Navigation Links
LA BioMed to honor Emil D. Kakkis, M.D., Ph.D., and LA County Supervisor Don Knabe
Date:9/28/2009

The Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed) will honor Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe and Emil D. Kakkis, MD, PhD, founder and president of Kakkis EveryLife Foundation, as its "Spirit of Excellence" award winners at its annual Discovery Gala Nov. 6 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes.

"We are so pleased to be honoring two outstanding men for the excellence each represents in his chosen field," said LA BioMed President and CEO David I. Meyer, PhD. "Dr. Kakkis is a renowned researcher who led a team of gifted scientists in developing a breakthrough treatment a life-threatening inherited disorder known as MPS I or Hurler-Scheie disease. Supervisor Knabe has excelled at serving the community and his constituents for more than a decade, and he's been a strong supporter of LA BioMed."

Dr. Kakkis is best known for his work over the last 18 years to develop novel treatments for neglected rare disorders. He began his work in a research bungalow at LA BioMed at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, working to develop an enzyme replacement therapy (Aldurazyme) for the rare disorder, MPS I.

Supervisor Knabe was first elected to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in November of 1996 and was overwhelmingly re-elected in 2000, 2004 and 2008. Supervisor Knabe represents the Fourth District, which is a uniquely diverse area that is home to more than 2 million residents. He has been a tremendous advocate for LA BioMed and Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

"The theme of this year's Gala, 'The Art of Discovery,' celebrates the creative spirit, which is the essence of biomedical research and discovery," said Gala Co-Chair Jennifer Laity. "In bringing together our researchers and showcasing their discoveries, in the company of talented local artists and craftsmen, the Gala celebrates LA BioMed's innovative biomedical research, its continuing contributions to the community and the training i
'/>"/>

