AZBio In The Loop for the Week of February 27, 2017


Celebrating 30 Years: Telepathology is Changing the Practice of Medicine

Invented, patented and commercialized by Ronald S. Weinstein, MD, UA professor of pathology and founding director of the Arizona Telemedicine Program, the diagnosis of surgical pathology slides at a distance has benefited hundreds of thousands of patients around the world.  

Switched-on DNA

DNA, the stuff of life, may very well also pack quite the jolt for engineers trying to advance the development of tiny, low-cost electronic devices.

Healthcare Policy Brief Released

President Trump will address Congress this Wednesday evening at 9 PM EST/7 PM AZ.  What comes next for the Affordable Care Act  is likely to be part of his remarks. Click here to download the Healthcare Policy Brief that was released by Speaker Paul Ryan on February 16th.

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Maintaining and growing our university research infrastructure is key to growing our industry and our state. Please send AZBio your letter on why you support Governor Ducey’s plan to invest $1 Billion dollars in our University Research Infrastructure and AZBio will deliver it to the Capitol  along with the letters we are collecting from leaders across the state.

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Events  – Committees – Savings

Join us March 28th and 29th  – Learn more at Congratulations to our winners from Smart Brian Aging and Midwestern University.
You have won 2 tickets to the Cubs vs. the Royals Spring Training Game
 on March 19th at Sloan Park! (Individual winners have been notified by email.)We will have one more drawing next Saturday for 2 more sets of tickets.  
Winners will be randomly selected from the list of AZBio Expo registered attendees.

Upcoming Events

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

 Thursday, March 9th at 3 PM AZ/MTN

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

 Click here to be added to the committee 

The AZBio Legislative Watch List
 contains information on bills that impact our industry at the Arizona Legislature.  The list is 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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