BioSig Technologies Inc., a medical device company based in West Los Angeles, has raised $8.6 million in a private placement, according to a securities filing.
Emmaus Life Sciences Inc., a biotechnology company based in Torrance, raised $2.6 million in securities, according to an April 1 filing.
L.A. Care Health Plan, a publicly operated insurance agency based in Westlake, announced March 29 it awarded $2.2 million in grants to local health care clinics to recruit needed primary care physicians.
NantHealth Inc., a biomedical diagnostic company based in Culver City, on March 28 announced a fourth quarter loss of $49 million, while year-over-year revenue rose 3 percent.
NantKwest Inc., a biotechnology company launched by Los Angeles businessman Patrick Soon-Shiong, raised $39 million in a private placement by its chairman and chief executive to advance a natural killer cell treatment for cancer.
Flexogenix Group Inc., a Los Angeles-based company that operates joint care clinics in a half dozen U.S. cities, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
City of Hope National Medical Center received $7.5 million in federal and private grants to study a rare blood cancer that affects the skin.
Pragma Inc., a health tech company based in Koreatown that offers a library of on-demand medical lectures and surgical videos, on March 18 announced a partnership with the Mayo Clinic of Minnesota.
Catasys Inc., a Brentwood-based health tech company, reported March 14 it more than doubled its earnings last year to a record $15 million, with earnings expected to double again this year.
NantCell Inc., a Culver City-based biotech firm founded by Los Angeles billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong, has raised $30 million in investor funding after a similar injection late last year, according to a March 14 securities filing.
A scientist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has received a $1.6 million federal grant to study the cause of a rare eye cancer known as retinoblastoma, the hospital announced March 14.
The City of Long Beach has agreed to a deal for at least $90 million to reopen Community Hospital Long Beach after its former operator pulled out because of the cost of pending seismic safety repairs.
Roy Doumani, a keen Los Angeles businessman, philanthropist and driving force behind bioscience innovation whose education nurtured a generation of entrepreneurs at UCLA, has died. He was 83.
Providence St. Joseph Health and Cedars-Sinai have agreed to create a joint venture to own and operate Providence Tarzana Medical Center, Cedars-Sinai announced Tuesday.
Molina Healthcare Inc., a Long Beach-based managed-care services provider, will lay off nearly 90 more workers during a wave of layoffs that dovetails with the offshore outsourcing of its IT services, according to a state employment report.