Investing in America’s Health – President and CEO of LA BioMed at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center


For more than 60 years, the researchers at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed) have been pioneering the medical advances that are saving lives and improving the health of people in the region and around the world.

Little, if any, of this would be possible without the support of the federal government through the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Research at LA BioMed led to the development of a low-cost treatment that has prevented blindness in hundreds of thousands of children in developing nations. The South Bay research institute’s investigators established a testing and outreach program that has virtually eliminated new cases of the deadly Tay-Sachs disease in high-risk populations.

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