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Tri-City Healthcare District announced Dec. 16 it will walk away from the disputed medical building at the center of a legal battle with a Carlsbad developer.
San Diego-based MediciNova Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company, has been added to the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index (NBI).
Pomerado Hospital is now Palomar Medical Center Poway after a name change that brings greater consistency to owner Palomar Health’s North County health care system.
Two San Diego startups won the final round of San Diego Venture Group’s PitchFest competition: technology upstart Lymber and biotech Sun Genomics.
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute’s board of trustees has found a new chairman in Hank Nordhoff, a San Diego health care executive and member of the board since 2012.
California’s Fourth District Court of Appeal has denied Tri-City Healthcare District’s request to delay a $12.1 million payment on a disputed medical office building.
Trovagene Inc., a local diagnostics company in San Diego, has announced a reorganization of the company’s priorities that resulted in a 20-person cut to its staff and a cost savings of $4 million per year.
The Betty Ford Center that opened Dec. 13 in Del Mar Heights will be an in-network provider of substance use disorder treatments for the Scripps Health network.
Carlsbad-based Alphatec Spine Inc., a medical device company making spinal fusion technology, has appointed a new chief executive and two other senior leaders with plans to fuel sales.
In another high-profile defection in San Diego’s Alzheimer’s disease research community, The Scripps Research Institute has lost an acclaimed neuroscientist – along with 25 members of his laboratory staff – to Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute.
Bill Maris, the founder and former head of GV, formerly Google Ventures, won't be launching a $230 million venture capital fund focused on health care in San Diego after all.
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.