Italy’s Silicon Bio Establishes San Diego Beachhead

12/15/10Follow @bvbigelow

An Italian medical diagnostics company, Silicon Biosystems of Bologna, has established the headquarters for a new U.S. subsidiary in San Diego, according to a statement from the company. Bob Proulx, a local life sciences executive who was previously the director of marketing and business development at CryoPort, will head the newly formed business. Silicon Bio says its new U.S. business is focused on the North American research and clinical diagnostics markets for its DEPArray technology platform. In the statement issued by the company, CEO Giuseppe Giorgini says, “Our DEPArray platform will allow clinicians and researchers working to advance personalized medicine in areas such as clinical oncology to identify new biomarkers and improve patient treatment.”

Bruce V. Bigelow is the editor of Xconomy San Diego. You can e-mail him at or call (619) 669-8788 Follow @bvbigelow

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