AZBio In The Loop for the week of May 29, 2017

  Memorial Day 2017

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget 

that the highest appreciation is not to utter the words, 

but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy 

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute Receives Added NIH Support for pioneering Alzheimer’s prevention trial in Medellin

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute Receives Added NIH Support – Five-year funding expected to total $14.8 million to support groundbreaking Alzheimer’s Prevention Initiative

 Graphic by Jason Drees for the Biodesign Institute

New study compares the two most common surgical therapies for obesity

Dramatic shift in gut microbes and their metabolites seen after weight loss surgery

Mara Aspinall elected to Allscripts Board of Directors

Allscripts shareholders elected biotech industry executive Mara G. Aspinall  to  the company’s Board of Directors.

Sergio Gazic Joins BioAccel as CEO

Sergio Gazic, former Bioscience Portfolio Manager at the Arizona Commerce Authority, began his  new role as Chief Executive Officer of BioAccel on Monday, May 22, 2017. 

We’re Changing Things Up!

Nominations are open for the 2017 AZBio Awards. Click here to learn more…

This year we’re expecting over 1,000 guests from across the country to join us at the AZBio Awards so we are changing things up and having a Fiesta!
Music – Fun – Food – Great Connections – Student Discovery Zone and More.  
And,Yes, there is a bar.

Register early to join the celebration and SAVE!

 Arizona Bioscience Week is our opportunity 

to showcase the best of our industry and connect our community.  

There are lots of ways to get involved.  

Contact AZBio to learn more.   

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Events  – Committees – Savings

Upcoming Events

2017 BIO International Convention

  • Jun 19 – 22, 2017 – San Diego

RESI San Diego

  • Jun 19, 2017 – San Diego – AZBio Members Save $100 

Customer Discovery Workshop

  • Jun 22, 2017 – Oro Valley

Opal Medical Devices Summit

  • Jun 26, 2017 – Minneapolis – SPECIAL OFFER

The MedTech Conference 2017

  • Sep 25, 2017 – San Jose – AZBio Members Save 15%

Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor and Partnering Conference

  • Oct 2, 2017 – Vail – APPLY TO PRESENT TODAY

Happy Sine Die!

Now that the Arizona Legislature has Adjourned Sine Die, the AZBio Government Affairs Committee is taking a break for the months of June and July.  Our Calls will resume in August…

Save the date: AZBio Government Affairs Call:

Thursday August 10th at 3 PM AZ

All AZBio Members are welcome to join the AZBio Government Affairs Committee. 

 Click here to be added to the committee 

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 Did you know that your fellow AZBio Members have put together special offers just for you?    Click here to learn more about product and services by AZBio Members for AZBio Members. 


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