AZBio In The Loop for the week of February 26, 2018




There are more than 7,000 known rare diseases, 
affecting more people than cancer and AIDS combined! 
Learn what AZBio Members are planning 
for  Rare Disease Day 2018.
Contact us and let us know about your Rare Disease Day plans and we will add it to the list that is building on the AZBio Facebook Page.



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the next AZBio Gathering:


Bioscience and Baseball at Tempe Diablo Stadium

Friday, March 23, 2018 – Tempe  – Game Time 1:10 PM
Please Register Before February 28th

AZBio Member News

 Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals Appoints New AVP of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance

Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CPP) appointed Willene Brondum as its new Associate Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance.

Phoenix City Council approves funding for University of Arizona technology medical and life science accelerator

The Phoenix City Council voted unanimously to provide seed funding for a technology medical and life science accelerator at the University of Arizona on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus.

Six Arizona bioscience firms selected for Flinn Foundation entrepreneurship program

Six Arizona bioscience startup firms have been competitively selected by the Flinn Foundation to participate in its 2018 Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program, receiving $30,000 each in funding support and program services administered through a nonprofit partner.

UA Study: Brain Liquefaction After Stroke is Toxic to Surviving Brain

 Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson suggest liquefied brain fluid may be one cause of dementia after stroke.

Opportunity Alerts


Freedom From Cancer Start Up Challenge

The Center for Advancing Innovation and MedImmune have partnered to launch the Freedom from Cancer Startup Challenge(FCSC). The FCSC will feature risk mitigated, and commercially viable inventions from leading research organizations. 

InnoSTARS 2018: Connect With Chinese Investors And Strategic Partners

Grow Faster By Going Global: Connect With Chinese Investors And Strategic Partners

Apply now to join AZBio’s CEO at InnoSTARS in Houston May 14-15, 2018


Tucson Symposium –  Hosted by Ventana

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Who’s Hiring?  

Check out career opportunities with Critical Path Institute, Regenesis Biomedical, Pinnacle Transplant Technologies and TGen/Helios Scholars.  

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2018 AZBio Legislative Watch List

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