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Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte, a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, has been awarded a $2.5 million grant to continue his work in stem cell biology and regeneration.
Organovo Holdings Inc., the San Diego firm that “bioprints” three-dimensional human tissue, is hoping to raise $25 million in a public offering of its stock.
San Diego biotech Molecular Assemblies Inc. has appointed Michael J. Kamdar as CEO and director.
The Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute has received a $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health – its third from the agency in 13 months – to study the effectiveness of algorithm-driven text messages in managing the disease among high-risk Latinos in San Diego County.
BIOTECH: Hurdles Include Manufacturing, Gaining Wide Acceptance
An accountant once told me that fast-growing startups mistakenly “build Taj Mahals” for their company headquarters, sinking all their money into beautiful buildings when they should be sinking it into their technology.
MEDICINE: Expanding Access Is One of Her Passions
When Judith Shaplin and her family moved to eastern San Diego County, her grade-school principal noticed the little girl’s interest in medicine and put her in charge of cleaning up other kids’ playground scrapes.
San Diego’s Histogen Inc., a regenerative medicine company, has appointed Martin Latterich as vice president of technical operations.
The Betty Ford Center plans to open a new outpatient addiction treatment center in mid-December in Del Mar Heights.
Biotech upstart Sirenas LLC is collaborating with the California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) to discover and develop drugs.
Ash Robinson has been named CEO of FIT4MOM, the San Diego-based wellness company tailored to mothers that has more than 1,300 locations nationwide.
American Laboratory Trading (ALT) has partnered with Agilent Technologies, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of life science equipment, to sell factory-refurbished lab equipment.
Southern California startups have until 5 p.m. Friday to apply for San Diego Venture Group’s PitchFest.
San Diego’s Biocept Inc. announced that it expects to raise $10 million in a public offering.
Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine announced that it would extend its collaboration with San Diego’s Edico Genome Inc. to expand the use of one of its sequencing tests for critically ill newborns.
After a four-month pilot program, North County Health Services has decided to expand its use of an electronic consulting tool developed by San Diego-based digital health company AristaMD.