Amy Stulick

Staff Reporter (Health Care, Law)

Email: astulick@sfvbj.com
Phone: 818-316-3121 Extension: 112

Recent Stories

Biotech Company Purchases ImmunoCellular for $1 Million

ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Ltd. has announced a purchase agreement with a privately held biotech company, according to a statement from the Calabasas company on Tuesday.

Refrigerant Company Expands to India

Alltemp Inc., a refrigerant manufacturer in Westlake Village, has expanded to India, according to a statement from the company on Wednesday.

Simulations Plus to Test Veterinary Medicines for FDA

Simulations Plus Inc. has entered into a five-year research collaboration agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine to test drug efficacy in animals.

MannKind Partners with GoodRx App

MannKind Corp. in Westlake Village has partnered with Santa Monica’s GoodRx, an app that allows people to see the best prices for drugs.

Canoga Park Senior Facility Cuts Ribbon

Canyon Trails Senior Living and Memory Care hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate its recent membership with the West Valley-Warner Center Chamber of Commerce and completion of a major renovation.

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Encino Law Firm Changes Name

Encino’s Tisser and Standing LLP has changed its name to Tisser Law Group to better reflect personnel changes.

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Amgen Alzheimer Program Scrapped

A collaborative research program with Alzheimer’s patients involving Thousand Oaks-based Amgen Inc., Swiss drug maker Novartis and Banner Alzheimer’s Institute in Arizona is discontinued.

Advanced Bionics Launches Cochlear Implant Monitor

Valencia’s Advanced Bionics unveiled its latest product, the AIM system, at a cochlear implant symposium in Florida.

Court Sides With Amgen, Drug Makers to Block TV Ad Rule

U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta has blocked temporarily a Trump administration rule requiring drug makers to put a drug’s list price in television ads pending resolution of a lawsuit on the policy.

Law Firm Relocates to Encino From Century City

The Abir Cohen Treyzon and Salo Law Firm has moved its offices from Century City to Encino, the firm said on Monday.

BioScience Alliance Hosts VC Firm

Westlake Village BioPartners seeks to become regional catalyst.

Westlake Village BioPartners seeks to become regional catalyst.

Tech Startup Targets Health Providers

Doc2Doc Connect links doctors to equipment and office space.

Doc2Doc Connect links doctors to equipment and office space.

Fitness Court Comes to Palmdale

City officials and hospital leaders gather at park for opening.

City officials and hospital leaders gather at park for opening.

CommonSpirit Health Forms New Division

Leadership named for system after restructuring.

Leadership named for system after restructuring.

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Special Report: WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES

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Pharma Fights Rule for Price Disclosure in Ads

BIOTECH: Amgen joins coalition in legal action.

BIOTECH: Amgen joins coalition in legal action.

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Special Report: WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES

Female entrepreneurs in the Valley are exploring new industries such as manufacturing, aerospace, global trade and technology.

Hilton Foundation Names Strategic Partnership Director

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation in Westlake Village has named Shaheen Kassim-Lakha as its director of strategic partnerships.

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Lancaster BIDs Split Leadership

Destination Lancaster and the BLVD Association, business improvement districts in Lancaster, have welcomed Sandy Smith and Erika Figueroa, respectively, as newly appointed executive directors.

Cigar Firm Gets a Win in Smoldering Fight With Cubans

Kretek International Inc., a tobacco importer headquartered in Moorpark, has won an important round in an ongoing trademark dispute with two Cuban cigar companies.

Oakmont Stages Preview of Valencia Facility

Oakmont Senior Living held an open house at its new Valencia location on Friday to introduce care options to prospective customers in preparation for an official opening on July 13.

Negative Opinion Issued on Amgen Drug

The European Medicines Agency issued a negative opinion for Amgen Inc.’s Evenity, a drug to treat osteoporosis, according to a statement issued by the company on Friday.

FDA Issues Recall for Medtronic Insulin Pump

Medtronic’s insulin pump product, MiniMed 508 Paradigm, has been recalled after the pumps exhibited potential cyber security risks, according to a statement issued from the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday.

Two Biotechs Win Amgen Golden Tickets

Amgen Inc., with the help of San Francisco-based MBC BioLabs, has awarded the Amgen Golden Ticket to two biotherapeutic companies.

Amgen Partners With Washington University for Cancer Research

Amgen Inc. and the University of Washington’s Institute for Protein Design have announced a partnership to develop protein-building research projects for new medicines.

Amgen Spotlight On Advertising, Study Results

Biotech joins lawsuit over drug price disclosure in commercials.

Amgen Inc., Merck & Co., Eli Lilly Co. and the Association of National Advertisers filed a lawsuit to stop a new federal regulation requiring the disclosure of the list price for prescription drugs in television advertisements, according to a Reuters report on June 17.

