Intro to The Clinical Trials Process with Dr. Mark Slater
Mark Slater, PhD, Vice President, Research HonorHealth and Chief Executive HonorHealth Research Institute
The HonorHealth Research Institute is where world-class care and groundbreaking research meet to benefit patients.Here, leading researchers, physicians and clinical teams work together to develop new therapies, as well as provide innovative care and treatments close to home. Focused on improving patients’ health and quality of life, they provide hope today and advancements for tomorrow. Having established partnerships with Harvard, Duke, Johns Hopkins, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, Salk Institute, TGen, University of Arizona, Arizona State University as well as with many pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, HonorHealth Research Institute is “an institute without walls.” We strive to remain nimble so we can move quickly to provide the most advanced therapeutic options for our patients.While working on new treatments today, the HonorHealth Research Institute is also ensuring that vital research continues tomorrow. Numerous clinical trials are always underway at HonorHealth Research Institute in areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, bariatrics, trauma and orthopedics/neurology.
From Bioscience to Biobusiness Success
Dr. Robert Bowser was recruited to the Barrow Neurological Institute and St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center to direct an ALS research center using philanthropic support from Mr. Ira Fulton. He arrived to the Phoenix area in August of last year after 18 years on the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Bowser’s research focuses on biomarkers of neurologic disease and he will describe how success in his academic research has also led to success in the world of biotechnology.
Harry A. George, 2012 Bioscience Leader of the Year
For close to four decades, Harry George has been creating, capitalizing, and operating rapid-growth technology companies.
A quiet, action oriented leader. Harry has consistently driven Arizona’s bioscience and technology sectors forward by acting on his vision with commitment, dedication, and determination.
In recognition of his service and accomplishments, Harry A. George is the 2012 Jon W. McGarity Bioscience Leader of the Year
2012 Bioscience Company of the Year - Cord Blood Registry
The first cord blood sample ever saved by a family belonged to the son of CBR's Scientific Director.
Two decades later, CBR (Cord Blood Registry) is the largest, most experienced stem cell bank, entrusted by families worldwide.Thanks to expecting families like yours, more than 400,000 children have newborn stem cells saved with CBR. As you decide what's best for your family, it's important to understand the CBR difference in quality and experience. CBR has banked more stem cells than any other family bank and has the most experience helping families use their cord blood for medical treatments.
In October 2012, CBR was named the Arizona Bioscience Company of the Year.
AZBio Expo 2011 Company Spotlight
The 2011 AZBio Expo brought together innovative and life saving companies from across the state along with leaders from across the industry.
Be sure to check out the highlights and a special spotlight interview where Don Isaacs, VP of Communications at SynCardia Systems, Inc. brings EmpowHER's Shana O'Conner up close and personal with the world's only Total Artificial Heart. It's why SynCardia was named the 2011 Bioscience Company of the Year.
Industrial Biotech in Arizona
Where is Industrial Biotech in Arizona Today?Glen Galster, co-founder of Algae Biosciences and AZBio Chairman of the Board moderates this panel discussion from the AZBio Expo 2012 featuring:
Leif P. Christoffersen, Director of Biomass Integration, Yulex Corporation.
Ben Cloud, President and CEO, Phyco Biosciences, Inc.,
Josh Hottenstein, Cleantech Open