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Youngevity International Inc., a global direct marketer of nutritional and lifestyle products and producer of gourmet coffees, has raised $5 million in equity and debt financing, according to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.January 27, 2015 3:56 p.m. Share
MEDICINE: Health Record Systems Have Many Vulnerable Points
As patient information begins to flow electronically from hospitals to clinics, health care providers and patients are increasingly at risk of being targeted by hackers and criminals.
MEDICINE: Providers Look For Secure, Effective Ways To Share Medical Records
Imagine a health care system with a central hub that collects all of a patient’s information: lab reports, allergies, prescriptions, doctor’s notes, sensitivities, and all the diet, exercise and lifestyle data collected by wearable and medical devices.
San Diego’s genome pioneer J. Craig Venter, co-founder and CEO of Human Longevity Inc., was among leaders in the field of genomics on hand at the White House on Friday as President Barack Obama outlined his Precision Medicine Initiative.
Mirati Therapeutics Inc., a company developing medicines for targeted oncology, announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering at $45 million.
Qualcomm Life Inc., the mobile health-focused subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., announced a collaboration with the Roche Group to innovate remote monitoring and management of patients with chronic diseases.
San Diego-based BioNano Genomics Inc., a genome-mapping device company, has raised $68.5 million in financing, according to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
San Diego-based Illumina Inc. reported fourth-quarter net income of $153.3 million, or $1.03 per share, up from $80.7 million, or $0.56 per share, last year.
DexCom Inc., a San Diego-based medical device company, announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for a continuous glucose-monitoring system with data-sharing capabilities.
Aspyrian Therapeutics Inc., a San Diego-based biotechnology startup, has raised $8.45 million in equity financing, according to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
President Obama’s State of the Union address Jan. 20 teased the federal launch of an initiative that could provide a huge financial boost to San Diego’s genomics industry.
Two San Diego companies, Cypher Genomics Inc. and Sequenom Inc., announced an agreement to further develop next-generation noninvasive prenatal tests.
HEALTH: Financing Should Help With U.S. Approval Process
The founding team of multibillion-dollar medical device maker DexCom Inc. is working on a new project that may offer an alternative to stomach-stapling surgeries.
MEDICINE: Kaiser Part Of National Pilot Project
Kaiser Permanente San Diego is testing a high-tech telehealth station that allows patients to see a doctor without ever leaving work.
TRACON Pharmaceuticals Inc., which is developing antibodies to treat cancer, age-related macular degeneration and fibrotic diseases, announced terms for its IPO.