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Medistem Receives FDA Approval to Begin Clinical Trial in USA With ERC Stem Cells

September 22, 2011 – 2:53 pm | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwire – Sep 22, 2011) – Medistem Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MEDS) announced today approval from the FDA to initiate a dose-escalating clinical trial in patients with critical limb ischemia using its Endometrial Regenerative Cell (ERC) st…

True Diagnostics Receives sFDA Clearance for Its TrueDX(TM) Platform With TSH

September 20, 2011 – 8:00 am | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwire – Sep 20, 2011) – True Diagnostics, Inc.T (www.TrueDiagnostics.com) announces the Company has received sFDA clearance for its TrueDXT Platform with its first test for TSH and expects shipments to China to begin before the e…

Cytori Amends and Expands Credit Facility Led by GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services

September 12, 2011 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwire – Sep 12, 2011) – Cytori Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CYTX) amended its loan facility with GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services, Oxford Finance Corporation and Silicon Valley Bank by extending the maturity date from June 201…

SDBN August 16th 2011 Event Featuring Pathway Genomics

July 29, 2011 – 9:41 am | Edit Post

We polled you late last year about events you’d like us to have in 2011, and diagnostics was one of the top items on the list. In San Diego, we have a great atmosphere for …

SDBN July 19th Event: Virtual Biotech Part 1: How to Effectively Outsource a Drug Discovery Program

July 1, 2011 – 3:47 pm | Edit Post

Changes in the drug discovery landscape have presented many tough challenges for our region, including downsizing for larger companies and a dearth of VC funding for startups. With these challenges come opportunities, however, because drug …

SDBN June 21st Event Featuring aTyr Pharma

May 27, 2011 – 9:58 am | Edit Post

The San Diego Biotechnology Network’s June 21st event will feature aTyr Pharma, with Board Member and CEO Jeffry Watkins (Bio) giving a talk titled “Innovation: Where is our Biology?” aTyr is developing therapeutics based on …

SDBN May 17th Speed Networking Event: Meet Your Next Opportunity

April 28, 2011 – 7:44 am | Edit Post

There are many indications that the biotech economy is looking up in San Diego, what’s next for you? Whether it be a new job, business opportunity, or just expanding your network, our May 17th Speed …

SDBN April 19th 2011 Event Featuring Celgene

March 28, 2011 – 11:16 am | Edit Post

Who: Biotechnology professionals in the greater San Diego area
What: San Diego Biotechnology Network April 19th Event Featuring Celgene
When: Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 5:30-9:00 p.m.
Where: Tango Del Rey, 3567 Del Rey Street, San Diego 92109 (Directions …

CHI’s Drug Discovery Chemistry Conference

March 28, 2011 – 11:12 am | Edit Post

Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Drug Discovery Chemistry Conference, featuring tracks on:
Infectious Disease
Fragment-based Drug Discovery
Hepatitis C Virus
Protein-Protein Interactions
Date/Time Start:: April 12th
Date/Time End:: April 14th
Web Address:: http://www.drugdiscoverychemistry.com/

SDBN April 19th 2011 Event Featuring Celgene

March 22, 2011 – 6:15 pm | Edit Post

Through research, acquisitions, and mergers, Celgene has built a robust product portfolio and pipeline in hematology and oncology. This accomplishment is quite a feat in today’s environment, with pharma pipelines dwindling, and they are one …