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Aethlon Subsidiary to Collaborate With Thomas Jefferson University in Cancer Research

San Diego-based Aethlon Medical Inc., a company developing targeted therapeutic devices to address infectious diseases and cancer, announced that its majority-owned subsidiary Exosome Sciences Inc. has entered into a research collaboration with Thomas Jefferson University.

By Brittany Meiling April 3, 2015 1:04 p.m.   Share

Sequenom Partners With Perinatal Quality Foundation

San Diego’s Sequenom Inc. announced that it will partner with the Perinatal Quality Foundation to spread education about prenatal testing.

Scripps Researchers Complete Enrollment for Wireless Health Sensor

Researchers with the Scripps Translational Science Institute have completed enrollment in the first clinical trial of the Scanadu Scout, a wireless health sensor that measures four vital signs in a few seconds by touching the device to the forehead.

Otonomy Board Gets New Chairman and New Director

Otonomy, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapeutics for diseases and disorders of the ear, announced the appointment of Ted Schroeder to its board of directors and the resignation of its chairman, Peter Bisgaard.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Hiring Hundreds as it Expands San Diego Presence

TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced the company is hiring 240 employees in San Diego at its new Operations Center, which is scheduled to open on Sept. 8.

FDA Approval of DexCom's Glucose Monitoring System Boosts Stock Price

Stock price of San Diego-based DexCom Inc. has jumped over 10 percent following the FDA approval of the company’s DexCom G5 Mobile Conintous Glucose Monitoring System on August 25.

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Salk Scientist Appointed to National Commission on Forensic Science

Salk Institute for Biological Studies neuroscientist Thomas Albright has been appointed to the National Commission on Forensic Science to enhance the use and reliability of forensic science in the federal justice system.

Big Data Meets Patient Data to Create a Complete Care Picture

BIOTECH: Co.’s System Is Looking to Advance Personalized Medicine

A tech startup with a highly experienced leadership team just emerged from stealth mode to launch a cloud computing service for doctors and health systems.

Inventor’s Device Aims for Better Way to Get Medicine to Lungs

BIOTECH: NIH and Defense Department Interested in Invention

For Donovan B. Yeates, building a better mousetrap means building a better medical device.

NuVasive Seeks Site for Manufacturing Facility

BIOTECH: Goal Is Is to Be Operational By the End of 2016

NuVasive Inc., a leading medical device company in San Diego, announced that it will expand its manufacturing operations with the intent to hire hundreds of new employees.

Sequenom to Collaborate With Moores Cancer Center to Test Liquid Biopsy Diagnostic

Sequenom Inc., a life sciences company in San Diego, announced that it has entered into a clinical research collaboration with the University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center.

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Epic Sciences Names Henderson Chief Information Officer

Epic Sciences Inc., announced the appointment of Dave Henderson as Epic's chief information officer.

NuVasive Inc. Plans New Manufacturing Facility

NuVasive Inc., a medical device company in San Diego, announced that it will be expanding its manufacturing operations and hiring hundreds of new employees.

Human Longevity Inc. Names Winham as Chief Operating Officer

Human Longevity Inc. (HLI), a genomics-based tech company in San Diego, announced Tuesday that Mark A. Winham has joined the company as chief operating officer.

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Halozyme Therapeutics Names LaBarre as Chief Scientific Officer

Halozyme Therapeutics Inc., a biotech developing novel oncology and drug-delivery therapies, named Michael J. LaBarre as chief scientific officer.

Beloteca Inc. Appoints Mirejovsky to Chief Scientific Officer Role

San Diego-based Beloteca Inc., a pharma company developing generics and reformulations, announced the appointment of Dorla Mirejovsky as chief scientific officer.