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2013-12-07 16:20:20

-- Webcast to be held Monday, December 9th at 9:00 a.m. EST -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of product candidates focused on the prevention and treatment of serious infectious diseases and other diseases, announced today that it entered into worldwide license and option agreements with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center ("Cedars-Sinai") for the development of new treatment approaches to target non-bacterial intestinal...

2013-12-03 08:34:12

Joint venture to result in 138-bed hospital at former Century City Hospital to provide advanced treatment of spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, stroke, and other acute conditions. LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedars-Sinai, UCLA Health System and Select Medical announced today a partnership to create a 138-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital located in the former Century City Hospital. With an expected opening in late 2015, the rehabilitation hospital will...

2013-11-25 09:55:06

With standard care, median length of survival is 15 months after diagnosis of glioblastoma multiforme -- and only 10 percent survive more than 5 years Eight of 16 patients participating in a study of an experimental immune system therapy directed against the most aggressive malignant brain tumors – glioblastoma multiforme – survived longer than five years after diagnosis, according to Cedars-Sinai researchers, who presented findings Nov. 23 at the Fourth Quadrennial Meeting of the...

2013-11-20 16:26:35

Diane Laird Appointed Chief Strategy Officer ORANGE and LOS ANGELES Counties, Calif., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diane Laird, an executive for nearly three decades at some of Southern California's best known health care organizations, has been named Chief Strategy Officer for MemorialCare Health System, a not-for-profit integrated delivery system with six hospitals, 12,000 employees, 3,000 affiliated physicians and more than 200 care sites in Orange and Los Angeles...

2013-10-30 16:26:05

Award-winning Singer-Pianist Michael Feinstein Set To Perform LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors hosts its 2013 Annual Gala on Nov 5(th) at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. This year's honorees are John C. Law, co-managing director of Warland Investments and Michael Rouse, vice-president of Diversity, Philanthropy and Community Affairs for Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. Michael Feinstein, the multi-platinum-selling, award-winning...

2013-10-21 23:03:18

$125 Million Project Will Feature a New, Multispecialty Outpatient Facility, Expanded Emergency Room, and New Operating Rooms Astoria, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Community representatives, elected officials and leaders of the Mount Sinai Health System today formally broke ground on the $125 million new building expansion and modernization project at Mount Sinai Queens to significantly improve health care delivery for local residents. The new building will include a larger Emergency...

2013-10-03 23:23:57

Commonwealth Laboratories, Inc. and Cedars Sinai Medical Center enter into exclusive license agreement for patents used in the diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and other disorders caused by Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO). Salem, Massachusetts (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Commonwealth Laboratories, Inc. and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center announce the signing of an exclusive license agreement for three patents owned by Cedars-Sinai that cover technology developed by Mark...

2013-09-30 23:27:18

Seven Member Hospital Campuses and a Single Medical School Serve as Basis for Integrated Health Care System New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The Boards of Trustees of The Mount Sinai Medical Center and Continuum Health Partners (CHP) today announced completion of the transaction to establish a new, integrated health system called the Mount Sinai Health System. Encompassing the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and seven member hospital campuses, the Health System will provide...

2013-09-25 23:34:21

The 11-story, 820,000-square-foot Cedars-Sinai Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion opened this summer in Los Angeles. HOK’s team of medical planners, architects and designers worked with Cedars-Sinai to design a building that brings together clinical, research, training and collaboration spaces in a single integrated facility. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Envisioned as a tool to accelerate change, the 11-story, 820,000-square-foot Cedars-Sinai Advanced Health...

2013-09-19 23:01:07

A donation was made of specialized chairs to move patients safely and quickly and prevent injury to firefighters and paramedics. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 One hundred "back savers," specialized chairs, were donated by the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation to the LAFD. The chairs are specially designed to enable firefighters and paramedics to transport patients who weigh up to 500 pounds in buildings without elevators, in narrow hallways and on steep hills....