BIOTECH: Company Co-Founder Dr. Alain Baron Retires
San Diego-based Escient Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage company focused on discovering and developing therapies to address serious, unserved medical needs, has named Joshua Grass as the company’s new chief executive officer.
LIFE SCIENCES: Company’s Liquid Biopsy Revolutionizing Cancer Treatment
San Diego-based Nucleix, a company revolutionizing cancer treatment by detecting the disease earlier via liquid biopsy, has secured $55 million from a syndicate of leading life science investors in an oversubscribed financing round.
In our first edition of 2022, I introduced myself to Business Journal readers. Now, I want to put the spotlight on the engine that powers the publication, the newsroom’s veteran editorial staff.
With the Arrival of Omicron, Pandemic’s Second Winter Takes on a Different Tone
As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 races across San Diego County infecting record numbers of residents, healthcare leaders are battling to keep their facilities staffed and fully operational.
BIOTECH: Company Expanding Catalog of COVID-19 Tools for Researchers
San Diego-based Codex DNA (Nasdaq: DNAY), a pioneer in automated benchtop synthetic biology, has announced the release of a new full-length synthetic genome of the SARS-CoV-2 virus for the highly mutated and contagious Omicron variant.
TECH: EDC Study Quantifies Increasing Impact of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning
The Brookings Institution recently named San Diego as one of the country’s top adopters of Artificial Intelligence (AI).
HOSPITALITY: Veteran Exec Randy Zupanski Takes Helm at Fabled Carlsbad Resort
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad has named veteran hotelier Randy Zupanski as its new managing director.
HEALTHCARE: Will Oversee More Than 700 EMTs, Paramedics, Dispatchers
Kevin Mercer, who began his career with American Medical Response (AMR) as a field paramedic 27 years ago, has been named the company’s new director for the San Diego County/Imperial County region.
This is my first opportunity to officially introduce myself, at least in first-person, as the San Diego Business Journal’s new editor-in-chief.
NONPROFITS: End of Year Donation Largest Ever by SD Processor
Local nonprofit Feeding San Diego has received its largest food donation to date from San Diego-based Jensen Meat Co.