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It Had to be You: Why Roche Was The Lone Suitor For Foundation

January 16, 2015 – 7:38 am | Edit Post
It Had to be You: Why Roche Was The Lone Suitor For Foundation

The buzz from day one of the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco earlier this week was the announcement on Sunday night by Roche that it was acquiring a majority interest in Foundation…

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West Coast Biotech Roundup: Tobira, Novartis, NantCell, & More

January 15, 2015 – 5:01 pm | Edit Post
West Coast Biotech Roundup: Tobira, Novartis, NantCell, & More

Whew. J.P. Morgan is almost over. (The healthcare conference, that is, not the investment bank.) Opening the week’s proceedings at the Biotech Showcase, a satellite conference that features…

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Qualcomm-Novartis Deal Portends Wave of Clinical Trial Innovation

January 14, 2015 – 11:49 pm | Edit Post
Qualcomm-Novartis Deal Portends Wave of Clinical Trial Innovation

The significance of a deal announced last week during the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas went largely unnoticed amid the hubbub of the world’s biggest consumer technology show, packed as it was…

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Houston, Austin, Raleigh, Denver Tops in U.S. for STEM Workers

January 14, 2015 – 8:44 am | Edit Post
Houston, Austin, Raleigh, Denver Tops in U.S. for STEM Workers

All metro areas are not created equal. If you’re looking at job markets in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)—a major indicator of economic growth and innovation—the U.S….

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In Search of a Better Approach to Breast Cancer Screening

January 14, 2015 – 1:00 am | Edit Post
In Search of a Better Approach to Breast Cancer Screening

As a venture investor in the healthcare sector, I see a lot of new medical technologies that promise improvement over the current standard of care. Opportunities that represent truly transformational…

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Qualcomm Ventures Forms Joint Investment Business with Novartis

January 12, 2015 – 5:33 pm | Edit Post
Qualcomm Ventures Forms Joint Investment Business with Novartis

Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM), the San Diego wireless technologies giant, plans to form a joint investment business through its corporate ventures arm with the Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis. The…

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10X Genomics Emerges With $80M and Toaster-Sized Sequencer Upgrade

January 12, 2015 – 6:00 am | Edit Post
10X Genomics Emerges With $80M and Toaster-Sized Sequencer Upgrade

Making Illumina’s industry-leading gene sequencing machines better? There’s an app for that. That’s the shorthand pitch from fresh-from-stealth sequencing company 10X Genomics,…

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10X Genomics Emerges With $80M and Toaster-Sized Sequencer Upgrade

January 12, 2015 – 6:00 am | Edit Post
10X Genomics Emerges With $80M and Toaster-Sized Sequencer Upgrade

Making Illumina’s industry-leading gene sequencing machines better? There’s an app for that. That’s the shorthand pitch from fresh-from-stealth sequencing company 10X Genomics,…

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Genentech Redux? Roche Buys Majority Stake in Foundation Medicine

January 11, 2015 – 11:00 pm | Edit Post
Genentech Redux? Roche Buys Majority Stake in Foundation Medicine

In a deal that shakes up the full-steam-ahead world of cancer diagnostics, the world’s top oncology drug company, Roche, said today it’s spending more than $1 billion for a majority stake in…

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Genentech Redux? Roche Buys Majority Stake in Foundation Medicine

January 11, 2015 – 11:00 pm | Edit Post
Genentech Redux? Roche Buys Majority Stake in Foundation Medicine

In a deal that shakes up the full-steam-ahead world of cancer diagnostics, the world’s top oncology drug company, Roche, said today it’s spending more than $1 billion for a majority stake in…

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