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The Defense Department said on Aug. 14 that it awarded a $9.1 million contract modification to Thermo Fisher Scientific to acquire reagents and consumables for its DNA Identification Laboratory at the Armed Forces Medical Examiners System at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware.
Shares of Otonomy Inc. were rising Aug. 13 after the biotech drug developer's initial public offering raised $100 million.
Cytori Therapeutics Inc. reported a net loss of $11.8 million for second quarter 2014, down from a net loss $3.2 million during the same period in 2013.
The opening of the 23,000-square-foot medical office building was celebrated with a public event.
The Scripps Research Institute appointed James Paulson, chair of its Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, as acting president and CEO, the institute’s board of trustees announced Monday.
San Diego-based Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced that it intends to offer $225 million of convertible senior notes due 2019 and has authorized a $200 million share repurchase program over the next 12 months.
San Diego-based cancer drug developer Ignyta Inc. has appointed Adrian Senderowicz as chief medical officer and senior vice president of clinical development and regulatory affairs.
ViaCyte Inc. has announced it has raised $5.4 million in private financing to pursue the clinical development of its artificial pancreas, which could treat type 1 diabetes.
MEDICINE: Increasing Demand to Be Met By New Facility, Upgrades
Kaiser Permanente’s new 450-bed hospital in Kearny Mesa will feature cutting-edge technology and innovative communication strategies while relieving the growing pressure on its current facilities.
Walking through the old mansion-converted City Hall in Amsterdam, N.Y., a young Tim Moran climbed into the gated elevator and braced himself when the elevator shook and creaked to a halt — stalled between floors.
Asante Solutions Inc., a Sunnyvale-based medical device company manufacturing an insulin pump, has announced its intention to use DexCom Inc.’s mobile platform to integrate and display insulin data.
BIOTECH: Interpreting Massive Genetic Sequencing Information Is the Challenge
A San Diego startup founded by human genomics pioneer J. Craig Venter has recruited Franz Och, former leader of Google Translate and expert in machine learning, to find new ways to crunch and interpret human sequencing data.
BIOTECH: Mapp Provided Its Experimental Serum to Infected Missionaries
Mapp Biopharmaceutical Inc., a San Diego-based company with only nine employees, made international headlines last week for its role in developing an experimental Ebola treatment that may save the lives of two American aid workers who contracted the virus in Liberia.
San Diego 3-D bioprinting company Organovo Holdings Inc. has appointed Greg Lucier as a corporate advisor.
San Diego-based Aethlon Medical Inc. today released a letter from its CEO and Chairman, Jim Joyce, addressing the CNN claim that the medical device maker offers a cure for Ebola.