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Pedal the Cause funds local ground-breaking cancer research with inaugural grant awards

June 4, 2014 – 12:40 pm | Edit Post

Conrad T. Prebys gives $25 million to Salk Institute to support scientific research

June 4, 2014 – 12:40 pm | Edit Post

TargaZyme, Inc. Appoints Christopher Calhoun to Business Advisory Board

June 3, 2014 – 1:10 pm | Edit Post

TargaZyme, Inc. Appoints Christopher Calhoun to Business Advisory Board

Pedal the Cause awards grants to Sanford-Burnham to advance cancer research

June 3, 2014 – 11:15 am | Edit Post
Pedal the Cause awards grants to Sanford-Burnham to advance cancer research

Pedal the Cause, San Diego announced five research projects funded by the net proceeds from the inaugural 2013 event at a press conference held at our La Jolla campus on May 29. Sanford-Burnham’s Michael Jackson, Ph.D., vice president of Drug Discovery and Development, and Robert Wechsler-Reya, Ph.D., director of the Tumor Initiation and Maintenance Program, each

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Pathway Genomics offers BRCA cancer test

June 3, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

Test looks for BRCA mutations, associated with breast, ovarian and other cancers.

Celladon Appoints Cleveland as New President, CFO

June 2, 2014 – 4:02 pm | Edit Post

San Diego biotech Celladon Corp. has appointed industry veteran Paul Cleveland as its new president and chief financial officer.

Diabetes and obesity research gift from The Benjamin School

June 2, 2014 – 9:03 am | Edit Post

This past spring, students from The Benjamin School in North Palm Beach, Florida selected Sanford-Burnham as the recipient of funds raised as part of a philanthropy education program run by Main Street Philanthropy, an independent organization with the mission to inspire future generations to become passionate philanthropists. Main Street Philanthropy’s goal is to create dynamic,

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Scientists Wins $2 Million Grant to Study Impact of Early Nutrition on Lifespan

June 2, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

Imbalanced nutrition during early childhood greatly influences future human health and development.

Chemists Discover Structure of Cancer Drug Candidate

June 2, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

“This new structure should generate much interest in the cancer research community,” says Professor Kim Janda.

Hitting a Moving Target: AIDS Vaccine Could Work Against Changeable Site on HIV

June 2, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

The finding from the Burton lab is likely to influence future designs for HIV vaccines and antibody-based therapies.