Spotlight: The Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos Saga

Since 2014, Big3Bio has shared the rise-and-fall coverage of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos. With the most recent development of Holmes being indicted, we'll keep this post as a constantly-updated page on this developing story. UPDATED COVERAGE 6/21/18-6/28/18 Theranos founder Holmes loses bid to stay lawsuit amid criminal case - Reuters How Did Theranos' Holmes Fool [...]

June 18th, 2018|

Spotlight: Translational Biomarkers Event on May 14th

With so many patients relying on novel therapeutics for neurological disorders, the stakes are high when therapies reach the clinic. The best way to improve your chance for success is to design rigorous preclinical studies that include reproducible endpoints and robust biomarkers that predict clinical efficacy. Charles River hopes you join us as we further [...]

April 25th, 2018|

Spotlight: Interrogating the Immune System for Diagnosing Infection

Startup Inflammatix, founded in 2016 in Burlingame, California, takes a different approach to diagnosing infections. Rather than seeking the pathogen causing the infection, it uses a data-driven approach to evaluate the body’s immune system response to provide a diagnosis in as little as an hour. Big3Bio editor Marie Daghlian spoke with Dr. Timothy Sweeney, co-founder [...]

March 9th, 2018|

Charles River’s 2nd Annual Viral Safety and Viral Clearance Summit

Charles River’s 2nd Annual Viral Safety and Viral Clearance Summit will be held October 10 – 11, 2017 at the San Mateo Marriott in San Mateo, CA. The 2-day summit, located in the Bay Area, unites industry professionals in an interactive setting to share updates and discuss trends in the realm of viral safety and [...]

August 3rd, 2017|

Charles River 23rd Annual Biotechnology-Derived Therapeutics Perspectives on Nonclinical Development Symposium

The Charles River 23rd Annual Biotechnology-Derived Therapeutics Perspectives on Nonclinical Development symposium will be held September 11-13, 2017 at Cape Rey Resort, Carlsbad, CA. This three-day symposium with five sessions has a jam-packed agenda with case study presentations from industry leaders from Bluebird, Janssen, Pfizer and Amgen in the nonclinical development of biotherapeutics. Don’t miss out on [...]

July 18th, 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: 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|

2016 Report on Economic Impact of Bay Area Life Science Startups

From the new report from California Life Sciences Institute on the economic strength/aspects of Bay Area life science startups: "OVERVIEW Pre-Series A life science companies in the Bay Area are significantly impacting the local and state economy. This is the key finding of a survey of 137 Bay Area life science startups conducted by the California [...]

June 7th, 2016|

Bridging Kraków and San Francisco

Big3Bio Spotlight: Bridging Kraków and San Francisco Selvita, the largest the largest drug discovery company in Central and Eastern Europe, has just recently opened its West Coast US office in the San Francisco Bay Area. Selvita provides integrated drug discovery services for medium and large biotech and pharmaceutical companies. It has also an early proprietary oncology [...]

March 21st, 2016|