Press Releases

Jan 19, 2023

Higher Education Meets Hollywood: ASU-Incubated VR Company Dreamscape Learn Raises $20M to Transform STEM Education

January 12, 2023

Alume Co-Founder Roger Tsien Inducted Into National Inventors Hall of Fame

Jan 10, 2023

Alume Biosciences Secures $13M In Series B Financing

Jan 10, 2023

Micronoma Receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for OncobiotaLUNG, A Novel Liquid Biopsy Assay for Lung Carcinoma Detection

Jan 9, 2023

Neuralace Medical Announces Contract Award Totaling $1.4M Over Five Years With The Department of Veterans Affairs, Augusta, Georgia VA for Treatment of Chronic Neuropathic Pain Using Axon Therapy®

Jan 9, 2023

Neuralace Medical Announces First Patients Enrolled in the AT-PDN Study Evaluating Axon Therapy® for the Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

Dec 12, 2022

CSL Announces Closing of Global Collaboration and Licensing Agreement with Arcturus Therapeutics

November 21, 2022

Graybug and CalciMedica Enter into Definitive Merger Agreement

Nov 08, 2022

ProciseDx Announces FDA Clearance of ProciseDx instrument and C Reactive Protein (CRP) Assay

November 1, 2022

Arcturus Announces Collaboration with CSL to Develop and Commercialize Self-amplifying mRNA Vaccines

August 23, 2022

Alume Biosciences Announces First Patient Dosed with ALM-488 in Phase 3 Pivotal Study in Patients Undergoing Head and Neck Surgery

May 26, 2022

New Study from Seraphina Therapeutics Finds that a Good Saturated Fat, C15:0, is Better, Broader and Safer than Omega-3

April 26, 2022

Castle Biosciences Completes Acquisition of AltheaDx

April 20, 2022

Arcturus Announces Self-amplifying COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine Candidate ARCT-154 Meets Primary Efficacy Endpoint in Phase 3 Study

February 22, 2021

MatriSys Announces Positive Results From a Phase I Study of MSB-0221 for the Topical Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis

February 18, 2021

TransCode Therapeutics Announces Key Appointments

February 17, 2021

Micronoma Raises $3.5 Million in Convertible Note Financing

December 15, 2020

BioAtla Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

December 15, 2020

Castle Biosciences Announces Pricing of $232 Million Public Offering of Public Stock

December 9, 2020

Micronoma Establishes Scientific Advisory Board

November 5, 2020

Merck to Acquire VelosBio

October 15, 2020

Genalyte Obtains FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Rapid COVID-19 Antibody Test

October 13, 2020

Genalyte Appoints Ashraf Hanna, M.D., Ph.D., as Chief Executive Officer

October 5, 2020

Arcturus Therapeutics Announces Completion of First Three Dose Escalation Cohorts in Phase 1 Study of ARCT-810, Therapeutic Candidate for Ornithine Transcarbamylase (OTC) Deficiency

September 30, 2020

Micronoma Appoints Magda Marquet Chairman of the Board

September 29, 2020

ProciseDx Completes Distribution Agreements with D.I.D. in Italy and BHR in the United Kingdom

September 28, 2020

HUYA Bioscience International Announces Orphan Drug Designation for HBI-8000 Monotherapy Adult T-cell Leukemia-Lymphoma ATL in Japan

September 18, 2020

Dreamscape Immersive, ASU launch bold partnership to bring cutting-edge virtual reality to learners worldwide

September 9, 2020

ProciseDx Achieves CE Mark for Infliximab and Adalimumab Point of Care Testing

August 13, 2020

Micronoma Launches with $3 Million Seed Funding

August 10, 2020

Ligand to Acquire Pfenex Inc.

July 29, 2020

Arcturus Therapeutics Announces Pricing of $173 Million Public Offering of Common Stock

July 21, 2020

ProciseDx Secures $10.5 Million Series A Financing Round Led by Biosynex, Forms an Independent Point-Of-Care Diagnostic Company

July 21, 2020

Arcturus Therapeutics & Duke-NUS Received Approval to Proceed with Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial for COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate, LUNAR-COV19

July 15, 2020

BioAtla Raises $72.5 Million in Series D Financing

July 8, 2020

VelosBio Raises $137 Million in Series B Financing to Advance Development of ROR1-Directed Therapeutics in Oncology

May 26, 2020

MatriSys Bioscience Inc. is Pleased to Announce that Magda Marquet PhD has been Appointed Chairwoman of MatriSys’ Board of Directors

May 22, 2020

CalciMedica Raises $15 Million in Series C Financing Round Led by Valence Life Sciences

May 21, 2020

CalciMedica Announces that FDA has Strongly Recommended Moving to a Blinded Placebo-Controlled Trial with Auxora™ in Patients with Severe Covid-19 Pneumonia

May 18, 2020

Seraphina Therapeutics – The First Potential Essential Fatty Acid Discovered in 90 Years

May 8, 2020

Arcturus Reports Additional Supportive Preclinical Data for its COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate (LUNAR-COV19)

May 4, 2020

US FDA Allows Trial to Proceed for Alume Biosciences’ Nerve Imaging Candidate

May 1, 2020

Alume Biosciences Completes $5.5M Series A Financing

April 27, 2020

Arcturus Reports Positive Preclinical Data for its COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

April 27, 2020

Genalyte Announces Availability of its High-Speed COVID-19 Antibody Test

April 13, 2020

Arcturus Therapeutics Announces Allowance of IND & Approval of Clinical Trial Application (CTA) for ARCT-810, a First-in-Class Investigational mRNA Medicine to Treat Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency

March 27, 2020

Arcturus COVID-19 Vaccine to Benefit from Duke-NUS Genetic Correlation System

March 11, 2020

UCSD Team, and Micronoma Founders, Publish Nature Paper Identifying Nucleic Acid-Based, Tumor-Specific Microbial Signatures in the Blood, Suggesting a New Diagnostic Approach

March 4, 2020

Arcturus Therapeutics and Duke-NUS Medical School Partner to Develop a Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccine Using STARR™ Technology


February 22, 2021

Development of a human skin commensal microbe for bacteriotherapy of atopic dermatitis and use in a phase 1 randomized clinical trial

October 11, 2020

San Diego biotechs have plunged into the fight against COVID-19. Here’s what they’re doing

July 9, 2020

Pandemic Perspectives – Interview with Magda Marquet

May 18, 2020

Arcturus Therapeutics and Duke-NUS – LUNAR-COV19

April 17, 2020

Governor Newsom Taps California Business, Labor, Health Care and Community Leaders for New Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery

October 10, 2018

Scripps Research Creates Board of Overseers

February 13, 2017

La Jolla Institute Board of Directors Elects Biotech Entrepreneur

January 20, 2016

The San Diego Technology Archive – UCSD Libraries

December 17, 2015

Drs. Magda Marquet and Francois Ferré Selected as 2016 Inductees into the CONNECT Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

September 10, 2015

Executive Q&A: Magda Marquet of Althea Technologies and Alma Life Sciences

February 27, 2013

San Diego Source – Magda Marquet