8th Annual ABRC-Flinn Research Conference

Friday, April 28, 2023 8:55 AM to 4:00 PM

Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building
475 N. 5th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
United States

Please save the date for the 8th Annual ABRC-Flinn Research Conference, where grant awardees from the Arizona Biomedical Research Centre, Flinn Foundation and the Valley Research Partnership will present their research. This will be a hybrid event with both in-person and virtual attendees, and it will be held on Friday, April 28, 2023. Registration for the event is now open.

Over the course of the event, fifteen invited grant awardees will present their research. Posters from all 80+ grant awardees will be available for viewing both in-person and via our virtual conference platform, Whova

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Featured Speakers

Michael B. Fallon, MD, FACP

Michael Fallon, MD
Executive Director for Clinical Research and Professor,
   Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix

Presentation: The Role of Bile Acids in the Pathogenesis of Hepatopulmonary Syndrome

Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD

Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD
Director, Center for Innovation in Brain Science Professor, Pharmacology, Neurology, Psychology and Neuroscience, Regents Professor, University of Arizona

Presentation: Regenerating the Alzheimer's Brain: From Discovery to Clinical Trial

Who is invited to this event?

The event is open to the public. We highly recommend researchers and healthcare professionals to attend. We also welcome students, educators and the general public to attend this valuable conference. Early registration is encouraged.

To request disability-related accommodations that would ensure your full participation in this event, please contact: COMPHX-ResearchOffice@arizona.edu.

Cost and Tickets

Thanks to our generous sponsors, the Arizona Biomedical Research Centre and the Flinn Foundation, there is no cost to attend the conference.

In-person tickets will be limited to the first 115 registrations. Virtual tickets, hosted via our virtual conference platform, Whova, will be available until sold out.


Please note that you must park in the *Phoenix Biomedical Campus (PBC) Garage — 555 E. Fillmore, Phoenix, AZ 85004 and located at the Southeast corner of 5th St. and Fillmore — for us to have the ability to provide a ticket that will let you exit for free. Please keep the ticket you receive at the entrance, you will receive your pass to exit when signing in at the symposium.

*There is a different garage across the street, the PBC garage can be identified by its black metal siding.


A photographer will be on-site taking candid shots during the event. When you register, you are giving us permission to take and use these photos for future advertisements, brochures, etc.

Wi-Fi and Electronic Devices

Complimentary Wi-Fi will be available in the meeting room during the event. Electricity will be provided in the event room to keep your electronic devices charged.

Nearby Hotel Accommodations

Nearby Airport Information

The closest airport is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), located at 3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85034. The airport is approximately 7.3 miles from campus.


If you have questions about the symposium, please contact the Research Office.

To request disability-related accommodations that would ensure your full participation in this event, please contact the Research Office.