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Cytori receives FDA approval to resume Athena trial enrollment

San Diego-based Cytori Therapeutics Inc. (Nasadq: CYTX) has received notification from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that Cytori has provided additional information sufficient to support continuation of enrollment in its Athena cardiovascular trials.

MANAGEMENT

ATyr announces new VP of research

ATyr Pharma announced that rare disease expert John C. McKew has joined the company as vice president of research.

TECHNOLOGY

FDA approves Avacen Medical device with game mode

Avacen Medical announced that one of its medical devices received clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

FINANCE

Aptose Biosciences to start trading on Nasdaq

MEDICAL

New ResMed platform coaches patients on sleep patterns

MEDICAL

Epic Sciences appoints Michael Giske as CIO

SPORTS

Ryan Mathews Golf Tournament next week

MEDICAL

Halozyme receives FDA approval for additional manufacturing facilities

TECHNOLOGY

Pathway Genomics launches app for genetics test results

Targeson to participate in NIH Commercial Assistance Program

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Travelers to U.S. From Ebola Countries to Face 21-Day Watch

Oct. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Health authorities will monitor people traveling into the U.S. from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea for Ebola for 21 days, as the outbreak of the deadly virus remains “persistent and widespread” in the West African countries.

FDA approves Avacen Medical device with game mode

Avacen Medical announced that one of its medical devices received clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Targeson to participate in NIH Commercial Assistance Program

Targeson Inc., a developer of microsphere agents for functional and molecular ultrasound imaging, announced Monday that it's been selected to participate in the National Institutes of Health Regulatory Training Track of the Commercialization Assistance Program.

Ryan Mathews Golf Tournament next week

San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews will be joined by some of his teammates next week in trading footballs for golf balls for a day at the Kaiser Permanente Second Annual Ryan Mathews Golf Tournament.

Halozyme receives FDA approval for additional manufacturing facilities

San Diego-based Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: HALO) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved new contract manufacturing facilities for the production of Hylenex recombinant (hyaluronidase human injection).

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In The News

Oct. 24, 2014, 5:00 p.m. -- San Diego’s business news has George Chamberlin writing about how millennials are taking steps to secure their financial futures and 11 U.S. Navy vessels participating in a trilateral Task Group Exercise.

Health Videos

ALS Association's Steve Becvar on the Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug. 18, 2014 -- George Chamberlin speaks with Steve Becvar, executive director of the ALS Association Greater San Diego Chapter, about the Ice Bucket Challenge, the sixth annual ALS Golf Classic on Aug. 29 and other efforts to raise funds and awareness for fighting cure Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

Special Reports

Inside Biotech - 2014

Learn about innovations and trends in San Diego’s thriving biotech and life science industries.

Diabetes Awareness

In recognition of National Diabetes Awareness, The Daily Transcript looks at how local companies are finding ways to combat diabetes.

Heart Health

The Daily Transcript honors Heart Health Month by offering news and information related to preventing cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

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Dick Crowley, Senior VP of Kitchell discusses the Largest Construction Project in San Diego County.

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