Real Cures, Real People, Real Stories

Medical discoveries begin with an idea. A spark that is ignited by discovery, developed in the laboratory, and results in lives saved and more fully lived. California’s biotech industry has produced astonishing discoveries, creating new medicines and treatments that have impacted millions of lives. Every day, people are saved by innovation created in California so they can go on to make their own life’s discoveries.

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The Big Sick


In 2015, Melinda Welsh was given shattering news. Despite battling cancer for a year and attacking it with chemo…read more

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