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Researchers Advance the Science Behind Treating Patients with Corneal Blindness

Researchers in the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute have devised a novel way to generate transplantable corneal stem cells that may eventually benefit patients suffering from life-altering forms of blindness.
27-Jan-2015 4:00 PM EST

Patient Feature Tip Sheet From Cedars-Sinai

January tip sheet of patient features and human interest story ideas from Cedars-Sinai. All of these patients have been -- or are being -- treated for brain-related disorders -- malignant and benign brain tumors, arteriovenous malformations, and...
26-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

Nobel Laureate Martin Chalfie to Address International Nanomedicine Conference

Nobel laureate Martin Chalfie, PhD, will be the keynote speaker at Cedars-Sinai’s Nanomedicine for Imaging and Treatment Conference, where two dozen experts from around the world will discuss emerging trends in the study and treatment of diseases...
14-Jan-2015 9:00 PM EST

Neuroscience Critical Care Physician and Researcher Axel Rosengart Joins Cedars-Sinai


Axel Rosengart, MD, PhD, a prominent neurologist and clinical researcher whose work fostered the creation of medical devices to treat brain-injured patients, has joined Cedars-Sinai in two key neurology posts.
6-Jan-2015 8:00 PM EST

New Technology Helping Our Smallest Infants Progress Faster in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Several new technologies being used in the Cedars-Sinai Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, part of the Maxine Dunitz Children’s Health Center, are helping our smallest babies with more rapid and healthier weight gain. Doctors have begun routinely...
6-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Cedars-Sinai Medical Tip Sheet for Jan., 2015

Following is a tip sheet of story ideas from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. To arrange interviews, please contact the individual listed.Tip sheet topics include organ transplantation, ALS research, sudden cardiac arrest research and more.
2-Jan-2015 6:00 PM EST

Computer System More Effective Than Doctors at Producing Comprehensive Patient Reports

A computer system was more effective than doctors at collecting information about patient symptoms, producing reports that were more complete, organized and useful than narratives generated by physicians during office visits, according to a...
9-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST

Study Shows More Patients With Lou Gehrig’s Disease Have Genetic Origin Than Previously Thought

Genetics may play a larger role in causing Lou Gehrig’s disease than previously believed, potentially accounting for more than one-third of all cases, according to one of the most comprehensive genetic studies to date of patients who suffer from...
4-Dec-2014 5:00 PM EST

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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

In Honor of National Cancer Survivors Day, Expert Recommends Top Three Tips for Survivorship


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...
29-May-2013 4:30 PM EDT

Director of Gynecologic Oncology Available to Explain New Findings on Life-Extending Treatments for Ovarian Cancer

27-Mar-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.
7-Feb-2013 7:00 PM EST

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