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Parkinson’s stem cell effort holds fundraiser

July 14, 2014 – 6:23 am | Edit Post

Supporters gathered at the home of Jeffrey Strauss, owner of Pamplemousse Grille.

Stealth Mode is the New Sweet Spot for Some Biotechs

July 14, 2014 – 4:00 am | Edit Post
Stealth Mode is the New Sweet Spot for Some Biotechs

This post was co-authored by Sultan Meghji. In biotech’s early days, telling a story to a wide audience used to be part of the path to success. Founders would share a compelling early narrative to…

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In Memoriam: Janet R. “Jean” Kellogg (1917–2014)

July 14, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

Janet R. “Jean” Kellogg and her husband, W. Keith Kellogg II, were generous supporters of TSRI.

Team Sheds New Light on Nerve Cell Growth

July 14, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

Assistant Professor Brock Grill and his team make progress on unraveling complex processes within the developing brain.

State-of-the-Art Electron Microscope Opens New Vistas for TSRI Researchers

July 14, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

Already world leaders in electron microscopy, researchers at TSRI are using two new microscopes as part of an advanced microscopy suite to study molecules involved in diseases from cancer to AIDS.

Scientists Uncover New Compounds that Could Affect Circadian Rhythm

July 14, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

Compounds from the Kojetin lab could be developed as chemical probes to uncover new therapeutic approaches to disorders including diabetes and obesity.

Researchers Awarded $2.6 Million to Develop Stem Cell Lines for Global Research

July 14, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

Professor Donald Phinney will lead the new four-year project.

SD home to 48 of world’s top scientists

July 13, 2014 – 6:46 pm | Edit Post

San Diego is home to 48 of the world’s most influential scientists and engineers, one of the largest collection of top scholars anywhere, says a new study by the news and information company Thomson Reuters.

Ear drug developer hears an IPO

July 13, 2014 – 12:12 pm | Edit Post

San Diego biotech Otonomy has filed for offering of up to $86 million.

Ear drug developer hears an IPO

July 13, 2014 – 12:12 pm | Edit Post

San Diego biotech Otonomy has filed for offering of up to $86 million.