Helen Floersh

Staff Reporter (Healthcare, Law, Biotech)

Helen covers healthcare, law, insurance and biotechnology in the greater Valley region.

Email: hfloersh@sfvbj.com
Phone: 818-316-3121 Extension: 112

Recent Stories

Avita Medical Builds Leadership Team

Avita Medical has appointed three new leaders to its management team at its Valencia headquarters.

Preview: Smart Heart Monitor

A paperclip-sized revolution in cardiac electrophysiology is afoot in a bright white lab at Abbott Laboratories in Sylmar, where the world’s first Bluetooth- and smartphone-enabled implantable cardiac monitor are coming off the assembly line.

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Amgen Partners with Cedars-Sinai on Research

Amgen Inc. has entered into a three-year research partnership with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles to assess health outcomes in patients with cancer, osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease and migraine.

LTC Buys Two Senior Living Communities

LTC Properties Inc. in Westlake Village has purchased two senior living communities in Texas in a $25.2 million sale-leaseback acquisition.

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MannKind Pays Down Debt With Shares

MannKind Corp. in Westlake Village has issued 7.3 million shares to creditor Deerfield to pay down $7 million in debt, according to Securities and Exchange documents filed Friday.

Cure Pharmaceutical Buys Therapix Assets

Cure Pharmaceutical in Oxnard announced Wednesday that it has signed a term agreement for the acquisition of the non-pain assets of Therapix Biosciences Ltd., a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company that is developing cannabinoid-based medications.

Simulations Plus Beats Wall St. on Revenue

Simulations Plus Inc. reported on Tuesday profits of $2.4 million for its third fiscal quarter.

Bar Association Re-Opens Mediation Center

COURTS: Judges can refer cases to Tarzana service for low-cost resolution.

Bar Association opens mediation center.

Women Owners Emphasize Career-Long Learning

LIST: Seminars, classes, mentorships and webinars develop leadership style.

Female entrepreneurs discuss leadership styles.

Conejo’s Biotech Cluster

Atara Biotherapeutics opens ATOM center in Thousand Oaks

Atara Biotherapeutics adds to its Conejo Valley presence with new building.

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