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Ringing Up the True Costs of Pot as a Product

Now that marijuana is legal here, more residents will be smoking it. This will have consequences for employers, which means it’s important to learn all you can about a drug that is far from benign and presents a real and present health risk to your workforce.

By Brian Couey June 1, 2017 2:33 p.m. share »

Companion Medical's Co-Founder, Michael Mensinger, Named CTO

San Diego-based medical device company Companion Medical Inc., which has developed a "smart" insulin delivery system, announced that the company's co-founder, Michael Mensinger, has joined the company as chief technology officer ahead of its commercial launch.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 31, 2017 3:54 p.m. share »
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Arcturus Therapeutics Receives $3 Million

Arcturus Therapeutics Inc., a fast-growing biotech startup in San Diego, has received $3 million to fund research for its cystic fibrosis drug program.

By Brittany Meiling May 31, 2017 11:50 a.m. share »

CureMatch to Offer Cancer Service Free to Children

San Diego software startup CureMatch Inc. is launching its cancer treatment service with a reasonable price tag for adults and free for children.

By Brittany Meiling May 31, 2017 11:06 a.m. share »

TP Therapeutics Raises $45 Million in Series C Round

San Diego-based TP Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on addressing oncology drug resistance, announced that it raised $45 million in a Series C financing round.

By SDBJ Staff May 23, 2017 1 p.m. share »

ViaCyte Announces $10M in Financing

San Diego-based ViaCyte Inc., a privately-held regenerative medicine company, announced $10 million in financing to support operations.

By SDBJ Staff May 23, 2017 11:10 a.m. share »
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Van Oene Named Illumina Chief Commercial Officer

Illumina Inc., a genomics technology company, announced that Mark Van Oene has been named chief commercial officer.

By SDBJ Staff May 22, 2017 3:43 p.m. share »
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Shariq Hussain Steps Aside as CEO at MEPS Real-Time

Shariq Hussain, CEO of Carlsbad-based MEPS Real-Time Inc., is stepping down from his role to become the company's chief technology officer because of health issues, the company announced Monday.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 22, 2017 2:19 p.m. share »

MabVax Closes Public Stock Offering for $4.1 Million

San Diego's MabVax Therapeutics Holdings Inc. has closed its public offering of common and preferred stocks for $4.1 million, the company announced Monday.

By Sarah de Crescenzo May 22, 2017 11:08 a.m. share »

Halozyme Therapeutics Raising $115 Million in Public Stock Offering

San Diego biotech Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. is raising up to $115 million in a public offering of its stock, the company announced Thursday.

By Brittany Meiling May 18, 2017 3:28 p.m. share »

Fewer Jobs Projected in Region's Life Science Industry

San Diego’s life science industry has boomed over the past five years, but a new report by local industry group Biocom is predicting employment in this sector will slow to a crawl.

By Brittany Meiling May 18, 2017 2:49 p.m. share »
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Sleep Clinic Co. Makes House Calls

Timing and technology. Those are the keys factors driving growth at Sleep Data LLC, said company President Bretton Hevener.

By Jessica King May 18, 2017 1:48 p.m. share »
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Genomics Pioneer Venter Draws Top Talent to Human Longevity

Local startup Human Longevity Inc. has a knack for persuading bigwigs from technology giants — and top government officials — to join the company’s C-suite.

By Brittany Meiling May 18, 2017 1:46 p.m. share »

HLI, Venter Draw More Top Talent to Town

In the past 18 months, Human Longevity Inc. has recruited several high-flying executives onto its team.

By Brittany Meiling May 17, 2017 5:34 p.m. share »

Manufacturer Quidel Corp. Buys 2 Products for $14M

Quidel Corp., a diagnostic test manufacturer in San Diego, has purchased two products from Sarasota, Fla.-based RPS Diagnostics for $14 million in cash.

By Brittany Meiling May 17, 2017 3:19 p.m. share »