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ALS Research Suggests Stem Cells for Studies Should Be ‘Aged’ to Speed Progress Toward Finding Potential Treatments

Cedars-Sinai scientists are seeking to build an improved stem-cell model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to accelerate progress toward a cure for the devastating neurological disorder. Their findings demonstrate that current models can be...
19-Jul-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Type 1 Diabetes Doesn’t Take a Summer Break


For kids, the perfect summer can mean sleeping in, eating whenever hunger strikes, playing outdoors in the sun, swimming and staying up late. But for children with Type 1 diabetes, all of the above, and the general lack of schedule, can wreak havoc...
5-Jul-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researcher Awarded $2.8 Million to Study Use of Nanotechnology in Cancer Treatment


Julia Ljubimova, MD, PhD, director of the Nanomedicine Research Center in the Cedars-Sinai Department of Neurosurgery, has received a $2.8 million federal grant to advance her research of tumor nanoimmunology to treat cancers of the brain, breast,...
29-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

“Demo Day” to Feature Innovations From Health Tech Startups to Improve Patient Care, Reduce Healthcare Costs

Eleven health tech startups will offer hundreds of investors and executives a first look at their new products that can improve the delivery of medical care, save lives and reduce healthcare costs. The innovations will be showcased during "Demo...
17-Jun-2016 9:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Harvard Professor Mark Vrahas, MD, Selected as Founding Chair of Cedars-Sinai Department of Orthopaedics


Prominent orthopedic trauma surgeon and Harvard University professor Mark Vrahas, MD, has been selected as the founding chair of Cedars-Sinai’s new Department of Orthopaedics. Formerly a section of the Department of Surgery, orthopedics at...
16-Jun-2016 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Selected as Regional Treatment Center for Ebola and Other Infectious Diseases


Cedars-Sinai will play a critical role in bolstering the nation’s front-line defense against Ebola and other highly infectious diseases under a federal grant meant to improve the response to emerging medical threats. The medical center and the...
14-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Examining Whether Comprehensive Lifestyle Changes Can Impact Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

Cedars-Sinai neuroscience researchers are studying whether extensive changes in lifestyle among patients with mild cognitive impairment can slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. The research comes amid a sharp rise in the numbers of people...
12-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Genetic Variants in Patients with Crohn's Disease Prevent 'Good' Gut Bacteria From Working

A major type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may be caused in part by genetic variants that prevent beneficial bacteria in the gut from doing their job, according to a new study published today in the journal Science.
5-May-2016 5:05 PM 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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