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The Univeristy of California, San Diego received $456.7 million in research and project grants from July through December last year, according to the most recent data from the university.

Construction is completed on the new 383,000-square-foot Prebys Cardiovascular Institute and adjacent 26,000-square-foot central energy plant on the Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla campus at 9888 Genesee Ave.

Here’s the latest news on some long-term projects happening around the county. Projects are listed by estimated cost.

In roughly two years, students, staff and the Chula Vista community will have new aquatics facilities, indoor sporting venue and fitness labs as Southwestern College is getting ready to start construction on its new Wellness Center.

San Diego County businesses have special opportunities to help the region conserve water through the adoption of water-efficient practices indoors and outdoors during what is shaping up to be a fourth consecutive dry year. Those upgrades can boost the bottom line and demonstrate the business’ dedication to the efficient use of natural resources.

Some of the nation’s top oncology researchers and private companies met Thursday at the University of California San Diego Moores Cancer Center for the 11th annual Industry/Academic Translational Oncology Symposium.

The underwriters of Neurocrine Biosciences Inc.'s public offering have exercised in full their option to purchase an additional 1.04 million shares of the company's common stock at the price of $36 per share, according to a Friday release.

San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego partnered to launch a new joint doctoral program (JDP) in Interdisciplinary Research on Substance Use.

Top players in the oncology field are gathering in San Diego Thursday for the 11th annual University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center Industry/Academia Translational Oncology Symposium.

Biotechnology company Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO) has announced the publishing of a manuscript, in the February issue of Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, on the investigational form of its proprietary drug for the systemic treatment of certain tumors.

KEY WEST, Fla. — Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases.

A Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) subsidiary and Roche have entered into a strategic collaboration to improve remote monitoring and management of chronic disease patients.

Scripps Health has announced its 35th annual Clinical Hematology and Oncology Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine Feb. 14 through 17.

Medical marijuana dispensaries will have to post warning signs on their products, which may face inspections for the presence of pesticides, molds and other toxins, under amended regulations passed almost unanimously by the San Diego City Council on Tuesday.

Fitch Ratings officials, who have been a bit concerned about the health of Palomar Health System's outstanding debt, have upgraded what had been a negative outlook to stable.

Like the company for which he serves as chief financial officer, treasurer and chief accounting officer, Brian Scott is a model of longevity. AMN Healthcare, which provides staffing and workforce solutions to thousands of clients across the country, traces its roots back to 1985.

As the vice president and general manager of Large Groups for Anthem Blue Cross, Steven Scott said the transformation of the health care industry begins with education.

As Senior Vice President of Business Development & Public Policy, David Conn has a proven history of developing programs designed to rehabilitate the incarcerated to end the cycle of inmate recidivism.

As Vice President of Development & Government Relations at Mental Health Systems, Scott Suckow focuses on forming strategic alliances and raising funds to support the agency's continuum of care. Suckow is also responsible for co-directing the organization's overall outreach and public relations strategy.

AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AHS) has tapped Dawn Anderson to join the company as vice president of client and corporate marketing.

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