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Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc.: Company announced a private placement equity financing pursuant to which it will receive gross proceeds of $86.4 million from the sale of its securities.
Aethlon Medical Inc.: Company announced a compassionate-use clinical program, which provides HCV-infected patients with access to Hemopurifier therapy, has been expanded to include patients who experience a viral breakthrough during standard-of-care drug therapy.
AMN Healthcare Services Inc.: Company announced it has increased the size of its board to eight, and appointed Mark Foletta as a new director, effective immediately.
Life Technologies Corp.: SEC documents showed Director Bradley Lorimer exercised options on 20,000 shares at $15.04 per share, and sold 20,000 shares at $51.04 to $51.11 per share on Tuesday.
Pure Bioscience: Company announced a net loss of $2.2 million, or 25 cents per share, for the quarter ended Oct. 31.
Volcano Corp.: Company was downgraded to “neutral” from “outperform” by brokerage firm Credit Suisse. The target price is $27 per share.