SynCardia Systems, Inc., manufacturer of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, announced today that the 1,000th implant of the world’s first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart was performed on Feb. 10 at The University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson, AZ. Since then, an additional four implants of the Total Artificial Heart have been performed at SynCardia Certified Centers in Germany, France and the United States.Continue reading
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Arizona’s Next 100 Years
On Valentine’s Day in 1912, Arizona became the 48th state and the last of the contiguous 48 states. Alaska and Hawaii would join The Union later, but for native Arizonans, it was a momentous day. Fast forward 100 years and now Arizona is in its centennial year. The celebrations have begun and more are to come. The question is, what lies ahead in our next 100 years.
Spending my days in the midst of Arizona’s bioscience community, I get little glimpses of the future. Artificial hearts, life saving technologies, truly green energy sources drawn from algae farms, and agricultural advancements that will allow us to feed the world.
So in honor of Arizona’s centennial, it might be fun to postulate on what it will be like to be an Arizonan 100 years from now at our bi-centennial.
ABOR and U of A introduce Ann Weaver Hart February 13th
The Arizona Board of Regents and the University of Arizona will be hosting a special event to welcome Ann Weaver Hart to Arizona.Continue reading
Refer a friend to AZBio and get a chance to win a Kindle Fire
Members are the core strength of AZBio. Do you know someone that could benefit by being part of our community? Refer them to AZBio and get a chance to win a Kindle Fire®.Continue reading
CRITICAL PATH INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES NEW CEO
Plan Now to Connect Locally and Nationally in April
Spring is just around the corner and now is the time to make your plans to join AZBio and get connected locally and nationally this April.Continue reading
The Power of Support Teams
Over the last 10 days, I learned a lot about the power of support teams.Continue reading
SynCardia expands to Europe
SynCardia Forms European Entity to Address Growing Demand for
World’s Only Approved Total Artificial Heart
18 New European Hospitals Have Enrolled in SynCardia’s Certification Program to Implant the Total Artificial Heart during the Last 15 Months.Continue reading
Recognizing Excellence in Innovation: PADT
Delivering innovation on a consistent basis is a recipe for success. Getting recognized for the impact your efforts make in helping others succeed too is the icing on the cake. Just ask Rey Chu, Mark Johnson, Eric Miller, and Ward Rand the owners of PADT, Inc.
What we call a recipe for success, they state as the PADT Philosophy…
Peoria Mayor Welcomes the addition of new Medical Device and Bioscience Incubator
As seen in the Arizona Republic on 11/18/2011
Peoria will soon play host to bioscience startups, with the lofty long-term goal of becoming a bioscience hub focused on medical devices that would bring high-paying jobs to the city.
The Peoria City Council on Tuesday night unanimously approved a partnership with BioAccel, a Phoenix non-profit that mentors startups, as well as Plaza Companies of Peoria, which would host the Peoria Incucelerator. The name comes from the combination of incubator and accelerator.Continue reading