Stories for September 2019
Monday, September 30
As business challenges grow, hone operations and expect more from your banker
Businesses today are operating in an unprecedented economic environment.
Five questions to ask your prospective banker late in the economic cycle
Umpqua Bank's, Kris Ilkov, helps determine if your bank can serve as a long term partner.
FINANCE: Tools of the Trade and Customer Preferences Change
Clifford Cho has seen his share of businesses during his decade-plus years at Bank of America here in San Diego.
Owners Selling Companies Need Comprehensive Exit Strategies
Owners selling Companies Need Comprehensive Exit Strategies.
REAL ESTATE: Apartment owners look elsewhere for investments.
REAL ESTATE: Apartment owners look elsewhere for investments.
Sunday, September 29
Tech Coast Angels named 10 startups as the finalists for its annual Quick Pitch competition, which will take place on Oct. 29.
Process Creates Building Materials Out of Recycling
Before, San Diego used to send the majority of its recycling to China, where it would be spun up into raw materials that could be manufactured into goods.
The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in September.
HOSPITALITY: San Diego Takes No. 2 Spot in State, Welcomes 482K Guests
San Diego County continues to be a popular Airbnb destination for travelers.
Public Stock Offering Brings in $287.5M for Acadia Pharmaceuticals
San Diego biotech saw two major stock offerings and a loan agreement in the last week plus.
In the ’70s, we didn’t have big data, but we had the big screen. Movies such as “Earthquake,” “The Poseidon Adventure” and “Towering Inferno” gave us pictures of disaster.
EDUCATION: It Will Aim for Greater Collaborative Efforts
UC San Diego has won approval for a school of public health that would connect its efforts in medicine, technology, data science and other fields.
MEDICINE: Drug May Help In Bone Marrow Transplants
Antibiotic-resistant infections grab headlines.
Friday, September 27
According to a press release, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection department notified the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority that the global entry enrollment center at San Diego International Airport will close on Sept. 30.
Thursday, September 26
Zingle was acquired by Medallia, a San Francisco-based software company.
According to a press release, the court-appointed receiver for American National Investments (ANI), founded by Champion-Cain and parent company to The Patio Group, appointed Cohn Restaurant Group operator of The Patio on Lamont, Surf Rider restaurants in La Mesa and Ocean Beach and Saska’s effective Sept. 30.
General Dynamics NASSCO Receives $21M in Work
At 950 feet long, the newest floating dry dock in the Port of San Diego is big enough to hold a pair of U.S. Navy destroyers.
Wednesday, September 25
ZeaKal Raises $15M; SGI-DNA Takes in $25M
Two San Diego biotechs with head-turning technology recently picked up venture funding.
LEADERSHIP: Female Leaders Discuss Taking Right Team on Right Path
The early days of a startup can be challenging, but when entrepreneurs begin scaling a business, they face even more decisions.
DEFENSE: Maintenance and Repair Firm Sees ‘Breakout Year’
Affordable Engineering Services Inc., a Mission Valley business specializing in aircraft repair, picked up a significant contract win in late summer.
Marcus & Millichap Reports Vacancy Decreases to 5.8%
All those people moving into the new apartment towers and condominium projects that keep springing up.
Will Work in Lemoore To Support Navy F-35
The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies or being performed in San Diego County in September.
BIOTECH: Company Tackling ecDNA’s Role in Cancer Cells
Boundless Bio Inc. emerged Sept. 19 with $46.4 million in funding and a claim to new territory: extrachromosomal DNA.
Entering a parking garage, we reconnect with our primitive past. Our senses sharpen as we battle the terrain and our fellow drivers.
Tuesday, September 24
Founded in 1994, SPY Optic is best known for its “cross” logo, and has built a reputation in the action sports segment.
On Wallet Hub's “2019 Best Coffee Cities in America” list, San Diego came in at No. 9.
TECHNOLOGY: Off-Premise Servers Offer New Capabilities, as Well
The widespread use of cloud computing is rapidly opening up business opportunities for small and medium-sized companies in San Diego.
startups: Fintech Takes First; Others Include Healing, Sustainability and Travel
Nine female-led startups vied for the chance to win $5,000 at the Women’s Venture Summit Sept. 14.
