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LA JOLLA—Star-shaped cells called astrocytes help the brain establish long-lasting memories, Salk researchers have discovered. The new work adds to a growing body of evidence that astrocytes, long considered to be merely supportive cells in the brain, … […]
SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BlueNalu, a leading innovative food company producing seafood directly from fish cells, announced today its commercialization strategy and food facility design schematics for large-scale production. This is the first time th… […]
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Evofem Biosciences, Inc., (NASDAQ: EVFM), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, is set to present at two healthcare equity conferences in early September.
Chief Executive Officer Saundra Pelletie… […]
Retrophin, the drug developer founded by jailed former biotech executive Martin Shkreli, has failed its first big test. The San Diego-based company’s experimental drug fosmetpantotenate failed a Phase 3 trial, FORT, in patients with a rare and deadly n… […]
LA JOLLA, Calif., Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Avidity Biosciences, a biotechnology company pioneering Antibody-Oligonucleotide Conjugates (AOCs™) focused in rare muscle disorders and other serious diseases, today announced the appointment of Nore… […]
Gary Yeung promoted to role of chief operating and financial officerDavid Chacko, M.D., appointed chief business officerLes Brail, Ph.D., joins company as vice president of clinical development and Karen Gilmore appointed vice president of finance
Reports + Research UC San Diego Receives Grants to Uncover Cellular Cause of Type 1 Diabetes Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease where a patient’s own immune system attacks the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas. These cells control bloo… […]