By: Ben Marcus PhD

UNWIND Chicago 2019
UNWIND 2019: CG Life Hosts Chicago’s Most Relaxed Networking Event for Life Science Professionals

On June 13, over 160 professionals from all sectors of the life science community joined CG Life at our warehouse-turned-office, event…

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The Medical Benefits of CBD: Real, or Just Hype?

There’s a health food store in my neighborhood that’s been there for ages, and I never looked twice at it until…

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23andMe Sold Your Genetic Data to GSK: What this Means for You, Your Data, and Your Health

Earlier this summer, the often-scrutinized at-home genetic testing company 23andMe sold genetic data from five million customers to the pharmaceutical company…

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Avoiding a PR Nightmare: How Spark Therapeutics Overcame a Potential Crisis in the Launch of Their First Gene Therapy
Avoiding a PR Nightmare: How Spark Therapeutics Overcame a Potential Crisis in the Launch of Their First Gene Therapy

On December 19, 2017, the FDA approved a novel gene therapy that treats diseases that affect vision. Luxturna™, from Spark Therapeutics,…

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Facing the Public’s Fear of Science and Innovation in the Era of Precision Medicine
Facing the Public’s Fear of Science and Innovation in the Era of Precision Medicine

Life science companies are making unprecedented strides in precision medicine, using patients’ personal health data to optimize medical treatment. Access to…

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The Anatomy of a Media Pitch

There is nothing more satisfying to a public relations professional than an editor saying “yes!” to their pitch. But garnering that…

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5 Steps to Get Editors Calling You

An editor at a biotechnology trade publication recently reached out to our office. She was writing a piece on flow cytometry,…

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