The Keck School of Medicine of USC will lead a nearly $27 million study on why African-American men were more likely to die from prostate cancer.
Two more Los Angeles-area doctors were charged on suspicion of participating in a $40 million health care kickback scheme, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced July 16.
Kaiser Permanente of Southern California is supporting free training for small businesses in economically underserved communities across the region.
Ronald Reagan Medical Center led the nation last year in the number of organ transplants, with 641 surgeries performed at its Westwood campus.
The UCLA Stein Eye Institute has received a $1 million gift from Joan and Jerome Snyder to set up an endowed faculty chair in its department of ophthalmology.
Advanced TeleSensors Inc., a digital health company based in Pasadena marketing a wireless monitor for babies, has raised nearly $2.8 million from investors, according to a securities filing.
The Weingart Center, a downtown-based social service agency for the homeless with plans to build largest supportive housing project in Los Angeles, has named Warren Loui as chairman of the board.
An anonymous philanthropist has donated $20 million to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to expand and equip its overcrowded emergency room.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has ushered in nine digital health startups from across the globe into its business accelerator program.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has named Dr. Jeffrey A. Smith to serve as its chief operating officer following a nationwide search.
Los Angeles County has appointed two executives to launch a new agency to promote an emerging bioscience industry, officials announced on July 5.
European drug regulators have recommended the approval of two cancer treatments developed by two Los Angeles-area biotech companies – Puma Biotechnology Inc. of West L.A., and Kite, a Gilead Co., of Santa Monica.
Casetabs Inc., a digital health company based in Santa Monica, has raised $2.3 million during a fundraising round, according to a securities filing.
Federal prosecutors in Los Angeles have charged nearly three dozen physicians, pharmacists and others alleged to have tried to bilk insurers out of $660 million in fraudulent health care bills.
The state stem cell agency awarded $3.7 million to City of Hope National Medical Center million to conduct stem cell research targeting glioblastoma, the hospital announced June 28.