ENTERTAINMENT: A Change of Ownership Is Other Big Move for Festival
KAABOO San Diego, formerly known as KAABOO Del Mar, will not only be moving from the Del Mar Fairgrounds to Petco Park starting in 2020.
Monday, September 23
According to a press release, NuZee’s board of directors will grow from one to five members.
Akcea Therapeutics on Sept. 23 announced the departure of CEO Paula Soteropoulos, president Sarah Boyce and chief operating officer Jeff Goldberg.
DEVELOPMENT: Hammer Ventures Taps Multifamily Market
Downtown San Diego’s very first high-rise building — the John D. Spreckels Building — has gotten a makeover to become luxury apartments.
$2.9M Seed Round Helps Build Engineering, Sales Teams
As the end to the harvest season draws near, GroGuru CEO Patrick Henry sees an opportunity to plant the seeds for his San Diego agtech’s future growth.
DESIGN: Partners Share Passion, Similar Design Aesthetic
In September, Little Italy opened the doors to its $89 million, 16-story luxury lifestyle Carte Hotel, a Curio Collection by Hilton property.
MEDICINE: New Reimbursement Mechanism May Serve as Model for Other Hospitals
A recent deal between Tri-City Medical Center and San Diego County could serve as a new model in funding mental health at hospitals, one potential solution to a strained psychiatric system.
TRAVEL: Wrangling Luggage Is No Longer a Side Business for Crystal Browning
San Diego International Airport has launched a baggage pickup, storage and delivery service.
Executive search firm Bench International has taken up residence in the San Diego incubator space run by BioLabs.
Sunday, September 22
Business Pairs its Product With Music, Packages It in Kegs
Heather Hudson, founder and owner of Revolt Wine Co., is singlehandedly disrupting the San Diego wine industry.
According to a Sept. 20 post on the USA Today site, Barona, located in Lakeside, took top honors over other resorts around the country, including Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, which came in at No. 3 on the list.
Building will be county headquarters for Promex Industries
TECHNOLOGY: Research Makes the Transition Easier, Cuts Down on Surprises
efore businesses make the switch to cloud computing, it’s important that they understand what the cloud can and can’t do for them.
Complex has 16 apartments Photo courtesy of ACRE Investment Real Estate Services
DEVELOPMENT: Property In Downtown, Otay Mesa
Liberty National Corp. has acquired the final 30,000-square-foot parcel that it needs to build a mixed-use project at Park Boulevard and Broadway in East Village.
EDUCATION: Ordóñez Sees Potential at Business School
Lisa Ordóñez joined UC San Diego’s Rady School of Management as its second-ever dean earlier this month.
Report Ranks Market No. 4 In Terms of Risk
San Diego is a one of the metro areas in the nation that’s most at risk to have a downturn in the housing market in a future recession.
VibeFlow Plans to Expand Its Footprint
There are plenty of traditional yoga studios in San Diego to choose from, but if you search for studios that use vibration plates as part of their practice...
Online Offering Has Range Of Services for CRE Brokers
A San Diego-based online marketing company for commercial real estate brokers that functions similar to Zillow for residential real estate has received a $10 million cash infusion.
Data Committee Finds ‘High Level of Treatment Success’
Amplx Pharmaceuticals recently revealed promising data for a drug designed to treat life-threatening infections.
Company Sees Itself in Leading Role for Telematics
San Diego-based telematics company SmartDrive Systems raised $90 million in financing on Sept. 12.
Company to Co-Develop a Self-Driving Truck With OEMs
TuSimple, a startup working on building autonomous trucks, raised $120 million more for its oversubscribed Series D funding round.
Biotech’s Brain Cancer Treatment Posts Disappointing Results
In 2017, Tocagen raised $87 million in a public offering. Investors saw potential in the San Diego biotech’s combo treatment for recurrent brain cancer.
TECHNOLOGY: Buys Out TDK’s Share Of Joint Venture
Qualcomm Inc. acquired the remaining shares of RF360 Holdings Singapore Pte. Ltd. for $1.15 billion.
Thursday, September 19
Blackbird Ventures founder Neil Senturia launched a new startup.
San Diego-based Metacrine has inked a loan and security agreement for up to $50 million with K2 HealthVentures.
