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February 26, 2015

“Million-dollar ideas” seminar

By Cristy Lytal

USC PhD student Louise Menendez examines the prototype of a potential device to treat patients with liver disease. (Photo by Cristy Lytal)

USC PhD student Louise Menendez examines the prototype of a potential device to treat patients with liver disease. (Photo by Cristy Lytal)

At a special seminar on February 24, USC Stem Cell Principal Investigators discussed their “million-dollar ideas” for creating new tools and technologies to usher in the era of regenerative medicine. They shared research plans for their new, three-year Tools and Technologies grants from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM).

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February 26, 2015

USC summit marks rebirth of biotech era in Los Angeles

From right, biotech professionals Andy McMahon, Steve Kay, Stephen Gruber, Ray Stevens and David Meyer (Photo by Gus Ruelas)

From right, biotech professionals Andy McMahon, Steve Kay, Stephen Gruber, Ray Stevens and David Meyer (Photo by Gus Ruelas)

By Alicia di Rado and Eddie North-Hager

Los Angeles city and county policymakers and educational institutions laid the groundwork for the region’s biotechnology strategy at a summit on the USC Health Sciences Campus.

The Los Angeles Biotech Summit drew leaders from business, academia and government to discuss ways to build the industry and, in turn, create more jobs.

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