Illumina notched approval from the China National Drug Administration to market and sell its MiSeqDx sequencing system to hospitals and other medical institutions throughout the country.
Ajinomoto Althea Inc., the biopharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing company, has opened a 57,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Sorrento Mesa.
When scouting where to consolidate San Diego operations, Takeda Pharmaceuticals put together a checklist. Most pressing: a plot that could accommodate 300 employees, near research institutions and other life science companies.
Shares of Ionis Pharmaceuticals and spinout Akcea Therapeutics kept falling Tuesday morning after a U.S. Food and Drug Administration division failed to sign off on their drug Waylivra.
The J. Craig Venter Institute filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that its CEO, J. Craig Venter, took trade secrets from former employer Human Longevity.
Rakuten Aspyrian hauled in a $150 million Series C round as the company’s lead cancer candidate moves into a final-stage trial.
Businessman, academic and philanthropist Andrew J. Viterbi has given $50 million to UC San Diego to support its ophthalmology programs.
Dthera Sciences’ device intended for Alzheimer’s patients has received a breakthrough designation that will speed regulatory review.
Dr. Christopher Kane will lead the charge to expand primary care access, among other goals, in new roles as dean of clinical affairs for UC San Diego School of Medicine and CEO of UC San Diego Health Physicians.
San Diego’s Dexcom has gained additional diabetes management technology by acquiring TypeZero Technologies. Deal terms were not disclosed.
Cash is pouring into early-stage San Diego life sciences, with 2018 shaping up as a banner year, according to observers.
Dr. Patricio “Patrick” A. Frias has been named as the new president and CEO of Rady Children’s Hospital and Health Center.
The Tri-City Healthcare District board will soon reconsider a decision to suspend operations of the center’s inpatient Behavioral Health Unit and Crisis Stabilization Unit.
DEVICES: 300 Jobs to Remain; Co. Consolidating Operations
DJO Global, which grew from a garage startup to become one of North County’s largest private employers, is laying off 187 local employees and relocating its headquarters to Dallas, Texas.