As biotech ended its worst market month since the recession, it was fitting that one of the week’s best stories was about bears. Grizzlies, to be precise. Grizzlies are oh-so-Western, so of course we were intrigued, and even better, the story... Read more »
San Diego’s Acadia Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ACAD) said today it has submitted its lead drug candidate for FDA approval. The company also said Steve Davis, who became interim CEO in March, will officially continue as the company’s president and CEO.
The... Read more »
In the five years since it was founded, Mountain View, CA-based Scanadu has been blessed with a groundswell of support from some pretty diverse groups—ordinary folks, elite investors, Web innovators, and even Trekkies.
Now the company gets to bask in the... Read more »
Eric Topol has a long list of job titles. From a talk yesterday in San Diego, he might be aiming to add a new moniker, as “the great emancipator” of electronic medical records.
Already a professor of genomics, director of the... Read more »
Addressing the needs of a climate-changing world seems like an important cause, but many cleantech startups that are developing sustainable products face an intractable challenge.
Producing a “green” alternative for an industry already using petroleum-based raw materials usually requires selling a... Read more »
For certain parts of the population, “summer” is a verb, and in the U.S., one does it until Labor Day. One more week, then, before sunburned financial types return to their desks and biotech IPO hopefuls hit the road to plead... Read more »
If you tried to count on one hand the number of New York City biotech startups to get a substantial funding round this year, you’d probably have a few fingers left over. A stealthy startup out of Rockefeller University named Rgenix... Read more »
California research consortium FlexTech Alliance announced today it has landed a $75 million U.S. Department of Defense contract that makes it the organizational hub for a sweeping government effort to advance American manufacturing capabilities for flexible products like clothing that are... Read more »
For the ancient Greeks, the rising of the dog star Sirius brought on the sweltering heat of summer, and August came to be associated with languid days of heat, drought, and fire.
That might sound like the weather that has descended... Read more »
In April, San Diego-based Achates Power announced it was opening a Michigan office to capitalize on the market momentum of its opposed-piston engines. I caught up with Achates CEO David Johnson this week to find out how things were going.
“We... Read more »