AZBio In the Loop for the Week of September 24 2018

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Arizona State University Department of Psychology Professor Heather Bimonte-Nelson, PhD has been named the Michael A. Cusanovich Arizona Bioscience Educator of the Year. Dr. Bimonte-Nelson will be honored by Arizona’s bioscience and business communities for the diverse and innovative ways that she has inspired students of all ages at the 2018 AZBio Awards on October 3, 2018 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

Kick off Arizona Bioscience Week on Monday Oct. 1st.

Leading Women: Biotech and Beyond.

Join us for an evening of cocktails, connections, and a stimulating conversation with some of biotech’s leading women.  Free Community Event  

AZBio Member News

UA Immunobiology Chief Awarded $1.5M Grant to Study Threat of Chikungunya to Elderly

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson will study why the elderly suffer disproportionately from the emerging mosquito-borne virus.

Barrow Researchers deploy novel clinical trial regimen for glioblastoma

Study at new Ivy Brain Tumor Center is a novel first-in-human phase 0 clinical trial study led by Dr. Nader Sanai at Barrow Neurological Institute, in collaboration with Karmanos Cancer Institute and Translational Genomics Institute.

CBR Announces Positive Results for First Study Administering Cord Blood to Children with Hearing Loss

CBR® (Cord Blood Registry®), the world’s largest newborn stem cell company, has announced the publication of the results of the first clinical trial evaluating the use of autologous umbilical cord blood in children with acquired sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL).

Opportunity Alerts

Opportunity Alert – Call for Sessions is Open for BIO 2019

Scientific progress begins with one idea, one theory, one trial, one success. The small initiatives of today—the incremental investments of time, energy, and dedication that each of us makes—can have a global impact on tomorrow. Our theme highlights the critical daily contributions that combine to bring new breakthroughs to the world. And yes, it can start with one front-office executive or hiring manager resolving to discover new talent or make an inspired promotion that brings vital new voices to the table.

Arizona Bioscience Week 

Partnering is LIVE!
All registered attendees at the
AZBio Awards and/or White Hat
get a partnering invitation.  
Get yours and start connecting!
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Arizona Bioscience Week has something for everyone.

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Meet with the NIH during AZBW 2018.
Representatives of NCI and NINDS will be joining us for AZBW and will present during the White Hat Life Science Investor Conference.   
One-on-One meetings will be available via AZBW Partnering. 
Just in time for White Hat – join us in person or online for the October Legal Lunch on Term Sheets.   Click here to learn more.  Free Community Event  

2018 AZBio Awards

Sign up today to join us for  White Hat 2018

We’re wrapping up AZBW 2018 with
Bioscience Family Night
hosted by Arizona Science Center Free Community Event 


Who’s Hiring? Click here to find out.  

Post your open career opportunities today at

September 30, 2018 is the last day to post your FREE AZBio Member Job Postings.

“Connecting Talent with Opportunity” takes on a new meaning with up to ten  FREE 30-day Standard Job Postings on the AZBio Career Center between July 1 and September 30, 2018..

Learn More About the AZBio Talent Challenge – Summer 2018  

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Events  – Committees – Savings

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The MedTech Conference

  • Sep 24, 2018 – Philadelphia

Arizona Bioscience Week 2018

  • Oct 1, 2018 – Chandler

Leading Women: Biotech and Beyond

  • Oct 1, 2018 – Phoenix

Legal Lunch – Understanding Term Sheets

  • Oct 2, 2018 – Phoenix

2018 Public Health Law Conference

  • Oct 3, 2018 – Phoenix

2018 AZBio Awards

  • Oct 3, 2018 – Phoenix

White Hat 2018

  • Oct 4, 2018 – Phoenix

Women of Color STEM Entrepreneurship Conference

  • Oct 4, 2018 – Phoenix

SBIR Ask The Experts

  • Oct 4, 2018 – Phoenix

Bioscience Family Night at Arizona Science Center

  • Oct 5, 2018 – Phoenix

Telemedicine & Telehealth  Service Provider Summit (SPS)

  • Oct 8, 2018 –

BIO Investor Forum 2018

  • Oct 17, 2018 – San Francisco

AZMN Cancer Caregivers Conference – Young People ARE Caregivers TOO!

  • Oct 20, 2018 – Phoenix

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

  • Nov 3, 2018 – Phoenix

AZBio Trailblazer Awards and Legislator Appreciation Luncheon

  • Dec 13, 2018 – Phoenix


Save the date: AZBio Government Affairs Call: 

Thursday, Oct. 11th at 3 PM 

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

 Click here to be added to the committee  


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