AZBio In The Loop for the week of October 16, 2017

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International Society for Mechanical Circulatory Support (ISMCS) Begins This Week in Tucson with the Goal of Helping Heart Failure Patients Live Longer, Better Lives

Marvin J. Slepian, MD, Arizona Bioscience Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement recipient to host ISMCS 2017 in Tucson

Successful treatment for advanced stage testicular cancer in down syndrome patients

Research by Jue Wang, MD, at the University of Arizona Cancer Center at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center on “Delay in Diagnosis of Testicular Cancer in a Patient with Down Syndrome” was published in the October issue of Journal of Cancer and Therapeutic Science.

Axolotl Biologix Receives NIH Grant

Technology licensed by Axolotl Biologix awarded NIH grant for research and development of bioengineered wound-healing solution for diabetes patients  

TGen receives $2.5 million SU2C grant for new pancreatic cancer clinical trial

Investigation with Salk and Mayo Clinic headed by TGen’s Dr. Von Hoff is one of 10 ‘SU2C Catalyst’ studies using powerful new approaches.

TGen sequencing test enables precise identification of drug-resistant TB

UCSF and TGen researchers advance SMOR testing, with an eye on precision medicine for tuberculosis.  

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Check out career opportunities with Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals, Critical Path Institute, Celerion, EpiFinder, and Regenesis Biomedical.

Patents for Humanity Awards Now Open for Applications

Patents for Humanity, the USPTO’s top honor for patent owners and licensees who use game-changing technology to meet humanitarian needs, is now accepting applications for the 2017 – 2018 cycle. Anyone who owns or licenses a U.S. patent or patent application is eligible. Winners receive an acceleration certificate to expedite proceedings at the USPTO, as well as public recognition of their work. 

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