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20
NOV
2014

The Ever-Transcendent Cell

Deriving physiologic first principles Both the developmental and phylogenetic histories of an organism describe the evolution of physiology—the complex of metabolic pathways that govern the function of an organism as a whole. The necessity of establishing and maintaining...
06
NOV
2014

LA BioMed Receives Phase II Grand Challenges Explorations Funding

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) announced today that it will receive Phase II funding through Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative created by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that enables individuals worldwide to test bold ideas...
30
OCT
2014

Grant Awarded for Device to Detect Newborn Heart Problems

LA BioMed Partnering with QT Medical to Identify Infants at Risk of Long QT Syndrome LOS ANGELES – (Oct. 28, 2014) –Each year, some 2,000 babies are born in the U.S. with a genetic heart condition, known as long QT syndrome. If not diagnosed in time, babies with long QT syndrome...
20
OCT
2014

Grant awarded for development of therapy for Sanfilippo disease

LOS ANGELES – The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke recently awarded a grant to Phoenix Nest Inc. to partner with the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) to investigate the development of a therapy for treating a devastating inherited...
19
OCT
2014

Advancing Innovation Gala to Honor Leaders of Companies Built on LA BioMed Research

Event also Will Recognize Dr. John Michael Criley for His Leadership LOS ANGELES – (September 24, 2014) – On Oct. 18 at its Advancing Innovation Gala, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) will recognize three champions of innovation who are leading companies...
08
OCT
2014

Universal Screening for MRSA May be Too Costly

Researchers Identify Why Hospitals May Not “Get in the Ring” to Fight “Superbug” PHILADELPHIA – (Oct. 8, 2014) – Numerous experts and policy makers have called for hospitals to screen patients for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections and isolate anyone...
01
OCT
2014

Study Holds Hope of a Treatment For Deadly Genetic Disease, MPS IIIB

Researchers Find Method for Replacing Missing Enzyme in the Brain. LOS ANGELES – (Oct. 1, 2014) – MPS IIIB is a devastating and currently untreatable disease that causes progressive damage to the brain, leading to profound intellectual disability, dementia and death — often...
01
OCT
2014

Marijuana Use Associated with Lower Death Rates In Patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries

LA BioMed Researchers Surveyed Emergency Patients Tested for THC Levels LOS ANGELES – (Oct. 1, 2014) – Surveying patients with traumatic brain injury, a group of Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) researchers reported today that they found those who tested...
23
SEP
2014

Study Finds Gallbladder Surgery Can Wait.

Patients benefit from minimally invasive procedures. LOS ANGELES – (September 23, 2014)  – Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, a minimally invasive procedure to remove the gallbladder, is one of the most common abdominal surgeries in the U.S. Yet medical centers around the country vary...