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West Wireless Names CEO, Amylin Pharmaceuticals Awaits FDA Deadline, Life Technologies In Cancer Research Partnership, & More San Diego Life Sciences News

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gene sequencing instruments and lab supplies, is joining with two partners—the Phoenix-based Translational Genomics Research Institute and U.S. Oncology in Woodands, TX—to sequence the genomes of 14 women with an aggressive form of breast cancer.

Neurocrine Biosciences (NASDAQ: NBIX), the San Diego biotech company developing treatments for neurological and endocrine disorders, raised gross proceeds of about $20 million in a stock offering.

Amylin Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: [ticker:AMLN]]) and partners Waltham, MA-based Alkermes (NASDAQ: ALKS) and Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY) are awaiting the March 12 deadline for an FDA decision on their application to market a once-weekly version of the diabetes drug exenatide (Byetta).

Acadia Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ACAD) and partner Biovail (NYSE: BVF), a Canadian biotech, provided an update on the development plans for the experimental drug pimavanserin.

Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) raised $5 million from institutional investors in a direct offering, according to a press release.

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