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Deal Aims to Grow “Humanized” Organs in Pigs for Transplantation

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 6th, 2014 .
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A San Diego startup that specializes in re-engineering genes and a multi-billion-dollar biotech giant in Silver Springs, MD, say they are now working together on an audacious goal—developing…

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Modified pigs to grow humanized lungs

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 6th, 2014 .
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Synthetic Genomics to modify pig genome for human immune compatibility.

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La Jolla-Based Biotech Files for IPO to Raise up to $86M

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 5th, 2014 .
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Ambrx Inc., a La Jolla-based biotech, plans to raise up to $86 million in an initial public offering.

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CareFusion Posts Quarterly Increases in Revenue, Net Income

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 5th, 2014 .
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Third-quarter revenue for CareFusion Corp. rose a little more than 7 percent to $968 million compared with the prior year’s third quarter.

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San Diego’s Ambrx Files for IPO to Advance Antibody-Drug Conjugates

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 5th, 2014 .
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[Corrected 5/6/14, 11 am. See below.] San Diego-based Ambrx, a biotech company with a new approach to developing protein therapeutics for treating, cancers, diabetes, and other diseases and…

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2014 BIO International Convention Buzz of BIO Winners Announced

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 5th, 2014 .
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WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 BIO International Convention® Buzz of BIO contest, recognizing highly innovative biotechnology companies.

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Consumer Demand for Bioproducts to Be Explored at 2014 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 5th, 2014 .
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WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Consumer interests will be showcased in Plenary Program and Select Track Sessions at 2014 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. This year’s World Congress will be May 12-15 in Philadelphia.

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4 Weeks Until Our Napa Summit on June 2-3–Request Your Invitation

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 5th, 2014 .
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We all know it’s important to get out of our boxes at times. By taking in new ideas from leaders outside of our own fields, we can return to face day-to-day challenges with fresh perspective and…

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Organizing For Aging—An Investment Imperative

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 5th, 2014 .
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Starting now, venture capitalists should reflect on an opportunity that probably occupies them very little. They know they are in the medical progress business, having financed numerous hard-won…

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To Mark Territory or Not to Mark Territory: Breaking the Pheromone Code

Posted by sandiegobiotech May 5th, 2014 .
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Findings from the Stowers lab shed light on mammalian behaviors and their underlying brain mechanisms.

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