Janko Nikolich-Žugich, MD PhD is the 2021 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year

“Dr.  Janko Nikolich-Žugich uses his skills and talents to advance the fields of aging and immunology and helped reduce the devastating effects of COVID-19 while building a body of scientific knowledge that can be used in other pandemics as they arise,” stated Joan Koerber-Walker, president & CEO of AZBio.  “For his groundbreaking work and deep commitment to finding answers to some of our most challenging scientific questions, he has been named the 2021 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year.”Continue reading

Mark A. Slater, PhD is the 2021 Arizona Bioscience Leader of the Year

“Great leaders pursue a vision, bring people together to make that vison a reality, and inspire and help others to realize their visions too,” stated AZBio president & CEO Joan Koerber-Walker. “Dr. Mark Slater exemplifies what it means to be a great leader. He has made and continues to make a significant impact on Arizona’s bioscience and healthcare community.”Continue reading

BioLab Sciences is the 2021 Arizona Bioscience Company of the Year

“The team at BioLab Sciences has come together around a shared vision to promote healing and improve the quality of life for people who suffer from all kinds of wounds,” stated AZBio President & CEO Joan Koerber-Walker. “This commitment and the significant progress they are making to towards their goals is why BioLab Sciences is the 2021 Arizona Bioscience Company of the Year.”Continue reading

C-Path and RARE-X Establish New Collaboration for Rare Disease Data Sharing

RARE-X and Critical Path Institute align on their mission and commitment for data sharing to improve rare disease research

TUCSON, Ariz. and ALISO VIEJO, Calif., September 13, 2021 — Critical Path Institute (C-Path), who’s aim is to catalyze the development of new approaches that advance medical innovation and regulatory science, today announced a collaboration with RARE-X to improve ways researchers can access and analyze patient data. RARE-X is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enabling patient communities to collect, manage and share their de-identified data to advance research.Continue reading

Arizona Bioscience Week Will Kick Off with the Broadcast Premiere of Celebrating Life & Science

CHANDLER, Ariz — September 10, 2021 — The Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio) today announced that Celebrating Life & Science, a special one-hour broadcast event highlighting inspiring stories of Arizonans working together and using science to make life better for people everywhere will premiere on ABC15 on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 4 PM MST with encore performances on CW61 at 9 PM on October 3rd and on ABC15 Late Night following Nightline on Friday, October 8th. The program will also be available on multiple online platforms following the broadcast premiere.Continue reading