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2011-08-09 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc. today announced changes to its executive management team, including the appointment of Allan Robins, Ph.D., as Acting Chief Executive Officer, and the promotion of Kevin D'Amour, Ph.D., to Chief Scientific Officer. Robins continues to serve as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, and his appointment as acting CEO follows the departure of President and Chief Executive Officer John West who resigned for personal reasons. West...

2011-06-15 12:51:00

SAN DIEGO, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc. today announced the appointment of Michael J. Scott, Ph.D. as Vice President, Device Research and Development, reporting to John West, President and Chief Executive Officer. In this capacity, Dr. Scott will oversee all device development and manufacturing activities, including design, engineering, and testing. Dr. Scott will also contribute to regulatory matters in the device area and to the overall leadership and strategic direction...

2011-05-13 12:05:00

SAN DIEGO, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc., a preclinical cell therapy company focused on diabetes, today announced the appointment of Anthony ("Tony") Gringeri as Chief Development Officer. Dr. Gringeri brings to ViaCyte more than 20 years of experience successfully leading product development and strategic partnering. His track record includes biologics and gene therapies, which were new technologies to both U.S. and European regulators at the time of their development. Dr....

2011-04-13 07:00:00

MADISON, Wis., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular Dynamics International (CDI), the world's largest producer of tissue cells derived from human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) lines, today announced it has strengthened its intellectual property (IP) portfolio by licensing patented definitive endoderm differentiation technology from ViaCyte, Inc., a stem cell company focused on diabetes therapy. CDI will apply this patented methodology in the development and production of...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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