SD HEALTHCARE

Inovio Exec Puts All Efforts on COVID-19 Solutions

BIOTECH: Phase 1 Trials Underway, Next Step to Test Efficacy

San Diego Blood Bank Calls for Recovered COVID-19 Patients to Donate Plasma

Thanks to community response to the plea for blood donation amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the blood supply is currently stable both locally and across the nation. San Diego Blood Bank has issued a call for recovered COVID-19 patients, as they may be eligible to donate “convalescent plasma” to help treat patients fighting the virus.

Palomar Medical Center to Get Field Hospital

The facility will occupy two floors in the medical center.

San Ysidro Health Offers Telehealth, Expands Services to East County

During the COVID-19 pandemic, San Ysidro Health is providing telehealth services to anyone in the San Diego region including its expanded service area in East County.

Cue Health Awarded $13M for Rapid, Portable Point-of-Care Covid-19 Test

The test is part of the Cue Health Monitoring System

Forge Eligible for up to $190M in Antibiotic Deal with Roche

San Diego-based Forge Therapeutics struck an agreement with Roche centering on Forge’s antibiotic for treatment-resistant infections.

DermTech Raises $65M in Private Placement for Skin Cancer Test

Funds To Accelerate Commercialization of Flagship Test

Susan G. Komen San Diego’s ‘More Than Pink Annual Dinner’ Goes Virtual

Be the first to experience a virtual reception from the comforts of your home with a dazzling online auction, captivating entertainment, giveaways, and more surprises to be announced.

Maravai LifeSciences Acquires MockV Solutions

San Diego’s Maravai LifeSciences has purchased MockV Solutions for undisclosed terms, it was announced March 17.

n-Lorem Foundation Lands $500,000 for Rare Disease Work

The n-Lorem Foundation — a Carlsbad nonprofit that formed to supply individualized therapies free of charge to patients with ultra-rare genetic diseases — has received a $500,000 pledge.

Mesa Biotech Developing Rapid COVID-19 Test

Mesa Biotech is developing a COVID-19 test that aims to tell if someone has the virus in 30 minutes, amid clamoring to get answers faster as the deadly strain spreads.

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Alphatec to Buy EOS Imaging in $121.9M Deal

Carlsbad-based Alphatec has agreed to acquire EOS Imaging in a $121.9 million deal.

Biological Dynamics Gets $1M from Gates Foundation for Tuberculosis Test

San Diego’s Biological Dynamics is set to receive a $1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to push forward its tuberculosis test.