FDA approves new treatment for sickle cell disease from LA BioMed company

By | July 11th, 2017|0 Comments

We want to shout from the rooftops the outstanding news that Endari, an L-glutamine oral powder for patients with sickle cell disease provided by LA BioMed spinoff Emmaus Medical, has [...]

Ag-tech is attracting women-led innovations, and they’re disrupting

By | June 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's recent resignation over inappropriate remarks about women raises questions of gender diversity and success in tech startups. A culture of gender diversity and its importance to [...]

LA BioMed Launches Commercialization Accelerator Program™ Powered by Larta Institute

By | June 16th, 2017|0 Comments

LOS ANGELES – (June 17, 2017) – LA BioMed is launching a Commercialization Accelerator Program™ (CAP), designed and implemented by Larta Institute, that will offer LA BioMed’s early stage bioscience [...]

In search of a winner: the hidden costs of FDA deregulation

By | May 30th, 2017|2 Comments

For years politicians, and especially congressional Republicans, have argued for fewer regulations on industry, asserting that a reduction in restrictions would increase the pace of business deals, which would in [...]

Biotech Branding: There’s a lot you can do and say before FDA

By | May 25th, 2017|0 Comments

“What!? We can have a website before we have regulatory approval?” I was surprised to get this question from CEO’s of two innovative early stage companies at a recent Larta [...]

Design thinking among Larta’s CAP companies

By | May 18th, 2017|0 Comments

In March, Larta organized two FeedForwardTM sessions for this year’s cohort of NIH CAP entrepreneurs. This event provides CAP participants with the opportunity to receive individualized advice on their commercialization [...]

Sweet savings for Ag Innovation Showcase Davis and St. Louis

By | April 10th, 2017|0 Comments

  Now in its ninth year, the Ag Innovation Showcase is synonymous with an ecosystem of success for investors and innovators alike. “The Showcase” brings together a mix of people [...]