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San Marcos President to Lead Biotech Program for Cal State

California State University San Marcos President Karen Haynes, whose school is located in the growing the North County biotech cluster, will chair a statewide program to improve preparation for life sciences industry careers at schools in the California State University system. Haynes will chair the CSU Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology, or CSUPERB. The program’s mission is to support development of […]

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UCSD Health Joins National Network to Treat Olympians

The UC San Diego Health System announced Thursday that it has been designated as a U.S. Olympic Regional Medical Center, joining a national network of healthcare providers selected by the United States Olympic Committee to provide services to Team USA athletes. Under the agreement, UCSD staff will provide orthopedics and sports medicine, primary care, cardiovascular care, […]

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Venture Capitalists Meet Local Startups at Annual Summit

The San Diego tech community celebrated the largest gathering of venture capitalists outside Silicon Valley on Thursday with displays by 30 “Cool Companies” and keynote speeches by industry leaders. Mayor Kevin Faulconer opened the summit by praising the “ideas, ingenuity and persistence” of the companies, which were displaying products ranging from a head-up display for […]