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Salk Education Outreach program wins AAAS grant

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 18th, 2014 .
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LA JOLLA—The Salk Institute’s award-winning Education Outreach program recently earned national recognition when it received a two-year pilot grant through the AAAS’s new National STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Volunteer Program. The grant, one of just seven the association awarded, will help bring San Diego-area high school science teachers together with Salk scientists to develop curriculum based on the state-of-the-art research taking place at the Institute.

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Study: E-cigs increase ‘superbug’ MRSA resistance

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 18th, 2014 .
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Vapors also hurt immune cells, says study by UCSD, VA researchers.

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Lumena’s IPO Plans End With Acquisition

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 16th, 2014 .
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Lumena Pharmaceuticals Inc. is being snapped up by Irish drugmaker Shire PLC for $260 million, scrapping the San Diego biotech’s plan to raise $75 million in an initial public offering.

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Sanford-Burnham hosts Bring It! Playoffs 2014

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 16th, 2014 .
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Sanford-Burnham hosted the sixth annual Bring It! event at the San Diego Hall of Champions in San Diego, Calif., on Thursday, May 1, 2014, to raise funds for medical research. As in prior years, the event was an incredible success. The evening kicked off with a bang as guests walked down an AstroTurf carpet lined

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Check Out Our Napa Summit Agenda—Get Your Invite for June 2-3 Event

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 16th, 2014 .
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It’s one of the most special events Xconomy holds—an invitation-only confab in the Napa Valley for roughly 80-90 special guests and speakers. And the Napa Summit 2014, set for June 2-3, is…

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Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Flaunts Phase 2 Diabetes Drug Victory

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 16th, 2014 .
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Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. To Present At Two Upcoming Conferences

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 16th, 2014 .
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