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FDA, After Taking Heat, Offers Up Reforms to Support Pharma, Biotech & Device Innovation

Posted by sandiegobiotech October 4th, 2011 .
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The FDA has spent decades talking about how its job is to make sure all kinds of U.S. medical products are safe to use, and effective. Now it’s coming out with a new strategic outline on how it…

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DARPA Awards Aethlon $6.8M for Technology to Combat Sepsis

Posted by sandiegobiotech October 4th, 2011 .
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The Pentagon’s Defense Advance Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded a $6.8 million contract to San Diego’s Aethlon Medical to develop a medical device that could be used to reduce…

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Complete Genomics, Scripps To Sequence 1,000 Old Folks’ Genomes to Find Secret to Long Life

Posted by sandiegobiotech October 3rd, 2011 .
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Nobody a year ago could have realistically imagined sequencing 1,000 genomes of old, healthy people just to see what might be their secret to long and healthy life. But Mountain View, CA-based…

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Elevation Partners Grabs $17M, NanoSort Wins Grants, NIH Collaborates with Afraxis on Rare Disease R&D, & More San Diego Life Sciences News

Posted by sandiegobiotech September 29th, 2011 .
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Funding needed to advance innovative technologies came in small dollops for several local life sciences startups last week, although one company got a big serving. Our weekly briefing begins now….

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Xconomist of the Week: Pfizer’s Barbara Dalton to Speak at Our NY Life Sciences 2031 Forum

Posted by sandiegobiotech September 29th, 2011 .
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As Pfizer’s vice president of venture capital, Barbara Dalton will bring two valuable perspectives to Xconomy’s Life Sciences 2031 panel discussion on October 13: that of a VC and that of…

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Connect Lists Finalists for San Diego’s Most Innovative Product Awards

Posted by sandiegobiotech September 28th, 2011 .
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Connect, the San Diego nonprofit group for innovation and entrepreneurship, says it has selected three finalists in eight categories for the region’s 24th annual Most Innovative New Product…

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Connect Lists Finalists for San Diego’s Most Innovative Product Awards

Posted by sandiegobiotech September 28th, 2011 .
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Connect, the San Diego nonprofit group for innovation and entrepreneurship, says it has selected three finalists in eight categories for the region’s 24th annual Most Innovative New Product…

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Connect Lists Finalists for San Diego’s Most Innovative Product Awards

Posted by sandiegobiotech September 28th, 2011 .
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Connect, the San Diego nonprofit group for innovation and entrepreneurship, says it has selected three finalists in eight categories for the region’s 24th annual Most Innovative New Product…

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Join Us for a Live ‘Tweetchat’ on the Future of RNAi, With Guest John Maraganore of Alnylam

Posted by sandiegobiotech September 28th, 2011 .
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Usually when I want to chat with someone, I still pick up that 19th century contraption called the telephone or sometimes meet in person. Each of those communications methods has its merits, but you…

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Complete Genomics, PacBio CEOs to Lead Off “Computing in the Age of the $1K Genome” Oct. 24

Posted by sandiegobiotech September 27th, 2011 .
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Complete Genomics and PacBio are two of the companies pumping out huge volumes of DNA data that needs to be kept on computers somewhere. So I figured it would be cool to get the leaders of both…

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