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Nurses who recently threatened to strike at Sharp HealthCare hospitals have ratified a new three-year contract with the San Diego-based company.
So much for the Trump Bump to biotech.
Anthem Blue Cross and DaVita VillageHealth are launching a Medicare Advantage treatment program in San Diego County designed specifically for kidney failure patients.
Local science technology giant Illumina Inc. has announced the expansion of its senior leadership team with the appointment of Sam A. Samad.
San Diego drugmaker Otonomy Inc. is bringing on a new chief scientific officer with the appointment of Kathie M. Bishop.
Arcturus Therapeutics, a biotech upstart in San Diego, is collaborating with global pharmaceutical giant Takeda Pharmaceuticals to develop therapies for fatty liver disease.
Biocept Inc., a liquid biopsy test maker in San Diego, is facing potential delisting from the Nasdaq as the biotech's stock value has been less than $1 per share for too long.
Sharp HealthCare and a labor union representing many of its nurses have reached tentative agreement on a new three-year contract.
Local gene therapy biotech Renova Therapeutics Inc. has hired Catherine Bovenizer as the company’s new chief financial officer.
Scripps Clinic Medical Group has expanded its services in the Hillcrest area with the addition of Pacific Bariatric Surgical Group.
Palomar Health has opened a new birth center at Palomar Medical Center Escondido, replacing a similar facility it has long operated in the city’s downtown.
BIOTECH: Doctors Would Do Tests, Get Results in Minutes
With the media spotlight on the failure of the notorious (and now-disgraced) unicorn Theranos Inc., you would expect the company’s competition to suffer by association.
HEALTH: Open Units Used for Short-Term Stays
Short-term stays are not a big focus for Cornerstone Senior Living and other assisted living community operators. But that could change if things go well with the local rollout of a service similar to Airbnb for seniors in need of limited-time, “respite” care.
La Jolla’s tech startup Edico Genome Inc. has landed a partnership with Amazon Web Services, a subsidiary of Amazon that offers a suite of cloud computing services.
San Diego biotech Viracta Therapeutics Inc. has purchased a scientific asset from United Kingdom-based Chroma Therapeutics.