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Children’s Hospital of Orange County said today it's building a new children’s mental health inpatient center as part of an initiative that will be supported by a $5 million gift from Sandy Segerstrom Daniels.
Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. said today that it is voluntarily halting enrollment in an early clinical trial for an experimental, less-invasive mitral heart valve.
Irvine-based Biolase Inc. said today that Harold Flynn Jr. will become its new chief executive, effective July 13.
Irvine-based Masimo Corp. said today that a federal court in Delaware has upheld a $467 million jury verdict in its favor against a pair of Netherlands-based Royal Philips Electronics NV's units for patent infringement.
Laguna Hills-based Glaukos Corp. has filed plans to raise $86 million in an initial public offering.
Irvine-based HCP Inc. has acquired a building in Philadelphia for $161 million, according to a federal filing.
Irvine-based Alphaeon Corp. said today that it named former Securities and Exchange Commissioner Christopher Cox and Silicon Valley executive Dennis Wolf to its board of directors.
Mission Viejo-based Ensign Group Inc. said today it bought one skilled nursing facility in Washington and a subsidiary bought two skilled nursing facilities in Utah, on undisclosed terms.
University of California-Irvine said it will get up to $5 million over five years from the federal National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases to further develop a bloodstream infection-detection system that speeds diagnosis times and improves accuracy.
Matthew Maletta, a former associate general counsel with Irvine-based Allergan Inc., was named chief legal officer of Endo International plc.
Irvine-based startup Lombard Medical Inc. said today it received a $26 million loan facility from a financier.
Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. reported a profit of $123.4 million, more than double the total for the same period a year ago.
San Clemente-based medical device maker ReShape Medical Inc. has received a $12 million loan from a pair of financiers.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Irvine-based AcuFocus Inc.’s Kamra corneal inlay for treating presbyopia.
Product For Patients With High, Extreme Risks
Medtronic CoreValve, a less-invasive heart valve that has Orange County roots, recently received the green light from the Food and Drug Administration for use in what’s known as “valve-in-valve” procedures for treating people whose surgical aortic valves have failed.