According to a press release, SAN joins Dallas Fort Worth International Airport in reaching carbon neutral accreditation from the global agency that establishes carbon standards for airports worldwide.
HOSPITALITY: Events Bring Customers to Commercial Venues
Day parties are not a novelty.
Boundless Bio Inc. emerged Sept. 19 with $46.4 million in funding and a claim to new territory: extrachromosomal DNA
Wednesday, September 18
Acadia Pharmaceuticals is planning to raise $250 million through a public stock offering.
STARTUPS: PromoDrone Has Raised $50,000 in Funding
A flying ad — it’s a novelty that’s certain to catch people’s eyes. That’s the thinking behind PromoDrone.
According to a press release, San Diego County was the second most visited location in California this summer, with Airbnb hosts earning a combined $112 million in supplemental income and welcoming approximately 482,400 guests from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
According to a press release, Jason Felts, Virgin Fest founder and CEO, has acquired all of the KAABOO festival brand assets through the music festival arm of the Virgin brand.
Tuesday, September 17
TuSimple raised an additional $120 million, after raising a $95 million series D round in February.
WORKFORCE: Laws, Benefits And Payroll Are Taken Care of
Most fast-growing startups will reach a point where they want to expand overseas, whether it’s to open a new sales office or hire a team of developers.
HEALTH: Consumer Focus on Nutrition Drives Demand
More and more, San Diego-based food companies are placing focus on including functional ingredients in their “better for you” offerings.
According to a press release, the renovation was managed by JLL’s Project and Development Services group on behalf of property owner Pebblebrook Hotel Trust.
DelMar Pharmaceuticals has relocated from British Columbia to San Diego.
Unmanned Helicopter Part Of Versatile Littoral Ship
The unmanned helicopter comes first. The Marines follow.
Monday, September 16
Qualcomm acquired the remaining shares of RF360 for $1.15 billion.
CommonGrounds raised an additional $40 million, after raising $100 million in January.
development: Mixed-Use Project To Replace Courthouse
A 445-foot tall glass and steel tower combined with a smaller adjacent podium building will replace the former downtown San Diego County Courthouse under plans by a Washington state developer.
According to a press release, the music, comedy art and culinary festival has reached a multi-year agreement with KAABOO, which will now be known as KAABOO San Diego.
defense: Ties With Nontraditional Partners Sought in ‘Tech Bridge’
San Diego is one of the first places the Department of the Navy is going as it works to innovate faster.
According to a press release, Greer previously worked as head of marketing for Xperience Restaurant Group/Real Mex Restaurants, as well as at Bloomin’ Brands for Outback Steakhouse, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar and General Mills.
From Videos to Influencers, Cos. Need Right Tools, Techniques and Talent to Serve Their Customers
Public relations firms in San Diego are scrambling to adapt to change as digital technology continues to alter the way consumers receive information.
Sunday, September 15
San Diego’s SGI-DNA, a spinout of Synthetic Genomics, has raised a $25 million series A round.
MEDICINE: DermTech’s Patch May Change Skin Cancer Diagnostics
Could that suspicious mole be cancerous? DermTech wants doctors to reach for a patch, not a scalpel.
PROPERTY: Site To Be Adjacent to Planned Port of Entry
Site work is wrapping up on the $40 million first phase of what will become the 311-acre Otay Crossings Commerce Center at the eastern edge of Otay Mesa.
The San Diego EDC's Advancing San Diego initiative will help fund internships at local companies.
Located at a staffed kiosk in Terminal 1 next to baggage claim turnstiles, Baggage Nanny is a first-of-its-kind on-demand concierge service, according to a press release.
Obalon Therapeutics Inc. announced Dr. Helmuth Billy as medical director for its first company-owned weight-loss treatment center.
MULTIFAMILY: $21.9M Complex to House Low-Income Seniors
Chelsea Investment Corp. has finished building a $21.9 million housing complex in Ramona for low income people 62 and older.
Eatery Is Closing After Six Years; It Faced Competition From One Paseo
According to a WARN filing by Hakkasan Group, which owns Searsucker Del Mar as well as a Searsucker location downtown and another in Las Vegas.
JLL Predicts That Labs May Grow From 19.2% To 22% of Office Space
Life science companies are increasingly looking at UTC, Sorrento Mesa and Sorrento Valley as go-to places for laboratory and office space.
