AZBio In The Loop for the Week of April 24, 2017

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AZBio Member News

BARD Peripheral Vascular, Inc. – Tempe, AZ

BD To Acquire Bard For $24 Billion

On on April 23, 2017, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, and C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR), a medical technology leader in the fields of vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialty products, announced a definitive agreement under which BD will acquire Bard for $317.00 per Bard common share in cash and stock, for a total consideration of $24 billion. The agreement has been unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies.


Paradigm Diagnostics Announces Active Clinical Trial Site Enrollment for Personalized Medicine Cancer Registry

Paradigm Diagnostics  announces the launch and IRB approval of the Paradigm registry to allow physicians to better collect, share, and visualize data to help advance personalized medicine in oncology.

Roche launches antibody test to aid in diagnosis of challenging prostate cancer cases

HTG Molecular Diagnostics and Centre Léon Bérard Enter Into Molecular Profiling Research Agreement

ASU faculty chosen for prestigious Mayo Clinic summer residency

Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University Alliance for Health Care has chosen eight Alliance Fellows to be part of the inaugural Faculty in Residence program.


 Arizona Bioscience Week is our opportunity 

to showcase the best of our industry and connect our community.  

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Upcoming Events

UA|BIO5 Interdisciplinary Series – Biomedical Sensors & Diagnostics

  • Apr 25, 2017 – Tucson

Science Exposed: Bringing Science to Life through the Arts

  • Apr 26, 2017 – Tempe

SBIR Road Tour – Phoenix

  • May 5, 2017 – Phoenix

2017 BIO International Convention

  • Jun 19 – 22, 2017 – San Diego

RESI San Diego

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Opal Medical Devices Summit

  • Jun 26, 2017 – Minneapolis – SPECIAL OFFER

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Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor and Partnering Conference

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AZBio Government Affairs Committee Call

Thursday, May 11th at 3 PM AZ/PDT

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

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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.  
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 Maintaining and growing our university research infrastructure is key to growing our industry and our state.

Please let your elected leaders know why you support Governor Ducey’s plan to invest $1 Billion dollars in our University Research Infrastructure.   

Click here to send an email to YOUR legislators.  Your voice matters! 


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