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Evofem Lists $39.9M Public Stock Offering

San Diego biotech Evofem Biosciences, which focuses on women’s sexual and reproductive health, announced a public stock offering on May 22.

Local Cos. Find Rich Vein to Tap in Blood Diagnostics

BIOTECH: From Cancer to Concussions, Efforts Change Cost, Course of Treatments

Banyan Biomarkers hit a milestone in February when its blood test for traumatic brain injuries won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval.

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AristaMD Hires Chief Strategy Officer

San Diego’s AristaMD has hired Adam Darkins, known for his work with the Department of Veterans Affairs, as the company's chief strategy officer.

La Jolla Emergency Department Receives First-of-Its-Kind Geriatric Accreditation

The Gary and Mary West Emergency Department at UC San Diego Health last week was accredited as a geriatric emergency department, the first such accreditation in California and one of only eight nationally.

Cidara Therapeutics, Rutgers University Receive $5.5 Million Grant

San Diego-based Cidara Therapeutics and Rutgers University were awarded a $5.5 million grant to research and further develop an immunotherapy platform.

Cannabis Medicine Moves Toward Likely FDA OK

HEALTH: Drug Treats Seizures; Co. Prepares For Commercialization

A plant-derived cannabis medicine is poised to be the first of its kind to win U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval. A winner of the expected greenlight: Carlsbad’s Greenwich Biosciences.

Arena Quietly Returns With Promising Autoimmune Trials

PHARMA: Co. Transforms After Weight-Loss Flop

Arena Pharmaceuticals’ weight-loss drug flopped a few years ago, signaling a bleak future. That is, if you ignored Arena’s shelved compounds.

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Accelerator Life Science Partners Opens San Diego Office

Accelerator Life Science Partners, a life science investment and management firm, has opened a San Diego office at The Alexandria at Torrey Pines.

Sherry Lansing Joins The Scripps Research Institute Board

Former film executive Sherry Lansing, who led Paramount and Fox motion picture studios, has been named to The Scripps Research Institute board.

Edico Brings Valuable Tech Tools to Illumina

BIOTECH: Acquisition Moves Co. Toward Push-Button Process for Analysis

Illumina bought data processing specialist Edico Genome for $100 million as part of a bid to expand genomics testing in research and health care.

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