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St. Joe Fills Chief Medical Slot

St. Joseph Hospital-Orange said Scott Rusk would be chief medical officer, effective immediately, with a mandate to “improve clinical quality and outcomes,” Chief Executive Jeremy Zoch said.

By Sherry Hsieh March 28, 2017 8 a.m. share »

Compound Demonstrates Promise for Cystic Fibrosis

Aeolus Pharmaceuticals Inc., a biotechnology company developing compounds used in treatments for fibrosis, inflammation, nerve damage and infection, announced that new compound AEOL 20415 is a potential treatment for cystic fibrosis—an inherited disease that causes thickened mucus to form in the lungs, pancreas and other organs.

By Sherry Hsieh March 27, 2017 midnight share »

Diagnosis: Symbiosis

What do you get when you cross a Botox pioneer with the Bond King?

By Sherry Hsieh March 27, 2017 midnight share »
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Anaheim Drugmaker Raises $4.2M

BioCorRx Inc. in Anaheim secured $4.2 million financing, including $940,000 in equity financing from nine investors and $1.7 million from Alpine Creek Capital, effective by March 24, a press release said.

By Sherry Hsieh March 22, 2017 11:46 a.m. share »
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FDA OKs Allergan Dermal Filler

Allergan PLC received Food and Drug Administration approval to market hyaluronic acid dermal filler Juvederm Vollure XC.

By Sherry Hsieh March 20, 2017 3:38 p.m. share »

No Doubts

Take a world-champion body builder and a new form of protein supplement, and Power Crunch—protein-energy, cream-filled wafer cookies—is born. Sounds easy, right?

By Sherry Hsieh March 20, 2017 midnight share »

Edwards Makeover Comes Amid Growth Streak

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. has added 1,300 employees over the past 12 months, a trend that’s likely to continue as the heart valve maker continues to spend about $500 million a year on research and development.

By Sherry Hsieh March 20, 2017 midnight share »

Allergan Pays $90M for Genomic Eye Programs

Allergan PLC acquired through wholly-owned subsidiary Allergan Pharmaceuticals International Ltd. exclusive access and the option to license up to five of Cambridge, Mass.-based Editas Medicine Inc.’s genome editing ocular programs.

By Sherry Hsieh March 20, 2017 midnight share »

Sabra Tweaks Planned Sale of Skilled Nursing Assets

Irvine-based Sabra Health Care REIT Inc.’s 2017 outlook is largely hinged on the completion of the sale of 35 properties leased by Genesis Healthcare Inc. this year, which would reduce its exposure to skilled nursing and free up liquidity for acquisitions.

By Sherry Hsieh March 13, 2017 midnight share »

KPC Healthcare Bets on ESOP

Santa Ana-based KPC Healthcare Inc. is betting that its employee stock ownership program is aligned with contemporary standards for healthcare systems, adding incentive for employees to provide better care and better results for patients and shareholders.

By Sherry Hsieh March 13, 2017 midnight share »

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