October 1, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Duane Roth Sanford-Burnham

3 min read

Duane Roth, the Vice-Chair of the California Stem Cell Agency CIRM and the leader of CONNECT, an organization promoting entrepreneurship in the San Diego area, died yesterday. Roth had been in a serious solo cycling accident on July 21. Roth had a long, successful career in biotech including having founded Alliance Pharmaceutical Corp. He was a strong, positive force in the stem cell field and had a powerful influence at CIRM. Next month Roth was reportedly going to take the reigns of Sanford-Burnham. He …Read More