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KPC Health, a unit of the Riverside-based KPC Group, said today that it named Suzanne Richards chief executive of healthcare operations.
The Food and Drug Administration Wednesday approved Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp.’s Sapien 3 less-invasive heart valve.
Allergan Plc will buy Westlake Village, Calif.-based Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Inc. for cash and stock valued at $2.1 billion.
Laguna Hills-based device maker Glaukos Corp. has officially opened its upcoming initial public offering, according to a federal filing.
Shares in Irvine-based NuGene International Inc. fell 39% Thursday to $2.61 and a market capitalization of $103 million after the skincare products development company said yesterday that it had no affiliation with a 28-page mailer touting the stock, but the stock recovered some ground Friday morning.
The four Orange County hospitals owned by Santa Ana-based Integrated Healthcare Holdings Inc. have changed their names.
Jinsong Ni isn’t too worried about the pink slip he got from Allergan last week, perhaps because he has a PhD in chemistry and years of experience on the nonclinical side of the drugmaker’s R&D—the sort of early-stage investments it pledged to cut at its Irvine HQ amid a hostile takeover bid by Valeant last year.
REAL ESTATE: Plans medical office, fitness center
The Irvine Company plans to build a fitness, wellness and healthcare facility in space it owns at the current site of a 24 Hour Fitness gym next to Fashion Island.
Douglas Ingram, former president of drugmaker Allergan Inc., joined the board of Costa Mesa-based startup Nemus Bioscience Inc. in the newly created role of vice chairman.
Part of $750M Offering To Pay for 35-Building Buy
Irvine-based HCP Inc. recently made plans to sell $750 million in senior unsecured notes with an eye toward using the proceeds to fund more deals.
Irvine-based Biolase Inc.’s shares soared today after it said it was unaware of any fundamental reason for the recent decline in its stock price.
Irvine-based healthcare software maker Quality Systems Inc. said today that Chief Executive Steven Plochocki will retire effective June 30.
Irvine-based JenaValve Technology Inc. said today that Victoria Carr-Brendel is the company’s new chief executive.
Douglas Ingram, former president of drug maker Allergan Inc., has joined the board of Costa Mesa-based startup Nemus Bioscience Inc. in the newly created role of vice chairman.
MicroVention Inc., a Tustin-based developer, manufacturer and marketer of neuroendovascular technologies, said it will be building a large new office in Aliso Viejo for its new headquarters.