Top Cancer Clinician-Scientist Appointed Director of Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai
Renowned cancer clinician and scientist Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD, has been named director of the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai.
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Anne Wellington, a highly regarded healthcare executive with extensive corporate management experience, has been named managing director of the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator. The accelerator provides mentoring and financial support for early-stage...
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Prolonged exposure to particulate matter in air pollution in the Los Angeles Basin triggered inflammation and the appearance of cancer-related genes in the brains of rats, a Cedars-Sinai study has found. While previous research has documented the...
8-May-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Cedars-Sinai investigators, led by Waguih William IsHak, MD,FAPA, professor of Psychiatry and vice chairman for Education and Research, have been awarded $2.6 million to study and compare evidence-based approaches for treating depression in people...
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Cedars-Sinai investigators are examining the risk factors associated with mental health issues experienced by many women after giving birth. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 11 percent of women who give birth each year...
3-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Research from Cedars-Sinai sheds light on how the human brain rapidly forms new memories, providing insights into potential new treatments for memory disorders. A new study examined neurons that produce dopamine, a compound that acts as a...
2-May-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Thanks to artist John Baldessari, the new umbrellas in the Cedars-Sinai Healing Gardens provide beauty as well as shade. The 11 umbrellas are printed with images of Baldessari’s well-known white, puffy clouds against a blue sky.
30-Apr-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Physicians from Cedars-Sinai and Stanford Children’s Health are teaming up to offer the newest treatments and surgical techniques to patients born with heart defects.
The new collaboration between the two prominent institutions features...
24-Apr-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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Influenza is a serious illness that sometimes can result in death. Jonathan Grein, MD, Cedars-Sinai medical director of Hospital Epidemiology, is available to discuss ways to keep healthy as flu activity surges dramatically.
8-Jan-2018 5:00 AM EST
Sprains and strains are painful, but they can also be a blessing, says Dr. Robert Klapper, co-director of Cedars-Sinai's Joint Replacement Program. These injuries are a wake-up call -- warnings that if you keep doing what you’re doing, you could...
20-Nov-2017 6:05 PM EST
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
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
20-Aug-2015 5:05 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.
20-Feb-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.
7-Nov-2013 2:20 AM EST