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Acadia Pharmaceuticals Working to Expand Use of its Lead Drug

Local drugmaker Acadia Pharmaceuticals is going back to the labs this month to expand the use of its lead product Nuplazid, which currently fights psychotic episodes.

Zogenix's Success No Longer Shared With San Diego

Drugmaker Zogenix Inc. saw its value more than double over the weekend, so those following San Diego biotech might think the local company is making a comeback.

ServiceNow Acquires S.D. Company Telepathy

ServiceNow Inc., the enterprise cloud computing software company that was born in San Diego and then moved to Silicon Valley, has acquired another San Diego business, Telepathy. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

GA-ASI Lands $163.2M U.S. Army Deal for Drone Hardware

The U.S. Army awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a $163.2 million deal to provide extended-range supplemental production hardware for the Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft.

Viking Therapeutics Inks Deals Giving it Access to $16.25M

Local drugmaker Viking Therapeutics has inked two agreements with a Chicago-based investor that will give the La Jolla company access to $16.25 million in funds.

Phil Mickelson Onboard With Callaway Golf for Rest of Competitive Career

Carlsbad-based Callaway Golf Co. said Sept. 26 that it has extended its relationship with golfer Phil Mickelson.

ViaSat, Boeing Begin Construction of 2 New Satellites

Carlsbad-based ViaSat Inc. said early this week that it and partner Boeing Co. have begun construction of two of the ViaSat-3 class satellites.

Scientist Given $10.8M Grant to Study Treatment for Addiction to Cocaine, Nicotine

A local scientist has received a $10.8 million grant to pursue research that may result in a new class of medicine to treat cocaine and nicotine addiction.

S.D. and Baja Delegation to Promote Business Priorities in D.C.

A binational delegation of 160 San Diego and Baja California business leaders, community partners and elected officials, including six mayors, will travel to the nation’s capital to advocate for cross-border priorities such as trade and immigration.

LRAD Makes Interim CFO Permanent

LRAD Corp. named its interim CFO, Dennis Klahn, to the post permanently.

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Dispensaries Out to Quash Cannabis Competition

Marijuana will soon be legal across California. However, here in San Diego, there’s still one big cartel left vying for control over the local industry: the United Medical Marijuana Coalition.

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Co. Aims to Put Spaces, Products in Best Light

DESIGN: Customization Skills Set It Apart; B2B Market Potential Big

Lighting typically represents less than 1 percent of a building’s cost, while it casts a much bigger impact on ambience.

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Orbital Acquisition Would Be a Big Addition to Northrop's S.D. Assets

Northrop Grumman Corp. stands to gain an even higher profile in San Diego if the Virginia-based company completes its $9.2 billion acquisition of Orbital ATK.

Region’s Clean Energy Plan is A Model for State

Having proven that clean energy can be a strong economic driver, San Diego has committed to achieving 100 percent renewable energy from sources like solar, wind, and geothermal energy by 2035. We believe the rest of the state can and should follow San Diego’s lead.

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Industry Looks to Derail the Return Of Medical Device Tax

A 2.3 percent excise tax on all medical devices sold in the U.S. could resume in 2018, sparking a renewed push among San Diego’s medtech hub to scrap the measure.