AZBio In The Loop for the week of May 27 2019

Who Inspires You?  Nominate them for an AZBio Award!

Nominations are now open for the 2019 AZBio Awards that will be held on October 2, 2019 at the peak of Arizona Bioscience Week. 

Click here to learn more  (Application Deadline is Friday, May 31st)

 AZBio Member News

Curing the Incurable – This Gene Therapy Delivers

The first approved gene therapy for a neuromuscular disease is now  available for children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) thanks to AveXis, a Novartis company.

Newborn screening requirements for SMA in Arizona is the next important step.

Ethos-TGen study underscores need for setting high standards in veterinary cancer diagnostics

Rapid, accurate cancer test is critical for dogs’ treatment and survival

Startup to Commercialize Blood Test for Most Major Cancers

When testing for such as lung cancer disease, doctors know that tissue biopsies are necessary and potentially life-saving, though the procedures used to gather tissue can lead to dangerous complications, from bleeding to lung collapse. To lower the need for invasive procedures, researchers at the University of Arizona developed a new blood test that can detect most major cancers and have launched a startup, DesertDx, to bring the invention to doctors and their patients.

Opportunity Alerts

AZBio 2019 – 2020 Member Directory

Is your organization an AZBio Member? Click here to find out.

AZBio is working on the print edition of the  2019-2020 AZBio Membership Directory. If you don’t see your organization in the online directory, CONTACT AZBIO to learn how to be included. 

The Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor & Partnering Conference – Apply to present

Are you looking for funding?  Click the link to learn more about RMLSIPC.  The sister conference to White Hat, RMLSIPC will be held In Vail, CO on Sept. 4-5, 2019.


Partnering Systems are open for  BIO and RESI.  

BIO 2019 – It Starts with One 

Jun 3 – 6 , 2019 – Philadelphia

RESI Philadelphia
Jun 3, 2019 – Philadelphia


There are 57 Jobs at the AZBio Career Center.

Production Supervisor – Pinnacle Transplant Technologies – Phoenix

Senior Scientist – PathogenDx – Tucson

2019 Intern – EnduRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. – Tucson

Manufacturing Manager – NuvOx Pharma – Tucson

Assistant Professor – Anatomy – Midwestern University – Glendale

Assistant Staff Scientist – University of Arizona – Tucson 

Click here to view ALL opportunities or post positions at your  company.  Internship postings are always FREE

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