Solutions discussed for lack of diversity in STEM industry

Leaders in the STEM field say that without intentional efforts to attract and retain minority and female professionals, the industry’s lack of diversity will continue.


SD biotechs surge on Wall Street

Despite continuing shakiness on Wall Street over Greece’s financial trauma, a number of San Diego companies had strong double-digit surges in June, including such biotechs as Receptos (Nasdaq: RCPT), La Jolla Pharmaceuticals Corp. (Nasdaq: LJPC) and Sorrento Therapeutics (Nasdaq: SRNE).


STEM leaders advocate for middle-skills workers

Middle-skills jobs — held by people who have more than a high school diploma but less than a four-year bachelor’s degree — are now being seen as a crucial level of employment by policymakers and educators.


Tracon earns $3 million over FDA application


Local biotechs shift on Russell Indexes


Cramer suggests biotechs as haven from Greek crisis

County names new deputy public health officer


Dean will head organization matching medical students with residency programs


Director trading spurs surge at La Jolla Pharma


On the Agenda: Lawyers' fees, energy conference on tap this week

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Humana, Anthem get $1.3 billion in Obamacare risk payments

The U.S. government will pay Anthem Inc. $742 million and Humana Inc. $549 million to reimburse big insurance claims the companies covered under the Affordable Care Act.

County names new deputy public health officer

San Diego County recently named Sayone Thihalolipavan, M.D., M.P.H., as its new deputy public health officer.

New hospitals open, health insurance issues continue

The health care construction industry remains robust, while emergency room visits are on the rise despite the Affordable Care Act.

SupraMed announces two new board members

San Diego-based SupraMed announced that entrepreneurs and tech executives Tom Clancy and Steve Nye have joined its board of directors.

Coverage worries persist amid relief over health care ruling

Throughout the country, relief was the dominant emotion among consumers who get help from the government to lower their health insurance costs following Thursday's Supreme Court ruling upholding the subsidies underpinning President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

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Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Semifinalist: Steve Mento

May 19, 2015 -- Executive Editor George Chamberlin sits down with Steve Mento, president and CEO of Conatus Pharmaceuticals, to talk about his company, which develops and commercializes novel medicines to treat liver disease, and being a semifinalist for the 2015 EY Entrepreneur of the Year award.

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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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