LA BioMed announced the launch of two new male contraceptive studies. The preliminary study of the pill showed that the oral contraceptive appears to be safe and effective when taken daily. Current methods of male contraception include vasectomy, condoms, withdrawal, and fertility awareness.
LA BioMed spinoff, Emmaus Life Sciences has announced that The New England Journal of Medicine has published the results of its 48-week phase 3 clinical trial of Endari™ (L-glutamine oral powder) which supported the FDA approval in July 2017 to reduce the acute complications of sickle cell disease in adult and pediatric patients 5 years of age and older.
Newly published study shows that strategies to curb inappropriate antibiotic prescribing which lead to deadly antibiotic resistant superbugs that kill an estimated 23,000 people each year are not only successful but also cost effective.
From cancer-fighting therapies to groundbreaking models for emergency care and nursing, the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) has been home to some of modern medicine's most important breakthroughs.
Torrance, CA (February 7, 2018): Calling the day a “major milestone,” Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas joined officials of LA BioMed for the topping off ceremony of their 78,000 square foot research building and incubator that is an integral component of LA County’s 1st Biotech Hub, emerging in the heart of LA BioMed’s 11.5-acre research park adjacent to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance.
July 7, 2017
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Endari (L-glutamine oral powder) for patients age five years and older with sickle cell disease to reduce severe complications associated with the blood disorder.