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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

Sr. Research Scientist- Electrophysiology – Vertex Pharmaceuticals – San Diego, CA

October 1, 2014 – 8:25 pm | Edit Post

experience, preferably in a pharmaceutical/ biotechnology setting, or MS (or equivalent degree) in similar… Vertex is a global biotechnology company that aims to…
From CareersInPharmaceutical.com – 02 Oct 2014 03:25:26 GMT
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Quality Assurance Specialist, FDA and GxP experience (San Diego)

October 1, 2014 – 7:40 pm | Edit Post

We are seeking a Quality Assurance Specialist to join our San Diego team. This position will be responsible for supporting the Quality Management System, including reviewing Device History Records (DHR) / Production Batch Records (PBR), QA release of [...]

Professor and Chair – The University of California – San Diego – San Diego, CA

October 1, 2014 – 7:03 pm | Edit Post

Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, and leading local and international biotech companies. UCSD Radiology has a top-ranked residency program of 40 residents…
From Elsevier – 02 Oct 2014 02:03:47 GMT
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Senior Recruiter – Etech Hi Inc. – San Diego, CA

October 1, 2014 – 6:19 pm | Edit Post

and have experience in industries such as: Construction, Engineering, Biotechnology, Medical, Nursing, Insurance, Legal, Pharmaceutical, Environmental, Finance… $100,000 a year
From Etech Hi Inc. – 02 Oct 2014 01:19:43 GMT
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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

Conference proceedings are citable, stop double-dipping

October 1, 2014 – 10:24 am | Edit Post
Over the last several years there has been a trend among conferences such as the Bio-Ontologies Special Interest Group meeting at ISMB and the Semantic Web applications and tools for life sciences (SWAT4LS) to invite article submissions for people that wa

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