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Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that the Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug status to the company’s drug candidate for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension.
HEALTH: Govt. Would Get Veto Power on Rate Increases
Health insurance companies may suffer a caustic blow by a currently popular ballot initiative that would expand the state’s authority to regulate health insurance rates.
San Diego-based Seragon Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced the closing of its acquisition by Genentech Inc., a member of the Roche Group.
The elusive CEO of Mapp Biopharmaceutical Inc., the company that delivered an experimental Ebola drug to American aid workers in West Africa, spoke at a panel discussion yesterday afternoon hosted by The Scripps Research Institute.
San Diego-based Tocagen Inc. announced Wayne Saville has been named vice president of clinical development and Mary Rose Keller has been named vice president of clinical operations.
An administrative law judge at the International Trade Commission ruled in favor of San Diego-based ResMed against Chinese medical device maker BMC Medical Co. Ltd. in a patent infringement case.
Telik Inc., a San Diego-based oncology drug development company, announced it has received a $1.5 million contract from the National Cancer Institute.
Illumina Inc. announced it has formed collaborative partnerships with AstraZeneca, Janssen Biotech Inc. and Sanofi to develop a universal next-generation sequencing oncology test system.
San Diego-based ViaCyte Inc. announced that it has entered into a rights agreement with Janssen Research & Development LLC, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.
SERVICE: DNA Analysis Is Used to Find That Special Someone
San Diego is home to countless institutes, laboratories and research collaborations aiming to find better uses for advancements in genetic sequencing. Yet, there is one market that seems an unlikely match for DNA analysis — online dating.
HEALTH: He Sees Need for ‘Constellation’ Of New Relationships
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute announced that the board of trustees has appointed Perry Nisen as CEO and holder of the Donald Bren chief executive chair for the institute’s La Jolla-based headquarters.
HEALTH: Co. Just Signed an Enterprise Deal With Sharp
Geneva Health Care Inc., a San Diego-based medical technology company has developed a platform that receives data from cardiac devices and converts it into usable information for health care providers. The data is presented in a dashboard that is integrated into the provider’s internal computer system so that physicians and medical staff can quickly identify the urgency of a patient’s needs.
A San Diego-based immunotherapy company has successfully completed $100,000 of financing by utilizing an unusual fundraising approach — crowd funding.
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute’s board of trustees has appointed Perry Nisen as CEO and holder of the Donald Bren chief executive chair for the institute’s La Jolla-based headquarters.
San Diego-based Cytori Therapeutics Inc. announced that Tiago Girão has been appointed vice president and chief financial officer.