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Meet new Sanford-Burnham CEO Perry Nisen

August 19, 2014 – 10:00 am | Edit Post

Perry Nisen to bring drug development, science skills to La Jolla.

Meet Sanford-Burnham’s new CEO Perry Nisen

August 19, 2014 – 10:00 am | Edit Post

Perry Nisen to bring marketing, science skills to La Jolla.

HealthQuest Capital Raises $110M for Debut Fund with Medtech Focus

August 19, 2014 – 3:00 am | Edit Post
HealthQuest Capital Raises $110M for Debut Fund with Medtech Focus

HealthQuest Capital, founded last year by Sofinnova Ventures partner Garheng Kong, says it has raised $110 million for its debut fund and already has invested in several medical technology and…

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HealthQuest Capital Raises $110M for Debut Fund with Medtech Focus

August 19, 2014 – 3:00 am | Edit Post
HealthQuest Capital Raises $110M for Debut Fund with Medtech Focus

HealthQuest Capital, founded last year by Sofinnova Ventures partner Garheng Kong, says it has raised $110 million for its debut fund and already has invested in several medical technology and…

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Salk Institute continues campaign success, raising $68 million in 2014 fiscal year

August 18, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post

LA JOLLA—The Salk Institute for Biological Studies celebrates another successful year of fundraising with nearly $68 million raised in fiscal year 2014 to support The Campaign for Salk, the Institute’s first-ever capital fundraising campaign.

Celladon Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock

August 18, 2014 – 4:13 pm | Edit Post

Celladon Corp., a San Diego-based biotech company, has announced the closing of its underwritten public offering of 4,600,000 shares of its common stock at $9.50 per share.

Other viruses can harm body like Ebola

August 18, 2014 – 1:38 pm | Edit Post

Four of the most worrisome viral hemorrhagic diseases.

Ebola treatments quickly becomes priority

August 18, 2014 – 1:27 pm | Edit Post

Size of current outbreak raised calls for emergency use of experimental treatments.

Aspirin, Take Two

August 18, 2014 – 12:00 pm | Edit Post
Aspirin, Take Two

In a new paper, published this week in the online early edition of PNAS, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine conclude that aspirin has a second effect: Not only does it kill cyclooxygenase, thus prev…

Happiness in Schizophrenia

August 18, 2014 – 11:39 am | Edit Post

Schizophrenia is among the most severe forms of mental illness, yet some people with the disease are as happy as those in good physical and mental health according to a study led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medic…