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Rady Children’s Hospital will receive the second largest donation in San Diego history to fund pediatric research and innovation in San Diego.
Calbiotech, a life science company in Spring Valley, has entered a development agreement with La Jolla-based Intrinsic LifeSciences to develop and validate ELISA kits for hepcidin, a hormone that plays a central role in the regulation of iron in the blood and indicator of iron disorders.
Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. reported second quarter revenue of $57.1 million compared with $38.1 million in the previous quarter.
ResMed Inc.’s fourth quarter net income dipped slightly at $87.7 million, down from $90 million last quarter, but an overall increase of 20 percent over the same quarter last year.
Life Science: Epic’s Cancer Diagnostics Generate Interest
A rapidly growing diagnostics company in San Diego has raised $30 million in Series C financing to help commercialize its new technology for cancer research, while adding a high-profile life science veteran to its board.
Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. announced the death of its Chief Business Officer and Executive Vice President Amar Singh.
A diagnostic and therapeutic company in La Jolla has recruited Franz Och, scientist and former head of Google Translate, as the company’s chief data scientist.
Illumina Inc. announced that Jeff Huber, senior vice president at Google Inc., has been appointed to its board of directors.
A diagnostics company in San Diego has raised $30 million in Series C financing to help commercialize its new technology for cancer research.
The Food and Drug Administration has warned CareFusion 2200 Inc., a subsidiary of San Diego-based CareFusion Corp., that it failed to satisfactorily investigate and respond to 32 complaints of particulate matter and debris found in certain medical devices
Sequenom Inc., a life sciences company that provides genetic analysis solutions, and Mayo Medical Laboratories, one of the top providers of esoteric laboratory services in the U.S., have announced a license agreement for Sequenom’s noninvasive prenatal testing patents and applications.
NuVasive reported second quarter 2014 revenue of $190.7 million as compared with $165.7 million from the previous year.
La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co., a therapeutics company focused on unmet life-threatening diseases, announced the closing of its underwritten $56.6 million public offering.
PaxVax, Inc., a Redwood City-based vaccine company with manufacturing facilities in San Diego, announced that it has secured up to $62 million in additional funding as part of the acquisition of an oral typhoid vaccine, Vivotif, from Crucell Switzerland AG.
Quidel Corp., a San Diego-based diagnostics company, has received FDA clearance for its molecular diagnostic test, AmpliVue GAS Assay, used for detecting Group A strep.