Brittany Meiling

Staff Reporter

Email: bmeiling@sdbj.com
Phone: 858-634-4625 Extension: 3114

Recent Stories

Ignyta Raises $160M on Cancer Drug’s Promise

San Diego drugmaker Ignyta Inc. is piggybacking off recent positive press by raising $160 million in a new stock offering. The fresh infusion of cash will go toward developing the company’s cancer drug.

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Diet Pill Maker Orexigen Losing Race to Profits

PHARMA: Unable to Go It Alone, Co. Pursues Strategic Alternatives

Diet pill maker Orexigen Therapeutics, one of San Diego’s struggling public companies, may soon auction itself off to the highest bidder in an attempt to fortify its finances.

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Cosmetics Co. Seeks to Create Lasting Impression

Beauty Bakerie, a quirky cosmetics company in San Diego, has raised $3 million in a fundraising round led by Unilever Ventures, the investment arm of consumer goods giant Unilever.

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Suja Co-founder Lawless Launches Makeup Startup

Annie Lawless, the early co-founder of San Diego’s juice giant Suja Juice has launched a new venture in San Diego: a makeup company called Lawless. Like Suja Juice, this brand is also targeted to the health-conscious consumer. The company’s cosmetics are said to be free of carcinogenic, toxic, hormone and endocrine-disrupting ingredients, according to the company’s press release.

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Ignyta Inc. Raises $160 Million in New Stock Offering

San Diego drugmaker Ignyta Inc. is piggybacking off recent positive press by raising $160 million in a new stock offering.

FDA Gives Special Classification to Neurocrine Biosciences Drug

Regulators with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have handed Neurocrine Biosciences a special classification for one of its drug programs, granting the company a number of perks.

Mirati’s Cancer Drug Lifts Stock, While Otonomy Hears Bad News

BIOTECH: Collectively Stocks Up 4% But Gains Not Spread Equally

The stock performance of San Diego’s public life science companies saw a modest gain in the third quarter, with a few high-performing drugmakers pulling up the region’s average.

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New Fitness App Brings Huge Body of Knowledge to Personal Workout

Analytics Guide Users; Co. Plans to Capitalize On Free App’s Audience Down the Road

When you get brilliant software engineers in the same room as fitness junkies, a workout app will inevitably be born.

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Former S.D. Juice Giant Co-founder Launches New Makeup Company

Annie Lawless, the early co-founder of San Diego’s juice giant Suja Juice has launched a new venture in San Diego: a makeup company called Lawless.

Leading Roles Can Be Personally Challenging for CTOs

TECH: Group Helps Them Take On Tasks Beyond Tech

Imagine your sharpest, most effective software engineers. They’re communicative and affable. Their charisma influences and inspires. They’re leaders of men and masters of code. Right?

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