BIOTECH: Cancer Drug Developer Plans To Build Its Pipeline
After raising $175.2 million in an initial public offering this spring, Turning Point Therapeutics has returned to the public market.
More Companies Using Construction Software, But Market Is Still Big
Raken has more than doubled its workforce since it raised a $10 million Series A round in June of 2018.
Digital Health Accelerator Drew 600 Applicants; Program Is Semi-Remote
Nex3 named its second cohort of digital health startups August 28. Seven companies were selected from a pool of more than 600 applicants, narrowed down to 100 semifinalists.
Startup Grows Team After Raising $55 Million
San Diego-based software company Tealium added a new member to its executive team.
S.D. Is Tech Firm’s 2nd California Market, Behind Riverside
People in San Diego looking to sell their homes quickly have a new option as of this month with the expansion of Zillow Offers into the market.
After Buying Cubic Land, Partnership Acquires A Distribution Center
Kearny Mesa is attracting increased attention from a Dallas-based investment firm.
Contract Ceiling Raised By $100 Million in Multinational Deal
The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in early September.
Flight Attendants Can Now Start Their Day at San Diego
United Airlines’ San Diego-based flight attendants will now have less commute hours.
One Site to Be Redone; New Eatery Set for Mission Hills
Trust Restaurant Group is a Hillcrest-headquartered company behind Mission Hills’ Fort Oak, Trust Restaurant in Hillcrest and Hundred Proof Cocktail Bar, located in University Heights,
As Avenues of Connection Expand, Firms Must Navigate The New and the Old Ones
To succeed in the years ahead, public relations firms will need to navigate through an increasingly complex digital landscape.
Thursday, September 12
The company raised $90 million in financing from TPG Sixth Street Partners
Following the Money and Financial Forecasting Are Trovata’s Strong Suits
After raising $5.5 million in seed funding, San Diego fintech company Trovata is building out its team.
DINING: Local Goods Get Promoted and, in the End, So Do the Restaurants
For years, restaurants have sold merchandise at their locations as a way to promote their brands.
Female Founders Will Get to Pitch at Upcoming Venture Summit
Two female founders were selected as winners of the Women’s Fast Pitch event on August 28.
Shares of Tocagen fell Sept. 12 after its brain cancer therapy failed a late-stage clinical trial.
According to a press release, the project kicks off immediately and surfing is anticipated to commence November 2020
TECH: Co. Says It Has Spent Nearly $60 Billion on R&D
Qualcomm Inc. will have a brief respite from a sweeping ruling finding the company violated antitrust law, thanks to a stay granted by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Lockheed Martin’s Aegis System Work Continues in Port
The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies or performed in San Diego County in August and September. The U.S. Department of Defense releases a digest of contract awards daily at 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
Wednesday, September 11
The cancer drug developer on Sept. 10 raised $202.5 million in a follow-on offering. Turning Point sold 4.5 million shares of common stock at a price of $45 a share.
The Buildings are a soft drink distribution center.
Eatery Makes Case for Free Range Chickens Being Better for Birds and Diners
While Popeyes, Chik-fil-A and Wendy’s battle it out for the best chicken sandwich throne, a local gourmet fried-chicken eatery has joined the conversation.
According to a press release, the terms of the deal were undisclosed.
The office is expected to close in January of 2020.
This season, the Port of San Diego will have 104 cruise calls scheduled, up from 92 in 2018/2019.
July Single Family Home Sales Up 9.4% Locally From June
People who are in the business of selling and buying new homes and condominiums can take heart from a key index which reported that home prices in San Diego County dropped slightly.
Tuesday, September 10
GlaxoSmithKline announced it will acquire San Diego’s Sitari Pharmaceuticals – a deal induced by an unusual pact.
Two Defense Contracts Could Easily Exceed $100M
The summer seems to be winding down well for the people at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.
Platform Science will work with trucking giant Schneider National.
MEDICINE: Getting Patients to Appointments or Home Is Goal
An increasingly common destination for Lyft and Uber drivers: San Diego hospitals.
UC San Diego Offering Space to Pharma Industry To Help Develop Drugs
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center is offering up space on its campus to the pharmaceutical industry in a bid to translate research into medicines for cancer patients.
