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Scripps Research Star Makes Appeal For Crowdfunding

Erica Ollmann Saphire of The Scripps Research Institute is the director of the global Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Immunotherapeutic Consortium. The VIC united the research world to provide antibody therapeutics against viruses such as Ebola, which makes Saphire a pretty big deal.

‘Near Sourcing’ Of Manufacturing Has Arrived

Carlos Nunez, chief medical officer of San Diego-based CareFusion, the medical device manufacturer being sold in a $12.2 billion deal, said on Manufacturing Day that all of their U.S. manufacturing facilities pale in comparison to its facilities right across the border, in Tijuana and Mexicali.

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Hub International Gives San Diego Executive Additional National Duties

Mike Barone, president of Intercare Insurance Solutions and HUB's San Diego operations, has been named president of HUB’s National Employee Benefits Practice.

Slovak President Took Detour From American Dream

Eset North America recently was host to Andrej Kiska, the president of the Slovak Republic.

North San Diego Business Chamber Hosts Minimum Wage Discussion

Advocates from various sides of the proposed minimum wage increase in San Diego will discuss the issue at the North San Diego Business Chamber ‘s Leaders of Change luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 7.

Health Care and Biotech Talents Earn Top Spots

Editor’s note: Tom York is on vacation; his column will return next week. Our new Editor-in- Chief, Nels Jensen, is filling in this week and will soon be writing this column on a regular basis.

Whistleblower Laws Call for Sound, Clearly Defined Policies

LAW: Proliferation of Lawsuits Emphasizes Scope of the Problem

A tidal wave of new lawsuits claiming retaliation against so-called whistleblowers has been hitting business owners in recent years.

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Panel Stresses Need, Necessity of Proactive Cybersecurity Measures to Meet Growing Threats

Cyber security concerns have advanced far beyond interruption of service and theft of consumer credit card information and should be a priority of corporate boards, according to members of a panel at the Corporate Directors Forum on Wednesday morning at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla.

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