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Whistleblower Laws Call for Sound, Clearly Defined Policies

LAW: Proliferation of Lawsuits Emphasizes Scope of the Problem

A tidal wave of new lawsuits claiming retaliation against so-called whistleblowers has been hitting business owners in recent years.

More Biotech Firms Head to ATM for Cash

LIFE SCIENCES: New Financing Approach Is Gaining Attention

Publicly held biotechnology companies are increasingly going the ATM route to raise capital, said Todd Wyche, co-founder and managing director of New York-based investment firm Brinson Patrick Securities Corp., which has an office in La Jolla.

$37M Sale of Assets Helps Verenium Say Goodbye to Debt

BIOTECH: Local Enzyme Maker Inks Deal That Sends Stock Soaring

Verenium Corp., a San Diego-based industrial biotechnology company, has closed on a $37 million sale of its oilseed processing business and other assets to the food and beverage unit of Royal DSM N.V., a multinational science company with headquarters in the Netherlands.

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OncoSec Inches Ahead on Skin Cancer Zapping Technology

BIOTECH: Company Uses Electricity to Deliver Drug That Helps Kill Tumors

San Diego-based OncoSec Medical Inc. is making headway on a unique approach to treat the highly aggressive form of skin cancer known as Merkel cell carcinoma, said CEO Punit Dhillon.

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UCSD Hospital Breaks Ground

HEALTH CARE: Jacobs Medical Center: From ‘Bench-to-Bedside’

Sleek architectural renderings of UC San Diego Health System’s future medical center in La Jolla are what first caught the attention of Irwin Jacobs more than two years ago.

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Illumina’s Board Not Impressed by Roche’s Revised Takeover Bid

San Diego-based gene sequencing giant Illumina Inc. on April 2 rejected Roche Holding AG’s revised takeover bid, which values the company at about $6.7 billion.

Sapphire Raises $144M in Series C Funding to Commercialize Green Crude

San Diego-based Sapphire Energy Inc., which is using algae to produce “green crude” oil that can be used for fuel, has raised $144 million in Series C investment financing.

Amylin Shares Soar; Company Spurns Offer

Shares of Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc. jumped March 28 in the wake of a news report that the diabetes-focused pharmaceutical company had rejected a $3.5 billion unsolicited takeover offer from Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. earlier this year.

Biopharmaceutical Firm Expects $7.75 Million From Public Offering

OncoSec Medical Inc., a San Diego-based biopharmaceutical company that’s developing therapies to treat solid tumor cancers, expects to raise $7.75 million in gross proceeds through a public stock offering.

Millennium Labs Leads Effort to Establish Industrywide Code of Ethics

Medicine: Problems in Medication Monitoring Said to Be Widespread

It’s like the Wild, Wild West in the pain-medication monitoring industry, say leaders at San Diego-based Millennium Laboratories Inc.

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