Dana Bartholomew

Reporter (Health Care)

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

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Cedars-Sinai Names New Head of Samuel Oschin Cancer Institute

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.

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MAX BioPharma Awarded $1.7 Million to Fight Osteoporosis

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. Raises $20 Million for Doctor House Calls

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.

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Marlin Equity Partners Creates Digital Health Giant

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.

Riordan Foundation Gives $2M to Support Nursing at Mount Saint Mary’s

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.

USC Awarded Nearly $44 Million to Track Cancer in Los Angeles County

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 Awarded $2.6M to Study Depression in Heart Failure Patients

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been awarded $2.6 million to study depression in patients with advanced heart failure.

Duarte Startup Raises $9 Million

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.

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Kite Adds Production in Europe

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.

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New Beachhead for Biotech

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.

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