Life Science Network

The Life Science Network is the destination for life science professionals who wish to network, communicate, share ideas and connect with others. Our group is composed of executives, scientists, entrepreneurs, investors and media across biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical technology, diagnostics and research communities.

Most importantly, the Life Science Network brings no industry agenda. You won't find us pushing promotion disguised as learning. We come together for easy communication, to make new connections, find new ways to collaborate, and help one another find the latest jobs or partnering opportunities. Join us!

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Report: Midsize Biotech Players Energize U.S. Life Science Clusters

June 25, 2014

Posted by Kelly Quigley on Assignment

Real estate activity is a telling indicator of industry growth for any sector, and biotech is no exception. In a report released at the 2014 BIO International Convention on Wednesday, real estate management and outsourcing firm JLL ranked the top U.S. markets for life science, as well as the top 10 global cities to watch.

While the report revealed few surprises, it did highlight one important trend: A shift from big pharma to mid-tier companies, small companies, and specialty players.

“The right-sizing and reshuffling of many global biopharmaceutical companies has left its mark on key U.S. cities,” said Roger Humphrey, executive managing director of JLL’s Life Sciences group. “A robust supply of educated workers and access to innovative research — as well as a high level of government backing — is keeping cities like Boston, San Francisco and San Diego at the top of the U.S. clusters list.”

Therapeutic Innovation and Regulatory Science are Alive and Well at DIA 2014

June 18, 2014

Posted by Kena Hudson on Assignment

SAN DIEGO—The annual Drug Information Association’s global forum for therapeutic innovation and regulatory science visits San Diego this week for a little fun. Sadly, that fun is mostly inside the Convention Center. However, on Monday, DIA pulled out all the stops as exhibitors with soccer-themed marketing ploys gathered to watch Team USA beat Team Ghana. DIA celebrated the win… err, I mean their 50 year anniversary with booze and cupcakes for all. Mmmmm.

Life isn’t always a beach (or a convention center), so let’s get serious and talk about the buzz being discussed at DIA 2014:

Cancer-Care Progress at ASCO 2014: Highlights from Chicago

June 2, 2014

Posted by Kena Hudson on Assignment

The 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting is in full swing this week in Chicago, delivering on its reputation for serving up pivotal research data and news that brings optimism to cancer patients — as well as for the physicians who treat them. Here’s a look at some of the big developments to emerge thus far...