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Local Device Cos. See Solid Quarterly Results

MEDICINE: National Picture Expecting 4% to 5% GrowthFour major medical device companies based in San Diego recently delivered strong quarterly results, lifting their stocks and growth outlooks.

UC San Diego Health, Rancho Family Medical Group Enter Affiliation

Rancho Family Medical Group, or RFMG, will be able to tap into services from UC San Diego Health through a new affiliation.

Venter Retires as Chairman of Synthetic Genomics Board

J. Craig Venter has retired as chairman of the Synthetic Genomics board, according to a company news release.

La Jolla Institute Researcher Lands $2.24M Grant

Ferhat Ay with the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology was awarded a $2.24 million grant to for research into genetic variation and disease risk.

Rady’s Expands Services in Riverside with New Facility

Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego recently held a grand opening for a medical plaza in southwest Riverside County, with the dual goal of consolidating outpatient operations and reaching more patients.

Partnerships, Pipeline Put Inovio in Good Position

PHARMA: Versatile Co. Takes On Cancers, Infectious Diseases

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. has about 300 employees, tenfold that of 2009. Most of the scaling up occurred in the last few years to support a growing pipeline of therapies targeting cancers and infectious diseases.

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Illumina Continues To Exceed Expectations

In quarter two earnings, Illumina continued a streak of stomping analyst expectations.

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NuVasive and Siemens Form Partnership

NuVasive Inc. said Aug. 9 that it has formed a strategic partnership with Germany-based Siemens Healthineers.

Walk-In Clinics Part Of Care Providers’ Pursuit of Patients

MEDICINE: Bringing Services to the Consumer Is Trend in Health Care

Forget far-off appointments and long drives to the doctor’s office.

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Reporter’s Notebook: Politics and Priorities Hinder Repeal of Medical Device Tax

Competing congressional priorities are clouding the path forward for an effort to kill a 2.3 percent excise tax on medical device makers, San Diego’s NuVasive and ResMed among them.

Samumed, San Diego Biotech Developing Regenerative Drugs, Announces $438M Financing Round

Company is developing treatments for a broad range of diseases, including a variety of cancers and Alzheimer’s.

AMN Reports Record Quarterly Revenue

AMN Healthcare Services Inc., the San Diego-based health care staffing company, reported net income of $35.5 million on revenue of $558.1 million in the second quarter of 2018.

#7 Fastest Growing Private Company

Special Report: Fastest-Growing Private Companies

It was his own battle with obesity that lead Drew Canole, founder of Organifi, down a path of educating others about making healthy choices and living healthy lives.

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Q2: Strong Ingrezza Sales Lift Neurocrine

Neurocrine’s Ingrezza — the first treatment for the nervous system disorder tardive dyskinesia — continues to rake in revenue.

Q4: ResMed Revenue Up 12 Percent

San Diego-based ResMed listed fourth quarter revenue as $623.6 million, a 12 percent year-over-year increase.

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