Basile Studio Pairs Various Genres To Create Original Dining Atmospheres
Morning Glory, Born & Raised, Raised by Wolves, Soda & Swine and Polite Provisions. The above-mentioned are not only some of San Diego’s hottest food and beverage spots.
Mundipharma’s Backing Will Extend Runway, Provide Well-Positioned Support
Clinical trial results have yielded a major payout for Cidara Therapeutics, a San Diego company developing an antifungal drug.
Monday, September 9
Shares of Acadia Pharmaceuticals rocketed up 63% on Sept. 9 after its drug in a late-stage clinical trial achieved “robust statistical superiority” over a placebo for dementia-related psychosis.
EDUCATION: East Village Site Brings Hope for Greater Presence
The shell of what will become the downtown campus of the University of California San Diego is nearing completion, but the promise of what the university’s urban outpost will mean is still taking shape.
PROPERTY: Amenities, Views and Location Are Tops
Just about every so-called luxury apartment development downtown boasts that it has stunning views.
Zeakal raised $15 million in funding from Canopy Rivers, Finistere Ventures and Middleland Capital.
Mercato to Keep Adding Grocers to Its Platform, Plans Subscription Service
Mercato, a San Diego-based delivery startup for independent grocers, is teaming up with DoorDash to help fulfill most of its orders.
From Marketing to IT, Plan Is For Big Changes
Three years after filing for bankruptcy and being acquired shortly after by a private equity firm, San Diego-based Garden Fresh Restaurants LLC continues to ramp up its C-suite.
One Listing Service Says Overall Trend Is For Rents to Keep Rising
Apartment rents are on the rise again in San Diego County after slowing a bit over the past year, according to at least one report which ranked the county among the most expensive rental markets in the nation.
Assets Frozen In Case; SEC Official Alleges ‘Egregious Fraud’
The Securities and Exchange Commission filed a lawsuit against a San Diego real estate investment firm for allegedly defrauding investors.
According to a press release, the new model will be available at San Diego International Airport.
Sunday, September 8
Qualcomm will be adding 5G features to its Snapdragon 7 Series and Snapdragon 6 Series chipsets.
RETAIL: It Plans to Expand Store Footprint, Opens Carlsbad Office
Encinitas-based performance apparel brand, Vuori, has received a $45 million growth equity investment from Norwest Venture Partners, with offices in Silicon Valley, India and Israel.
One Medical – a provider of what it touts as tech-centric primary care – opened the first of its three San Diego locations.
Turtle Beach Corp., a gaming peripheral maker, isn’t just playing games. The Rancho Bernardo based business is making some marketing moves.
PROPERTY: Multiple Offers Were Made on the 240 Unit Complex
An aging Oceanside apartment complex recently sold for $66.5 million — not a record but further evidence of an extremely tight market.
BIOTECH: Co. to Have $29M to Scale Its Skin Cancer Assay
DermTech has gained a Nasdaq listing through a reverse merger with Constellation Alpha Capital.
Friday, September 6
According to a WARN filing by Hakkasan Group, which owns Searsucker Del Mar, 43 employees will be laid off.
Thursday, September 5
PROPERTY: Trolley Riders, Renters Served By Mixed-Use
Instead of walling itself off as an exclusive private enclave, a proposed Bay Park apartment complex is being designed to encourage people to wander through its lushly landscaped promenades.
Two pet cancer centers operated by VCA Inc. have launched in San Diego as part of a larger rollout.
PROPERTY: Businesses Envision a Live-Work and Play Destination
In the last three years, Kearny Mesa, specifically Convoy Street, has seen a surge in high-end restaurant openings.
Layover will open Sept. 7 and will be located on the hotel’s fourth floor landing.
Tealium brought in Marketo's Ted Purcell as the company's newest C-level hire.
Wednesday, September 4
DermTech has gained a Nasdaq listing through a reverse merger with Constellation Alpha Capital.
NIcole Bushnell formerly worked as VP of marketing at Luna Grill restaurants for the last four years, according to a press release.
San Diego diagnostic testing company Confirm Biosciences named Albert Berger as its new CEO.
Office Asking Rents at One Paseo Approaching $6.15 Per Square Foot
Sill more evidence of just how hot San Diego’s office market comes from an August report from the commercial brokerage firm Savills.
