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How Effective is That Dog Drug Off the Shelf?

Simulations Plus to test veterinary medicines for the FDA.

Simulations Plus to test veterinary medicines for the FDA.

The Asylum Inks Deal for Distribution

Burbank low-budget studio will supply 10 films for UK market.

Production firm The Asylum inks deal with distributor Anchor Bay UK

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Dole in Buy-Sell with Produce Company

The Westlake Village fruit giant Dole Food Co. Inc. has started a buy-sell process with the UK produce importer JP Fruit Distributors Ltd.

LegalZoom Buys British Law Firm

LegalZoom Legal Services Ltd., the U.K. division of LegalZoom.com Inc. in Glendale, announced on Tuesday that it is purchasing British law firm Beaumont Legal for an undisclosed amount.

Indian Firm Buys Natrol for $80 Million

Indian Firm Buys Natrol for $80 Million

‘Pestilence’ Throughout Our History

I was privileged to be a teenager in the 1950s. It was a period of profound change not unlike our current COVID-19 journey through uncharted economic and social waters. In taking a moment to chronicle world history as an optimist, I remind students, faculty and staff at Woodbury University, where I serve as president, that humanity has been through some horrible times and we shall put the novel coronavirus epidemic behind us as well

Amgen Seeks New Monthly Dosage for Repatha

Amgen Inc. has submitted an application for regulatory approval of a new single-dose syringe for cholesterol drug Repatha, the company announced Friday.

Interlink Increases Production of Sensors for Ventilators

Interlink Electronics Inc. has increased production of a sensor used on ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients.

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Natrol Expands to U.K.

Nutrition supplements manufacturer Natrol, Inc. announced Monday it had established a subsidiary in the United Kingdom in hopes of increasing its sales overseas.

Indian Firm Buys Natrol for $80 Million

Plethico Pharmaceuticals Limited of India has acquired Natrol, Inc., the Chatsworth-based manufacturer and marketer nutritional products in a deal worth $80.8 million.

Cherokee Re-Launches Brand at UK Retailer

This week, Cherokee Inc, a Van Nuys brand management company, announced the re-launch of its brand at Tesco, a UK retail chain.

Informa to Move Regional HQ to Agoura Hills

Informa Research Services, a market research firm and division of Informa UK of London, plans to move to Agoura Hills from Calabasas to accommodate growth, according to Jones Lang LaSalle Inc.

Brazilian Sales Boost Outlook at MannKind

BIOTECH: Revenues from Afrezza jump 46 percent year-over-year.

MannKind Corp. achieved noteworthy progress for international sales of its inhalable insulin Afrezza

3ality Finds UK Distributor

3ality Digital has made a deal to supply 3D shooting systems to the television and film market in the United Kingdom through equipment supplier ARRI Media.

Amgen Partnership to Pursue Coronavirus Treatment

Amgen Inc. and Seattle-based Adaptive Biotechnologies on Thursday announced a strategic partnership to discover and develop a treatment for COVID-19.

L.A. Restricts Restaurants, Retailers to Control Coronavirus

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti has mandated temporary restrictions for retail businesses within the City of Los Angeles to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Reflecting on Work’s ‘Changing Nature’

Valley author’s book examines the evolution of employment.

Authors are supposed to write what they know, and with his fifth book, “The Changing Nature of Work,” Richard Kaumeyer has done just that.

Around the Valleys

News and notes from the greater San Fernando Valley

The National Transportation Safety Board determined last year’s crash in the Mojave Desert was caused by the builder of SpaceShipTwo not taking into account that human error could result in a catastrophic hazard to the space vehicle.

Valencia Hospital Fined for Noncompliance

The California Department of Public fined Health Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia for its failure to implement safe practices in the administration of medication.

Simulations Plus Upgrades Drug Software

Simulations Plus Inc. on Wednesday announced the release of the latest version of its main software product GastroPlus.