Estrogen Among Women With Prior Hysterectomy Reduces Breast Cancer Mortality

New Long-Term Follow-Up Study Published Today in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) Shows Noteworthy Results

LOS ANGELES - The Lundquist Institute announced today a new study published in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) which examined the link between hormonal therapy, particularly estrogen and progestin, and the incidence of breast cancer mortality. The team found that the use of estrogen alone among women who had a prior hysterectomy resulted in a lower rate of breast cancer incidence and mortality.

The Lundquist Institute Accepts a $1.75 Million Anonymous Donation to Improve the Quality of Dying

Psilocybin clinical project will investigate efficacy and safety of a psychedelic compound for those under severe psychological distress from terminal illness

LOS ANGELES – An anonymous donor has committed $1.75 million to The Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation in Torrance, CA to fund a multi-site clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the compound psilocybin in individuals with severe psychological distress associated with a terminal medical illness. The donation will also support education and outreach programs related to the use of psilocybin within the field of palliative care.  

The Lundquist Institute Awarded a $3M NIH Grant to Explore Better, Safer Treatment for Heart Disease

Study led by Dr. Matthew Budoff will use 20 years of data from Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis to determine the impact of extra-coronary calcification

LOS ANGELES – A team of investigators from The Lundquist Institute, led by renowned cardiac researcher Matthew Budoff, MD, has been awarded a $3 million R-01 grant award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explore a better way to treat those with heart disease.  This will be accomplished by determining whether calcification outside the heart has an impact on the likelihood of developing heart disease and stroke.  These findings could have a significant, direct and positive impact on current medical practices, delivering appropriate preventative treatment early on and emphasizing