Thousand Oaks-based Amgen Inc. and Allergan plc, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, on Friday announced two biosimilar drugs for cancer treatment which the companies co-developed are now for sale in the United States.
Capricor Therapeutics Inc., a Beverly Hills-based biotechnology company working on a cell-based therapy to improve the lives of boys diagnosed with a devastating form of muscular dystrophy, reported promising early findings of a clinical trial involving 20 patients.
MannKind Corp. in Westlake Village has partnered with Santa Monica’s GoodRx, an app that allows people to see the best prices for drugs.
Nurses, surgical technicians and other union workers at nonprofit health care provider Kaiser Permanente will vote later this month on whether to authorize a strike as contract negotiations stall.
Privately held Emmaus Life Sciences, Inc., a Torrance-based company with a major sickle cell therapy under development, plans to go public through a reverse merger with a data analytics company in Orange County.
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation will be making three grants to UCLA, USC and UC San Francisco.
Glendora Community Hospital will close its acute care facility and eliminate 184 jobs beginning in September as it transitions to a behavioral health facility, according to layoff disclosures released June 25 by the state’s Employment Development Department.
Duarte-based medical care provider City of Hope has boosted its investment to $1 billion for a new cancer center at the FivePoint Gateway in Orange County.
Pacific Ketamine Institute officially opened a ketamine clinic in Beverly Hills June 6.
Amgen Inc., with the help of leading community oncology networks, has launched Amgen Community Oncology Research Collaborators, an initiative to introduce more people to clinical research.
Sawtelle-based Leonard Green and Partners plans to place an executive on the board of Catalent Inc., a Somerset, N.J.-based company involved in technology and development for drugs, biologics and consumer health products.
Anthem Inc. has laid off information technology professionals nationally with at least some of the affected employees in the Valley area, according to Kenn Phillips, the chief executive of the Valley Economic Alliance.
The market for health care in the Southland has never been more robust.
Promise Hospital of East Los Angeles has been purchased by Louisville-based Kindred Healthcare, a healthcare services company that operates long-term acute-care hospitals and provides rehabilitation services across the United States.
Biocom, the San Diego-based trade group representing the life science industry of California, named Dina Lozofsky to the governing board of BioLA, a Los Angeles County group that focuses on creating jobs, driving economic development and accelerating startup activity.