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Irvine-based biotechnology company AtheroNova Inc. has priced an offering of 4 million shares of its stock and warrants to buy its stock.
Tenet Healthcare Corp. said today that Audrey Gregory is the new chief executive of Placentia-Linda Hospital.
Mission Viejo-based CareTrust REIT Inc. said today that it will spend $12 million to buy three senior housing facilities.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. said today it would be willing to raise its hostile takeover bid for Irvine-based Allergan Inc. to $200 a share.
Irvine-based Kareo Inc. said today that it received $15 million in mezzanine debt financing, bringing its total capital raised this year to $47 million.
Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. after markets closed Thursday posted third-quarter financial results that exceeded expectations, and the stock continued to rise on Friday.
University of California-Irvine announced it will conduct clinical trials for stem cell treatment in partnership with University of California-Los Angeles under an $8 million grant.
HEALTHCARE: Ackman goes on offensive, questions continue
Irvine-based Allergan Inc.’s long-running battle to stay independent marches on as hostile pursuer rhetoric heats up and many analysts express doubt about the deal going through.
HEALTHCARE: Alphaeon closes in on nine figures
Irvine-based Alphaeon Corp.’s focus on “lifestyle healthcare” is pushing the company close to nine figures in revenue and positioning it for a potential initial public offering.
EDUCATION: Equipment, new programs at Stanbridge
Stanbridge College added an associate of veterinary technology program this year, and President and Chief Executive Yasith Weerasuriya showed a recent visitor the cat cadavers to prove it.
Irvine-based Sabra Healthcare REIT Inc. said it bought eight properties in three states for $59.1 million.
Four University of California-Irvine materials science and engineering researchers will receive $1.3 million from the National Science Foundation for work that could be used to develop lung disease treatments.
Plus Good Clinical Trial News, Valve’s US Release
Irvine-based heart valve maker Edwards Lifesciences Corp.’s pipeline and positive second-quarter news recently landed it an upgrade from Chicago-based Zacks Investment Research to a “buy” ranking.
Kaiser Permanente said today that Julie Miller-Phipps, vice president and executive director of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan in Orange County, was named president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia.
Irvine-based drug maker Allergan Inc. filed papers with state officials saying it will lay off 40 workers in Carlsbad, effective Nov. 28, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification notice filed with the state Employment Development Department.