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.

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

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August 2020

Biotechnology companies are offering hope in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. …read more

In the News

Breaking news, as reported throughout the world.

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March 6, 2020

Hundreds of new cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus are showing up in new parts of the world, even as they decline at the outbreak epicenter in China. As of Friday, more than 100,000 people have been diagnosed with the infection in more than 80 countries.
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January 23, 2020

What exactly is biotechnology, and how could it change our approach to human health?

As the age of big data transforms the potential of this emerging field, members of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Biotechnology tell you everything you need to know.
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