Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced on September 1, 2011 that it has enhanced its workflow for biomarker research and diagnostics by acquiring Tempe, Arizona based Intrinsic Bioprobes Inc., a manufacturer of unique immuno-enrichment, sample-preparation tools used in quantitative mass spectrometry. The Intrinsic Bioprobes portfolio enables Thermo Fisher to offer its worldwide life science research and clinical diagnostics customers an enhanced solution for quantitative protein biomarker detection.
(Tucson, Arizona) On August 29, University of Arizona President Eugene Sander toured the University’s Research Parks. The Office of University Research Parks supports the University of Arizona’s mission of education, research and outreach by utilizing research parks and business incubators to advance technology development, commercialization and business attraction.
TUCSON, AZ – LUCEOME BIOTECHNOLOGIES a privately held biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of its innovative proprietary assay platform today announced the award of $1.6 million in grant funding from The National Institutes of Health to further their research in high throughput screening using the KinaseSeeker™ technology. Earlier this year, Luceome was awarded a grant for $287K for research in the area of poly(ADP-ribose) detection.
There is a lot happening on the medical device front these days around MDDS (Medical Device Data Systems) and the FDA is paying close attention with new regulations, guidance and requests for comment.
With the April 2012 compliance deadline less than 8 months away, AZBio Member John C. Hoffman of QMR is paying close attention too and keeping our community in the loop via the AZBio Resource Network Group on LinkedIn. If you and your team are working in the MDDS space, you’ll want to get connected and join the discussion.
This year at the AZBio Awards and Expo our theme is all about forward motion. Specifically, how we move forward…faster.
From global innovations like IBM’s WATSON on Thursday night October 13, 2011 to panels of CEOs and leaders along with nationally recognized thought leaders who will take the stage Friday October 14, 2011, the conversations are geared up to deliver the information and ideas we need to move our industry and our economy forward…faster.
A single accelerator? Continue reading
TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, announced today the appointment of Mara Aspinall to the role of President, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. Aspinall was most recently Founder, President, and CEO of On-Q-ity, a start-up diagnostics company focused on circulating tumor cell technology. Continue reading
Until now, patients with artificial hearts had to stay in the hospital until a
donor heart was available for transplant. The wait involved being hooked up to
an enormous machine weighing over 400 pounds, and could last years.Now, a new portable device from SynCardia Systems, Inc, called the “Freedom” driver allows patients waiting for a heart transplant the freedom to be out and about instead of in the hospital. Compact enough to fit into a backpack, users plug the device into a standard outlet at home.Continue reading