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Arizona’s bioscience industry is growing rapidly and reached nearly 30,000 jobs spanning 2,160 business establishments in 2018. Industry employment has grown by 15 percent since 2016—twice the growth rate of the nation—with each of the five major subsectors adding jobs during the period. Arizona’s universities conducted nearly $580 million in R&D activities in bioscience-related fields in 2018, fueled in part by steadily increasing NIH awards to Arizona institutions since 2016. Venture capital investments in Arizona bioscience companies increased in 2019, and during the 2016-19 period totaled $349 million. Arizona inventors have been awarded 2,178 bioscience-related patents since 2016, among the second quintile of states in patent activity.

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A key component in Arizona’s life science ecosystem, the Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio) is the only statewide organization exclusively focused on Arizona’s bioscience industry.  AZBio membership includes patient advocacy organizations, life science innovators, educators, healthcare partners and leading business organizations. AZBio is the statewide affiliate of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and works in partnership with AdvaMed, MDMA, and PhRMA to advance innovation and to ensure that the value delivered from life-changing and life-saving innovation benefits people in Arizona and around the world.

 

Success Stories – Good News from Arizona’s BioIndustry

Indoor Drive-Thru Vaccination Site Opens at Dexcom in Mesa

“At Dexcom, our mission is to help improve the health of others, so when asked if we could provide our facility for an indoor mass-vaccination site, we didn’t hesitate,” said Jim Kasselmann, senior director of manufacturing in Mesa for Dexcom. “We are proud to manufacture our products in Mesa, and anytime we can help our […]

Regenesis Biomedical Introduces the New Provant Infinity

Scottsdale, Arizona based, Regenesis Biomedical, Inc. has launch the new Provant® Infinity system that is available purchase for home use when prescribed by a health professional.  Outcomes with Provant Therapy are documented in journal articles, white papers, and case reports. Provant relieves pain in several post-operative conditions, including orthopaedic surgery, joint replacement, amputation, rotator cuff repair, […]

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute gets $27.5M NIH grant for genetic risk study

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute (BAI) has received a grant expected to total $27.5 million over five years from the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to further investigate biological and cognitive changes preceding the onset of memory and thinking problems in people at different levels of genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease. […]

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Bristol Myers Squibb’s and bluebird bio’s Abecma (idecabtagene vicleucel), the First Anti-BCMA CAR T Cell Therapy for Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma

Abecma is a first-in-class BCMA-directed personalized immune cell therapy delivered as a one-time infusion for triple-class exposed patients with multiple myeloma In the pivotal KarMMa trial, the majority (72%) of patients achieved rapid, deep and durable responses1 Safety profile of Abecma is well-established and predictable including cytokine release syndrome and neurologic toxicities that are mostly […]

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