AZBio In the Loop – News and events for Arizona’s Bioindustry – Week of Feb. 20th

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Telemedicine Industry Leader GlobalMed Launches a Customized TV Network for Hospitals

GlobalMedTV® will offer custom, high quality entertainment, news and information to healthcare facilities and organizations, 24 hours a day.  Continue reading 

Paradigm Diagnostics Announces $7M Series B Funding

Paradigm Diagnostics  announced the near completion of their $7M Series B financing, adding an additional $3M from New Sciences Ventures on top of the $3.5M led by Mesa Verde Venture Partners and other strategic partners at the end of 2016.  These resources will be directed towards further accelerating commercial adoption of their flagship Paradigm Cancer Diagnostic Test, PCDx, a comprehensive genomic profiling test and expanding the Paradigm cancer registry.  Continue reading

Tool Helps Build Collaborations and Alliances with UA Researchers

Research Marketplace: New User-Friendly UA Health Sciences Website Links Outside Collaborators with UA Researchers, Services  Continue reading

 Deer Jet Medical Partners with GlobalMed to Advance Access to Quality Healthcare in China

GlobalMed®, the worldwide leader in telemedicine delivery systems, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Deer Jet Medical Co., Ltd., China’s largest emergency rescue and medical plane company, for its entire line of mobile telemedicine stations, medical devices and software to advance quality healthcare service delivery to the Chinese mainland as well as the Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan regions. Deer Jet Medical will represent GlobalMed in the Greater China region.  Continue reading

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AZBio is collecting letters in support of  Gov. Ducey’s $1 billion university research infrastructure plan and delivering them to the State Capitol. Join leaders from across the state in sharing your thoughts with our elected leaders.

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image by Jason Drees, ASU Biodesign

Sentinels in the blood: a new diagnostic for pancreatic cancer is being develped in the ASU Biodesign Research Labs

Despite enormous research strides, detection methods for many diseases remain cumbersome and expensive, and often uncover illness only at advanced stages, when patient outcomes can be bleak. One such illness is pancreatic cancer, which may display no obvious symptoms in its early stages, yet can develop aggressively. Indeed, according to the American Cancer Society, a staggering 80 percent of those stricken with this form of cancer die within 1 year of diagnosis.  Continue reading



Announcing our 2017 

AZBio Expo Rapid Fire Presenters

visit to view the proceedings  and learn who will be telling their story this year. 

AZBio Expo 2017 | March 28 - 29, 

Don't forget, many AZBio Members have 2017 engagement credits.  
Use yours for discounted admission or FREE tickets.
Call 480.779.8101 to learn more



Photo by Elizabeth Hornbeck, c. 2015 all rights reserved

 Life Changing Innovation

Did You Know...  That the largest private cord blood bank in the world is in Tucson, Arizona and got its start in the labs at the University of Arizona? 

Read how banking a baby’s umbilical cord blood can help those fighting leukemia, lymphoma 



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

Save the date - our next AZBio Government Affairs Commitee call is

 Thursday, March 9th at 3 PM AZ/MTN

The AZBio Legislative Watch List  contains information on bills that impact our Industry at the Arizona State Legislature.  The list will be updated weekly and posted on under the Advocacy tab.  View the AZBio Watch List

AZBio Leadership will be traveling to Washington DC to meet with our Congressional Delegation on March 1st and on April 4-5.

Want to join us in DC?  Contact AZBio to learn more.




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