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San Diego Life Sciences Company Tackles Debilitating Disorder

Imagine not being able to always control the movements of your body.  Not being able to control your hand or foot movements.  Imagine smacking your lips and blinking excessively or not being able to control your tongue.  Would this impact your social interactions?  Your work?  Your relationships?  Your self-confidence?  These uncontrollable symptoms are experienced daily … Continue reading San Diego Life Sciences Company Tackles Debilitating Disorder

Prop. 61: Bad for Patients, Harmful to Veterans, Expensive for Taxpayers

With 17 propositions on California’s November ballot, there is one that stands out as particularly bad for patients, veterans and taxpayers: Proposition 61.  Prop. 61 is a deceptive, deeply-flawed measure that will increase prescription drug costs, jeopardize patient access to medicines and result in more bureaucracy, red tape and lawsuits that will cost taxpayers millions.  … Continue reading Prop. 61: Bad for Patients, Harmful to Veterans, Expensive for Taxpayers

Tackling Emerging Viruses: CLSA Q&A with PaxVax CEO Nima Farzan

Original article published by Medium Tackling Emerging Viruses: CLSA Q&A with PaxVax CEO Nima Farzan In recent years, a new round of terrifying viruses has captured the public’s imagination. Ebola, H1N1, SARS, Zika and other pathogens strike rapidly, mutate without warning and pose a major threat to public health. On July 28, as part of … Continue reading Tackling Emerging Viruses: CLSA Q&A with PaxVax CEO Nima Farzan

The 2016 BIO International Convention Closes in San Francisco – Event Sets New Record for Partnering Meetings

Original article published by bio.org SAN FRANCISCO (June 9, 2016) – The 2016 BIO International Convention, the global event for biotechnology, concluded today at Moscone Center in San Francisco. The gathering brought together the people, companies and innovations that help fulfill the promise of biotechnology through healing, fueling, and feeding the world. This year’s Convention hosted 35,700 partnering … Continue reading The 2016 BIO International Convention Closes in San Francisco – Event Sets New Record for Partnering Meetings