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|

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|

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|

Event Recap: ISSCR Conference

By Dr. Karen Ring for CIRM/Big3Bio:

CIRM kicked off the 2016 International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) Conference in San Francisco with a public stem cell event yesterday that brought scientists, patients, patient advocates and members of the general public together to discuss the many ways stem cells are being used in the clinic […]

June 23rd, 2016|

The Future of Precision Medicine – Gladstone Institutes 2016 Spring Symposium

From caption:
“At the 2016 Spring Symposium, Gladstone investigators Katherine Pollard, PhD, and Nevan Krogan, PhD, are joined by Leah Makley, PhD, from ViewPoint Therapeutics and Peter DiLaura from Second Genome to discuss the precision medicine and the future of biomedical research.”

May 11th, 2016|

Event Recap: UCSF Zika Symposium

Intro of event recap/article by Mitzi Baker of UCSF’s Zika Symposium:

“Alarmed by the rapid spread of the Zika virus across the Americas, experts gathered at UC San Francisco to explore the many issues raised by the epidemic and to share information with other researchers and health care providers.

With scientists around the world scrambling for information […]

March 11th, 2016|

Event Recap: ARM’s Regenerative Medicine State of the Industry

By Dr. Karen Ring for Big3Bio
Every January, downtown San Francisco is taken over by a flock of investors, bankers, biotech companies, and scientists attending the annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference. This meeting looks at the healthcare advancements over the past year and predicts the disease areas and technologies that will see the most progress […]

January 12th, 2016|