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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.


Palomar Health announced three new and one returning board member to the publically-elected, seven-member board of directors.


A consumer advocacy group has filed a class-action lawsuit against Aetna Inc. saying a new policy violates the privacy of people with HIV and AIDS by requiring them to get their medications from its mail-order pharmacy.

Mirati Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: MRTX) reported Tuesday that the first patient with non-small-cell lung cancer has been dosed in a Phase 1b clinical trial of MGCD265 in selected patients exhibiting genetic alterations of MET or Axl.


Since being named Scripps Health chief executive 14 years ago, Chris Van Gorder not only engineered a financial turnaround for the then-ailing company, but also helped build its reputation as one of the most employee-friendly businesses in the country.

Scripps Health CEO Chris Van Gorder's new book, "The Front-Line Leader: Building a High-Performance Organization from the Ground Up," offers 10 broad suggestions for effective leadership.

Batu Biologics of San Diego has filed an Investigational Drug Application with the U.S Food and Drug Administration for its lead immune therapy, ValloVax.


Aethlon Medical Inc. (OTC: AEMD) has announced it is initiating patient recruitment to support a clinical feasibility study of Hemopurifier therapy, which has been used outside the U.S. in the treatment of Ebola, HIV and Hepatitis C.

MEI Pharma (Nasdaq: MEIP) has announced it plans to offer up to $45 million worth of shares of its common stock in an underwitten public offering.

San Diego's BioMed Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE: BMR) announced Thursday that its board of directors has declared a fourth-quarter 2014 dividend of 26 cents per share of common stock.


Community Information Exchange San Diego has secured a $1 million grant from the Alliance Healthcare Foundation to expand its services so it can serve seniors in the community.


Speakers at last week’s Institute of Real Estate Management symposium shared insights about the impact of San Diego’s mega-industries.

San Diego's Organovo (NYSE: ONVO) has named Dr. Kirk D. Malloy, a top executive at Illumina (Nasdaq: ILMN), to its board of directors.

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