R & D Partners Axis

Learn more about careers, hiring and the staffing industry here.

Roche Drug for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Hits Target in Late-Stage Trial

Roche Drug for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

VIA: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-roche-risdiplam-approval/roche-drug-for-spinal-muscular-atrophy-hits-target-in-late-stage-trial-idUSKBN1XL1WL   ZURICH (Reuters) – Roche’s bid to rival Biogen and Novartis in treating spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) got a lift on Monday when the Swiss drugmaker said its drug risdiplam improved motor function in a key study. Roche, which plans to seek approval for the investigational medicine this year, said its SUNFISH trial… Tags: , , , , ,

Categories: News

4 Steps to Position Yourself for a Career Change

Career Change

VIA: https://www.biospace.com/article/how-to-position-yourself-for-a-career-change Published: Nov 05, 2019 By Porschia Parker   Have you ever made a career change? If so, how did it go? Most life sciences professionals are overwhelmed by the thought of making a career transition. Any type of change, whether it be to a new industry or a new position within the same industry,…

Categories: Tips & Tricks

Google Buys Fitbit For $2.1B, Stepping Back Into Wearables

Fitbit

VIA: https://www.fiercebiotech.com/medtech/google-shells-out-2-1b-for-fitbit-and-its-health-focused-wearables – by Conor Hale | Nov 1, 2019   Google has moved to acquire Fitbit through a $2.1 billion deal that will subsume the company’s activity and fitness trackers along with its health-logging platform. The tech giant described the deal as an opportunity to “invest even more in Wear OS”—Google’s software ecosystem for Android-powered smartwatches, which… Tags:

Categories: News

Pi Day

Happy Pi Day   Click Play to see how Emma Haruka Iwao, an employee at Google has broken the Guinness world record for calculating the most digits of Pi. The previous record was set in 2016 of 22.4 trillion digits, yes TRILLION. Emma and a team at Google computed Pi to 31.4 trillion decimal place…. Read more »

BioScience Forum Presents

Nathalie Dubois-Stringfellow

R&D Partners is excited to attend the BioScience Forum, volunteering monthly at the networking and presentation event. This month Nathalie Dubois-Stringfellow, Ph.D. Vice President, Product Development and Management Sangamo Therapeutics is presenting on “Genomic Medicines: Applications in CNS and Autoimmunity“ When: February 27th, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Where: 275 S Airport Blvd, South San…

Categories: News

Jill Helms

R&D Partners is excited to attend the BioScience Forum, volunteering monthly at the networking and presentation event. This month Jill Helms, DDS, Ph.D. Professor of Surgery Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department of Surgery Stanford School of Medicine is presenting on “Powering Tissue Regeneration for an Aging Population” When: January 23rd, 6:00 PM –… Read more »

BioScience Forum

  R&D Partners is excited to attend the BioScience Forum, volunteering monthly at the networking and presentation event. This month Tito Serafini, Ph.D. Chief Strategy Officer and Founder Atreca is presenting on “The Patient Knows Best: Next-Generation Oncology Immunotherapeutics from Patient Immune Responses” When: December 12th, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Where: 275 S Airport…

Categories: BioScience Forum Presents

Alex Franzusoff, Ph.D. Chief Executive Officer PACT Pharma, Inc.

R&D Partners is excited to attend the BioScience Forum, volunteering monthly at the networking and presentation event.   This month Alex Franzusoff, Ph.D. Chief Executive Officer, PACT Pharma, Inc. is presenting on “Precision Genome Engineering for Personalized Mutation-Targeted Adoptive T Cell Therapies for Cancer – A Bold New Frontier”   When: October 24th, 6:00 PM… Read more »