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La Jolla’s famed geneticist J. Craig Venter has launched what he describes as the world’s most comprehensive service to determine health and disease risk. The service provides a detailed picture of a person’s health down to the molecular level, which helps people make more informed decisions about treatment.
ACQUISITION: Tech, Life Sciences and Finance Are Most Active Sectors
The San Diego region recorded 225 mergers and acquisitions (M&As) from Jan. 1 to Oct. 7, most of them involving the technology, finance and life sciences sector, according to information compiled by the nonprofit CONNECT.
Illumina Inc. reported that its third-quarter revenues increased 14 percent from the same quarter last year, consistent with the company's preliminary report earlier this month that revenues would not be as high as anticipated.
Federal prosecutors on Monday said Millennium Health, the nation’s largest drug-testing company, will pay $256 million to settle allegations it billed Medicare and Medicaid for unnecessary urine drug tests and for giving free medical supplies to doctors who referred expensive business back to Millennium.
San Diego-based middle market investment bank Objective Capital Partners has hired former Allergan executive David Crean to head its life sciences investment banking group, the bank said Tuesday.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital announced Tuesday that it has added a new cancer-fighting tool to its arsenal ― the Elekta VersaHD linear accelerator.
Vista-based SeaSpine Holdings Corp., a medtech company focused on surgical solutions for the treatment of spinal disorders, announced Tuesday the appointment of Patrick Keran to the newly created position of general counsel.
Sequenom Inc. is entering a clinical collaboration with the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver.
San Diego-based Cognitive Medical Systems, a company specializing in health IT software, announced Monday that it secured eight new or renewed federal agency contracts last quarter.
MEDICINE: It Aims for Wound Simulations to Be A Cut Above Others
Stu Segall Productions, once a television studio that filmed racy crime shows in the ’90s, is now home to all manner of disasters: active shooters, overturned vehicles, and building collapses, to name a few.
GenomeDx Biosciences, a genomic information company, announced Thursday that Tina Nova and Craig Johnson are joining its board of directors.
MEDICINE: Tri-City Patients Gain Access To Some UC Services
UC San Diego Health and Tri-City Healthcare District announced that they have entered an exclusive, long-term partnership that could boost the Oceanside hospital’s long-term viability while expanding the university’s reach into North County.
BIOTECH: EDC Study Calls For More Support, Outreach
Work done at local research institutes makes a big impact on San Diego’s economy, according to a new report. The San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp. pegs the local impact of nonprofit research institutes at $4.6 billion each year.
UC San Diego Health and Tri-City Healthcare District announced Wednesday that they have entered an exclusive, long-term partnership that could boost the Oceanside hospital's long-term viability while expanding the university’s reach into North County.
Regen BioPharma Inc. announced the appointment of Harry Lander as its new president.