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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

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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Quality Assurance Specialist (Torrey Pines)

October 1, 2014 – 5:15 pm | Edit Post

Outstanding Torrey Pines Pharmaceutical company seeks candidate to be responsible for the maintenance of the cGMP controlled documentation system and for providing company departments the necessary documents to perform cGxP activities. Will coordinat [...]

Lab Tech in Sorrento Mesa Biotech (Sorrento Mesa)

October 1, 2014 – 4:26 pm | Edit Post

Lab Technician (Sorrento Mesa) in Contract Research Organization (CRO) (Sorrento Mesa)
compensation: competitive
We are seeking a lab technician to help plan and execute virus productions, and assays in BL2 and BL3 labs, and take the lead in qualit [...]

One time lecturer for China conference (5115 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA)

October 1, 2014 – 4:04 pm | Edit Post

A biotech company in China is sponsoring a half-day conference on dietary supplements in Jinan, Shandong Province, China on October 28th, 2014. They are looking for a Ph.D. scientists in health or health related fields from the US to give a 25-min pr [...]

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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 […]