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Recent Breakthroughs & Developments

Every day California’s biotechnology industry discovers life-saving cures and therapies that allow people around the world to live longer, healthier, fuller lives. Learn about these medical miracles and the latest biotech news.

Industry News

Recaps of the latest breakthroughs, as reported in CBF’s monthly newsletter.

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December 2020

The California Biotechnology Foundation cohosted a legislative webinar centered on CAR T cancer therapies and shared progress made in COVID-19 vaccine development. …read more

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September 2020

The California Biotechnology Foundation cohosted a legislative webinar centered on COVID-19 vaccine development and distributed resources for students learning from home. …read more

In the News

Breaking news, as reported throughout the world.

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January 1, 2020

More than a dozen San Diego County nonprofits will be the recipients of $750,000 in grants from The San Diego Foundation to create more opportunities for youth to study STEM fields.
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December 17, 2020

Biocom Institute launched its first biennial report, “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in California’s Life Science Industry.” With more than 350 respondents, this report represents the most comprehensive diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) data gathered across life science companies in California – providing a framework for the industry to develop an actionable DEI plan.
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