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FDA Considers New Uses for Amgen's Xgeva

Amgen Inc. announced Monday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted an application to expand on Xgeva’s indicated uses.

Simulation Plus Revenue Increases

Simulation Plus Inc. released preliminary revenues for the third quarter of its fiscal year, which ended May 31.

SetPoint Medical Names Chief Medical Officer

SetPoint Medical today announced they have appointed Dr. David Chernoff as chief medical officer.

Preview: Pharma Fixer

Michael Castagna has a big job in front of him. Last month he was appointed chief executive of MannKind Corp., the Valencia biotech company founded by late billionaire Alfred Mann.

MannKind Seeks Inhalable Drug Partners

MannKind Corp. has hired a consulting firm to find strategic and financial partners for development of its Technosphere platform, the company announced Monday.

Amgen Tour Pedals into Santa Clarita

The 2017 Amgen Tour of California is rolling through Santa Clarita Wednesday as the city is the finish line for the fourth day of the men’s weeklong bicycle race.

MannKind Gains Nearly 16 Percent on Takeover Rumors

Shares of MannKind Corp. gained 15.6 percent Tuesday as the company prepares for its annual shareholder meeting amid takeover rumors.

Valley Hospital Properties Sell in $150 Million Portfolio

Three medical office buildings on or near Valley hospital campuses have sold as part of an 11-property portfolio for $150 million, or $253 square feet.

Avita Medical Files Patent Infringement Petition

Avita Medical Ltd., a Valencia company that makes regenerative treatments for wounds and skin defects, has filed a petition against a patent owned by competitor New York-based Renovacare Sciences Corp.

SEC Investigates ImmunoCellular

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has accused 27 individuals and businesses of stock fraud, according to the Tampa Bay Business Journal, including former ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Ltd. chief executive Manish Singh.

MannKind Stock Soars, then Earnings Disappoint

Shares in MannKind Inc. zoomed up 43 percent Wednesday, but after the market closed the company reported that it seriously missed Wall Street expectations for earnings and revenue in the first quarter.

Glendale Memorial President Retires

Jack Ivie, president of Glendale Memorial Hospital, will retire June 30.

Earnings: Cheesecake, Tutor Perini, Second Sight, MRV

Cheesecake Factory Inc. saw net income jump nearly 5 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2017, but the Calabasas restaurant group still fell short of Wall Street expectations for earnings and revenue.

Providence St. Joseph Selects CEO

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center has named Kelly Linden as its new chief executive. She will start in her new role Monday.

Sienna Secures $40 Million Investment

Sienna Biopharmaceuticals Inc. announced Wednesday that it has completed its Series B financing round, which raised $40 million.

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