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A University of California-Irvine scientific team has received $8 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to help develop a vaccine for Q fever, a highly infectious agent common among livestock.
Fountain Valley-based MemorialCare Health System will be cutting 194 jobs as part of its planned closure of the San Clemente location of its Saddleback Memorial Medical Center, according to a state filing.
Proove Helps Docs Manage Patients’ Discomfort
Brian Meshkin sought a way to help doctors make better decisions in the specialty of pain management, acting on the desire in 2009 when he created Irvine-based Proove Biosciences Inc.
San Clemente-based rubber products maker IRP Group Holdings recently agreed to combine with Garden Grove-based ProPlas Technologies on undisclosed terms.
Aliso Viejo-based Focal Therapeutics Inc. raised about $3.8 million in venture capital, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
Designed to Speed FDA OK for Certain Treatments
A cause dear to the hearts of medical device makers in Orange County and elsewhere—regulatory reform—is moving along in the U.S. Senate.
Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. appointed Steven Loranger to its board of directors.
Aliso Viejo-based Focal Therapeutics Inc. has raised about $3.8 million in venture capital, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
Can Now Be Used For A Different Procedure
Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp.’s Sapien XT replacement transcatheter heart valve gained another approval this month.
Boot Barn HQ, Printronix Office Also Part of Move
An expansion of Masimo Corp.’s local facilities appears to have set off a chain reaction of corporate relocations in the Irvine Spectrum area involving Boot Barn Holdings Inc. and Printronix Inc.
Mission Hospital said today that Tarek Salaway is its new chief operating officer.
Fountain Valley-based MemorialCare Health System said today that it will close its Saddleback Memorial Medical Center’s San Clemente campus on May 31.
Shares of Tustin-based drug developer Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Inc. fell sharply today, a day after the company said it would discontinue a third-phase clinical trial.
Irvine-based patient monitor maker Masimo Corp. today reported financial results.
Irvine-based Quality Systems Inc. appointed James Arnold Jr. to the post of chief financial officer, effective March 1.