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Illumina links with big pharmas on cancer research

San Diego’s Illumina Inc. (Nasdaq: ILMN) announced Thursday that it has formed collaborative partnerships with three leading pharmaceutical companies to develop a universal next-generation genetic sequencing test system for cancers.

MEDICAL

Illumina boosted by prenatal tests

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE: LH) on Tuesday announced a non-invasive prenatal test for chromosome abnormalities in fetuses using a single draw of blood from the mother, using genetic technology from San Diego’s Illumina Corp. (Nasdaq: ILMN).

GENERAL

Moisés Barón hired as CEO of SD Center for Children

The San Diego Center for Children has named Moisés Barón its new CEO.

BIOTECH

Salk ends fiscal year with nearly $68 million to Campaign for Salk

BIOTECH

Sanford-Burnham appoints Nisen as CEO

FINANCE

Celladon stock jumps

BIOTECH

Evoke's rally fizzles

BIOTECH

Auspex to test Huntington's drug

GENERAL

On the Agenda: Business groups to discuss branding, government contracts, networking

BIOTECH

La Jolla Pharmaceutical reports 2Q loss

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Salk Institute raises $68 million in FY2014

The Salk Institute for Biological Studies raised nearly $68 million during fiscal year 2014 in support of its first-ever capital fundraising campaign, The Campaign for Salk.

Moisés Barón hired as CEO of SD Center for Children

The San Diego Center for Children has named Moisés Barón its new CEO.

Suffolk completes new medical office in Chollas View

A new medical office building developed and owned by Family Health Centers of San Diego has been completed in the Chollas View neighborhood of San Diego.

Lab to study Mapp Biopharma's Ebola treatment

Researchers at the Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) at Fort Detrick are planning a study on an experimental drug that was given to two American aid workers to treat the Ebola virus.

Geneva Healthcare raises $1.8M to expand data management

National City's Geneva Healthcare, the developer of a technology platform for managing data for cardiac devices, has raised $1.83 million in its first round of financing to expand its reach to hospital systems and health care networks nationwide.

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In The News

Aug. 21, 2014, 5:00 p.m. -- In local news, the San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System has the top-performing private equity portfolio of any public pension in the country, and four C-suite women in the transportation industry discussed road blocks the industry faces at a WTS panel.

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.

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Sourcebook - 2014

The Daily Transcript presents SourceBook 2014, featuring our database of San Diego's top companies.

Diabetes Awareness

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

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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, Kitchell Contractors Inc.

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

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