High school students may compete for essay awards and attend a free educational program on stem cells sponsored by the Cedars-Sinai Department of Neurosurgery. Deadline for essay entries is March 3.
2/26/2014 6:00 PM EST
Seventh- and eighth-grade students attending the March 10 “Brainworks” at Cedars-Sinai will see how a new, experimental device makes brain tumors glow – using a special camera, a laser, an imaging agent called Tumor Paint BLZ-100 and a...
2/26/2014 3:00 PM EST
Unable to walk or even sit up for more than a month, this Santa Fe NM woman is back on her feet after a Cedars-Sinai neurosurgeon was able to successfully repair her cerebrospinal fluid leak.
2/26/2014 12:00 AM EST
In light of today's White House announcement on healthy lunch programs in schools, here's a great story idea about Cedars-Sinai's HEALTHY HABITS program which is offered in 16 L.A. elementary schools. Kids from low income neighborhood learn about...
2/25/2014 3:00 PM EST
Researchers at Cedars-Sinai have developed a unique, compact, relatively inexpensive imaging device to “light up” malignant brain tumors and other cancers. The experimental system consists of a special camera designed and developed at...
2/24/2014 4:00 PM EST
The Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute has opened a novel Phase III, vaccine-based clinical trial aimed at providing kidney cancer patients long-term control of their disease.
2/18/2014 8:00 PM EST
Researchers at the Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute and Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai will conduct a study to determine if several potentially toxic compounds that exist in polluted air are capable of entering the brain from the...
2/10/2014 9:00 PM EST
Director of Women’s Guild Lung Institute Awarded Stem Cell Grant to Study Treatment for Lung Disease
A Cedars-Sinai research team led by Paul W. Noble, MD, has been awarded $628,816 by California’s stem cell agency to develop a treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a deadly disease that destroys the lungs and damages other vital organs.
2/6/2014 2:40 PM EST
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.
2/20/2014 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.
11/7/2013 2:20 AM EST
Nation’s Most Experienced MitraClip Interventional Cardiologist Available to Discuss FDA Approval of Device for Patients Too Frail for Surgery
10/28/2013 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....
7/23/2013 7:00 PM EDT
6/13/2013 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...
5/29/2013 4:30 PM EDT
Director of Gynecologic Oncology Available to Explain New Findings on Life-Extending Treatments for Ovarian Cancer
3/27/2013 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.
2/7/2013 7:00 PM EST