Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Unum Therapeutics announced a restructuring in order to shift assets toward the company’s preclinical program, BOXR1030, for solid tumors.

Boston Scientific Corp. forked over up to $160 million to acquire California stent maker Veniti Inc. The deal marks the third acquisition for Boston Scientific in two months.

Sanofi Genzyme, the French company’s rare-disease division based in Cambridge, Mass., announced it is laying off 130 people at a manufacturing facility in Boston.

Following a failed Phase III vaccine for stem cell transplant recipients, San Diego-based Vical Incorporated is slashing 54 percent of its employees and focusing the company’s remaining resources on two mid-stage candidates.