AZBio In The Loop for the week of September 11 2017


 Rowpar Pharmaceuticals to be honored

 with 2017 AZBio Fast Lane Award 

 AZBio will honor Rowpar Pharmaceuticals, Inc, manufacturer of ClōSYS® oral health products, with an AZBio Fast Lane Award at the 2017 AZBio Awards  

Tuesday, September 12th is the last day to take advantage of early bird discounts for the AZBio Awards.  Register today at

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Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals Receives $9.5 Million in Additional Funding from Sucampo Following Phase 3 Trial Progress

CPP-1X/sul aims to prevent disease progression in patients with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis 

C-Path, CHDI Foundation, and CDISC Announce Public Review Period for Huntington’s Disease Therapeutic Area User Guide

The TAUG-HD v1.0 describes how HD clinical data should be recorded in a standardized database to establish common best practices across the healthcare industry for the recording, reporting, and sharing of clinically relevant disease-specific metadata, research data, and patient information.  

New Data on Castle Biosciences DecisionDx-Melanoma Gene Expression Profile Test

New Publication Highlights First Prospective Performance Assessment of the DecisionDx-Melanoma Gene Expression Profile Test

New Director to Lead Informatics Fellowship at UA College of Medicine Phoenix
Hamed Abbaszadegan, MD, MBA, will lead the Clinical Informatics Fellowship with Plans to Revolutionize Health Care Through Information Technology SinfoníaRx Acquired by Tabula Rasa HealthCare IncSpun out as a UA startup company in 2013, SinfoníaRx pioneered modern medication therapy management services and has now been purchased by Tabula Rasa HealthCare Inc. ASU a key player in Arizona Wellbeing Commons, an umbrella group that aims to tackle complex disease issuesArizona State University is a key player in a new health research initiative designed to harness the expertise of scientists across the state to treat diseases like cancer and address such problems as unequal access to health care. 

Midwestern University researchers discover previously unknown cause of nTOS

Findings also show efficacy of ultrasound diagnostics in revealing brachial plexus piercing variations in subjects with nTOS symptoms

TGen launchs new high school science program

The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and Helios Education Foundation today announced the formation of a new biomedical studies program designed specifically for high school students to elevate their understanding of bioscience and precision medicine. 

Opportunity Alerts

Who’s Hiring?  

Check out career opportunities with AniCell Biotech, Arivis, C-Path, Medtronic (Internship), Primus Pharmaceuticals, and  Yavapai Regional Medical Center 


Apply Today for the 2017 BIO Investor Forum In San Francisco

Meet one-on-one with new and current investors, analysts, and partnering companies.  AZBio Members Save $400

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  

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

Early Bird Discounts End Sept. 12th!    

Hiring Hints from the AZBio Career Center

The AZBio Career Center is the go-to channel for recruitment!  


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  • Sep 13, 2017 – Phoenix

MDMA Medical Technology Executive Forum (AZBio Members Save)

  • Sep 15, 2017 – Palo Alto
BIOSA September Mixer

  • Sep 19, 2017 – Tucson
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
Helping Cancer Caregivers in the Workplace

  • Sep 30, 2017 – Scottsdale

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 (AZBio Members Save)

  • Oct 17, 2017 – San Francisco
21st Annual IdeaFunding Conference

  • Oct 17, 2017 – Tucson

Understand Your Genome Symposium

  • Nov 29, 2017 – Scottsdale

AZBio Trailblazers 2017 

  • Dec 14, 2017 – Phoenix
State Biotech Kick Off Reception – JPM Week

  • Jan 7, 2018 – San Francisco

Biotech Showcase 2018  (AZBio Members Save)

  • Jan 8-10, 2018 – San Francisco

Digital Medicine and Medtech Showcase  (AZBio Members Save)

  • Jan 8-10, 2018 – San Francisco

Save the date: AZBio Government Affairs Call: Thursday Sept. 14th at 3 PM 
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