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AZBio is committed to building a top-tier life science industry in Arizona.

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.

 

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Mask Up Arizona

Wearing a mask when in a public setting, staying a safe distance away from other people, and following CDC recommendations relative disinfecting and personal hygiene can help slow the spread of COVID-19. This is key to improving health and to our economic recovery.  Joan Koerber-Walker, president & CEO, AZBio  #MaskUpAZ #MaskUpArizona

C-Path’s Transplant Therapeutics Consortium Receives Acceptance of Letter of Intent for iBox Scoring System (Composite Biomarker Panel) as a Reasonably Likely Surrogate Endpoint

  Biomarker aims to streamline the development of novel therapies intended to improve long-term outcomes for kidney transplant recipients.   TUCSON, Ariz., June 17, 2020 — Critical Path Institute (C-Path) announced today that its Transplant Therapeutics Consortium (TTC) has received a positive response to its Letter of Intent (LOI) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) detailing the decision to […]

COVID-19 Update #5 shared by an Arizona Emergency Physician and Legislator

Amish Shah, MD is an emergency physician at Dignity Health and a member of the Arizona House of Representative elected by the people of   LD24 – Central Phoenix and South Scottsdale.  On Sunday, June 14, 2020, Dr. Shah shared the message below via Facebook.  With his permission, we are sharing it with you.

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