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September 2, 2014 – 12:54 pm | Edit Post

The SDBN is very pleased to host a Town Hall event with 52nd District Congressman Scott Peters September 22nd where we’ll discuss issues important to local life scientists and professionals such as research funding and …

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Health Care and Construction Workers Create Pink Ribbon For Breast Cancer Awareness

September 30, 2014 – 1:55 pm | Edit Post

More than 600 health care and construction workers donned pink hard hats while forming a giant human ribbon at the UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center construction site today in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Phase III Clinical Trial to Evaluate Calcium Channel Blocker for Parkinson’s

September 30, 2014 – 10:36 am | Edit Post

Phase III Clinical Trial to Evaluate Calcium Channel Blocker for Parkinson’s

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have launched a Phase III clinical trial to evaluate the drug isradipine, a calcium channel blocker often used to treat high blood pressure, as a potential new treatment for Parkinson disease. The goal of the study is to determine whether the drug can slow the progression of the disease by keeping the brain’s dopamine-producing cells healthier for a longer period of time.

A signature for early-stage heart failure could improve diagnosis and prevent disease progression

September 30, 2014 – 8:53 am | Edit Post

Metabolic signature identifies early heart failure in mice.

ZMapp Ebola Drug Production Set for Texas, Possibly North Carolina

September 30, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

A federal initiative to ensure that the United States can respond to biological threats at home will be put to the test in response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. A Texas site is preparing to…
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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Purchasing Associate – BioPhase Solutions – San Diego, CA

October 1, 2014 – 3:59 pm | Edit Post

looking for a Purchasing Associate to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company. Purchasing Associate Responsible for maintaining the purchasing…
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Senior Clinical Research Associate – BioPhase Solutions – San Diego, CA

October 1, 2014 – 3:59 pm | Edit Post

for a Senior Clinical Research Associate to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company. Senior Clinical Research Associate Responsible for site…
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Clinical Research Associate II – BioPhase Solutions – San Diego, CA

October 1, 2014 – 3:59 pm | Edit Post

for a Clinical Research Associate II to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company. Clinical Research Associate II Acts as the sponsor liaison to…
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Analytical Chemist – BioPhase Solutions – San Diego, CA

October 1, 2014 – 3:59 pm | Edit Post

are currently looking for a Analytical Chemist to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company. Analytical Chemist Responsible for the development and… $80,000 – $90,000 a year
From BioPhase Solutions – 01 Oct 2014 22:59:06 GMT
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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

BioGPS Featured Article- Circadian Regulation of Myocardial Sarcomeric Titin-cap (Tcap, Telethonin)

October 1, 2014 – 7:00 am | Edit Post
BioGPS has become the valuable resource that it is because of the contributions from our wonderful user community. Thank you […]

Rare diseases: actually quite common

September 30, 2014 – 10:36 pm | Edit Post
There are a lot of “rare diseases” out there, a complex menagerie of conditions that you probably will never hear about. But every day, peop There’s actually been a lot more movement recently from biotech and pharmaceutical companies on

“If you think research is expensive, try disease!”

September 30, 2014 – 10:16 pm | Edit Post
“If you think research is expensive, try disease!” - Mary Lasker http://www.laskerfoundation.org/about/legacy.htm

The Double Life of FAS – #GeneOTW

September 29, 2014 – 9:16 am | Edit Post
1989 was an important year.  In May of 1989, Yonehara et al. published a report that treatment with an anti-FAS […]