Sherry Hsieh

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Recent Stories

Health REITs Diversify Portfolios

HCP to Exit Brookdale; Sabra Plans Some Quiet Time

Senior housing-focused real estate investment trusts are betting on the demands of an aging society—for more senior housing.

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Champion of Causes

CHOC’s Smith Strives to Give Back

Sheniece Smith is a champion of causes. In addition to her full-time job as associate general counsel for Children’s Hospital of Orange County, she’s actively engaged in pro bono work.

Merage Business School Brings Israeli Entrepreneurs

Winner Develops Smart Asthma Technology

The Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California-Irvine brought 19 Israeli startup executives to Orange County to participate in its two-week U.S.-Israel Innovation Bridge Executive Leadership Program on medical devices last month.

ChromaDex Lands Strategic Silicon Valley Dollars

New Investor’s Top Client Includes Facebook Founder

ChromaDex Corp. in Irvine will raise $23 million via the private placement on Nov. 17 of 5.6 million common shares at $4.10 apiece, which follows a $25 million investment led by Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-Shing that concluded in August.

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ICU Medical Inc. in San Clemente reported revenue of about $343 million in its most recent quarter, compared with about $97 million in the same period prior year.

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ChromaDex Sales Up in Q3

Irvine-based ChromaDex Corp. reported $6.1 million in sales for its most recent quarter, up 55% year-over-year, and a net loss of $3.2 million, about 30% more than the same period last year.

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MemorialCare to Close LB Hospital

Community Medical Center Long Beach, one of Fountain Valley-based MemorialCare Health System’s three hospitals in the area, will soon close due to not meeting earthquake building standards.

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ChromaDex Lands $23M Private Placement

Irvine-based ChromaDex Corp. will sell more than 5.6 million shares of its common stock at a purchase price of $4.10 per share, or about $23 million.

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OCTANe Pivots to Later-Stage Cos.

Plans to Move Upmarket And Grow Reg’l Presence

OCTANe was created in 2002 to bring together resources, expertise and capital to help grow biomedical and information technology startups.

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Hoag Orthopedic Taps St. Joseph Hoag CFO to Lead

HEALTHCARE: Plans to partner to grow outpatient care

Irvine-based Hoag Orthopedic Institute, a unique for-profit joint venture comprised of two groups of orthopedic surgeons and a nonprofit hospital, is positioned for growth with a new chief executive at the helm.

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