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Avalon Ventures is launching yet another startup out of its VC incubator in La Jolla. The firm, called PDI Therapeutics Inc., is jointly backed by British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and San Diego’s Avalon as part of an ongoing partnership.
Bioinformatics firm Edico Genome Corp. has landed its third foundational patent, the company announced Thursday. The patent further secures the company’s core technology, and may ease the minds of collaborators considering new applications for the tech.
San Diego-based Ron’s Pharmacy Services has joined forces with Atlanta-based Guardian Pharmacy to streamline certain efforts.
Penny stock Innovus Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced plans Wednesday to uplist to the NYSE MKT, formerly known as the American Stock Exchange.
San Diego’s Fate Therapeutics Inc. has appointed a new chief medical officer in charge of clinical trial design and execution, the company announced Tuesday.
UC San Diego is joining a multimillion-dollar research effort to better understand “microbiomes,” the White House announced. The area of science is a potential goldmine for drug discoveries, and collaborators hope advancing the research will have wide applications in human health.
Venture capital dipped slightly for San Diego companies, according to a first-quarter report from Cushman & Wakefield. The health care sectors, however, are still stealing the show.
San Diego’s biotech community was teeming with activity last week as corporations raised cash and made other strides toward getting products to market.
San Diego’s Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, a maker of compounded drugs, reported a big jump in revenue for the first quarter of 2016.
TP Therapeutics Inc., a small pharmaceutical company that just raised $18 million, is moving to a new facility in Torrey Ridge Science Center.
Sophiris Bio has hired Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. as its financial advisor to help the company boost shareholder value, the company said Thursday. The announcement comes days after the company said it would offer $5 million of its common stock to the public.
Two firms in San Diego County announced partnerships Thursday, one with tech giant IBM and the other with the University of California, Los Angeles.
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