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AGHI recognized as top collaboration in the southeast

Atlanta, Ga. – University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Medicine and HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology were recognized for their groundbreaking collaboration in genomics at the annual Health Connect South symposium in Atlanta, Ga. The Alabama Genomic Health Initiative (AGHI) was one of several collaborations aimed at improving health ...

State launches serious infectious disease network

UAB medical personnel frequently conduct drills for a serious infectious disease outbreak.

In response to several national disease outbreaks, the Alabama Department of Public Health is launching a serious infectious disease network. The network will help identify and appropriately route patients for treatment if an outbreak ...
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HudsonAlpha biotech campus worth $1.85B to Alabama economy

Huntsville's HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has meant more than $1.85 billion to Alabama's economy in the past decade, according to an economic study released today. In the past two years alone, the study says, the economic impact has topped $500 million. HudsonAlpha is a life sciences campus housing genetic researchers, educators ...

UAH alumnus envisioning pressing health issue solutions

Jim Hudson
UAH alumnus Jim Hudson is a founder of HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville.
When HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology opened its doors in 2008, founders Jim Hudson (’87 MS, Biology) and Lonnie McMillian envisioned a place where scientists, entrepreneurs and educators would come together to ...
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Bioscience – Made in Alabama

Alabama is home to more than 800 bioscience companies, including 54 medical device companies, and a long list of accolades that accompany them. Birmingham-based Southern Research, for instance, has discovered seven FDA-approved drugs used in cancer treatment, and has made important advances in the treatment of AIDS, ...
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2015 BioAlabama Legislative Reception in Montgomery

Engage with leaders of BioAlabama to discuss the innovative biotechnology field and it's economic impact on the state.

What Does the Battelle Report Mean for Alabama?

Battelle released their annual, comprehensive report on the state and future prospects for the biotechnology sector. The report includes data about Alabama's biotechnology sector. The report could be considered a positive outlook for our industry, but what does it really mean for Alabama? Be encouraged to leave a comment below! Click here to read ...
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BioAlabama Member Reaches Top 6 in Alabama Launchpad Competition

Logo - Blondin BioAlabama Member, Blondin, made it to the final 6 contestants in the Alabama Launchpad competition. Start-up entrepreneurs were competing for $300,000 in prize money. Blondin was the only competitor representing the biotechnology industry. Click here to read the full story at
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Economic Development Partnership of Alabama

Logo- Alabama LaunchpadJoin the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama on Thursday, Sept. 25, and Friday, Sept. 26, in Birmingham for the Fourth Annual Alabama Launchpad Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference, the state’s only conference that strives to celebrate the innovators and job creators that drive economic growth in the ...