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!
December 2, 2014
Posted by Juliet Preston
Antibody drug conjugates, or ADCs, are part of a promising shift in the world of cancer therapeutics — a shift that’s breaking oncology’s historic dependence on non-specific chemotherapies. This class of drugs shows promise for attacking other diseases as well, including autoimmune and degenerative diseases. But drug developers face some serious challenges, from efficacy to manufacturing.
November 20, 2014
Posted by Kena Hudson
Ultragenyx, the Novato, Calif.-based maker of treatments for rare and ultra-rare diseases, is the most successful biotech IPO of the year — raising nearly $122 million in the offering of more than 5.8 million shares. Following closely behind is ZS Pharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing highly selective, non-absorbed drugs to treat renal, cardiovascular, liver and metabolic diseases. Discover who else made the list, compiled by Fierce Biotech.
November 9, 2014
Posted by Nicklos Bristol
Whether you’re experimenting in the lab or working the tradeshow circuit for a life science company, making new connections is a powerful way to expand your career. But boosting your career is just the start. When done right, networking can result in novel research collaborations, valuable idea exchanges and lasting friendships. Here are four of the most important reasons that networking is so crucial to scientific career success.