AZBio In the Loop for the Week of February 5, 2018

News and events for Arizona’s Biotech Community


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AZBio Member News

 UA Cancer Center Team Targets Tumor Suppressor to Treat ‘Triple-Negative’ Breast Cancer 

A team led by UA Cancer Center researchers Agnieszka Witkiewicz, MD, and Erik Knudsen, PhD, screened for drugs that could target triple-negative breast cancer tumors, producing several new therapeutic candidates for this difficult-to-treat cancer.

GenoSensor moves into education sector

A Tempe bioscience firm selling its DNA analysis kits to 25 countries worldwide is expanding into the education sector.

FDA Allows a Phase II Clinical Trial in Stroke for NuvOx Pharma’s DDFPe

NuvOx Pharma, a clinical stage biotechnology company, announces that the FDA has allowed a Phase II clinical trial in 60 stroke patients to proceed to test NuvOx’s investigational drug product, dodecafluoropentane emulsion (DDFPe).

Hoolest wins top prize at ASU Open

An Arizona State University team won $100,000 at the ASU Innovation Open on Friday to fund their business, which makes a device that relieves anxiety.

New Pain Management Online Course Launched by UA Center for Integrative Medicine

Amid the national opioid crisis, “Integrative Approaches to Pain Management” teaches health-care professionals non-pharmaceutical options.

NFL Updates Concussion Protocol to Include Researcher’s “Fencing” Response

Response is sign of potential loss of consciousness

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