Heal.LA

Improving the health & wellness of Los Angeles County and beyond.

Heal.LA is a new collaborative initiative to improve the health & wellness of Los Angeles County and beyond.

Heal.LA is an initiative, designed and managed by Larta Institute, which will serve as a development platform for promising bioscience & healthcare startups and aspiring entrepreneurs in underserved communities. The program will also advocate and support innovative workforce initiatives across the Los Angeles region.

Via the Heal.LA Bioscience & Healthcare Accelerator, Larta will leverage its nationally acclaimed and award-winning virtual acceleration program.

Heal.LA Organizational Partners

Heal.LA is supported by leading organizations in the LA region.

Heal.LA Funders

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Applications are now open for our BioScience & Healthcare Accelerator Program.

Heal.LA’s Bioscience & Healthcare Accelerator Program is committed to nurturing and scaling innovations that positively impact the health and wellness of communities in the Los Angeles region.

It is a free, 5-6 month program that offers entrepreneurs a unique combination of guidance and education backed by world-class experts in the life sciences industry.

Steering Committee

Steering Committee members are domain specialists in the Biosciences & Healthcare. They offer counsel and assistance with proposed programs, including content, speaker recruitment, outreach to, and recruitment of potential collaborators.

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Larta Institute

Judy Hsieh

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USC MESH

Vasiliki Anest

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CTIP

Juan Espinoza

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Biocom

Stephanie Hsieh

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Cedars-Sinai

Monica Jain

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The Lundquist Institute

Rubayath Mohsen

Lindsay Bourgeois
BioLabs at the Lunquist

Lindsay Bourgeois

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Kwame Ulmer

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UCLA Technology Development Group

Mark Wisniewski

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BioScience LA

David Whelan

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California State University, Los Angeles

Howard Xu

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City of Hope

Daniela Castanotto

Advisory Committee

Advisory Committee members are thought leaders and directors of institutions, including in government, industry, donors, and philanthropy. We engage advisors to provide knowledge and networks to help shape the development of the Heal.LA initiative.

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The Lundquist Institute

Keith Hoffman

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Continental Development Corporation

Richard Lundquist

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The Lundquist Institute

David Meyer

It is highly beneficial to be guided by an industry expert to understand the commercialization process. We are very grateful to have the insider connection.

I-Ting Wu

Alumni – Heal.LA BioScience Accelerator
CEO Tender Light Scientific
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