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Charles River 23rd Annual Biotechnology-Derived Therapeutics Perspectives on Nonclinical Development Symposium

The Charles River 23rd Annual Biotechnology-Derived Therapeutics Perspectives on Nonclinical Development symposium will be held September 11-13, 2017 at Cape Rey Resort, Carlsbad, CA. This three-day symposium with five sessions has a jam-packed agenda with case study presentations from industry leaders from Bluebird, Janssen, Pfizer and Amgen in the nonclinical development of biotherapeutics. Don’t miss out on [...]

July 7th, 2017|

Spotlight: Every Challenge. Every Day. Every Voice.

Behind every patient stands thousands of scientists and researchers working together to develop life-saving treatments. So what happens when a patient meets the people that helped save her life? Watch this 8-minute documentary as Ginger Tam, a lung-cancer patient, meets the researchers who worked on her cancer treatment.  

March 1st, 2017|

Many Hospitals Don’t Restrict Drug Industry Payments to Doctors

 Intro of feature from KPBS about drug industry payments to doctors at San Diego-area hospitals: "Drug and device company payments to physicians may influence prescribing practices and treatment recommendations that may not be in the best interests of patients, especially when cheaper equivalents are available. Doctors have accepted free meals, gifts, travel expenses and other [...]

June 30th, 2016|

Science Game Lab Portal Will Support Citizen Science

Intro article from Venture Beat on Scripps Research teaming with Playmatics on a game lab portal: "Scripps Research is partnering with game studio Playmatics to create a Science Game Lab portal for games that will support citizen science. The portal’s aim is to get people excited about science through games and gamification of science, or making [...]

June 23rd, 2016|

How Jay Flatley Created A Market For DNA Sequencing From Scratch

A brief feature from Business Insider on Illumina and Jay Flatley - an excerpt: "Illumina might not necessarily be a company with a household name, but it has an immense presence within the life sciences industry. And Jay Flatley, the company's outgoing CEO, is the man who made it all happen. Flatley essentially created a market [...]

June 20th, 2016|

San Diego’s New Stem Cell Center

Intro of CIRM's press release on the "first of its kind center to accelerate stem cell development" that will be located in San Diego: "How do you overcome obstacles slowing the progress of even the most promising stem cell therapies? Simple, you create a new, innovative center that has the skill, experience and expertise to help [...]

June 16th, 2016|

Pieter Dorrestein Can Map The Chemicals All Over Your Body

A great feature from Paul Tullis/Nature profiles UCSD professor Pieter Dorrestein, his early work, and how he now "uses mass spectrometry to eavesdrop on the molecular conversations between microbes and their world." The intro: "Apart from the treadmill desk, Pieter Dorrestein's office at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), is unremarkable: there is a circular [...]

June 8th, 2016|

NuVasive Buys Biotronic for $98M

From Amirah Al Idrus/FierceMedicalDevices: "Spine specialist NuVasive ($NUVA) bolstered its product lineup when it acquired Ellipse in January. Now, the San Diego-based company is looking toward increasing its value-based healthcare offerings with the $98 million acquisition of Biotronic NeuroNetwork, which monitors patients' nervous systems during surgery. Biotronic provides real-time, remote monitoring of patients' neurophysiology to [...]

June 7th, 2016|