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The Salk Institute for Biological Studies is getting $25 million from the Helmsley Charitable Trust of New York to build on its programs for chronic inflammation, a condition at the root of many diseases.
San Diego-based medical image management company StatRad LLC announced the formation of NucleusHealth as part of a corporate restructuring move.
Medical software firm CureMetrix Inc. has won first place at the Philips Innovation Challenge, landing the startup a contract with global technology firm Philips, along with other partnership benefits.
Unionized nurses at Sharp HealthCare have given notice they will strike for three days starting Nov. 28 unless the two sides can reach an agreement on wage increases.
Local drugmaker PharmAkea is stretching its collaboration with global biopharmaceutical firm Celgene Corp. for an additional nine months.
San Diego life science firms raked in $1.1 billion in venture capital investments in 2016, a total haul that ranks the county second in the state for VC funding after the Bay Area.
BIOTECH: Sector Felt Threatened By Policies Advocated By Clinton
Investors are calling it “the Trump bump.” In the days following President-elect Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton, biotech stocks soared on renewed confidence in the industry’s future.
UC San Diego Health announced it will open the 245-bed Jacobs Medical Center on Nov. 20.
San Diego Health Connect, the region’s nonprofit medical information exchange, has selected New York-based Ambra Health to manage its medical images.
San Diego medtech startup Clarify Medical (formerly Skylit Medical) has raised $3.6 million in a new round of funding.
Local drugmaker Amplyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. has landed a special regulatory designation that will give the company more than a decade of market exclusivity for a drug it’s developing.
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute has created a new vice president position to lead its business development strategy.
Local medical device maker DJO Global Inc. has appointed Brady Shirley as president and CEO. Shirley is replacing Mike Mogul, who told the board he would step down Nov. 14. Mogul is staying on until the end of the year, however, to help DJO and Shirley with the transition.
Serving Seniors has hired the University of California, Irvine’s development director to lead fundraising and external affairs for the San Diego-based nonprofit.
Registered nurses at Sharp HealthCare have voted to authorize a labor strike if their union representatives are unable to reach a wage agreement with the San Diego health care system.