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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.

Rady Children's Hospital San Diego has announced plans to build a new medical office building on four acres of land in Murrieta.

Just one year ago, Temecula Valley Hospital opened its doors to the community as Temecula’s first acute care hospital. In the past year, the hospital has cared for 26,000 emergency patients and 3,300 patient admissions. Physicians have performed more than 1,600 surgeries, including nearly 300 cardiac procedures.

While it’s illegal for a bar or a restaurant to serve alcohol to someone who is obviously intoxicated, it seems this state law gets about as much respect as a stop sign in the desert: No one stops because no one’s paying attention to it.

Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX) announced Friday that it has received a notice of allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for one of its patent applications.

Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals Group Inc. and its advanced regenerative medicine business units reported on Thursday their corporate development activities through the third quarter ended Sept. 30.

Consumers and those outside the health care system will be the ones to spur change in the "giant blind spot” that exists over the current medical industry, said panelists at an Association for Corporate Growth discussion.

With technology constantly improving, medical centers under construction face an unwelcome possibility: the hugely expensive projects could be outdated as soon as they open. At a recent roundtable discussion at The Daily Transcript and sponsored by Hensel Phelps, executives discussed construction in the health care sector.

Independa, a San Diego-based integrated community engagement and remote care technology company, was awarded a CES Innovation Award in the "Tech for a Better World" category for its platform to benefit senior citizens through a connected, TV-based interface that caregivers and family can monitor health metrics on.

San Diego-based GenomeDx Biosciences expanded its research agreement with the Mayo Clinic to initiate a validation study to expand the use of the Decipher Prostate Cancer Classifier, a genomic test capable of predicting metastatic prostate cancer for use in prostate biopsy specimens.

Aethlon Medical Inc. (OTC: AEMD) will present treatment data from the administration of its Hemopurifier therapy to a patient infected with Ebola virus on Friday at the American Society of Nephrology's annual meeting.

Scripps Health celebrated the grand opening of the Donald P. and Darlene V. Shiley Musculoskeletal Center at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla Thursday.

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