Acadia Pharmaceuticals' Stock Tanks on Report of Deaths of Some Users of its Flagship Drug

Acadia fell from over $21 per share to $16.50 as of market close April 9.

Clarify Medical Taps Former Neothetics CEO as New Leader

Clarify Medical's CEO was formerly head of Neothetics, which merged into San Diego company Evofem Biosciences after its experimental drug failed in the clinic.

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Tandem Turnaround Focuses on Execution

BIOTECH: Partnership, Sales Boost Are Part of Positives

Tandem Diabetes Care believes the storm has passed.

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Australian Biotech Company to Relocate to San Diego

Imagion Biosystems Ltd.,'s new home will be on Science Center Drive.

Turbocharging Electronic Health Records With AI

BIOTECH: Optum360’s System Covers All the Bases for Variety of Users

A San Diego offshoot is deploying artificial intelligence against a crushing administrative burden: electronic health records.

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ResMed Hires CTO

San Diego-based ResMed has hired Bobby Ghoshal as the company’s first chief technology officer.

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Sharp HealthCare’s CEO to Retire

After 22 years as Sharp Healthcare’s CEO, Michael Murphy plans to retire February 2019.

Conflict of Interest At Center of Lawsuit

LEGAL: Avoiding It Can Be Tricky for Law Firms

A Carlsbad spine surgery company recently sued a law firm, highlighting a thicket of conflict-of-interest issues lawyers wade through in choosing clients.

Arcturus Therapeutics Sues Former CEO

Arcturus Therapeutics is suing its former CEO, nearly two months after he challenged the legality of the company terminating him.

Singlera Genomics Raises $60 Million in Series A+ Round

La Jolla-based Singlera Genomics has raised $60 million in a Series A+ round, which will go toward development and commercialization of its non-invasive genetic tests for early-stage cancer detection and clinical validation studies.

FDA Approves Dexcom’s G6 Glucose Monitoring

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration signed off on San Diego-based Dexcom’s G6 diabetes monitoring system, which doesn’t require finger prick blood draws for calibration, it was announced March 27.

Luna DNA Adds to Leadership Team, Sets Up in Solana Beach

Luna DNA, a startup led by former Illumina executives, has filled out its leadership roster.

Toft Group Hires COO

Ronald Giannotti has been appointed as COO of Toft Group Executive Search, a San Diego-based firm centered on executive searches in life sciences and health care.

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Deal Gives Vividion Small Molecule War Chest

BIOTECH: Co. to Take on Previously ‘Undruggable’ Proteins

Even by startup standards, Vividion Therapeutics CEO Diego Miralles makes bold claims. He said the venture marks a “once-in-a-generation opportunity” to build a transformative company in San Diego.

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Human Longevity Taps Scott Sorensen as CTO

San Diego’s Human Longevity, Inc. has named Scott Sorensen chief technology officer as the company brings its genomics and health program to more locations globally.