The "operating room of the future," a $2.5 Million Grant from the Department of Defense to study Alzheimer's Disease, and more are included in this month's medical tipsheet from Cedars-Sinai.
4/10/2014 6:00 PM EDT
In a series of research studies, Cedars-Sinai spinal surgeons show that a new method of computer-guided spine surgery is beneficial for spinal reconstruction and for treating complex tumors and degenerative spine problems, resulting in fewer...
4/3/2014 9:00 PM EDT
The Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute has received a $2.5 million grant from the Department of Defense to conduct animal studies that, if successful, could provide the basis for a clinical trial of a gene therapy product for patients with...
4/1/2014 1:00 PM EDT
Two Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute physician-researchers have been named recipients of prestigious awards from the American College of Cardiology. Eduardo Marbán, MD, PhD, will be awarded the 2014 Distinguished Scientist Award (Basic Domain); and...
3/27/2014 2:15 PM EDT
The Cedars-Sinai Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine was named the 2014 Lab of the Year by the prominent magazine Medical Laboratory Observer for its commitment to quality patient care — from new technologies to creative opportunities...
3/26/2014 5:00 PM EDT
Cedars-Sinai has partnered with the U.S. military to design the “operating room of the future” that will enable emergency medical teams to respond more quickly and effectively to patients with life-threatening injuries.
3/25/2014 4:00 PM EDT
New research suggests that gut microorganisms do not merely influence immune cell function, but also support the production of immune cells that form the first line of defense against infection. By understanding the mechanisms responsible for...
3/24/2014 5:00 PM EDT
Prominent Cardiac Cell Biologist Jennifer Van Eyk, PhD, Joins Cedars-Sinai to Direct New Advanced Clinical Biosystems Research Institute
Prominent proteomic and cardiac scientist Jennifer Van Eyk, PhD, has been named the inaugural director of Cedars-Sinai’s Advanced Clinical Biosystems Research Institute. Van Eyk also will lead basic research at Cedars-Sinai’s Barbra Streisand...
3/19/2014 2:00 PM EDT
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.
2/20/2014 1:00 PM EST
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.
11/7/2013 2:20 AM EST
Nation’s Most Experienced MitraClip Interventional Cardiologist Available to Discuss FDA Approval of Device for Patients Too Frail for Surgery
10/28/2013 7:00 PM EDT
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....
7/23/2013 7:00 PM EDT
6/13/2013 3:30 PM EDT
Incorporating just three easy steps into a daily routine can increase a cancer patient’s chance at survival, according to a physician who specializes in cancer survivorship. Five cancer survivors with compelling stories are available for...
5/29/2013 4:30 PM EDT
Director of Gynecologic Oncology Available to Explain New Findings on Life-Extending Treatments for Ovarian Cancer
3/27/2013 3:35 PM EDT
The Future of Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis for Acute Stroke Therapy: Fine Tune the Procedure or Go Back to the Drawing Board?
Patrick D. Lyden, MD, chair of Cedars-Sinai’s Department of Neurology and director of the Stroke Program, is available to comment on breaking news from the International Stroke Conference and the New England Journal of Medicine.
2/7/2013 7:00 PM EST