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.

CBF COVID Timeline
April 2022

COVID Timeline – Testing, Vaccines and Treatments. …read more

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March 2022

As Women’s History Month comes to a close, the California Biotechnology Foundation has been highlighting the accomplishments of women who have broken barriers in the sciences, medicine, and biotechnology. …read more

In the News

Breaking news, as reported throughout the world.

Biocom Presentation
April 27, 2022

On April 14, Patty Cooper, Executive Director of California Biotechnology Foundation, kicked off Biocom California’s introduction to life science with a high-level look at the life science industry pipeline from basic research and funding to regulatory review and manufacturing for drugs, vaccines, diagnostics, and medical devices. …read more

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April 15, 2022

CAR-T cell therapy has emerged as a new way to treat a variety of cancers via the body’s own immune system. Researchers are combining CAR-T cell therapy with cancer-killing viruses to create an even more potent treatment against cancer tumors. …read more