SFV HEALTHCARE

Ventura County Issues Mask Mandate

Ventura County Public Health has issued a health order requiring individuals to wear face coverings while indoors in public settings, regardless of vaccination status.

Amgen to Require Vaccination for All Staff

Amgen Inc. will require that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Nov. 1, the Thousand Oaks company announced earlier this week.

Camarillo’s PBS Biotech Secures $10 Million in Funding Round

PBS Biotech has raised $10 million in a private funding round with investment bank BroadOak Capital Partners.

Second Sight Gets New Grant for Study

Sylmar-based Second Sight Medical Products, an implantable visual prosthetics developer, announced Wednesday that it received a $155,964 grant supplement from the National Institutes of Health.

Atara Biotherapeutics Reports Widening Loss, Adds Board Member

T-cell immunology company Atara Biotherapeutics Inc. reported its second-quarter 2021 financial results and the appointment of a cell therapy and oncology commercialization veteran to its board.

MannKind Partnership to Explore COVID Lung Treatment

Westlake Village biopharmaceutical company MannKind Corp. has entered a partnership with NRx pharmaceuticals to evaluate the feasibility of formulating a dry powder version of vasoactive intestinal peptide.

Medolife to Showcase Products at Tony Hawk Skateboard Competition

Quanta Inc. subsidiary Medolife Rx announced it will showcase its pain relief and immunapen product lines at 'Tony Hawk’s Vert Alert.'

Amgen Reports Revenue, Earnings Increase, But Shares Fall on Lower Guidance

Amgen Inc. beat expectations on revenue and earnings, but issued lower guidance for the rest of the year, sending shares lower.

Chinese Drug Agency Licenses Simulations Plus Software

Simulations Plus Inc. received an order from China’s drug evaluation agency to license its GastroPlus product.

Amgen Appoints Former Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak to Board

Amgen Inc. announced Thursday the appointment of S. Omar Ishrak, former chairman and chief executive of Medtronic, to its board effective immediately.

‘Best Hospital’ Ranking Names Six in Valley Region

Six San Fernando Valley region hospitals were named in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” for 2021-2022.

Amgen to Acquire Teneobio for $900 Million Cash

Thousand Oaks-based Amgen Inc. announced it will acquire private biotechnology company Teneobio in exchange for $900 million in cash.

Eyenuk to Implement Diabetic Eye Testing in Vietnam

Woodland Hills-based Eyenuk Inc., an artificial intelligence medical technology company, will deploy its EyeArt AI system in four hospitals in Vietnam.

Kaiser Permanente Appoints President for Panorama City and Antelope Valley

Patricia Clausen is the new senior vice president and area manager of Kaiser Permanente’s Panorama City/Antelope Valley service area.

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Resonate Partners with Distributor

Cannabis wellness and lifestyle company Resonate Blends of Calabasas has selected Mars Distribution to distribute its Koan Cordial product line.