Patrick Soon-Sh­iong ac­cused of more con­flicts of in­ter­est; Eli Lil­ly ex­pands in San Diego

→  Nant­Cell founder and re­cent ap­pointee to the U.S. De­part­ment of Health and Hu­man Ser­vices Health IT Ad­vi­so­ry Com­mit­tee Patrick Soon-Sh­iong is em­broiled in yet an­oth­er le­gal bat­tle as­sert­ing con­flicts of in­ter­est in his busi­ness deal­ings. This time, the suit claims he and two col­leagues are low-balling share­hold­ers by at­tempt­ing to pur­chase a start­up, Al­tor, at $19 mil­lion less than its most re­cent val­u­a­tion, tak­ing ad­van­tage of their po­si­tions on the board of the start­up. Pre­vi­ous re­ports in STAT and Politi­co have drawn at­ten­tion to oth­er con­flicts of in­ter­est in his busi­ness and non-prof­it work.

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