AUTO: The All Electric Polestar 2 to Be Sold in 2020 Starting at $63,000
According to reports, five percent of all vehicles sales in San Diego County are electric, and that number continues to grow.
Unpasteurized Beverages Expected to Bring in 2019 Sales of $3.5M+
Sol-ti, an unpasteurized organic “living” beverage line stored in glass bottles, is available in stores like Whole Foods Market.
Tuesday, September 3
Clinical trial results have yielded a major payout for San Diego-based Cidara Therapeutics.
DEFENSE: Navy Could Add 3rd Ship to Order; Building to Start in 2020
General Dynamics NASSCO pulled in a U.S. Navy contract of nearly $1.1 billion this month, to produce two large auxiliary ships.
BIOTECH: Company Raising Funds to Commercialize Cancer Detecting Platform
While conducting research at UC San Diego Health’s Moores Cancer Center, Raj Krishnan discovered something thought to be impossible.
MEDICINE: Ailment Often Requires Surgery
An international effort led by UC San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital researchers recently landed a $3.1 million grant to search for better ways of treating a pediatric heart condition.
Monday, September 2
Logistics, Aerospace, Health Care Are Part of Dynamic, Diverse Region
Otay Mesa, the busiest land port in the western hemisphere, is a magnet to business with its thriving warehouse and logistics environment.
MANUFACTURING: The System Supports Workers Doing Various Tasks
The product went to market in 2017 with its Airframe Exoskeleton, an upper body exoskeleton device.
The SEC seeks for Champion-Cain and ANI to repay any allegedly ill-gotten gains as well as prejudgment interest and monetary penalties.
PROPERTY: : $7 Million Project Will Include Offices, Retail
A trio of Carlsbad Village buildings that make up the Carlsbad Village Art and Antique Mall will get a new look.
REQ Sees Value in IMI’s Experience, Team and Platform
Internet Marketing Inc., a San Diego-based digital marketing company, was acquired by Washington D.C.-based firm REQ on August 20.
EDUCATION: Founder Looks to Find Students’ Learning Styles
After a 20-year career working for life sciences companies, Ava Mason founded her own startup.
Sunday, September 1
Licensing Deal Could Bring Co. $262M in Milestone Payments
Ionis Pharmaceuticals netted a $25 million licensing fee from pharmaceutical GlaxoSmithKline, with the potential for bigger bucks.
Fighter Jet Electronics Made in San Diego Plant
The following are selected defense contracts awarded to San Diego County companies in July and August.
TECH: SVP Akash Palkhiwala Takes Temporary Post
Qualcomm’s interim finance chief, David Wise, retired on August 23.
With 100 Agents in The Field, Office Still Plans to Grow
Bucking a cooling market for single-family homes, a real estate agency based in La Mesa is expanding into new offices with a goal of increasing its pool of agents by 20 percent over the next six months.
Experimental Product Meant To Connect ‘Link 16’ Radios
Link 16, the encrypted military radio system used by U.S. forces and theirallies, is a useful tool for troops.
Diverse Economy And High House Prices Add to Its Allure
Apartment complexes have drawn strong investor interest so far this year, with rents on the rise and no sign that the market will cool anytime soon.
Drug Is Also Being Tested on Other Cancers
Men with high-risk metastatic prostate cancer take the drug zytiga.
CUSTOM CONTENT: San Diego County Bar Association Provides Free Wills & Estate Documents for First Responders on Sept. 7, 2019
Attorney volunteers will prepare legal documents for free through the Wills for Heroes Program
San Diego first responders can receive free preparation of wills and related estate documents on Saturday, September 7 through the Wills for Heroes program.
When we can, we like to shine the light on the diverse range of San Diego companies.
Co. Not Revealing Much; In a Series A This Year, It Raised $64 Million
Led by biotech luminary Jonathan Lim, startup Erasca has beefed up its executive team.
Spreadable Granola Gets Boost, Shelf Space Thanks To Loyal Customers
While studying nutrition at UC Berkeley, Ali Bonar developed an eating disorder.
PHARMA: Co. Has 3 Drugs On Market, Others in Works
Retrophin’s drug candidate for a rare neurological disorder recently flopped in a late-stage clinical study.