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Syndax Plots $69M IPO For Cancer Drug’s Stretch Run

Posted by sandiegobiotech March 27th, 2014 .
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Syndax Pharmaceuticals raised about $27 million in private financing last year to gear up for a late-stage clinical trial. Now, on the doorstep of that lengthy, 600-patient study, the Waltham,…

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2014 BIO International Convention to Feature New Innovation Zone with NIH and NSF Small Business Innovation Research Companies

Posted by sandiegobiotech March 27th, 2014 .
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WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BIO, the NSF, and the NIH today announced an agreement to feature SBIR/STTR funded early-stage biotech companies in a newly-created Innovation Zone at the 2014 BIO International Convention.

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DiscoveRx and Collaborators Present Data on Safety, Bioactivities of Wide Range of Substances to Society of Toxicology

Posted by sandiegobiotech March 27th, 2014 .
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DiscoveRx and Collaborators Present Data on Safety, Bioactivities of Wide Range of Substances to Society of Toxicology

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RuiYi Receives $15M in Funding

Posted by sandiegobiotech March 27th, 2014 .
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RuiYi Inc., a biotech based both in La Jolla and Shanghai, has received $15 million in Series B financing from a group of existing investors.

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Rock Stars of Innovation Present: Have You Ever Seen the Rainmakers?

Posted by sandiegobiotech March 26th, 2014 .
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Not everyone who goes into the biopharmaceutical business gets to catch lightning in a jar. It took Carol Gallagher only about 28 months to experience one of those life-changing moments as the CEO of…

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Patches of Cortical Layers Disrupted During Early Brain Development in Autism

Posted by sandiegobiotech March 26th, 2014 .
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Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Allen Institute for Brain Science have published a study that gives clear and direct new evidence that autism begins during pregnanc…

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UCSD study: Autism begins in pregnancy

Posted by sandiegobiotech March 26th, 2014 .
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Prenatal cortical disruption produces autism, UCSD-led research indicates.

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A breast-cancer research gift from The Cambridge School

Posted by sandiegobiotech March 26th, 2014 .
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Students from The Cambridge School in San Diego, Calif., selected Sanford-Burnham as the recipient of funds raised to honor a teacher currently undergoing treatment for breast cancer. The middle-school students made and sold bracelets before voting to gift the money they raised to Sanford-Burnham to advance breast-cancer research.

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Unravelling nerve-cell death in ataxia-telangiectasia

Posted by sandiegobiotech March 26th, 2014 .
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A team of scientists, led by Stuart Lipton, M.D., Ph.D., professor and director of the Neuroscience and Aging Research Center at Sanford-Burnham, recently discovered why cerebellar granule cell neurons in patients suffering from ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T) were unable to repair DNA damage and thus died.  A-T is a hereditary condition that begins early in childhood, and causes a

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Calling All Angels: Practically Anyone Can Be an Angel Investor

Posted by sandiegobiotech March 26th, 2014 .
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I’m a big fan of angel investing. The thrill of helping innovative entrepreneurs launch their dreams is as exciting as anything I’ve ever done. I once heard someone say your life is divided into…

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