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Insights into causes of autism grow

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 5th, 2014 .
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More children diagnosed with autism; early diagnosis, treatment underscored.

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Lumena Pharm files for IPO

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 5th, 2014 .
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San Diego biotech developing liver disease drugs had raised $45 million weeks earlier.

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DiscoveRx Platforms for Phenotypic and Target Based Screening Provide Unique Tools for Cancer Therapeutic Discovery

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 4th, 2014 .
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DiscoveRx Platforms for Phenotypic and Target Based Screening Provide Unique Tools for Cancer Therapeutic Discovery

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Remodeling skeletons to create pluripotent stem cells

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 4th, 2014 .
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Tariq Rana publication on barrier kinases that block cytoskeletal development to make iPSCs

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San Diego’s Lumena Files for IPO to Fund Liver Drug Trials

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 3rd, 2014 .
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Lumena Pharmaceuticals has filed for a $75 million IPO, just a few weeks after the San Diego biopharmaceutical company raised $45 million in venture funding. Lumena was founded in 2011 to develop…

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Partnering Opens for 2014 BIO International Convention With Record Number of Meetings Expected

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WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced that the One-on-One Partnering™ system is now open for the 2014 BIO International Convention®, taking place in San Diego from June 23-26.

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Partnering Opens for 2014 BIO International Convention With Record Number of Meetings Expected

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WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced that the One-on-One Partnering™ system is now open for the 2014 BIO International Convention®, taking place in San Diego from June 23-26.

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Cytori CEO Calhoun retires

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 3rd, 2014 .
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Christopher Calhoun leaves CEO post immediately, becomes managing director.

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Long-neglected molecules show promise for cancer detection and treatment

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 3rd, 2014 .
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Ranjan Perera, Ph.D., finds that long noncoding RNAs do not become proteins, but they could play a key role in cancer.

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Cognitive Science Alumnus Chris Fry Leads Twitter to New Heights

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 3rd, 2014 .
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It is Chris Fry’s job, as senior vice president of engineering at Twitter, to make sure his flock of engineers continues to fly in formation. Fry is an expert engineer whose team does a number of things, including making sure Twitter can handle more than 500 million daily Tweets. Yet it is his ability to build and manage innovative teams that makes him one of the most valuable technology leaders in the business today. Fry credits his versatility to the interdisciplinary education he gained while pursuing a Ph.D. in cognitive science at UC San Diego — a path that while maybe not an obvious choice for his field, has proven invaluable.

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