AZBio In the Loop: Introducing our 2017 Arizona Bioscience Pioneer

 Marvin J. Slepian, M.D. to be honored with the AZBio Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 2017 AZBio Awards

The Arizona Bioindustry Association will honor Dr. Marvin J. Slepian of The University of Arizona with the AZBio Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 2017 AZBio Awards.  Arizona life science and business leaders as well as guests from across the country will be on hand to applaud Dr. Slepian for a body of work that has made life better for people at home and around the world


 AZBio Member News

GlobalMed Telehealth Technology featured in VA Video Connect Announcement

Telehealth Technology developed and delivered by Scottsdale, Arizona based GlobaMed  was demonstrated when President Donald Trump and , VA secretary Dr. David J. Shulkin announced the Veteran telehealth initiatives designed to provide greater access, care.

FDA User Fee Package On Its Way to the President

On Thursday August 3rd,  the Senate passed HR2430, the FDA  Reauthorization Act of 2017. The bill now moves to President Trump for signature. 

Insys Announces Availability of SYNDROS, the First and Only FDA-Approved Liquid Dronabinol, by Prescription

Insys Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:INSY) has announced that SYNDROS™ (dronabinol oral solution), a proprietary, orally administered liquid formulation of dronabinol, CII, is now available for health care professionals to prescribe. 

KEYS Program Pairs Young Scientists With UA Research Mentors

Nothing compares to the hands-on lab experience, say the high school students, many of whom decide to continue their studies as undergraduates at The University of Arizona.

Opportunity Alerts

Apply for the Fall 2017 Arizona Innovation Challenge

Get Ready To Accept The Challenge !!

Apply Today for the 2017 BIO Investor Forum In San Francisco

  • Meet one-on-one with new and current investors, analysts, and partnering companies.
  • Get the pulse on the latest life sciences investment trends from sophisticated investment and company executives.
  • Showcase your company story in presentations to qualified investors.
  • Network with peers, investors and potential partners.

Arizona Bioscience Week is our opportunity to showcase the best of our industry and connect our community.  There are lots of ways to get involved. Want to host a AZBW event?   Contact AZBio  

AZ Business will feature Arizona’s Bioscience Industry in Sept/Oct Issue  Click here to learn more. 

 (Friday, Aug 11th is the last day to reserve your ad.)

Register to join us at the AZBio Awards for 
Music – Fun – Food – Great Connections – Student Discovery Zone and More.  

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Help us connect talent to opportunities!

If we all use the  AZBio Career Center to post career opportunities, we will begin to build a body of evidence that Arizona is a high quality jobs creator.  You can help by sharing with candidates and asking HR to post your company’s jobs there too!  


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Events  – Committees – Savings

 Have you signed up yet for the AZBio summer mixer
with the AZBio Board of Directors?  Join us at ACA on Aug. 17th.

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Microfluidics and Nanotechnology Tools for Early Diagnosis and Therapy of Cancer

  • Aug 9, 2017 – Tempe
Arizona Innovation Challenge Workshop

  • Aug 15, 2017 – Phoenix

After Hours Networking with the AZBio Board

  • Aug 17, 2017 – Phoenix
Healthcare Heroes

  • Aug 24, 2017 – Scottsdale

Put Your Best Face Forward: AZBio Picture Day

  • Sep 12, 2017 – Phoenix

MDMA Medical Technology Executive Forum (AZBio Members Save)

  • Sep 15, 2017 – Palo Alto

Arizona Innovation Challenge Workshop

  • Aug 18, 2017 – Tucson

The MedTech Conference 2017 (AZBio Members Save)

  • Sep 25, 2017 – San Jose

RESI Boston 2017 (AZBio Members Save)

  • Sep 26, 2017 – Boston

Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor and Partnering Conference

  • Oct 2, 2017 – Vail

Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase

  • Oct 2, 2017 – Phoenix

BioInterface Workshop and Symposium

  • Oct 2, 2017 – San Diego

BMES Annual Meeting (AZBio Members Save)

  • Oct 11, 2017 – Phoenix

AZBio Awards 2017 (AZBio Members Save)

  • Oct 11, 2017 – Phoenix


  • Oct 16, 2017 – Tucson
BIO Investor Forum 2017

  • Oct 17, 2017 – San Francisco

Understand Your Genome Symposium

  • Nov 29, 2017 – Scottsdale

AZBio Trailblazers 2017 

  • Dec 14, 2017 – Phoenix

Save the date: AZBio Government Affairs Call: Thursday August 10th at 3 PM 

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

 Click here to be added to the committee  

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Arizona a Top Tier Bioscience State. 
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Legacy Level:  Arizona Commerce Authority * Dorn Policy Group  
Chairman’s Circle:  BIO * City of Phoenix * Flinn Foundation *  Johnson & Johnson * Roche 
Leadership Level:  Amanda Vega Consulting * Amgen * Arizona Science Center  * Bard Peripheral Vacular * BusinessWire *City of Scottsdale * City of Tempe * Cord Blood Registry (CBR) * Genentech  * Janssen Biotech * KCA * Medtronic Tempe Campus * New Angle Media * Pfizer * PhRMA * Pinnacle Transplant Technologies * Roche Diagnostics *  TGen * The Biodesign Institute at ASU * UA BIO5 * Ulthera * University of Arizona * Ventana Medical Systems * VWR   
Sustaining Partners:  AdvaMed  * Alliance Bank of Arizona * Affordable Image * Allergan  * APS * Bank of America * Bristol-Myers Squibb * Dignity Health * Eli Lilly * EY * International Research Center * Merrill Lynch * Northern Arizona University * PADT Medical * Snell & Wilmer * U.S. Trust  

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