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CHI’s Drug Discovery Chemistry Conference

Posted by Mary Canady March 28th, 2011 .
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Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Drug Discovery Chemistry Conference, featuring tracks on:
Infectious Disease
Fragment-based Drug Discovery
Inflammation
Hepatitis C Virus
Kinases
Protein-Protein Interactions
Date/Time Start:: April 12th
Date/Time End:: April 14th
Web Address:: http://www.drugdiscoverychemistry.com/

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SABPA Science & Technology Forum IX: Emerging Trend in Drug Development: Companion Diagnostics

Posted by Mary Canady March 13th, 2011 .
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Companion diagnostics, which identifies and detects genetic, protein, or gene expression markers to predict whether a drug works or causes adverse effect in patients, has emerged as an exciting new field over the last few years. With the cost and hurdle for new drug approval getting increasingly higher, pharmaceutical companies begin to explore companion tests in order to develop safer and more effective drugs. The value of companion diagnostic tests has already been demonstrated by a number of marketed products, such as HercepTest for Herceptin and K-RAS mutation tests for …

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SDBN March 15th, 2011 Event Featuring Senomyx

Posted by Mary Canady February 24th, 2011 .
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Event Details
Who: Biotechnology professionals in the greater San Diego area
What: San Diego Biotechnology Network March 15th Event Featuring Senomyx
When: Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 5:30-9:00 p.m.
Where: Tango Del Rey, 3567 Del Rey Street, San Diego 92109 (Directions below)
Cost: $25/$20 Academic, dinner provided, cash bar
Contact: http://sdbn.org/contact
For more information about the event: http://sdbn.org/march

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Global Climate Change and Entrepreneurial Opportunities in the New Decade

Posted by jobs February 24th, 2011 .
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The San Diego Entrepreneurs Exchange has scheduled the next meeting for the evening of Wednesday March 9th 2011 at 5 pm.
The focus of this meeting will be on global climate change, and how local entrepreneurs are developing green technologies to provide sustainable solutions to our ever expanding need for energy and resources. We hope to provide a forum for interactive discussions that should help you learn more about entrepreneurial opportunities in this growing field. The evening will include a roundtable and discussion with:
• Steve Mayfield – Director of …

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Going Public Without an IPO: Examples from the Biotech Industry

Posted by jobs February 14th, 2011 .
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Valuations that made “sense” in 2000 have been reduced, forcing many “cram-down” financings that are painful for investors and management. Business models can and need to be as adept, flexible and creative as the science that drives our industry. There are alternative ways to “go public” that do not involve traditional capital infusion or reverse mergers and which can provide a short-term exit strategy for investors while allowing new technologies to flourish.
In this panel discussion, Rick Burgoon (V.P. Business Operations and Board member of Epiomed), Court Turner (Partner at Avalon …

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IDEaS: Innovation Day Expo and Symposia

Posted by jobs February 14th, 2011 .
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Join us for a week of events highlighting the exciting innovation emerging from UC San Diego. Innovation Day Expo and Symposia (IDEaS) will feature a dynamic series of talks, highlighting everything from innovation in cultural and social justice issues to advances in medicine and technology. Experience live demonstrations, hands-on exhibits and the opportunity to engage and network with San Diego’s leading innovators.
Date/Time Start:: Feb. 22
Date/Time End:: Feb. 25
Cost to Attend: Free
Web Address:: http://50th.ucsd.edu/events/ideas.php

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Xconomy Forum: Health IT—The Consumer Payoff

Posted by Mary Canady October 29th, 2010 .
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Tremendous change is sweeping healthcare, much of it driven by legislative reform and the convergence of the healing arts with advances in wireless, Internet, and other information technologies. So far, this transformation has taken place chiefly around electronic medical records and ways to make traditional medical practices more efficient. Yet what about the consumer? Can advances in remote sensing enable patients to convalesce at home while their physicians monitor and interact with them from afar? Can employers tap emerging technology to help their employees not just save money but improve …

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Next SD-FAB event Tuesday Dec 14th 2010

Posted by jobs October 29th, 2010 .
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San Diego Formulations – Analytics – Bioanalytics Discussion Group Presents:
Mary Cromwell, Ph.D.
Genentech
Topic:
Aggregation Studies in Protein Formulations
Refreshments will be provided
Cost: FREE
To register, please visit:
http://www.sdfab.org/index.php?option=com_civicrm&task=civicrm/event/register&id=1&reset=1
Date/Time Start:: Tuesday December 14, 2010; 5:30 pm
Date/Time End:: Tuesday December 14, 2010; 8:30 pm
Cost to Attend: FREE
Web Address:: http://www.sdfab.org/

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Xconomy Forum: Health IT-The Consumer Payoff

Posted by Mary Canady October 20th, 2010 .
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Could healthcare-management apps and Web-based social networking services enable ordinary people to more successfully take control of their own health? How would the medical establishment react if a Web-based technology for patients could be as compelling as Facebook? Xconomy is rallying top clinicians, entrepreneurs, investors, and technology innovators to explore such questions in a lively forum about the consumer perspective on innovations in health IT. In addition to successful healthcare executives and industry CIOs, our agenda includes burst presentations from startup CEOs. Registration begins at 4:45 pm, or register online …

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SDBN October 26th Event Featuring Trius Therapeutics

Posted by Mary Canady October 19th, 2010 .
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Dr. John Finn, Trius Therapeutics’ Chief Scientific Officer, will present a talk titled “Innovative Antibacterial Drugs by Design; The Trius Therapeutics Story.”
Date/Time Start:: Oct. 26 5:30 p.m.
Date/Time End:: Oct. 26th 9:00 p.m.
Cost to Attend: ( Academic)
Web Address:: http://sdbn.org/october

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