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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http://www.labiomed.org/
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Diabetes

Support found for peer-mentoring diabetes management program

Managing type 1 diabetes is a never-ending task that requires multiple blood glucose tests, carbohydrate calculations and insulin injections or infusions. This constant effort to control the disease is daunting at any age ...

Neuroscience

Study finds traumatic brain injury treatment is ineffective

More than 1.7 million people in the U.S. alone suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) every year, often resulting in permanent disabilities or death. Up to half of these patients will experience progression of bleeding inside ...

Diabetes

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 ...

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