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LA BioMed is a non-profit scientific research organization dedicated to saving lives not only in the greater Los Angeles metro area but throughout the world. The organization is located on the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Campus and affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
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While no one can be certain of what tomorrow brings, most of us have dreams and plans for the future – especially for our children. That was certainly true for me with my daughter...
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20
MAR
2015

Targets Identified for Developing Therapies for IBMPFD

Study Identifies Protein Modification Needed to Treat Deadly Inherited Disorder   LOS ANGELES – (March 16, 2015) – IBMPFD is a rare and deadly genetic disorder that has devastated entire families, robbing many of their members of their ability to talk, walk and think clearly. A...
20
MAR
2015

Two Commonly Used Antibiotics Have Similar Cure Rates for Uncomplicated Skin Infections

NEJM Study is First to Compare Medications Prescribed for Cellulitis   LOS ANGELES – (March 18, 2015) – Two antibiotics frequently prescribed to treat serious skin infections – clindamycin and trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) – had similar rates of success in curing...
11
FEB
2015

Do you or does anyone you know suffer from Emphysema?

Are COPD symptoms keeping you from enjoying simple daily activities? If shortness of breath, severe coughing or wheezing is keeping you from living life to its fullest, here’s some good news: You may qualify for a study that is designed to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of...
06
FEB
2015

LA BioMed Researcher Honored for Outstanding Research

Dr. Christina Wang Receives Mayo H. Soley Award   LOS ANGELES – (Feb. 5, 2015) – Christina Wang, MD, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) lead researcher, has received a top honor for her outstanding research work, the Mayo H. Soley Award, at the 2015 Western...