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CureMatch to Offer Cancer Service Free to Children

San Diego software startup CureMatch Inc. is launching its cancer treatment service with a reasonable price tag for adults and free for children.

By Brittany Meiling May 31, 2017 11:06 a.m. share »

TP Therapeutics Raises $45 Million in Series C Round

San Diego-based TP Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on addressing oncology drug resistance, announced that it raised $45 million in a Series C financing round.

By SDBJ Staff May 23, 2017 1 p.m. share »

ViaCyte Announces $10M in Financing

San Diego-based ViaCyte Inc., a privately-held regenerative medicine company, announced $10 million in financing to support operations.

By SDBJ Staff May 23, 2017 11:10 a.m. share »
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Van Oene Named Illumina Chief Commercial Officer

Illumina Inc., a genomics technology company, announced that Mark Van Oene has been named chief commercial officer.

By SDBJ Staff May 22, 2017 3:43 p.m. share »
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Shariq Hussain Steps Aside as CEO at MEPS Real-Time

Shariq Hussain, CEO of Carlsbad-based MEPS Real-Time Inc., is stepping down from his role to become the company's chief technology officer because of health issues, the company announced Monday.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 22, 2017 2:19 p.m. share »

MabVax Closes Public Stock Offering for $4.1 Million

San Diego's MabVax Therapeutics Holdings Inc. has closed its public offering of common and preferred stocks for $4.1 million, the company announced Monday.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 22, 2017 11:08 a.m. share »

Halozyme Therapeutics Raising $115 Million in Public Stock Offering

San Diego biotech Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. is raising up to $115 million in a public offering of its stock, the company announced Thursday.

By Brittany Meiling May 18, 2017 3:28 p.m. share »

Fewer Jobs Projected in Region's Life Science Industry

San Diego’s life science industry has boomed over the past five years, but a new report by local industry group Biocom is predicting employment in this sector will slow to a crawl.

By Brittany Meiling May 18, 2017 2:49 p.m. share »
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Sleep Clinic Co. Makes House Calls

Timing and technology. Those are the keys factors driving growth at Sleep Data LLC, said company President Bretton Hevener.

By Jessica King May 18, 2017 1:48 p.m. share »
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Genomics Pioneer Venter Draws Top Talent to Human Longevity

Local startup Human Longevity Inc. has a knack for persuading bigwigs from technology giants — and top government officials — to join the company’s C-suite.

By Brittany Meiling May 18, 2017 1:46 p.m. share »

HLI, Venter Draw More Top Talent to Town

In the past 18 months, Human Longevity Inc. has recruited several high-flying executives onto its team.

By Brittany Meiling May 17, 2017 5:34 p.m. share »

Manufacturer Quidel Corp. Buys 2 Products for $14M

Quidel Corp., a diagnostic test manufacturer in San Diego, has purchased two products from Sarasota, Fla.-based RPS Diagnostics for $14 million in cash.

By Brittany Meiling May 17, 2017 3:19 p.m. share »

Batu Chooses Unusual Path and Unusual Weapon in Cancer Fight

When it comes to small and scrappy biotechs, Batu Biologics might take the cake.

By Brittany Meiling May 16, 2017 4:27 p.m. share »
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Sharp HealthCare Promotes Staci Dickerson to CFO

Staci Dickerson has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer of Sharp HealthCare.

May 15, 2017 2:16 p.m. share »

Ionis Pharmaceuticals Upbeat About Clinical Trial

Ionis Pharmaceuticals touted a clinical win for its investigational drug, inotersen, which just wrapped up Phase 3 trials. But safety concerns make it unclear if the drug will ever reach the market.

By Brittany Meiling May 15, 2017 1:20 p.m. share »