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Burnham Institute for Medical Research Appoints Andrea Moser as Vice President, Communications

LA JOLLA, Calif. , September 26, 2007

Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) has appointed Andrea Moser to the position of Vice President, Communications. Ms. Moser will be responsible for all aspects of external and internal communications, including media relations, web-based outreach, and other activities essential to highlighting the Institute’s medical research and its scientists working in La Jolla, Santa Barbara and at Lake Nona in Orlando, Florida.

Prior to joining the Institute, Ms. Moser was Vice President of Economic Development and Marketing at the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation. In that capacity, she worked to promote the San Diego region as a location for technology companies, including the biotechnology/life sciences industry. Ms. Moser also previously worked with CONNECT, an internationally-recognized program serving technology entrepreneurs with support services including access to markets, money and partners. Ms. Moser graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a degree in journalism and creative writing and earned her M.B.A. at the Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California.

“We are thrilled to add Andrea to the Burnham team,” said Karin Eastham, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. “She is enthusiastic about communicating to a broad audience the implications and influence of the discoveries being made by our scientists. Her understanding of economic development, and the importance of basic research as a key economic building block, will serve her well as we expand our operations in La Jolla and in Orlando at Lake Nona.”

About Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute is dedicated to discovering the fundamental molecular causes of disease and devising the innovative therapies of tomorrow. Sanford-Burnham takes a collaborative approach to medical research with major programs in cancer, neurodegeneration and stem cells, diabetes, and infectious, inflammatory, and childhood diseases. The Institute is recognized for its National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center and expertise in drug discovery technologies. Sanford-Burnham is a nonprofit, independent institute that employs more than 1,000 scientists and staff in San Diego (La Jolla), Calif., and Orlando (Lake Nona), Fla. For more information, visit us at

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