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Investigators May Unlock Mystery of How Staph Cells Dodge the Body’s Immune System, Allowing Patients to Be Infected Again and Again


For years, medical investigators have tried and failed to develop vaccines for a type of staph bacteria associated with the deadly superbug MRSA. But a new study by Cedars-Sinai investigators shows how staph cells evade the body’s immune system,...
21-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Gastroenterology Pioneer Honored for Excellence in Research and Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Stephan R. Targan, MD, a pioneering physician and researcher in gastroenterology, has been awarded the Sherman Prize for groundbreaking work in the understanding and treatment of debilitating inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Video available at...
20-Sep-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Breakthrough Health-Tech Companies Get Boost to Transform Healthcare

Cedars-Sinai today launched its third health-tech accelerator class with 10 startups whose innovative technologies aim to transform the delivery and quality of healthcare. The companies were selected for the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Powered by...
19-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Assessing Falls Can Help Seniors Avoid Leading Cause of Serious Injuries Among Older Americans


Every year, millions of senior citizens fall — threatening their health, independence and even their lives. Fall injuries also rack up $31 billion annually in medical expenses, which is expected to rise as 10,000 people in the U.S. turn 65 every...
19-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Congenital Heart Disease Expert Implants First-of-Its-Kind Pulmonary Heart Valve Device In an FDA-Approved Clinical Trial

A Cedars-Sinai interventional cardiologist has performed the first minimally invasive procedure using a device that could spare patients with a common congenital heart defect from undergoing multiple open-heart surgeries. B-Roll Video Available
13-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Appoints Ravi Thadhani, MD, MPH, as Vice Dean, Research and Education


Cedars-Sinai has appointed Ravi Thadhani, MD, MPH, as Vice Dean, Research and Education. He is a highly accomplished investigator, scholar educator and leading clinician who brings his considerable leadership skills to enrich the academic...
8-Sep-2017 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Graduate Program Launches Master’s Degree in Health Delivery Science to Better Harness, Analyze Health Information

Doctors, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals are heading back to school at Cedars-Sinai, joining the first class of a new, accredited master’s degree program in health delivery science, offering an advanced curriculum focused on...
28-Aug-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Noninvasive Eye Scan Could Detect Key Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease Years Before Patients Show Symptoms


Cedars-Sinai neuroscience investigators have found that Alzheimer’s disease affects the retina – the back of the eye – similarly to the way it affects the brain. The study also revealed that an investigational, noninvasive eye scan could...
17-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cedars-Sinai Brain Tumor Expert Available to Discuss Diagnosis and the Latest Treatment Options for Glioblastoma and Other Brain Cancers


20-Jul-2017 3:05 AM EDT

Prominent Cancer Expert Reveals Five Easy Steps to Prevent Skin Cancer

In a new video posted today, Cedars-Sinai melanoma expert Omid Hamid, MD, offers five easy actions you can take to protect you and your family from skin cancer, the most common type of cancer in the U.S. The video is available for streaming and...
25-May-2016 4:05 AM EDT

Cedars-Sinai Breast Cancer Expert Discusses Latest Mammogram Guidelines and Controversy in New Video

11-Jan-2016 3:00 PM EST

Metastatic Melanoma Expert Available for Comment

20-Aug-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Feb. Medical Tipsheet from Cedars-Sinai: MS and Depression, Kidney Cancer Immunotherapy, More


Kidney cancer immunotherapy, MS and depression, ACE and Alzheimer's, air pollution and brain tumors, and more are story ideas detailed in the Feb. tipsheet from Cedars-Sinai.
20-Feb-2014 1:00 PM EST

Leading Colon Cancer Expert Available to Comment on CDC Report that Too Few Undergo Colon Screening

A Cedars-Sinai physician and colon cancer expert is available to comment on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention report that too few patients, age 50 to 75, are screened by colonoscopy or less invasive test options.
7-Nov-2013 2:20 AM EST

Nation’s Most Experienced MitraClip Interventional Cardiologist Available to Discuss FDA Approval of Device for Patients Too Frail for Surgery

28-Oct-2013 7:00 PM EDT

Stem Cell Clinical Trials Expert to Lead Cardiology Division at Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute

Timothy D. Henry, MD, an expert known for his innovative work in developing stem cell treatments for advanced heart disease patients, has joined the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute as director of Cardiology. As Henry begins his tenure, Prediman K....
23-Jul-2013 7:00 PM EDT

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