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Acadia gets FDA approval for Nuplazid name

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration provisionally accepted Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ACAD) trade name “Nuplazid” for pimavanserin.

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Banyan Biomarkers licenses IP to Abbott

Banyan Biomarkers Inc., a company headquartered in Alachua, Fla. but with a growing presence in Carlsbad, has licensed its intellectual property related to traumatic brain injury (TBI) biomarkers to Abbott (NYSE: ABT) for assessment and verification. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

BIOTECH

Isis Pharma initiates Phase 3 study with FCS drug

Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS) announced the initiation of a Phase 3 study evaluating ISIS-APOCIIIRx in patients with familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS).

Targazyme, UCSD prof granted SBIR award

BIOTECH

Adamis appoints new board members

TECHNOLOGY

Organovo named World Economic Forum 2015 Tech Pioneer

BIOTECH

Sorrento earns SBIR grant

MEDICAL

ResMed wins patent infringement claim against BMC

FINANCE

VC investment in life sciences posts huge jump in Q2

BIOTECH

Telik earns $1.5M Phase 2 NCI contract

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Isis Pharma initiates Phase 3 study with FCS drug

Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS) announced the initiation of a Phase 3 study evaluating ISIS-APOCIIIRx in patients with familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS).

Targazyme, UCSD prof granted SBIR award

Targazyme, Inc. (formerly America Stem Cell Inc.), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, received a Small Business Innovation Research award to fund the development of genetically-modified mesenchymal stem cells treated with Targazyme's lead product, TZ101, for treatment of oral mucositis.

New medical center starts to take shape

Kaiser Permanente is adding to its San Diego portfolio with the new San Diego Central Hospital in Kearny Mesa.

UCSD constructing new facility for translational research

In a move to expand its efforts in translational medicine, the University of California San Diego is building a new facility for its Clinical and Translational Research Institute.

County's first desalination plant ahead of schedule

Poseidon Water, which is developing in Carlsbad what will be the largest seawater desalination plant in the Western Hemisphere, is contracted to have the plant running by late November 2015.

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In San Diego business news, the city’s planning director Bill Fulton steps down and George Chamberlin writes about how the banking industry is bouncing back from the recession.

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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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