Reporter (Health Care)
Cancer scientist Dr. Dan Theodorescu has been named to lead the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the hospital announced May 24.
A state stem cell agency has awarded nearly $1.7 million to MAX BioPharma Inc. of Santa Monica to develop a treatment for osteoporosis.
Get Heal Inc., a Century City-based company that makes physician house calls at the touch of a mobile app, announced a $20 million funding round from investors, executives said May 22.
Marlin Equity Partners has acquired Virgin Pulse Inc. and RedBrick Health Corp. to form a merger it says will create the world’s largest digital health company, the company announced May 22.
A foundation created by former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan has awarded $2 million to Mount Saint Mary’s University for the future of nursing education, the school announced May 21.
A nearly half-century old cancer registry managed by USC has received nearly $44 million to track the disease in Los Angeles County for the next 10 years, the university announced May 21
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been awarded $2.6 million to study depression in patients with advanced heart failure.
HEALTH CARE: Moves HQ from City of Industry
Prolacta Bioscience Inc., a biomedical company that develops human milk-based premature-infant formula, has raised nearly $9 million during a funding round.
HEALTH CARE: Santa Monica-based biopharma to manufacture in Netherlands
The Santa Monica-based Kite pharmaceutical operation has leased a building in the Netherlands to produce its gene-based cancer therapies in Europe, the company announced last week.
HEALTH CARE: Veteran sets up in City of Industry
A biotech firm in City of Industry has secured nearly $12 million to market a newly approved drug to treat hypertension in a therapy paired with a digital monitoring platform to help ensure patient compliance.