California Tech & Science

Juno Therapeutics and Celgene Corporation Release Additional Data from TRANSCEND Trial of JCAR017 in Patients with Relapsed or Refractory Aggressive B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

11 12 2017

SEATTLE & SUMMIT, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Juno Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: JUNO), a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative cellular immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer, and Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) today released additional data from the TRANSCEND study of JCAR017 (lisocabtagene maraleucel; liso-cel) in patients with relapsed or refractory (r/r) aggressive B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in a presentation at the 59th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition. “We are highly encouraged by the latest efficacy and tolerability data, particularly at dose level two, as these are patients with a poor prognosis who need better treatment options,” said Sunil Agarwal, M.D., Juno’s President of Research and Development. “These data support a potential best-in-class profile and further support the importance of a defined cell product. We continue to enroll our pivotal cohort in DLBCL patients and over the next twelve to eighteen months...

2018 Kia Rio Wins Hispanic Motor Press Foundation Award

11 12 2017

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 11, 2017 -- The all-new 2018 Kia Rio was named among the 10 Best vehicles for Hispanic families by the Hispanic Motor Press Foundation, taking top honors in the subcompact car category. The Rio's outstanding combination of fuel efficiency, innovative technology, fun-to-drive character and value helped it win high marks from the Hispanic Motor Press judges. 2018 Kia Rio Wins Hispanic Motor Press Foundation Award "This fourth-generation Rio makes significant improvements over its predecessor in design, technology and passenger comfort, and our latest Hispanic Motor Press Foundation award is a testament to Kia's unbeatable combination of quality, reliability and value," said Orth Hedrick, vice president of product planning, Kia Motors America. "Hispanic consumers are savvy shoppers and look for vehicles that check off a number of requirements that consumers look for." The Hispanic Motor Press Awards has over 250 new car models to choose...

ApolloMed And Network Medical Management Announce Completion Of Merger And Listing On The Nasdaq Capital Market

11 12 2017

GLENDALE, Calif., Dec. 11, 2017 -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. ("ApolloMed" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: AMEH), an integrated population health management company, and Network Medical Management, Inc. ("NMM"), one of the largest Management Services Organizations ("MSOs") in the United States, today announced the successful completion of their merger.  The newly combined company, which will continue as Apollo Medical Holdings, brings together two leading, complementary healthcare organizations to form one of the nation's largest population health management companies, and will coordinate the care and provide medical management for over 700,000 patients in California through a network of over 4000 contracted physicians and over 400 employees.  Additionally, ApolloMed's shares of common stock were approved for listing on The Nasdaq Capital Market ("NASDAQ").  The Company's common stock began trading on NASDAQ on December 8, 2017 under the ticker symbol "AMEH". ...

Alginate Market Size Worth $923.8 Million by 2025 | CAGR: 4.5%: Grand View Research, Inc.

11 12 2017

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The Ultimate Bicycle Tail-Light, Rayo, Launches on Kickstarter

11 12 2017

More information on Rayo and its features are available at http://kck.st/2j1Xz3t. Our goal with Rayo is to provide safety to cyclists by integrating advanced sensor and communication technology into an elegant design. Newport Beach, California December 11, 2017 ​​Rayo, the bicycle tail-light designed for the modern cyclist, is now available on Kickstarter. Equipped with ultra-bright LEDs, engineered optics, and motion detection, Rayo's features prioritize safety and complete the overall riding experience. Specifically created with total internal reflection (TIR) lenses that direct and focus light emitted by the LEDs, Rayo has premium light emissions, allowing for daylight visibility. With a simple touch, Rayo’s LEDS are turned on. Upon braking, Rayo will detect that you are slowing down and will automatically trigger a brake light, warning traffic behind you. Rayo’s distinct functionalities make riding safe, convenient and seamless. Rayo’s award winning-design comes...

