[Updated 9:20 p.m., see below.] DBV Technologies is jumping back into the race to bring an FDA-approved peanut allergy treatment to the market, but it might not be enough to beat its main rival.
The France-based company says it... Read more »
Mission Edge, a nonprofit organization backed by the San Diego Foundation and three corporations, has chosen 10 companies and organizations to participate in a 12-week program intended to improve each entity’s financial performance, and thereby long-term sustainability.
Called the Social Enterprise... Read more »
[Updated 2:07 p.m. See below.] Johnson & Johnson is acquiring medical robotics developer Auris Health for $3.4 billion in cash, a deal that builds on the company’s stated plans to become a player in “digital surgery.”
Privately held Auris... Read more »
TuSimple has pulled in $95 million more in venture funding to advance its development of a commercial autonomous fleet of trucks.
The new Series D round of financing announced Wednesday boosts the San Diego-based company’s valuation to land it on the... Read more »
Being able to call on Alexa, the voice of Amazon’s Echo virtual assistants, to play a song or read a weather forecast requires a working Internet connection, of course. Amazon has now opened new avenues to put its own stamp on... Read more »
Despite angry presidential tweets and other anti-pharma rhetoric, the drug industry has benefited under the Trump administration, thanks in part to a massive corporate tax cut.
Indeed, for nearly two decades, the industry has been able to fend off its critics... Read more »
May Mobility, an Ann Arbor, MI-based startup developing self-driving shuttles, today announced that it has raised a $22 million Series A funding round. The company has raised approximately $33.5 million since its inception in 2017.
The new investment was co-led... Read more »
Neurogene is breaking into gene therapy with $68.5 million in new funding to support research on experimental treatments for rare, genetic brain disorders, the first of which could start human testing next year.
So far, New York-based Neurogene has disclosed two... Read more »
Providence St. Joseph Health said Monday it has acquired Lumedic, a startup developing blockchain-based software aimed at improving how healthcare providers bill for care and manage reimbursements from insurers.
The deal, which Providence did not disclose the terms of, marks... Read more »