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Cabrillo Credit Union†raised more than $17,000 to benefit Rady Childrenís Hospital during the Scripps Ranch-based financial institutionís annual fundraising campaign.

San Diego genome informatics company Cypher Genomics Inc., announced on Thursday several leadership appointments, including Adam Simpson as president and chief operating officer.


RainTree Oncology Services Corp. announced that Craig Mundie, senior advisor to the CEO of Microsoft Corp., has agreed to join its board of directors.

Leanne Brown didn't set out to write a buzz-worthy cookbook for people who want fine-dining taste on a food stamp budget.


Are you worried about the rising cost of your health care? Unsure of where to find the right answers about the Affordable Care Act and how the ACA will affect your business? Concerned about your opportunity to grow because of the demands of health care reform?

One of the best ways for companies to fight the increasing cost of health care is through wellness programs, according to a roundtable of industry leaders hosted by The Daily Transcript.


Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: SRNE), a late-stage clinical oncology company developing treatments for cancer, has received non-dilutive funding for the preclinical development of a small molecule inhibitor targeting the oncogenic transcription factor Myc.


Encinitas-based Neurelis Inc. entered an agreement with Biotie Therapies Corp. to end the option held by Biotie to purchase Neurelis, clearing the way for Neurelis to commence further development of intranasal diazepam (NRL-1) for pediatric and adult epilepsy patients who experience acute repetitive seizures.


BioTheranostics Inc., a San Diego-based genomic solutions provider for cancer diagnosis, signed a contract with FedMed Inc., one of the largest preferred provider organization networks in the United States.

Pathway Genomics Corp., a San Diego-based clinical laboratory that offers genetic testing services globally, announced that Ellen Embrey has joined its strategic advisory board.


San Diego-based MabVax Therapeutics Inc., a privately held cancer immunotherapy company, and Telik Inc. (Nasdaq: TELK), a publicly-traded clinical stage oncology drug development company, finalized their merger initially announced on May 12.


Cabrillo Credit Union raised more than $17,000 to benefit Rady Children’s Hospital during the Scripps Ranch-based financial institution’s annual fundraising campaign.

San Diego-based Histogen Inc., a regenerative medicine company developing solutions based on the products of cells grown under simulated embryonic conditions, has partnered with Southern California medical device group Wylde LLC to create Histogen Oncology.

Three large Scripps Health-affiliated medical groups -- San Diego Physicians Medical Group, Connect-the-Docs Multi-Specialty Network and XIMED Medical Group -- have joined together to create a new integrated physician organization partnering exclusively with Scripps Health.


A grand opening celebration was held Tuesday for the completion of the second and final phase of the $94 million Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas expansion.

The University of California, San Diego was awarded about $84 million in grants in May, down from the school's calendar-year high in April of $99 million. The figure, released in UCSD's monthly contract and grant report, was still significantly higher than monthly totals for each for the first three months of 2014.


The digital health space is a huge and growing sector of the national economy, and one in which San Diego is taking a leading role as the home to wireless and data companies including Qualcomm and Tealium, and health companies on the scale of Illumina and the Sanford Burnham Consortium.


The award-winning documentary film, "Travis: A Soldier’s Story," is set to premiere July 8 at the Village Theatre Coronado. Academy Award-nominee Gary Sinise will honor Staff Sgt. Travis Mills during a red carpet screening of the film, which documents Mills’ fight to overcome the adversities of becoming a quadruple amputee after being wounded in action while serving in Afghanistan.

Naval Medical Center San Diego unveiled a powerful imaging system last month that helps doctors complete a wide range of complex, minimally-invasive cardiovascular procedures.


James H. McKerrow, M.D., Ph.D., will become the second dean of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of California, San Diego, the school announced Monday.

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