Like other major research centers studying genetic causes of uncommon and poorly understood nervous system disorders, Cedars-Sinai maintains a growing collection of DNA and tissue samples donated by patients. What sets Cedars-Sinai’s Repository of...
24-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT
Cedars-Sinai has launched an applied research center to improve the value of patient care inside the medical center and beyond its walls by strengthening patient-doctor bonds and bringing greater efficiency to the delivery of clinical services.
23-Jul-2014 7:00 PM EDT
Investigators at the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute are developing a novel, multistep investigational treatment for one of the most complex and difficult-to-treat forms of the disease, locally advanced pancreatic cancer.
21-Jul-2014 8:35 PM EDT
A siimple eye test that may help detect Alzheimer's disease early on, 3-D computer modeling for Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy for dystonia, an experimental biological pacemaker and more are story ideas included in the July tipsheet from...
18-Jul-2014 6:00 PM EDT
Cedars-Sinai Named Center of Excellence by Two Patient Advocacy Groups for Research and Care of Patients with Neuromuscular Disorders
Cedars-Sinai has been named a center of excellence by two major advocacy groups for patients with neuromuscular disorders: Guillain-Barré Syndrome/Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy Foundation International and the...
17-Jul-2014 5:00 PM EDT
Cardiologists at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute have developed a minimally invasive gene transplant procedure that changes unspecialized heart cells into “biological pacemaker” cells that keep the heart steadily beating. The laboratory animal...
14-Jul-2014 2:00 AM EDT
With 12 medical specialties rated among the finest in the nation, Cedars-Sinai has been named to the Honor Roll in the 2014-15 issue of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.
15-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT
A noninvasive optical imaging device developed at Cedars-Sinai can provide early detection of changes that later occur in the brain and are a classic sign of Alzheimer’s disease, according...
8-Jul-2014 8:00 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.
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
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
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
13-Jun-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...
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