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2011-04-11 11:52:00

SAN DIEGO, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Biocept, Inc. announced today that David F. Hale has joined the Board as Executive Chairman and Ivor Royston, M.D. as a Director. Mr. Hale and Dr. Royston first worked together at Hybritech, San Diego's first biotech company, of which Dr. Royston was a co-founder and director, and Mr. Hale served as President and COO and as CEO when the company was acquired by Eli Lilly & Co. They also worked together at the oncology company,...

2008-10-22 09:00:42

Tracon Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted therapies for cancer and eye diseases, has appointed Bryan Leigh its new chief medical officer. Dr Leigh has previously served as chief medical officer for Paramount Biosciences. Dr Leigh has also held positions at Genentech, Idec Pharmaceuticals, and Biogen Idec where he was responsible for global clinical oncology development, managing multiple clinical stage programs and marketed products including Rituxan and...

2008-09-09 09:00:51

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hybritech Reunion Committee today announced the 30th Anniversary Reunion for Hybritech employees will take place on Saturday, September 13th, 2008 at the headquarters of AMN Healthcare in San Diego. In September 1978 Hybritech, San Diego's "Granddaddy" biotech company, began operations in temporary trailers located in the parking lot of the La Jolla Cancer Research Foundation (now the renowned Burnham Institute). The company quickly produced the...

2008-07-08 12:01:16

Sidney Kimmel, Founder and Chairman of The Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research, has announced the appointment of Theodore Lawrence, M.D., Ph.D. to the Medical Advisory Board of the Kimmel Scholar Award program. Theodore S. Lawrence, M.D., Ph.D., Isadore Lampe Professor of Radiation Oncology, is the Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology and a professor in the Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health at the University of Michigan. Dr. Lawrence is the...


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