The Lundquist Institute Promotes Jody Spillane to Senior Vice President of Public Affairs

Longtime education executive will oversee media and government relations

LOS ANGELES – The Lundquist Institute, formerly the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed), has promoted Jody Spillane to Senior Vice President of Public Affairs.

The Lundquist Institute Investigator Dr. Rowan Chlebowski Shares Results of Groundbreaking Study That Could Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths

Chlebowski presented findings at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium on Friday

SAN ANTONIO — In a Friday morning presentation at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, one of the biggest international conferences on breast cancer,
The Lundquist Institute investigator Dr. Rowan Chlebowski shared new data that could help dramatically reduce the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women who are on hormone therapy.

Study Shows Severe Migraines Can Be Treated Without IV

Study from The Lundquist Institute shows viable alternative to intravenous treatment

LOS ANGELES — Findings from a study from The Lundquist Institute could reduce a major source of headaches for severe migraine sufferers: hospital visits.

Many people suffering from migraine headaches can control them at home through common oral medications such as sumatriptan, but there’s a substantial population that requires professional treatment to mitigate the unbearable pain. For the last four decades, that treatment has consisted of the insertion of an intravenous line to pump medicine—most commonly prochlorperazine—directly into the patient’s bloodstream.