BIOTECH: Timely infusion of $45 million bolsters finances.
Shares of MannKind Corp. jumped nearly 90 percent Tuesday after the Westlake Village biotech announced an agreement with United Therapeutics Corp. to develop an inhalable drug to treat a form of hypertension.
Second Sight Medical Products Inc. has named Pat Ryan as its chief operating officer effective immediately.
Athletic trainers from Providence Health & Services will be placed in seven San Fernando Valley high schools, the hospital system announced Tuesday.
A doctor in Lancaster has been convicted by a federal jury of participating in a Medicare fraud scheme.
On Aug. 6, Immix announced that its drug Imx-110 had successfully brought a dog named Jerry into remission from late-stage lymphoma.
Hundreds of union-affiliated workers at Providence Tarzana Medical Center staged a one-day strike and a demonstration on Aug. 16 to protest what they described as unfair labor practices, including frequent shift cancellations and wages that lag behind the region’s rising cost of living.
Several local hospitals were named among the best in the state on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list for 2018-2019.
West Hills Hospital & Medical Center has appointed Dr. Yale Podnos as its new chief medical officer.
Burbank-based Logix Federal Credit Union and Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Santa Clarita have partnered on a program for the children of parents who have passed away.
SetPoint Medical in Valencia has named Murthy Simhambhatla as its new chief executive, the electronic medicine firm announced Monday.
Shares of MannKind Corp. plummeted more than 20 percent Friday, a day after the company released second-quarter financial results that missed Wall Street estimates for revenue.
Kaiser Permanente Panorama City announced Thursday that it has appointed Kathy Kigerl as chief administrative officer.
A $350 million bond measure that would pay for renovations or the creation of new facilities at Antelope Valley Hospital was unanimously approved on Monday by the Lancaster hospital’s public benefit corporation board for inclusion on the Nov. 6 ballot.
Amgen Inc. beat Wall Street estimates on second-quarter earnings and revenue.