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Event Recap: Women in Bio SF – Leveraging Partnerships in the Growing Immuno-Oncology Space

Take Charge of Your Career but Leave Room for Serendipity

By Marie Daghlian

There’s no one way to rise to the top said the four women sitting on the stage at Women in Bio’s mid-March event held at JLABS in South San Francisco as part of Women’s History Month, which recognizes and celebrates women’s accomplishments. Under […]

March 24th, 2017|

Spotlight: Every Challenge. Every Day. Every Voice.

Behind every patient stands thousands of scientists and researchers working together to develop life-saving treatments. So what happens when a patient meets the people that helped save her life?

Watch this 8-minute documentary as Ginger Tam, a lung-cancer patient, meets the researchers who worked on her cancer treatment.

 

March 1st, 2017|

Event Recap: PMWC 2017

Shaping Patient-Centric Health Care

By Marie Daghlian

Rapid advances in genomics and technology are transforming personalized medicine into precision medicine. Genomic medicine is here, Euan Ashley said as he welcomed a gathering of more than 8,000 people to the Precision Medicine World Conference (PMWC) held in Silicon Valley. Ashley, director of Stanford University’s Clinical Genomics Service, […]

February 6th, 2017|

Event Recap: BioWeekSF Spotlight – Rare in the Square/Biotech Showcase Panel

Developing Therapies for Rare Diseases: Patients Come First

By Marie Daghlian

Rare disease drug development is personal and often driven by patient advocacy. In a lively and engaging fireside chat titled “Unmet needs, uncommon commitment: shift toward investment in rare diseases,” Henri Termeer, an early advocate of rare disease drug development and a serial entrepreneur, Debra […]

January 23rd, 2017|

Event Recap: Biotech Showcase 2017 – “Looking Ahead” Workshop Focus

Upbeat Mood but Uncertainty Ahead

By Marie Daghlian

The Hilton Hotel at Union Square in downtown San Francisco hummed with energy as more than 3,300 life sciences professionals converged for the ninth annual Biotech Showcase during the second week of January 2017. Held at the same time as the annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, neither stormy […]

January 23rd, 2017|

Event Recap: RESI SF 2017

Networking on Steroids: Early stage entrepreneurs speed date with investors at RESI in San Francisco

By Marie Daghlian

You have 30 minutes per meeting, enough time to make your pitch, find out if there is a potential connection, and move on to the next meeting. It’s networking on steroids and it works for many of those […]

January 18th, 2017|

September Spotlight:
IGI ANNOUNCES NEW ENTREPRENEURIAL FELLOWS PROGRAM

 

The Innovative Genomics Initiative (IGI) is currently soliciting applications for its new Entrepreneurial Fellows Program at UC Berkeley. Designed to catalyze the translation and commercialization of innovative research discoveries for practical benefit, this new program builds strong support networks in which accomplished, entrepreneurial-minded researchers are enabled to make substantial contributions to the biotech economy, […]

September 23rd, 2016|

September Spotlight:
Charles River Hosting Viral Clearance and Viral Safety Summit in Foster City

Date: October 18 – 19, 2016
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1221 Chess Drive, Foster City, CA 94404

Agenda/Registration: www.criver.com/summit16

This two-day summit, located in the eclectic Bay Area, unites industry professionals in an interactive setting to share updates and discuss trends in the realm of viral safety and viral clearance.  Also, during the summit, four of the […]

August 25th, 2016|

Gilead Takes ‘Low Road’

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June 29th, 2016|

Event Recap: Medical Devices Take the Spotlight

By Marie Daghlian; Photos by Eugene Borodin

A smart contact lens that monitors blood glucose, video games that promise to enhance cognition, a novel and simple biopsy device that improves patient comfort—these are just a few of the next generation of medical devices showcased at the third annual Rosenman Institute Symposium, held June 22nd at Byers […]

June 29th, 2016|
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