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DJO Global Inc., a medical device company in San Diego, announced Monday the financial results for its public reporting subsidiary, DJO Finance LLC, for the 2015 first quarter.
La Mesa-based Regen BioPharma Inc. announced that it added three internationally renowned cancer stem cell experts to its scientific advisory board.
Trovagene Inc., a cell-free molecular diagnostic company, announced that recent clinical data showed its urine-based Precision Cancer Monitoring platform outperformed traditional tissue biopsy for the detection and monitoring of specific mutations in metastatic lung cancer patients.
MediciNova, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, announced that it has received Fast Track designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for MN-001 (tipelukast) for the treatment of patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) with fibrosis.
Avelas Biosciences Inc., a cancer diagnostic company focused on improving cancer surgeries, announced Thursday that it has started a Phase 1b study of its lead fluorescent cancer illuminator, AVB-620, in women with primary non-recurrent breast cancer.
Receptos Inc. stock was up 5 percent Thursday morning following the company’s announcement regarding its lead product candidate ozanimod.
Aethlon Medical Inc., a medical device company developing therapies for infectious diseases and cancer, announced that it has entered into a clinical trial agreement with the University of California, Irvine.
Irvine-based LAG Fit Inc. has acquired Club Pilates, a franchised chain of 35 Pilates studios in the U.S. and Australia.
San Diego-based Ichor Medical Systems said Monday that it has partnered with Janssen Pharmaceuticals to develop DNA-based vaccines. The privately held biotech can earn up to $85 million under the contract, along with royalties on any product sales.
Cerner Corp. and Qualcomm Life Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., announced Monday an agreement to extend Cerner's medical device connectivity capabilities beyond the hospital to the home.
Neothetics Inc., a maker of cosmetic pharmaceutical therapies, announced Monday that it has initiated two Phase 3 trials for its drug candidate meant to reduce “abdominal bulging” in non-obese patients.
HOSPITALITY: Hotel Will Offer Most Event Space on West Coast
Owner Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. recently began work on the second phase of a $206 million makeover of its Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, an 80,000-square-foot events facility that also includes an adjacent Marina Walk, the latest in a series of new public elements transforming the face of the downtown waterfront.
TECH: It Offers Access to Network of Studios, Classes
The Internet’s middleman economy continues to shake up brick-and-mortar businesses in every industry.
HEALTH: S.D. Startups Working to Find Newer, More Powerful Antibiotics
The rising number of drug-resistant “superbugs” – and the lack of new therapies to fight them – has prompted concerned public health officials to offer incentives to drugmakers to lure them back into the abandoned field of antibiotics.
MedEquities Realty Trust Inc. of Nashville, Tenn., has purchased a portfolio of buildings housing four skilled-nursing facilities, including three in San Diego County, for $80 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.