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February 15, 2021 – San Diego Union-Tribune

November 4, 2020 – LAEDC
Bioscience industry activity in Los Angeles County is increasing: State of the Industry event

October 29, 2020 – Los Angeles Business Journal
Los Angeles ranks among the top life science hubs

October 12, 2020 – Los Angeles Business Journal
Health Care Sector Sets the Pace for Job Gains in LA

October 2, 2020 – BioSpace
BioSpace Movers & Shakers

September 30, 2020 – BizJournals
People on the Move in Los Angeles

September 29, 2020 – Ideas Energized
Raising the Next Generation of STEM Leaders

September 28, 2020 – BusinessWire
Biocom Appoints Stephanie Hsieh as Executive Director of its Los Angeles Office 

County’s First Bioscience Fund Could Fuel COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine

August 4, 2020 – UCLA
UCLA researchers receive $2.97 million grant to develop test for early detection of liver cancer

2020 Life Sciences Real Estate Outlook

July 27, 2020 – USC News
USC launches new sustainability research initiative- Jul 27th

July 29, 2020 – CNSI
UCLA, UCSB share $23.7 million grant to study biologically based polymers

UCLATDG Launches TDG HUB for Entrepreneurship

July 24, 2020 – Kite

July 21, 2020 – BusinessWire
The Lundquist Institute Accepts a $1.75 Million Anonymous Donation to Improve the Quality of Dying- Jul 21st

New Survey Shows PledgeLA Tech and VC Companies Outpacing Silicon Valley on Gender and Racial Diversity, More Gains Needed- Jul 15th

July 10, 2020 – BioSpace
Biopharma Giants Back Launch of AMR Fund with $1 Billion

July 8, 2020 – BusinessWire
Xencor and Atreca Enter Strategic Collaboration to Discover, Develop and Commercialize Novel T Cell Engaging Bispecific Antibodies

July 6, 2020 – UCLATDG
UCLA TDG Innovation Magazine July 2020 Vol. 6

July 6, 2020 – Los Angeles Business Journal
LA’s Bioscience Sector Sees Continued Gains

July 1, 2020 – dot.LA
Can LA County Get Local Biotech Startups to Stick Around?

June 15, 2020 – SoCalTech
Tech Coast Angels Los Angeles Launches New Members Only Fund

Fortifying the Pipeline for LA County’s Bioscience Workforce

June 15, 2020 – Los Angeles Business Journal
Key Milestone at BioLabs- Incubator is now home to 20 companies

June 10, 2020 – BioSpace
Los Angeles County Emerges as California’s Third Biotech Hub, Report Shows

June 3, 2020 – FiercePharma
Biopharma CEOs call for action on systemic racism—across America and in their own ranks

June 2, 2020 – PRNewswire
TAE Life Sciences Secures $30M in Initial B Round Phase to Accelerate Development of Unique Boron Delivery Drugs for Novel Cancer Treatment

June 1, 2020 – CNBC
Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier: George Floyd ‘could be me

May 26, 2020 – San Fernando Valley Business Journal
Terasaki Institute to Move into Former Weider Building

May 25, 2020 – Los Angeles Business Journal
LA500 2020: Health Care

May 20, 2020 – UCLA
$5.75M grant to help researchers study role of obesity in development of pancreatic cancer

May 7, 2020 – UCLA
FDA approves new drug for advanced lung cancer, first agent specific for patients with MET gene abnormalities

April 27, 2020 – Los Angeles Business Journal

Wavemaker Plans Health Care Fund-Venture firm expecting to raise up to $100 million

April 8, 2020 – Forbes
Storytelling & Diversity: The AI Edge In LA

April 16, 2020 – SoCalTech
Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health Launches New Fund

March 25, 2020 – Xencor
Xencor and Vir Biotechnology Enter License Agreement for Use of Xtend™ XmAb® Antibody Technology in Investigational Antibodies to Treat COVID-19

February 24, 2020 – Ridley-Thomas
Promoting Diversity in Bioscience

February 23, 2020 – TechCrunch
Los Angeles-based ‘deep tech’ investment firm Riot Ventures is raising a $75M fund

January 8, 2020 – BusinessWire
Xencor and Gilead Enter License Agreement for Use of XmAb® Antibody Technologies in Investigational Agents for HIV


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