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Bioinformatics firm Edico Genome Corp. has named Kirk Malloy, a former top Illumina executive, to its board of directors.
Portable Genomics, a digital health company working on a mobile app to view personal genomic data, has received approval for a patent vital to the company’s app development, the company announced Wednesday.
Trovagene Inc., a company making liquid biopsy tests in San Diego, has entered into an agreement with Stratose Inc. to establish health plan access to Trovagene’s tests.
Molecular Stethoscope Inc., a San Diego firm working on blood-based early detection and disease monitoring tests, announced Monday that it has formed collaborations with 23 academic and medical institutions nationwide.
La Jolla-based Viking Therapeutics announced a public offering of its stock expected to bring in about $9.4 million.
Vista-based medical products manufacturer DJO Global announced April 8 that its CFO, Susan Crawford, has decided to retire from the company.
St. Louis-based RiverVest Venture Partners, a life sciences investment firm, said Thursday it had opened an office in San Diego led by newly installed managing director Nancy Hong.
San Diego-based Accumen Inc. has acquired Chi Solutions Inc., expanding its capabilities in the lab industry.
FINANCE: The View From Q1 2016 Shows Success Still an Option
These are dark days for biotech investors. The public and media criticism over high drug prices — and the uncertainty over whether drugmakers will face some kind of crackdown — has cast a cloud over those who invest in the pharmaceutical industry.
FINANCE: Life Science IPO Crawl Comes to Halt as Market Faces Uncertainties
San Diego biotech companies — normally trailblazers for local IPO activity — have been noticeably absent from the initial public offering deck since last spring.
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Claus Brogger loves to fly. After he retired as a professional airline pilot, the 68-year-old Dane still got his thrills with regular fighter jet joy rides. Flying is something he never intended to give up.
West Partners, the investment arm of the Gary & Mary West Family Office, said Tuesday it had become a majority investor in Omaha-based Javlin Capital.
Human Longevity Inc. (HLI), a tech-driven genomics company founded and led by geneticist J. Craig Venter, made some changes and additions to its leadership team.
GlySens Inc., a local company that manufacturers glucose monitoring systems, celebrated the grand opening of its new corporate headquarters March 31.
Property owner BioMed Realty announced that it has fully leased its 316,000-square-foot i3 campus, currently under construction at University Town Center, to biotech company Illumina Inc.