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Tri-City Announces Appointment of Nygaard as Finance Committee Chairwoman

Tri-City Medical Center announced Sept. 3 that Julie Nygaard has been appointed finance committee chair by the Association of California Healthcare Districts.

Neurocrine Biosciences Makes Board Appointment

Neurocrine Biosciences Inc., a biopharma company in San Diego, announced that it has appointed Dr. Alfred W. Sandrock, Jr. to its board of directors.

Internet of Medical Things to Change Care Model, Compensation

Qualcomm Life Inc., the health-tech subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., drew hundreds of leaders in digital health to its annual conference in San Diego last week to address the bugs and boons of connected care.

Investment Fails to Fuel Biomed Boom

BIOTECH: Other Factors Weigh Down Sector

More and more public money is being spent on biomedical research to improve human health, but the work appears to be yielding fewer gains — in new therapies and life expectancy, according to a study by two researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Genomic Variation

BIOTECH: From Tools to Personal Testing, Cos. Look To Profit From Expertise

Nearly two decades after a team of international scientists unlocked the goldmine of data in the human genome – to the delight of science-minded entrepreneurs — mountains of genetic information continue to be pumped into San Diego’s life science community with increasingly high-tech instruments.

Sequenom Partners With Perinatal Quality Foundation

San Diego’s Sequenom Inc. announced that it will partner with the Perinatal Quality Foundation to spread education about prenatal testing.

Scripps Researchers Complete Enrollment for Wireless Health Sensor

Researchers with the Scripps Translational Science Institute have completed enrollment in the first clinical trial of the Scanadu Scout, a wireless health sensor that measures four vital signs in a few seconds by touching the device to the forehead.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Hiring Hundreds as it Expands San Diego Presence

TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced the company is hiring 240 employees in San Diego at its new Operations Center, which is scheduled to open on Sept. 8.

Senomyx Inc. Announces Commercialization of Sweetner

Senomyx Inc., a biotechnology company that makes flavor-enhancers, announced that it has commercialized its sweetener product Sweetmyx S617.

Senomyx Announces Commercialization of Sweetner

Senomyx Inc., a biotechnology company that makes flavor-enhancers, announced that it has commercialized its sweetener product Sweetmyx S617.

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