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.
Recaps of the latest breakthroughs, as reported in CBF’s monthly newsletter.
During the month of May, the California Biotechnology Foundation commemorated Mental Health Awareness Month. Established by Mental Health America in 1949, the month has been used as a time to raise awareness of mental illness and to erase stigma and discrimination surrounding mental health conditions. …read more
The California Biotechnology Foundation hosted a New Member Briefing legislative webinar last month along with Senate President pro Tem Atkins, Speaker Rendon and Assembly Speaker pro Tem Mullin to educate legislators and staff about the life science industry’s history, economic benefits, and life-saving treatments and cures happening here in California. …read more
In the News
Breaking news, as reported throughout the world.
May 6, 2021
San Diego biotech Biocept is bringing coronavirus testing to community colleges throughout California in a bid to help schools eyeing a return to in-person classes.
February 5, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Breyanzi, a cancer cell therapy from Bristol Myers Squibb, for the treatment of late-stage lymphoma.