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Dr. Christopher Longhurst, chief medical information officer for Stanford Children’s Health, has been appointed chief information officer (CIO) for UC San Diego Health, Healthcare Informatics magazine reported. Longhurst fills the position being vacated with the retirement of Ed Babakanian, who served as CIO for 20 years.
Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: INNV), a La Jolla-based commercial stage pharmaceutical company that makes over-the-counter medicine and consumer care products, announced the company was added to OTCQB Venture Index.
LIFE SCIENCE: Zavante Follows Familiar Formula Of Company Formation
A group of big-shot biotech veterans in San Diego quietly launched a new venture last month, one of many local companies founded by serial entrepreneurs that have recently emerged from stealth mode.
PHARMA: Company Opts to Build Distribution Network
For the past three years, an office building owned by Carlsbad Technology Inc. sat empty, awaiting enough growth from the generic drug manufacturer to force an office expansion. The moment has come: Carlsbad Technology moved into its new offices last month to accommodate an additional 33 employees over the past nine months, for a total of 136 employees.
Regulus Therapeutics announced that it has earned its fourth and final milestone payment from Biogen related to their research collaboration to identify microRNAs as biomarkers for multiple sclerosis (MS).
Quidel Corp., a diagnostic test manufacturer in San Diego, reported revenue of $46.8 million in the third quarter of 2015, up 14 percent from the same period last year.
San Diego-based Beloteca Inc. announced Tuesday that it has opened a product development laboratory in Sorrento Valley.
SynteractHCR, a contract research organization (CRO) in Carlsbad, has hired Dr. Dieter Seitz-Tutter as vice president of global clinical operations.
CareFusion, a BD company, announced Monday its Vital Signs anesthesia delivery and patient monitoring business has entered into an exclusive agreement with AAM Healthcare.
Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced Monday that it has earned a $5 million milestone payment from GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) related to the initiation of a Phase 1 study of drug candidate ISIS-GSK4-LRx.
San Jose-based Viropro said Oct. 23 that it’s acquiring San Diego-based NovaRx, a developer of immuno-oncology treatments, for an undisclosed all-stock price.
San Diego medical device maker ResMed reported net income of $80.4 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2016, down 3 percent from the same quarter the previous year.
A San Diego company is stepping into the furor over price spikes for old generic drugs. Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, a maker of compounded drugs, will begin selling doses of Daraprim for $1 per dose, the company announced Thursday.
Superior Mobile Medics is being acquired by New Jersey-based ExamOne, a Quest Diagnostics company focused on helping insurers meet underwriting needs.
MEDICINE: System’s Precision Helps Avoid Unnecessary Damage
Sharp Grossmont Hospital announced that it has added a new cancer-fighting tool to its arsenal ― the Elekta Versa HD linear accelerator.