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Organovo selected as Connect award finalist

San Diego-based Organovo Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ONVO), a biology company focused on delivering 3D bioprinting technology, announced its exVive3D Human Liver Model has been selected as a finalist in the Diagnostics & Research Tools category for the 2014 Most Innovative New Product Awards, sponsored by Connect.

TECHNOLOGY

Local startups surge in 2013

More than 400 tech-related startups were launched in San Diego County in 2013, the most since the beginning of the recession in 2007, according to a report released Monday by Connect.

BIOTECH

Molecular Response opens Torrey Pines facility

Molecular Response, a privately held molecular diagnostic laboratory and a leader in the identification of target populations for high value therapeutics, has opened a new facility in Torrey Pines.

BIOTECH

Ambit Biosciences to be aquired by Tokyo-based Daiichi Sankyo

BIOTECH

NeuroGenetic Pharma gets FDA approval for Alzheimer's drug

GENERAL

On the Agenda: Programs to feature architecture, Internet of Things, Qualcomm

BIOTECH

Ligand makes $550,000 milestone

BIOTECH

Isis companies battle name game

MEDICAL

Chargers, Komen SD team up for mammogram event

BIOTECH

Senomyx jumps on Wall Street

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Anthem Blue Cross partners with Seven Health Systems to launch Vivity

Anthem Blue Cross and seven top hospital systems have partnered to offer Anthem Blue Cross Vivity, an integrated health system in Los Angeles and Orange counties.

SD health care construction evolving; costs soar

Medical-oriented development is continuing to evolve in San Diego County, as construction costs climb.

Chargers, Komen SD team up for mammogram event

The San Diego Chargers will help Komen San Diego provide free mammograms from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oct. 2 at Qualcomm Stadium.

SDCCU to sponsor events benefiting Rady Children's Hospital

San Diego County Credit Union will sponsor two events benefiting the Rady Childrenís Hospital San Diego.

Small businesses helping workers buy health plans

When Monty Hagler learned his employee insurance premiums could rise as much as 38 percent, the small business owner decided he couldn't afford coverage that complies with the health care overhaul.

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In The News

Sept. 29, 2014, 5:00 p.m. -- In local news, the M&A market for software companies was hot in the first half of 2014, and the 2013 Connect Innovation Report detailed strong startup and job creation in San Diego.

Health Videos

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

Sourcebook - 2014

The Daily Transcript presents SourceBook 2014, featuring our database of San Diego's top companies.

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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Newsmaker Videos

Dick Crowley, Kitchell Contractors Inc.

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

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