Dana Bartholomew

Reporter (Health Care)

Email: dbartholomew@labusinessjournal.com
Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 263

Recent Stories

Stem Cell Agency Awards $11 Million to SoCal Researchers to Fight Disease

The state stem cell agency on Oct. 18 awarded $11 million to Los Angeles research hospitals and universities to study regenerative treatments for disease.

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UCLA to Lead $3.7M Study on Patient-Centered Research in L.A.

UCLA will lead a study conducted by four Los Angeles health care systems on how to improve patient-centered care thanks to a $3.7 million federal grant.

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National Academy of Medicine Taps UCLA Neurosurgeon

Dr. Linda Liau, an internationally renowned neurosurgeon-scientist at UCLA, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

Women’s Health Medical Device Maker Flex Co. Acquires Keela, Raises $3.6M

The Flex Co., a Venice-based medical device firm specializing in women’s health, announced Oct. 16 it had raised $3.6 million from investors while acquiring Keela, the designer of a menstrual cup.

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City of Hope President Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Dr. Michael A. Caligiuri, president of City of Hope National Medical Center, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

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Homeless Recuperative-Care Facility Opens in Pico-Union Following $1M Renovation

The Los Angeles-based National Health Foundation on Oct. 12 opened a 62-bed recuperative-care facility in Pico-Union for homeless residents discharged from nearby hospitals.

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Ellison Institute Taps Crew for Collaboration

Diverse specialties work together in molecular-driven medicine

USC’s Ellison Institute staffs up.

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Allogene Therapeutics Raises $324 Million in IPO as Shares Soar

Shares in South San Francisco-based Allogene Therapeutics Inc. rose nearly 40 percent to $25 at the close of its first day of trading on Oct. 11 after a $324 million initial public offering.

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Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Graduates Companies with Innovative Health Care Products

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has graduated eight digital health startups from its business accelerator program with products designed to improve health care.

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UCLA Receives $5M Federal Grant to Study Early Lung Cancer Detection

UCLA has been awarded a $5 million federal grant to develop tools to improve early detection of lung cancer.

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