GeneFluidics Announces CE-IVD Marking of UtiMax™ Uropathogen Identification (ID) and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST)

10 12 2017

GeneFluidics, a molecular diagnostics company specializing in the development of diagnostics solutions for infectious diseases, today announced CE marking for UtiMax™ under the Directive 98/79/EC on in vitro diagnostic medical devices. UtiMax™has successfully completed a multicenter validation study and clinical testing. It does not require clinical isolates from urine cultures, enabling a rapid ID reporting in as short as 30 minutes and AST in 120 minutes for a positive ID result. Los Angeles, CA, December 10, 2017 -- GeneFluidics, a molecular diagnostics company based in California and specializing in the development of diagnostics solutions for infectious diseases, today announced CE marking for UtiMax™ under the Directive 98/79/EC on in vitro diagnostic medical devices. The company’s new urine-to-result test has successfully completed a multicenter validation study and clinical testing. UtiMax™ utilizes well-established electrochemical technology for rapid detection of species-specific...

EarthCam Announces Its “25 Most Interesting Webcams of 2017”

10 12 2017

Each year, we are impressed with the incredible webcam content that live camera producers share with the world, and this year is no exception. NEW YORK December 10, 2017 EarthCam’s favorite annual tradition is back with the announcement of the 25 Most Interesting Webcams of 2017! Spanning 9 countries, the 19th annual list features entertaining live webcams that have been enjoyed by millions of visitors around the world, and some outrageous newcomers that were just discovered this year. The Top 25 Webcams take you on an adventure to Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain, the world’s busiest intersection in Japan and the largest cathedral in Italy. For scenic views that will have you coming back for more, travel to peaceful Snake River in Wyoming, relax with sunset views over Lake Michigan and explore a beautiful ski resort in France with eye-popping 360° panoramas. Sports fans will marvel watching the incredible effort it’s taking to build the Chase Center, future...

Act Global Partners with NFL Hall of Famer LaDainian Tomlinson’s Team America Initiative for Character & Leadership

09 12 2017

Act Global will endow scholarships and fund LT Academy programming within schools in Texas and California. Austin, TX, December 09, 2017 -- Team America and the LaDainian Tomlinson Academy announced a partnership with Act Global, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of synthetic turf, whereby Act Global will endow college scholarships for LT Academy top performers in Texas and California. Additionally, Act Global will fund the implementation of LT Academy’s Character Education Performance programs for one year within every school district and university in Texas and California that implements its turf. Part of his Team America platform, the Character Education Performance program was founded and developed by former NFL running back and recent Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee LaDainian Tomlinson.The program is based on Marine Corps leadership development and established by LT’s team of cognitive neuroscientists, coaches, instructors, and alumni of the program. Through LT’s...

Stratford School Commemorates 20 Years As An Educational Leader By Launching New High School

09 12 2017

Stratford School announces expansion plans to open the first Stratford High School for the 2019/2020 academic year. SANTA CLARA, Calif. December 08, 2017 Stratford School announces expansion plans to open the first Stratford High School for the 2019/2020 academic year. Currently with 23 Preschool through Middle School campuses spanning Northern and Southern California, Stratford School’s advanced and intentionally balanced curriculum challenges students, accelerates their achievement, and prepares them to become tomorrow’s creative problem-solvers, innovators, and confident leaders. High School marks the natural progression of Stratford’s educational approach and will offer a rigorous and engaging college preparatory curriculum, with a focus on real-world applications of engineering, technology, and leadership skills while integrating artistic learning and exploration. “We are so proud of our students and their many achievements. We eagerly anticipate the opening of our...

Asilomar Bio Grows With Series B Round

08 12 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8, 2017 -- Asilomar Bio, Inc., a San Francisco-based company developing technologies that improve harvest yields for growers, announced today the closing of a Series B funding round led by Syngenta Ventures and Cavallo Ventures, Inc., the venture capital arm of Wilbur-Ellis. Certain existing investors, including Fall Line Capital and Cultivian Sandbox, also participated. Founded in 2012 and focused on the physiology of plant water use, Asilomar Bio has developed a pipeline of chemistry that improves crop performance. Asilomar recently agreed to license to Koch Biological Solutions one of Asilomar's pipeline products for foliar and in-furrow application in row crops. Asilomar Bio's first commercial product contains a novel active ingredient that can 'rewire' the hydraulic architecture of the plant, improving how a plant senses, responds and uses water and nutrients from the soil. Its performance has been validated in more than 200 field trials...

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