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Cedars-Sinai Receives Approval to Test Novel Combined Stem Cell and Gene Therapy for ALS Patients

Cedars-Sinai regenerative medicine investigators have received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to test a combination stem cell-gene therapy they developed to stall the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The approval...
20-Oct-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Taps Robert Figlin, MD, to Lead New Initiative to Integrate Cancer Care and Treatment Across Health System


Robert A. Figlin, MD, will serve as Deputy Director of the Integrated Oncology Service Line at the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute. Previously, he was director of the Hematology Oncology Division at the institute.
13-Oct-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Launches Precision Health to Deliver Personalized Medical Care Based on Individual Data Profiles

Cedars-Sinai has awarded nearly $700,000 to scientists developing new treatments and technologies — such as advanced genetic profiling and biomedical sensors that can be worn at home — to deliver individualized healthcare to patients.
10-Oct-2016 3:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Veterans to be Among First Patients to Receive Investigational Cell Therapy for Heart Failure Under $10 Million Department of Defense Grant

Building on the results of a recent Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute study published just six months ago, the Department of Defense has awarded a $10 million grant to fund a cardiac cell therapy trial for patients diagnosed with a common but...
27-Sep-2016 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Tumor Analysis Method Identifies High-Risk Prostate Cancer

Scientists at Cedars-Sinai have developed a new way to identify which prostate cancer patients are likely to develop aggressive types of the disease even if their tumors at first appear to be lower risk. The new findings could help physicians...
7-Sep-2016 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Uncover the Way a Common Cell Enzyme Alerts the Body to Invading Bacteria

Biomedical investigators at Cedars-Sinai have identified an enzyme found in all human cells that alerts the body to invading bacteria and jump-starts the immune system. In their study, published in the peer-reviewed medical journal Cell, the...
24-Aug-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Resident Neurosurgeon Accepted Into Prestigious White House Fellows Program


Cedars-Sinai resident neurosurgeon Lindsey Ross, MD, a member of the medical center’s Neurological Surgery Residency Program, has won a coveted position as a 2016-2017 White House Fellow. Starting this week, Ross will spend the next year in...
23-Aug-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai and Los Angeles Rams Announce Partnership, Launch Effort to Promote Health

Cedars-Sinai and the Los Angeles Rams today announced a multi-year partnership making Cedars-Sinai the official health partner of the Los Angeles Rams. As part of the new relationship, the two organizations will promote health and wellness across...
11-Aug-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

Cedars-Sinai Medical Experts Available to Comment on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Human Gene Patent

13-Jun-2013 3:30 PM EDT

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