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Discovery Could Lead to Novel Therapies for Fragile X Syndrome

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 17th, 2014 .
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Scientists studying the most common form of inherited mental disability—a genetic disease called “Fragile X syndrome”—have uncovered new details about the cellular processes responsible for the condition that could lead to the development of therapies to restore some of the capabilities lost in affected individuals.

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Unified Campus Sets Strong Direction for UC San Diego’s Future

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 17th, 2014 .
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The UC San Diego community has set a new course for the university through the development of our first-ever Strategic Plan, which outlines five ambitious goals that will improve the student, staff and faculty expe…

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UC San Diego’s Earth Week Underscores Campus Commitment to Sustainable Solutions

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 17th, 2014 .
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UC San Diego will join people around the world in celebrating Earth Week from April 21 to 25. The theme for the week of events, “Connecting the Drops,” helps illustrate the campus’s water-saving strategies and the need for individuals to conserve water as California faces a severe drought.

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Campus Community Invited to Register Now for Triton 5K

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 17th, 2014 .
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Join Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla and members of the UC San Diego community on a 3.1-mile scenic course through campus. While supporting student scholarships, participants will pass the King Triton statue, the icon…

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Top stem cell scientist joins Stemedica

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 16th, 2014 .
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Mahendra Rao led NIH’s Center for Regenerative Medicine, which recently closed.

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The 5 things you didn’t know about Sanford-Burnham at Lake Nona

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 16th, 2014 .
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April marks the five-year anniversary of the opening of our Lake Nona campus. We’ve achieved a lot over the past five years, but we’re still working hard to understand and find treatments for the most challenging diseases.

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Digital Farmworker Movement Documentation Archive Acquired by UC San Diego Library

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 16th, 2014 .
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A rich digital archive documenting the UFW Farmworkers’ Movement in Central California from 1962 to 1993 has been acquired by the University of California, San Diego Library. The archive, which was developed by LeRoy Chatfield, includes a wide variety of information on the activities, accomplishments, challenges, and work of Cesar Chavez and the farmworkers who participated in the farmworker movement.

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HardTech Labs Enrolls 4 in Cross-Border Manufacturing Accelerator

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 16th, 2014 .
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HardTech Labs, a San Diego accelerator program that gives startups access to low-cost manufacturing in Tijuana, has selected four companies to serve as a beta class. The idea is to help the…

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Zohydro ban blocked

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 15th, 2014 .
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Zohydro’s ban in Massachusetts has been blocked.

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Academic and Research Institutions to Play Key Role in 2014 BIO International Convention

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 15th, 2014 .
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WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The 2014 BIO International Convention® will highlight the role of academia in the advancement of the biotechnology field through the BIO Alliance Pavilion and the Translational Research Forum.

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