AZBio In The Loop for the Week of January 22, 2018




 $200 Million Endowment Campaign Launches to Support Commercialization of Healthcare Innovations in Arizona

AZ-HCIF is the first in a portfolio of endowments from across the U.S. and around the world that will be collectively grown and managed by the Healthcare Impact Foundation (HCIF).

Join us Thursday night at the AZBio 2018 Kick Off Reception to Learn More.


AZBio Member News

C-Path Welcomes Kay Holcombe to its Board of Directors

Critical Path Institute (C-Path) is pleased to welcome Kay Holcombe to its Board of Directors. Recently retired as Senior Vice President for Science Policy at the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), Ms. Holcombe brings to the Board her extensive experience in health care and regulatory policy, a history of collaboration with US regulatory agencies, and broad knowledge of government initiatives that affect the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.

HTG Molecular Diagnostics Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 16, 2018 — HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTGM) (HTG), a provider of instruments, reagents and services for molecular profiling applications, today announced that it intends to offer and sell, subject to market and other conditions, 10,000,000 shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering.

RightBio Metrics Honored as a Finalist for a Global Patient Safety Innovation Award

The Patient Safety Movement Foundation Board of Directors has selected RightBio Metrics technology as a finalist for the Patient Safety Innovation Awards.   There were more than 50 submissions and RightBio Metrics was selected as one of three finalists. 

Biodesign Institute Introduces “A Sip of Science”

World-renowned researchers and science aficionados converge at valley restaurants

UA Physician-Scientist Awarded Grant to Develop First Diagnostic Test for Schizophrenia

 Amelia Gallitano, MD, PhD, a physician-scientist at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, has received a grant to develop a novel diagnostic test for schizophrenia.

Opportunity Alerts


Rare Disease Desert Symposium hosted by Icagen


Tucson Symposium –  Hosted by Ventana

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MedTech Innovator $500K Competition and Accelerator now accepting applications

The final deadline for applications is Jan. 26, 2018. Companies that apply in December will receive a priority review, so you are encouraged to apply today.

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Check out career opportunities with Critical Path Institute, Flinn Foundation, andTGen/Helios Scholars (Internship).  

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