Contact: Laura Mecoy
Lmecoy@issuesmanagement.com
310-546-5860
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed)
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Response Biomedical appoints S. Wayne Kay Chief Executive Officer
2. Biomedtex Inc. Announces A. Marc Rocca as President and CEO
3. Hopes, Predictions and Realities: Is Biomedical Research Delivering On Its Promises?
4. Dr. Andrew K. Palmer Joins BMEs (BioMedical Enterprises, Inc.) Board of Directors
5. BioMed Realty Trust to Report 2007 Third Quarter Results
6. BME (BioMedical Enterprises, Inc.) Announces U.S. Launch of the OSSArc(TM) Anatomic Residual Compression Implant
7. Response Biomedical Corporation Receives Conditional Listing Approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange
8. BioMed Realty Trust Reports Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results
9. LA BioMed research finds simpler way to assess breast cancer risk
10. LA BioMed researchers find few emergency rooms fully equipped for pediatric patients
11. BioMed Realty Trust Declares Fourth Quarter 2007 Common Stock and Preferred Stock Dividends
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/14/2014)... 14, 2014 Adults who are planning ... Quotes Pros website to find quotes for life insurance ... year at http://quotespros.com/life-insurance.html is now delivering the ... partners that are preparing the rates information for adults ... most U.S. states. As a way to simplify the ...
(Date:9/14/2014)... York, New York (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 ... ) continue to move forward in courts throughout ... a brief filed in San Francisco Superior Court, ... have asked the judge overseeing the proceeding to ... their cases re-transferred to Los Angeles Superior Court. ...
(Date:9/14/2014)... Top10BestSEOHosting.com always offers truly reliable information ... suppliers carefully, the site has announced that Arvixe ... Best WordPress Hosting suppliers in the current market. ... web hosting provider, and the company’s reputation for ... provider known for its flexible hosting packages, decent ...
(Date:9/14/2014)... 14, 2014 School requires that children read ... that they be screened only for far vision when they ... away. When their eyes do not track effectively or ... will, at best, avoid reading; at worst, they will ... ability to learn. Children who cannot see cannot read. ...
(Date:9/13/2014)... PA (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 “I ... air we breathe, especially in major cities, is quite ... Ancaster, Ontario, Canada. “I thought we deserved a healthier ... they invented THE OXYGENIZER. , THE OXYGENIZER prevents pollutants ... and mouth. In doing so, it provides added peace ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Quotes for Life Insurance Now Offered at New Consumer Portal Online 2Health News:DePuy ASR Lawsuit News: Defense Asks Judge Overseeing California Litigation to Deny Opt-Out Plaintiffs’ Re-Transfer Request, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:DePuy ASR Lawsuit News: Defense Asks Judge Overseeing California Litigation to Deny Opt-Out Plaintiffs’ Re-Transfer Request, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:DePuy ASR Lawsuit News: Defense Asks Judge Overseeing California Litigation to Deny Opt-Out Plaintiffs’ Re-Transfer Request, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Top10BestSEOHosting.com: The Best Linux Web Hosting Suppliers Now Unveiled 2Health News:Personal Air Filtering Device Invented by InventHelp Clients (TOR-9166) 2
... Nov. 11 Ken Herron, Chief Marketing,Executive at ... announced,today that David S. Novak of the Centers ... team at Online Buddies, Inc. as the site,s ... networking site for,gay men, with 2,000,000 members worldwide, ...
... - Global Health,innovator IntraHealth International will participate as ... to improve public health needs in the,West Bank, ... to Washington,DC-based Chemonics International and its subcontractors by ... The new Palestinian Health Sector Reform Project aims ...
... In women, habitual snoring may be an independent ... regardless of sleep apnea occurrences. Researchers from Sweden ... aged 20 to 70 years. The apnea-hypopnea index ... loudly and disturbingly often or very often were ...
... Germany, Nov. 11 Texas Instruments,(NYSE: ... of more than 15 dedicated,embedded processors which ... clinicians while empowering imaging equipment manufacturers to ... smaller and more portable.,These processors target several ...
... his speech today at electronica 2008, Pat O’Doherty, ... spotlighted how sophisticated healthcare semiconductor technology is paving ... and more powerful medical devices for use in ... of devices include those that check glucose levels ...
... 85 Americans die by suicide and hundreds of thousands more ... on suicide have focused on identifying psychiatric risk factors. However, ... published online this month in Social Science and Medicine ... closely analyzing the patterns of suicide in a single geographic ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:MANHUNT Leads Fight Against Spread of Sexually Transmitted Infections with Launch of MANHUNT Cares; Hires Senior Public Health Strategist from CDC 2Health News:IntraHealth to Support Health Reform in Palestine 2Health News:Journal CHEST: Nov. highlights 2Health News:Video: Medical Imaging Equipment OEMs Can Achieve Faster, More Accurate Results with TI's Portfolio of Embedded Processors and Analog Products 2Health News:Video: Medical Imaging Equipment OEMs Can Achieve Faster, More Accurate Results with TI's Portfolio of Embedded Processors and Analog Products 3Health News:Video: Medical Imaging Equipment OEMs Can Achieve Faster, More Accurate Results with TI's Portfolio of Embedded Processors and Analog Products 4Health News:Video: Medical Imaging Equipment OEMs Can Achieve Faster, More Accurate Results with TI's Portfolio of Embedded Processors and Analog Products 5Health News: Analog Devices Healthcare Director Delivers Speech on Role of Analog Semiconductors in Next-Generation Portable Medical Equipment : ADI's Pat O'Doherty is a featured speaker at electronica 2008. 2Health News: Analog Devices Healthcare Director Delivers Speech on Role of Analog Semiconductors in Next-Generation Portable Medical Equipment : ADI's Pat O'Doherty is a featured speaker at electronica 2008. 3Health News:What happens in Vegas? Place as a risk factor for suicide 2
(Date:9/14/2014)... , Sept. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Hematoma Global Clinical ... clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and ... includes an overview of the trial numbers and their ... across the globe. The databook offers a preliminary coverage ... prominence of the sponsors and also provides briefing pertaining ...
(Date:9/14/2014)... , September 14, 2014 Elbit ... EMITF ) announced today further to the Company,s ... (the "Company,s Previous Reports"), that it was informed by ... US$ 12.5 million by  Shanghai GEOC Hengtong Investment Limited ... the framework of the present investment round in InSightec, ...
(Date:9/12/2014)... 2014 In the current outcomes-focused market, ... Health Outcomes Liaison (HOL) staff to serve as ... and other important healthcare decision makers. As the ... successful companies will need to understand how to ... To help organizations identify industry trends ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Hematoma Therapeutics Clinical Trials Market Overview on Companies, Top Institutes & Clinical Profiles to 2014 2Hematoma Therapeutics Clinical Trials Market Overview on Companies, Top Institutes & Clinical Profiles to 2014 3Hematoma Therapeutics Clinical Trials Market Overview on Companies, Top Institutes & Clinical Profiles to 2014 4Hematoma Therapeutics Clinical Trials Market Overview on Companies, Top Institutes & Clinical Profiles to 2014 5Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces Investment of US$ 12.5 Million in Insightec by Shanghai GEOC Hengtong Investment Limited Partnership and Fortune China Limited 2Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces Investment of US$ 12.5 Million in Insightec by Shanghai GEOC Hengtong Investment Limited Partnership and Fortune China Limited 3Pharmaceutical Sector Turning to Health Outcomes Liaisons to Help Industry Navigate Payer-Focused Marketplace 2
The Emit 2000 Digoxin Assay is a homogeneous enzyme immunoassay intended for use in the quantitative analysis of digoxin in human serum or plasma. Emit 2000 assays are designed for use with most chem...
Liquichek Rheumatoid Factor Control is a liquid trilevel control designed to monitor rheumatoid factor testing procedures, including nephelometric and latex agglutination methods....
... (Rapid Plasma Reagin) 18-mm Circle Card ... testing procedures for the serological detection ... of Tests for Syphilis.* The test ... most widely used in the United ...
... a non-reactive quality assurance reagent in assays detecting ... IgG and TOXO IgM), IgG and IgM antibodies ... IgG and IgM antibodies to cytomegalovirus (CMV IgG ... herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 (HSV-1 ...
Medicine Products: