – Phoenix

State Bio Friends Reception – JPM Week 2020

  • Jan 12, 2020 – San Francisco

15th Annual Non-Dilutive Funding Summit

  • Jan 15, 2020 – San Francisco

The next AZBio Government Affairs Call will be in September

Thursday, October 10th 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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 Thank you to our AZBio Supporters

Legacy Level:  Arizona Commerce Authority 
 BIO *  City of Phoenix  *   Dorn Policy Group  * Flinn Foundation
Chairman’s Circle:    BusinessWire   *  CEI  *  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 * Sanofi US  *  Snell &Wilmer * TGen *  The Biodesign Institute at ASU * The University of Arizona  * UA  BIO5 * Ulthera *  VWR   
Sustaining Partners:   AdvaMed  *  Affordable Image * Alliance Bank of Arizona  *  APS *   Critical Path Institute  *  DEXCOM *  EY * HonorHealth *  International Research Center *  Lilly  *  Midwestern University * NFP *  PADT Medical *  Perkins Coie * Snell & Wilmer *  Wexford Science + Technology

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