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December 31, 1991 | TOM GORMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mother Teresa of Calcutta was listed as "seriously ill" in a San Diego hospital Monday after heart failure prompted doctors to perform a procedure to open a blocked artery. The 81-year-old Roman Catholic missionary and Nobel Prize winner is responding to treatment but will be hospitalized at the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation for at least a week, said clinic spokeswoman Sue Pondrom. Mother Teresa was admitted to the world-renowned clinic on Thursday for treatment of bacterial pneumonia.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 23, 1986
Dr. Ruben F. Gittes of Harvard Medical School has been named chairman of the surgery department at the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, it was announced Monday. Gittes, the Elliott C. Cutler Professor of Urological Surgery at Harvard and the chief urologist at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston, served as head of the urology division at UC San Diego Medical School from 1969 to 1975 before joining the Harvard faculty. Gittes will assume his new post in June, after the retirement of Dr.
NEWS
October 12, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
This city's status as a major center of research into how AIDS affects the brain and central nervous system received a boost Thursday with the announcement that Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation has received a $14-million grant to establish an AIDS Dementia Complex Research Center. The five-year grant from the National Institute of Mental Health comes a little more than a year after the same organization awarded UC San Diego a similar $19.
NEWS
April 29, 1988 | KATHIE BOZANICH, Times Staff Writer
In the first settlement of its kind involving a new federal law to prevent the private sector from overcharging the government for services, a La Jolla medical group agreed Thursday to pay the government $355,000 for its part in a lawsuit brought by one former eye doctor against another accused of defrauding Medicare.
NEWS
December 31, 1991 | TOM GORMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mother Teresa of Calcutta was listed as "seriously ill" in a San Diego hospital Monday after heart failure prompted doctors to perform a procedure to open a blocked artery. The 81-year-old Roman Catholic missionary and Nobel Prize winner is responding to treatment but will be hospitalized at the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation for at least a week, said clinic spokeswoman Sue Pondrom. Mother Teresa was admitted to the world-renowned clinic on Thursday for treatment of bacterial pneumonia.
NEWS
July 31, 1990 | PAUL DEAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dr. Paul Michelson considers himself more realist than idealist, a man who chooses to stay clear of absolutist stands. But he says he will not compromise his profession. Nor can he tolerate its apparent betrayal by a fellow physician. So in 1986, Michelson informed on a colleague. In a unique federal lawsuit filed under the False Claims Act--a law more popularly associated with defense companies and multimillion-dollar padding on government contracts--Michelson accused La Jolla eye surgeon Dr.
BUSINESS
July 28, 1990 | LINDA ROACH MONROE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a whirlwind courtship, Scripps Memorial Hospitals and Scripps Clinic & Research Foundation have agreed to unify next Jan. 1, leaving Sharp HealthCare as the jilted party in a health-care triangle. The surprise union announced Friday would create the largest health-care concern in San Diego County, an $820-million-a-year conglomerate that would be the county's No. 2 non-governmental employer.
NEWS
October 12, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
This city's status as a major center of research into how AIDS affects the brain and central nervous system received a boost Thursday with the announcement that Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation has received a $14-million grant to establish an AIDS Dementia Complex Research Center. The five-year grant from the National Institute of Mental Health comes a little more than a year after the same organization awarded UC San Diego a similar $19.
NEWS
July 31, 1990 | PAUL DEAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dr. Paul Michelson considers himself more realist than idealist, a man who chooses to stay clear of absolutist stands. But he says he will not compromise his profession. Nor can he tolerate its apparent betrayal by a fellow physician. So in 1986, Michelson informed on a colleague. In a unique federal lawsuit filed under the False Claims Act--a law more popularly associated with defense companies and multimillion-dollar padding on government contracts--Michelson accused La Jolla eye surgeon Dr.
BUSINESS
July 28, 1990 | LINDA ROACH MONROE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a whirlwind courtship, Scripps Memorial Hospitals and Scripps Clinic & Research Foundation have agreed to unify next Jan. 1, leaving Sharp HealthCare as the jilted party in a health-care triangle. The surprise union announced Friday would create the largest health-care concern in San Diego County, an $820-million-a-year conglomerate that would be the county's No. 2 non-governmental employer.
NEWS
December 8, 1989 | THOMAS H. MAUGH II, TIMES SCIENCE WRITER
Researchers at the Scripps Clinic in San Diego have developed a powerful new technique that will allow scientists to identify and isolate specialized antibodies, especially human antibodies, for medical and other uses far more quickly and inexpensively than was previously possible.
NEWS
November 2, 1989 | THOMAS H. MAUGH II, TIMES SCIENCE WRITER
Researchers at the Scripps Clinic in La Jolla have developed a new, inexpensive technique for producing specialized antibodies that promises to open up a whole new area of medicine, including cancer therapy, and to greatly expand medical diagnostics. The technique also could be used to give agricultural crops a functioning "immune system" that would protect them against insects, funguses and other pathogens and to create new plants that could be used to clean up polluted waterways and soil.
NEWS
November 2, 1989 | THOMAS H. MAUGH II, TIMES SCIENCE WRITER
Researchers at the Scripps Clinic in La Jolla have developed a new, inexpensive technique for producing specialized antibodies that promises to open up a whole new area of medicine, including cancer therapy, and to greatly expand medical diagnostics. The technique also could be used to give agricultural crops a functioning "immune system" that would protect them against insects, funguses and other pathogens and to create new plants that could be used to clean up polluted waterways and soil.
NEWS
December 8, 1989 | THOMAS H. MAUGH II, TIMES SCIENCE WRITER
Researchers at the Scripps Clinic in San Diego have developed a powerful new technique that will allow scientists to identify and isolate specialized antibodies, especially human antibodies, for medical and other uses far more quickly and inexpensively than was previously possible.
NEWS
April 29, 1988 | KATHIE BOZANICH, Times Staff Writer
In the first settlement of its kind involving a new federal law to prevent the private sector from overcharging the government for services, a La Jolla medical group agreed Thursday to pay the government $355,000 for its part in a lawsuit brought by one former eye doctor against another accused of defrauding Medicare.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 23, 1986
Dr. Ruben F. Gittes of Harvard Medical School has been named chairman of the surgery department at the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, it was announced Monday. Gittes, the Elliott C. Cutler Professor of Urological Surgery at Harvard and the chief urologist at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston, served as head of the urology division at UC San Diego Medical School from 1969 to 1975 before joining the Harvard faculty. Gittes will assume his new post in June, after the retirement of Dr.
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