This report focuses on local health care and life science leaders and emerging technologies.

  • Students helping startups

    As a third-year law student at University of San Diego School of Law, Kevin Kwon is getting an opportunity that most law students could never fathom -- academic credit for working in a San Diego law firm.

  • Calif appeals court: Fleas are pests

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A state appeals court has upheld a fine against an Oakland pet food chain, saying fleas are pests so a flea-prevention product the company sold should have been labeled a pesticide.

  • DPR Construction delivers quality health care buildings, large and small

    As San Diego’s medical and research industries continue to thrive, DPR Construction has been keeping pace as the go-to building team for many of the latest state-of-the-art health care projects in the region.

  • California Assembly bills expand health coverage 

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The state Assembly on Thursday passed a set of bills intended to broaden the mental health and health care services covered by private insurance plans.

  • Calif. investigating Lap-Band weight loss surgery

  • Report: Electronic health records still need work 

    WASHINGTON — America may be a technology-driven nation, but the health care system's conversion from paper to computerized records needs lots of work to get the bugs out, according to experts who spent months studying the issue.

  • Bob Maxwell appointed to Sharp Healthcare Foundation board of directors

    Bob Maxwell, senior vice president of C.W. Driver, has been appointed to join the board of directors of Sharp HealthCare Foundation, a nonprofit, philanthropic organization that supports the San Diego-based Sharp HealthCare facilities. On the board, Maxwell will work with other business professionals, community leaders, and members of the Sharp medical staff to advocate for the community and promote philanthropic contributions that advance the mission of Sharp HealthCare.

  • Company ‘democratizes science’ with cloud-based research exchanges

    Locally based Assay Depot is offering the scientific industry a one-stop shop to find vendors and request bids, as well as software to manage the process. In essence, it provides supply chain management that the manufacturing industry has had access to for well over a decade but which is still fairly new for scientists at pharmaceutical and medical device industries.

  • San Diego lab market

    2011 marked one of the most active leasing years in recent history for laboratories, primarily due to some unusually large lease transactions. Following the historic high for lab building acquisitions, as dominated by the "Big 3" lab real estate investment trusts (Alexandria, Biomed, and HCP), a fervor of leasing activity quickly followed.

  • Strategic planner says being entrepreneur 'challenging, but fun'

    To be the CEO of two early-stage companies, at the same time, and working with two brilliant serial entrepreneurs is not an easy task, but Diane Goostree handles it with aplomb.

  • Biomatrica co-founder combines family life with busy career

    Judy Muller-Cohn was working as an entomologist at Mycogen, a Dow AgroSciences retail seed company that develops and markets corn hybrids, when a freezer broke down and they lost some samples.

  • Genoptix CEO sees large buyout


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