08:00 , Dec 17, 2015 |  BC Innovations  |  Strategy

San Diego ceiling

A decade ago, San Diego sat poised to compete with Boston and San Francisco as one of the nation's top biotech hubs, with Biocom , the local industry organization, making a priority of luring investors...
00:00 , Aug 6, 2013 |  BC Extra  |  Politics & Policy

San Diego's Roth passes away

Duane Roth, a founding member of the executive committee of Biocom, a trade association representing life sciences companies in southern California, passed away on Aug. 3 from injuries sustained in a bicycling accident on July...
07:00 , Mar 18, 2013 |  BioCentury  |  Product Development

Bettering China's biosimilars

While many homegrown biologics marketed in China could be perceived as biosimilars, most are unlikely to meet international standards and are not marketed as such in China. But with an uptick in returnees and VC...
07:00 , Nov 3, 2011 |  BC Innovations  |  Strategy

Hands-off incubator

Johnson & Johnson has announced a life sciences incubator that, unlike earlier incubators started by biopharmas such as Biogen Idec Inc. and Pfizer Inc. , provides no funding and receives no IP rights from occupants...
07:00 , Jul 3, 2006 |  BioCentury  |  Politics, Policy & Law

Bickering over stem cell IP

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine is having trouble crafting an IP policy that would both maximize financial returns to the state's taxpayers and attract commercial developers of its stem cell innovations. The proposed Intellectual...
07:00 , Apr 25, 2005 |  BioCentury  |  Politics, Policy & Law

Taking sides

Taking sides Briefs filed in support of Integra Briefs filed in support of Merck Other briefs filed Applera and Isis (ISIS) AARP American Intellectual Property Law Association Benitec (ASX:BLT) Biogen Idec (BIIB) and Genentech (DNA)...
08:00 , Mar 28, 2005 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Biocom board of directors update

Biocom , San Diego, Calif.   Business: Other   Appointed: Jack Lief, president and CEO of Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. , as chairman; M. Wainwright Fishburn, a partner at Cooley Godward LLP, as vice chairman; Greg...
08:00 , Nov 22, 2004 |  BioCentury  |  Emerging Company Profile

Corporate Profile

Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. Petah-Tikva, Israel Technology: Adenosine receptor modulators Disease focus: Cancer, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) Clinical status: Phase II Founded: 2000 by Pnina Fishman and Ilan Cohn Corporate partners: NA University collaborators: NIH, University of...
07:00 , Oct 18, 2004 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Biocom management update

Biocom , San Diego, Calif.   Business: Other   Hired: Ian Wisenberg as VP and CFO, formerly VP of finance and administration and interim president at Aerocast Inc.  ...
07:00 , Aug 26, 2002 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Exten board of directors update

Exten Industries Inc. (EXTI), San Diego, Calif.   Business: ADMET   Appointed: Ann Randolph, former managing director and board member of Biocom  ...