San Francisco-based Nektar Therapeutics announced at a San Diego conference Wednesday positive top-line results from a study for NKTR-181, an opioid analgesic molecule with a slow rate of entry into the brain.
Santarus Inc. (Nasdaq: SNTS) and Pharming Group said Tuesday that the Food and Drug Administration accepted their marketing application for the hereditary angioedema drug Ruconest, and will make a decision in 10 months.
SGB Inc. (SG Biofuels), an energy crop company delivering high performance bioenergy solutions for the renewable fuel and chemicals markets, identified fungal rust-resistant hybrids of Jatropha curcas through its global network of field trials.
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Thursday that genetic sequences that occur in nature cannot be patented will have little effect on the biotech industry going forward, according to local legal analysts.
A subsidiary of Sequenom Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM), the Sequenom Center for Molecular Medicine, has completed the build-out of an additional laboratory location in Raleigh, NC, and is now processing patient samples commercially, the life sciences company Sequenom said Wednesday.
June 19, 2013, 5:00 p.m. -- San Diego's business news includes the Progressive Insurance Boat Show sailing in to San Diego, and an unofficial farewell speech from the commander of Navy Region Southwest.
June 7, 2013 -- George Chamberlin talks to Greg Rogers, CEO of Pacific Building Group, and Jim Roherty, president, about how Pacific Building Group has grown over the years and how it has formed a niche health care division.
May 7, 2013 -- Daily Transcript reporter Tierney Plumb speaks with SkinMedica CEO Mary Fisher about her path to running the company and what sets SkinMedica's products apart from others in the market. Fisher is a semifinalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 San Diego awards.
San Diego Entrepreneur spotlights San Diego’s enterprising people and their ventures. The Daily Transcript is also teaming up for this year's Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards. Find out who made the cut inside.