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BIO’s Launches New System to Promote Cos. Connecting at June Convention

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 13th, 2014 .
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The Biotechnology Industry Organization, shortened to BIO, has launched its one-on-one partnering system that will help companies initiate private meetings and gain business contacts at its annual convention, which will be held this June in San Diego.

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Partner at Domain seeks out innovators

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 13th, 2014 .
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Domain — which helped start Amgen, Applied Biosystems and Amylin, among others — is 21 percent invested in San Diego and is betting big on diagnostics companies. U-T San Diego recently talked with Kamdar, based in the San Diego office, about Domain’s investment strategy.

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Regenerating muscle in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: age matters

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 13th, 2014 .
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Muscle Regeneration by HDACis in mouse model of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at early stages of Disease

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Depression-causing protein identified

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 13th, 2014 .
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A protein called REDD1 causes depression symptoms in rat study with human implications.

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Depression-causing protein identified

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 13th, 2014 .
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A protein called REDD1 causes depression symptoms in rat study with human implications.

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Eye drug is Medicare’s big cost

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 12th, 2014 .
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Lucentis costs $2,000 per dose for AMD, Avastin $50. Their efficacy is near equal.

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BIO Launches System to Connect Companies at June Convention

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 11th, 2014 .
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The Biotechnology Industry Organization, shortened to BIO, has launched its one-on-one partnering system that will help companies initiate private meetings and gain business contacts at its annual convention, which will be held this June in San Diego.

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San Diego Life Sciences Roundup: Celladon, Halozyme, Zogenix, & More

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 11th, 2014 .
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A big drop in biotech stocks set the backdrop for much of the news out of San Diego’s life sciences community this week. The tide rises, and the tide falls. But the surf is forever—at least in…

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Connect’s New Leader Eager to Have an Impact

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 11th, 2014 .
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Greg McKee started his career as an investment banker and moved on to a series of executive jobs in biotechnology, before returning to banking.

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Salk cancer metabolism expert Reuben Shaw promoted to full professor

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 11th, 2014 .
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LA JOLLA—Reuben Shaw, a member of the Salk Institute’s Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute early career scientist, has been promoted from associate professor to full professor. After a rigorous evaluation process by Salk senior faculty, non-resident fellows and scientific peers, the promotion was announced Friday.

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