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Aethlon Medical Inc., a medical device company developing therapies for infectious diseases and cancer, announced that it has entered into a clinical trial agreement with the University of California, Irvine.
Irvine-based LAG Fit Inc. has acquired Club Pilates, a franchised chain of 35 Pilates studios in the U.S. and Australia.
San Diego-based Ichor Medical Systems said Monday that it has partnered with Janssen Pharmaceuticals to develop DNA-based vaccines. The privately held biotech can earn up to $85 million under the contract, along with royalties on any product sales.
Cerner Corp. and Qualcomm Life Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., announced Monday an agreement to extend Cerner's medical device connectivity capabilities beyond the hospital to the home.
Neothetics Inc., a maker of cosmetic pharmaceutical therapies, announced Monday that it has initiated two Phase 3 trials for its drug candidate meant to reduce “abdominal bulging” in non-obese patients.
HOSPITALITY: Hotel Will Offer Most Event Space on West Coast
Owner Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. recently began work on the second phase of a $206 million makeover of its Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, an 80,000-square-foot events facility that also includes an adjacent Marina Walk, the latest in a series of new public elements transforming the face of the downtown waterfront.
TECH: It Offers Access to Network of Studios, Classes
The Internet’s middleman economy continues to shake up brick-and-mortar businesses in every industry.
HEALTH: S.D. Startups Working to Find Newer, More Powerful Antibiotics
The rising number of drug-resistant “superbugs” – and the lack of new therapies to fight them – has prompted concerned public health officials to offer incentives to drugmakers to lure them back into the abandoned field of antibiotics.
MedEquities Realty Trust Inc. of Nashville, Tenn., has purchased a portfolio of buildings housing four skilled-nursing facilities, including three in San Diego County, for $80 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.
Dexcom Inc., a company that makes continuous glucose monitoring devices for patients with diabetes, announced that its Dexcom G4 Platinum Continuous Glucose Monitor System with Share will support the Apple Watch when it ships to customers April 24.
Vista-based DJO Global, Inc., a manufacturer of orthopedic and medical devices, announced the appointment of Jeanine Kestler as the company's new executive vice president and chief human resources officer.
Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. said it has received another patent for its weight-loss drug Belviq.
Qualcomm Inc. announced Wednesday that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Life Inc., launched an enterprise care management app for patients managing chronic disease.
Longtime Mayo Clinic executive Karen Jensen has joined Scripps Health as director of the oncology clinical care line for the health system’s integrated cancer program.
San Diego-based Aethlon Medical Inc., a therapeutic device maker, announced Wednesday that it will implement a 1-for-50 reverse split of its common stock. It separately announced that it has submitted an initial listing application with the Nasdaq Stock Market to have its common stock approved for listing on the exchange's Capital Market.