Jared Whitlock

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Recent Stories

Luna DNA Seeks to Blaze New Trail to Data

BIOTECH: Co. to Use Blockchain, Cryptocurrency to Build Database

Dawn Barry recently came on board as president of the startup led by former Illumina executives like herself.

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UC San Diego Health, Eisenhower Health Deal Expands Cancer Services

The agreement will expand cancer clinical trials and treatment options in the Coachella Valley.

Edico Brings Its Speed, Capacity to the Clinic

BIOTECH: Platform Interprets Genetic Data for Targeted Cures

The falling cost of sequencing genomes will generate a data tsunami. Edico Genome stands to make sense of much of it.

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UnitedHealthcare Taps DexCom for Diabetes Management

Dexcom’s technology consists of a sensor that reads glucose levels just beneath the skin.

ERs Try Senior Focus For Proactive Medicine

HEALTH: Aim Is to Prevent Likely Problems, Cut Costs

Amid an aging population, San Diego hospitals have developed senior-focused emergency department services to improve care, with an eye toward their bottom lines.

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Armed With $100M, Former Receptos Executives Launch New Biotech

In 2015, San Diego’s Receptos sold to Celgene for $7.2 billion. Rather than take it easy or go their separate ways, two Receptos’ executives immediately talked of getting the band back together.

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DexCom Reports Big Increase in Q4 Revenue

The glucose monitoring company's unaudited revenue was $218 million during quarter ending Dec. 31.

Celgene to Buy Impact Biomedicines in $7B Deal

Impact Biomedicines was formed around reviving fedratinib, a drug intended to treat a bone marrow disorder and blood cancer.

Ziyen Energy Wins Drilling Contract

The company, formed in 2017, is focused on advanced oil extraction methods.

Arcturus Therapeutics, CureVac Announce Collaboration

The companies' first joint therapy will target a genetic disease marked by ammonia accumulating in the blood.

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