Life Sciences

California’s life sciences industry has been a key component to the growth and strength of the state’s economy for the past 30 years. The life sciences industries encompass biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing, diagnostic and medical devices.  With multiple established life sciences clusters, California’s biomedical companies and academic centers nurture excellence and innovation to improve health, healthcare, and quality of life.   


Crescendo Bioscience
8/7/2013 3:02:00 PM
Crescendo Bioscience was founded to help RA patients and their physicians better understand their disease by leveraging scientific advances in molecular-based monitoring that were being used for other medical conditions, like cancer and heart disease. Early and accurate detection of RA, accompanied by effective therapy and frequent assessment of disease activity, is critical to managing the disease. ...Read More
MD Revolution
8/7/2013 3:01:00 PM
MD Revolution leverages doctor-supervised genomic and metabolic testing, personalized health and fitness plans, mobile health monitoring, and an integrated software platform called RevUp to reduce the risks of chronic disease and measurably improve the health of patients and corporate employee populations.  In as little as three weeks, MD Revolution can significantly impact the drivers of chronic disease – reduction of visceral fat around organs and improvements in cardiovascular fitness and metabolism.  Studies have consistently shown that 40% of cancers (prostate, breast, lung, and colon) and 75% of all cardiovascular disease can be prevented by healthy behaviors. ...Read More
Penumbra Inc.
8/7/2013 2:54:00 PM
Penumbra, Inc. is an independent medical device company committed to delivering clinically beneficial products that help patients suffering from stroke and other vascular diseases.  Penumbra's products are designed to meet the extreme challenges of minimally invasive therapy in the brain. The diverse line of neurovascular catheters use proprietary manufacturing techniques and specialized materials to allow physicians to successfully navigate to and treat a number of neurological diseases. These innovations, perfected in the difficult environment of minimally invasive neurosurgery, are now finding use in vascular diseases throughout the body. ...Read More