Local biotech Dermata Therapeutics LLC is bringing in $10 million to fuel the development of its dermatological products, the company announced Feb. 16.
Dauntless Pharmaceuticals, a San Diego biotech with an innovative business model, scored an additional $25 million to enter the clinic with its first investigational drug.
Software startup Urban Translations has scored a partnership with Samsung Electronics that could set the San Diego company on a path for growth.
Liquid biopsy company Biocept Inc. has hired ex-Trovagene executive Michael Terry to join their leadership team as senior vice president of commercial operations.
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Carlsbad drugmaker Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc. is receiving a $75 million payment from its partner Bayer to advance two anti-blood-clotting programs.
Local biotech Retrophin Inc. has hired William “Bill” Rote as senior vice president of research and development.
Local medical device maker NuVasive Inc. reported strong financial performance for 2016, indicating good times are ahead for 2017.
Local science technology company Illumina Inc. has added three new startups to its accelerator program, which mentors and invests money into early-stage companies in the genomics technology space.
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