HEALTHCARE

Dendreon Adds 5 Senior Execs

Dendreon Pharmaceuticals LLC expanded its senior management with three new hires and two promotions.

Tease photo

Pickup Family Gives Hoag $15M

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach received a $15 million gift for its neurosciences institute from longtime local philanthropists the Pickup Family Foundation.

Tease photo

Edwards Builds-Out ‘Tool Box’

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. reported $481 million in global sales for its core transcatheter heart valve technology, up some 17% from the same period a year ago but down compared with its last two quarters—$539 million for the first quarter and $487 million for the second quarter.

Tease photo

J&J Verdict Overturned

A Newport Beach attorney had his $417 million verdict against New Brunswick, NJ-based Johnson & Johnson overturned.

Tease photo

Catheter Maker Raises $3M

Spinal Singularity in San Clemente raised $3.1 million in seed funding to support development of its connected catheter designed for adult men with chronic lower urinary tract dysfunction.

Tease photo

Konica Completes Ambry Buy

Japanese printer maker Konica Minolta Inc. and Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) closed their joint acquisition of genetic diagnostics company Ambry Genetics Corp., in Aliso Viejo.

Tease photo

ChromaDex Hires Ex-Mattel CFO

Irvine-based ChromaDex Corp., a maker of ingredients for dietary supplements, hired Kevin Farr as its new chief financial officer, effective immediately.

Tease photo

Alorica Names CFO

Irvine-based Alorica Inc., the world’s third-largest provider of customer service solutions and the largest in the U.S., announced the appointment of Cindy Fiorillo as chief financial officer, replacing James Molloy.

Tease photo

EnteroMedics Buys OC Company

St. Paul, Minn.-based EnteroMedics Inc. acquired ReShape Medical Inc. in San Clemente for $61 million cash and stock.

Tease photo

Botox Approved for Forehead Lines

Allergan PLC received Food and Drug Administration approval to use Botox to temporarily reduce moderate to severe forehead lines.

Tease photo

CareTrust Completes Skilled Nursing Buy

CareTrust REIT Inc. of San Clemente completed a two-stage acquisition comprised of seven skilled nursing facilities in Idaho.

Tease photo

Biolase Seeks $12M

Biolase Inc. plans to raise up to $12 million with a rights offering to current shareholders.

Tease photo

MeriCal to Buy Utah Supplement Maker

Anaheim-based MeriCal LLC, which makes probiotics and other dietary supplements, will acquire Global Health Industries in Ogden, Utah.

Tease photo

Ensign Beefs Up Nevada Business

Ensign Group Inc. in Mission Viejo acquired Comfort Hospice Care, a hospice provider serving Las Vegas, Pahrump and surrounding communities in Southern Nevada.

Tease photo

Sabra Lays Out Strategy for 2018

Irvine-based Sabra Health Care REIT Inc. released growth strategy for next year following lukewarm investor reception to its decision to acquire Care Capital Properties Inc.

Tease photo