Endonovo Recruits Johns Hopkins Professor to Advisory Board

Endonovo Therapeutics, an electric therapy device maker, has named Dr. Steven Levin to its scientific.

Arcutis Names Burrows VP for Finance

Former Amgen executive joins drug developer.

Arcutis Inc. has named Scott Burrows its vice president of finance, according to a statement from the company.

Comp Care

HEALTH CARE: ProHealth offers workers’ compensation programs to employers in clinics or a mobile trailer.

HEALTH CARE ProHealth Medical Group specializes in workers’ compensation cases.

Acquisitions Show Teledyne’s ‘High-End Vision’

TECHNOLOGY: Addition of 3M unit a ‘long-term core business’ for company.

MANUFACTURING Teledyne Technologies Inc. kes strategic acquisitions.

Glendale Attorney Moves to Armenia

City Council member switches career to serve his homeland.

Zareh Sinanyan, an attorney in Glendale and a member of the City Council, has resigned his position to work for the government of Armenia.

Nonprofit Grant Will Fund Mental Health

Money will go toward real estate expansion planning.

Money will go toward real estate expansion planning.

Tarzana Atrium Construction on Schedule

Property manager expects fewer tenants but bigger footprints.

HEALTH CARE New medical offices in Tarzana.

Venture Capital Firm Keynotes Bioscience Alliance Event

The Conejo Valley’s BioScience Alliance hosted Westlake Village BioPartners, a quickly growing venture capital firm, for its meeting Thursday night.

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Former Coke Executive Joins Glendale Marketing Agency

Certified Management Group, a marketing agency specializing in food and beverage brands, on Wednesday named former Coca-Cola Co. executive Doug Middlebrooks as its chief growth officer.

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Walton Foundation Executive to Join Hilton Organization

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation on Monday named Marc Holley as its vice president of strategy and programs.

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Amgen Joins Effort to Stop Drug Price Advertising Requirement

Amgen Inc., Merck & Co., Eli Lilly Co. and the Association of National Advertisers filed a lawsuit Friday against a new federal regulation requiring the disclosure of the list price for prescription drugs in television advertisements.

Endonovo Rolls Out Pain-Relieving Device in Hospitals

Endonovo Therapeutics plans to roll out its SofPulse product to hospitals on a national level, according to a company statement.

FDA Approves Amgen Biosimilar for Breast Cancer

A cancer drug developed through a collaboration between Amgen Inc. and Allergan Plc. has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, according to a statement from the companies.

Business Journal Recognizes CFOs, HR Professionals at Awards Luncheon

Finance and HR professionals in the San Fernando Valley gathered at the Hilton Woodland Hills for the Business Journal’s annual Chief Financial Officer and Human Resources Awards ceremony on Wednesday.

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Facey Medical Foundation to 'Transfer' 94 Employees

Facey Medical Foundation, an affiliate of Providence Health and Services, issued a statement June 5 that it will lay off 94 employees from its Mission Hills location, but they will be rehired by a contractor.

Medtronic Partnership to Automate Insulin Pumps

Medtronic Inc., a medical technology company headquartered in Dublin, Ireland with its insulin pump division in Northridge, plans to work with Palo Alto-based Tidepool on an automated insulin pump system for diabetes.

Vertical Cos. Pays $463 Million for Multi-State Pot Operation

Vertical Cos., a vertically integrated medical and recreational marijuana company headquartered in Agoura Hills, will acquire UMBRLA Inc. for nearly $463 million.

Bill Codifies Dynamex

Business groups to seek ‘further exemptions.’

Business groups to seek ‘further exemptions.’

Bar Association Hosts Candidates

Eleven would-be politicos talk law at event in their run for West Valley district.

Eleven would-be politicos talk law at event in their run for West Valley district.

Women’s Advocate

Attorney Lisa Bloom shares lessons from cases involving powerful personalities in show business.

Lawyer and civil rights advocate Lisa Bloom.

Digital Fertilization

BIOTECH: Encino clinic has developed an algorithm to isolate high-quality embryos.

Fertility clinic uses AI to screen embryos.

Leaders Shift At AV Hospital

Health Care: New management plans to address ER crisis.

New leaders to rebuild AV Hospital.

Preview: Interview With Lisa Bloom

Attorney Lisa Bloom discusses cases involving Harvey Weinstein and Bill O'Reilly in an exclusive interview.

Wells Fargo Names Regional Leaders for Commercial Division

Wells Fargo Bank has announced leadership changes to the Los Angeles area’s newly integrated commercial banking division, including naming Stender Sweeney as division executive.

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