Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor

The Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute is an nonprofit biomedical research institute located at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed or LABioMed). Though an independent organization, it is academically affiliated with the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and works in partnership with Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. It was founded in 1954, and, as of 2010, has more than 150 researchers among its 1300 staff. It generates $155 million in economic activity.

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Curcumin may protect premature infants' lungs

Turmeric, a key ingredient in spicy curry dishes, has long been known to have medicinal values. Now new research finds a substance in turmeric, curcumin, may provide lasting protection against potentially deadly lung damage ...

Jul 02, 2013
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Getting enough sleep could help prevent type 2 diabetes

Men who lose sleep during the work week may be able to lower their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by getting more hours of sleep, according to Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) research findings presented ...

Jun 18, 2013
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