Innovation Center Archive

The Innovation Center helps you stay informed on tomorrow’s therapies and solutions coming out of the San Diego region. Special features and various series cover the full diversity of local life sciences, including our first, “Innovation@”, which focuses on the many institutions and academic departments in the area. The Innovation Center is sponsored by Halloran Consulting.

3 Berkeley Grads Making Noise With Smart Stethoscope

Intro from NBC Bay Area feature - "The journey, from dorm room to conference room, has been a swift one for Connor Landgraf, Tyler Crouch, and Jason Bellet. It was barely three years ago that the three co-founders of Eko Devices met as students at UC Berkeley, yet they are already making waves in the medical [...]

December 2nd, 2015|

Breakthrough Prizes Coverage

NY Times: Breakthrough Prizes Give Top Scientists the Rock Star Treatment Scientific American: Breakthrough Prize for Illuminating the Brain's Secret Code SFGate: Silicon Valley investor awards millions for ‘breakthrough’ science Press Release: Breakthrough Prize To Award $22 Million In Science Prizes

November 9th, 2015|

Theranos CEO Admits Mistakes, But Remains ‘Confident’ In Technology

  Also from SF Business Times: "At the Fortune Global Forum in San Francisco, Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes acknowledged problems at the company, but expressed confidence that its underlying technology - which aims to provide comprehensive blood testing with a pin prick - is sound." Full article with video

November 3rd, 2015|

Leading the Pack for High Throughput Clinical Sequencing

From Mendelspod: "Cliff Reid, CEO of Complete Genomics, is back on the conference circuit, touting a new product. After years of building his company to do sequencing as a service, Cliff presented data at last week's ASHG meeting on Complete's first sequencer as a product, or what they are calling the Revolocity supersequencer. Cliff was [...]

October 19th, 2015|

Watching Biotech Grow Up: Q&A with Alan Mendelson

David Marcus of The Deal has a Q&A feature with longtime biotech lawyer Alan Mendelson that goes over how the industry has changed over the years. Part of the introduction: "Despite his deep network of connections in the industry, Mendelson says he began to worry about the future of his practice during a long lull [...]

September 10th, 2015|

Startup’s Game Could Help Treat ADHD Cases

Intro of Sacramento CBS13's feature: "Video games for the brain claim to help improve your memory and even boost your IQ as part of a fast-growing business. Now a Northern California tech startup has developed a game that might one day be used to treat people with ADHD. Dr. Adam Gazzaley, a neuroscientist at UC San Francisco, is [...]

August 19th, 2015|