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Becton, Dickinson and Co. and CareFusion Corp. announced that the waiting period mandated under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 regarding Becton’s proposed acquisition of San Diego-based CareFusion expired on Nov. 19.
San Diego-based Neothetics Inc., a developer of cosmetic therapies, said it will sell 4.65 million shares at $14 apiece in an initial public offering. The gross total to be raised is $65.1 million.
Receptos Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing drug candidates to treat immune and metabolic diseases, announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering at $360 million for 3,600,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $100 per share.
San Diego-based BioMed Realty Trust Inc. and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard announced a strategic partnership to foster innovation and promote relationships between academia and the life science industry.
The 36th annual Chargers Blood Drive, sponsored by San Diego County Credit Union, will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 25 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Town and Country Resort Hotel & Convention Center in Mission Valley.
PsychArmor, a nonprofit that helps veterans and their families, recently received a $1 million donation from the Rebecca Moores Foundation. The grant will help launch the Moores Center for Military Service Providers, which will assist civilian mental health practitioners who care for veterans, as well as others who provide similar services.
Organovo Holdings Inc., a company that creates human tissues by 3-D bioprinting, announced the release of a commercial version of its bioprinted human liver tissue, specifically designed for testing drug toxicity.
ResMed Inc., a San Diego-based company that develops medical devices for sleep apnea and other sleep-related breathing disorders, announced that its newest sleep-monitoring device will be available through Apple retail stores in the United States and from the Apple Online Store.
San Diego-based Human Longevity Inc., a biological data-driven human health technology and cell therapy company, announced a collaborative agreement with King’s College London to access its TwinsUK Registry.
RecoveryWorks, a new intensive outpatient treatment program for the treatment of alcoholism and addiction, is open and accepting patients, according to its founder, Clark Smith.
Pathway Genomics Corp., a San Diego-based clinical laboratory that offers genetic testing services globally, announced that it has partnered with the Prospective Registry of Multiplex Testing (PROMPT), an online registry for patients who have undergone testing for cancer-causing genetic mutations.
Despite its reputation for being expensive, proton cancer therapy may cost the same or less than other cancer therapies, according to a recent study using Medicare reimbursement codes.
San Diego-based Otonomy Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for the inner and middle ear, announced financial results for the third quarter of 2014.
While the election results ensure a new round of attacks on Obamacare, experts say a full repeal of the federal health care law is, well, impossible.
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Another San Diego-based company is taking aim at Ebola, but unlike the other companies, Leading BioSciences Inc. is focusing on treating the symptoms of the deadly virus rather than targeting the virus itself.