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BIOTECH: Co. Looks to Produce New Pet Therapeutics
Stem cell therapy often is a last resort for pet owners. Desperation — along with the appeal of progressive medicine — has led consumers to pay big bucks for hokey stem cell therapies unsupported by clinical research.
Sequenom Inc., a life science company providing tools for genetic analysis, reported net earnings of $14.3 million for the first quarter of 2015, compared with a net loss of $15.7 million in the same period last year.
UC San Diego Health System and the City of El Centro are entering into an agreement to expand health care services to Imperial Valley, the university announced.
San Diego-based AMN Healthcare reported continuing positive financial results, with a 60 percent year-over-year spike in net income.
The Grossmont Healthcare District, a taxpayer-supported public agency that serves as landlord of Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, said it recently finalized the sale of two separate series of general obligation bonds, one for $24.5 million and another for $175 million.
American Laboratory Trading Inc., a provider of used lab equipment, named industry veteran Anggie Becorest as its new senior vice president of business development.
The Tri-City Healthcare District Board of Directors has approved the purchase and installation of the most advanced computed tomography (CT) scanner on the market, enabling its radiologists to make quick and accurate diagnoses for patients.
Aethlon Medical Inc. announced Monday that it has withdrawn its registration statement on Form S-1 originally filed April 17 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
ATyr Pharma Inc. is planning to raise approximately $76 million in an IPO May 7th.
AmpliPhi BioSciences Corp., which develops antibacterial therapies to treat drug resistant infections, has named M. Scott Salka as the new chief executive officer.
Pharmaceutical companies in California will dodge additional red tape this year as the vote on a controversial health care bill was delayed yet again.
MEDICINE: Opens Door for Research, Business Prospects
The University of San Diego is building a research facility on campus that will not only benefit faculty and students, but serve as a resource for local health care companies.
BIOTECH: Drug Cos., Other Firms Find Ways To Face Water Shortage
It takes a lot of water to make a drug.
Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that it has earned a $10 million milestone payment from Biogen Inc. associated with the validation of an undisclosed target to treat a neurological disorder.
Viking Therapeutics Inc. priced its revised initial public offering Wednesday, offering 3 million shares of common stock at $8 per share to raise $24 million.