SD HEALTHCARE

San Ysidro Health Receives $131K Dental Grant

The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation recently gave a $131,483 grant to San Ysidro Health to upgrade dental work spaces and for an X-ray system.

Acadia’s CFO to Depart

Todd Young, the chief financial officer of Acadia Pharmaceuticals, recently joined another company.

Device Cos. Flourish as Technology, Talent and Data Are Powering Growth

DEVICES: Region Also Has Strong Exec Bullpen, Partnership Possibilities

About a decade ago, Dexcom executives explored a wild idea: a constant reading of glucose levels beamed to a smartphone.

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New CEO Expected to Bring Fresh Perspective to NuVasive

San Diego-based NuVasive recently tapped a new CEO, a move analysts say looks to bring fresh perspective to an expanding company that’s nonetheless stumbled on execution and has been an acquisition target.

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Q1: ResMed’s Net Income Rises 23%

San Diego medical device company ResMed posted revenue of $588.3 million in quarter one results, a 12 percent year-over-year increase.

Three S.D. Startups Win $75K in Biggest Quick Pitch Competition

This year's Quick Pitch competition broke records for funding and attendance as 10 finalists competed for $75,000 in prize money.

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Accelerator Launches in San Diego to Find Better Kidney Disease Treatments

KidneyX, a $2.65 million accelerator program, announced its launch in San Diego to find better treatments for kidney disease.

UC Workers Begin 3-Day Strike at Medical Centers

Patient technical care workers and other union employees across the state, including in San Diego, on Tuesday started a three-day walkout aimed at UC Medical Centers.

Q3: Illumina Tops Earnings Estimate

Illumina reported adjusted quarter three earnings per share of $1.52, or $0.26 better than analysts’ expectation.

Qpex Biopharma Debuts with $33M Round

Qpex Biopharma, in the business of antibiotics to combat antimicrobial resistance, surfaced Oct. 22 with a $33 million Series A round and a contract worth up to $132 million.

Wertheim Family Pledges $25M to UC San Diego

UC San Diego Health said it received a $25 million pledge from the Wertheim Family Foundation to fund a public health initiative at the university.

NuVasive CEO Steps Down; Company Taps Successor from Competitor

NuVasive CEO Gregory Lucier will step down, and the company will bring in his successor from Medtronic.

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Dexcom Becomes Community Partner for Oct. 27 Navy, Notre Dame Game

The partnership allowed the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl, which is hosting the event, to enhance the marketing efforts for the college football game in hopes of drawing a record number in attendees.

La Jolla Institute and Moores Cancer Center Receive $4.5 Million Cancer Moonshot Award

The funding will go towards research, led by LJI professor Stephen Schoenberger to improve immunotherapeutic treatment for patients with head and neck cancer.

Stratify Genomics Uses Series A to Launch Prostate Cancer Screening Tool

San Diego startup Stratify Genomics wants to improve testing for prostate cancer by screening individuals to determine who is at a higher risk of developing it.

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