HEALTH: Arm of Moores Cancer Center Holds Annual Symposium
A department at UC San Diego Health’s Moores Cancer Center is known for putting on a symposium to translate groundbreaking oncology discoveries into therapeutics.
PROPERTY: Project Has Sold About 41 Of Its 60 Condos
Despite being panned with an Onion award for its architecture, the pricey The Park Bankers Hill condominiums are an apparent hit with buyers who are more interested in its views and amenities than snarky reviews.
Tiled, a startup that lets users make interactive marketing content, raised a $1.5 million seed round led by Kickstart Seed Fund.
According to a press release, EnSight, also headquartered in San Diego, is an intelligent camera-based solution that is less costly and requires less infrastructure than traditional parking guidance systems.
PHARMA: Acquisitions Part of CRO Consolidation Trend Locally, Nationwide
WuXi AppTec is making moves in San Diego. The Chinese pharmaceutical company earlier this month bought San Diego-based Pharmapace.
Kevin Sayer has been president and CEO of Dexcom since 2011 and in 2018 was also named chairman.
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.
HOUSING: Owner Repositions Property As Condominiums
Harkening back to the heady pre-recession days of the housing boom, a San Diego developer has converted a Bankers Hill apartment complex into condominiums that are selling at a price well below newer projects in the neighborhood.
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.
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.
According to a press release, Billy Grenham, Chuze Fitness' new CMO. will be based in the company's San Diego headquarters.
Carlsbad’s Ra Medical Systems on May 16 sued Strata Skin Sciences and its board chair. The lawsuit alleges a campaign of false and misleading statements to financial partners before, during and after Ra Medical’s initial public offering.
AT&T Inc. is laying off 101 employees in San Diego County, representatives of the employees’ labor union said earlier this month. The cuts affect premises technicians who install new services and make repairs.
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.
TECH: Customer Data Platform Casts Big Net Across Systems
San Diego-based software company Tealium closed a $55 million funding round May 15. The new funds will help Tealium grow as the competition heats up Chief Financial Officer Doug Lindroth said.
FUNDING: Investment Cycle Could Be Reaching Its End, Chairman Says
Tech Coast Angels, an angel investment group with five chapters across Southern California, invested $10.8 million into 58 startups last year. The total amount invested decreased slightly from 2017, when the group invested $14.2 million into 43 companies.