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SD 500: Kevin Sayer

Kevin Sayer has been president and CEO of Dexcom since 2011 and in 2018 was also named chairman.

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Sd 500: Kim Kamdar

Kim Kamdar joined Domain Associates LLC in 2005 and became a partner in 2011. She has a background in small molecule drug discovery, worked in therapeutic startups and has played an important role in identifying promising companies.

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Deploying AI at Hospitals Is Delicate Operation

HEALTH: Hospitals Grapple With Use, Costs and Concerns

Rady Children’s Hospital holds a world record for fastest genomic diagnosis. Instrumental in the feat: artificial intelligence.

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SD 500: Helen Torley

Helen Torley joined Halozyme in 2014 as president and CEO. She has led the company to annual revenue of more than $350 million and a market cap of $2.6 billion.

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AmpliPhi Biosciences Merges With Marina Del Rey Company

M&A: Co. Will Operate as Armata Pharmaceuticals

Two companies, new name. San Diego-based AmpliPhi Biosciences and Marina del Rey’s C3J Therapeutics have merged, operating as Armata Pharmaceuticals, focused on antibiotic-resistant infections.

NASSCO Lays Keel for First Fleet Replenishment Oiler

shipbuilding: Ship Costs $642M; Program Could Be $8B

General Dynamics NASSCO laid the keel for the first of up to 20 new U.S. Navy oilers — Navy auxiliary ships that refuel fighting ships in the middle of the ocean.

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Kearny Mesa Firm Helps Angelenos Reach Their Destinations

TECHNOLOGY: Transit Agency Inks $68.2M, 5½-Year Deal

Cubic Corp. received a $68.2 million contract extension to maintain and support the fare collection system for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, or LA Metro.

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Flux Power Puts Money into R&D, Reports Quarterly Loss

ENERGY: Battery Maker Plans to Move to Larger Facility

Flux Power Holdings Inc., which produces advanced lithium batteries for small industrial vehicles, reported a net loss of $3.8 million, or 8 cents per diluted share, on net revenue of $1.75 million during its third quarter, which ended on March 31.

Halozyme Reports Revenue Of $56.9 Million for First Quarter

BIOTECH: Co. Gets Licensing Fee From Argenx

San Diego-based Halozyme reported higher revenue and net income in first quarter results, thanks to the company’s platform technology. Looking forward, the company is heading for an inflection point.

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Vista’s NuZee Coffee to Open Facility in Texas

BEVERGE: It Plans To Add Production Capacity to Vista HQ

Vista-Based NuZee Inc., a specialty coffee company founded in 2011 and with 15 local employees, will open a new facility in Texas. According to a news release, the Plano, Texas, location will support the company’s pour over co-packing services business.

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Transportation Projects Drive Cubic Corp. Forward

TECH: Electronics Specialist Has 40% of Revenue From Defense

Kearny Mesa-based Cubic Corp. reported 21 percent year-over-year growth in sales from January to March 31.

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Local Medtechs Report Substantial Increases in Revenue for Quarter

medicine: Costs To Scale Up Leave Some Cos. in the Red

The heavy-hitters of San Diego medtech — Dexcom, ResMed, Tandem Diabetes Care and NuVasive — saw revenue either rise or shoot up in recent quarterly results.

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Kratos Has a Profitable Quarter, Sees Growth Ahead

DEFENSE: Acquisition Of Florida Turbine Technologies Closes

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions completed the first quarter of 2019 on March 31 with net income of $3.1 million, or 3 cents per share, on revenue of $160.4 million.

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NuZee Coffee Co. to Open Facility in Texas

According to a news release, the Plano, Texas, expansion will support NuZee's pour over co-packing services business.

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Pet Food Company Aims High for Quality

RETAIL: It Sells Human-Grade Food at Small Stores and Online

Many pet-owners treat their fur babies like their children.

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