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Scripps Institute focuses on Ebola, HIV

The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla today will highlight its advances against Ebola and the HIV virus at an afternoon press conference.

Health care jobs, economic impact growing in SD

Health care has risen to be one of the largest job sectors in the local economy, employing more than 121,000 workers and representing 9 percent of the county's labor force, according to a report released Thursday by the National University System Institute for Policy Research.

BIOTECH

Local pharmas vie to treat movement disorder

San Diego’s Neurocrine Biosciences (Nasdaq: NBIX) on Thursday announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has designated its proposed treatment for tardive dyskinesia as a breakthrough therapy, which should help expedite it through the regulatory review process.

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Vical misses earnings estimates, beats on revenues

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Health changes spur mergers, alliances

GENERAL

Cramer reiterates support for Isis Pharma stock

BIOTECH

Receptos on billionaires list

BIOTECH

Cytori receives FDA approval to resume Athena trial enrollment

MANAGEMENT

ATyr announces new VP of research

TECHNOLOGY

FDA approves Avacen Medical device with game mode

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Scripps Institute focuses on Ebola, HIV

The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla today will highlight its advances against Ebola and the HIV virus at an afternoon press conference.

Editor's Choice: Top Commercial Sales

This list was compiled from properties featured from Jan. 1, 2014 to Sept. 30, 2014 in “Deal of the Week,” a weekly column by Daily Transcript Real Estate Editor Richard Spaulding. Transactions are listed by property type.

Health care jobs, economic impact grows in SD

Health care has become one of the largest job sectors in the local economy, employing more than 121,000 and representing 9 percent of the county's labor force, according to a report released Thursday by the National University System Institute for Policy Research.

Bayer raises forecast on new drugs, addition of Merck unit

Bayer AG raised its revenue and profit forecasts, citing growing sales of new medicines, the addition of Merck & Co.’s consumer-health business and the weakness of the euro.

Health changes spur mergers, alliances

Under pressure from the Affordable Care Act, hospitals and insurers have embarked on a wave of mergers, acquisitions and strategic alliances designed to help them remain more competitive, according to local health care industry leaders who participated in a roundtable discussion earlier this month at The Daily Transcript.

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In The News: Early Edition

Oct. 31, 2014, 12:00 p.m. -- In San Diego business news, San Diego Gas & Electric has launched an online directory to help them identify and implement energy efficiency projects and WD-40 Co. has joined with the team of NBC’s PowerNation automotive programs to customize an off-road Jeep.

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ALS Association's Steve Becvar on the Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug. 18, 2014 -- George Chamberlin speaks with Steve Becvar, executive director of the ALS Association Greater San Diego Chapter, about the Ice Bucket Challenge, the sixth annual ALS Golf Classic on Aug. 29 and other efforts to raise funds and awareness for fighting cure Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

Special Reports

Inside Biotech - 2014

Learn about innovations and trends in San Diego’s thriving biotech and life science industries.

Diabetes Awareness

In recognition of National Diabetes Awareness, The Daily Transcript looks at how local companies are finding ways to combat diabetes.

Heart Health

The Daily Transcript honors Heart Health Month by offering news and information related to preventing cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

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Dick Crowley, Kitchell Contractors Inc.

Dick Crowley, Senior VP of Kitchell discusses the Largest Construction Project in San Diego County.

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