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Using Low-Dose Irradiation, Researchers Can Now Edit Human Genes

For the first time, researchers have employed a gene-editing technique involving low-dose irradiation to repair patient cells, according to a study published in the journal Stem Cells Translational Medicine. This method, developed by researchers in...
22-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

African-Americans Face Twice the Rate of Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Compared to Caucasians

Compared to Caucasians, African-Americans face twice the rate of sudden cardiac arrest, according to a new study from the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute.
16-Jul-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Budding Scientists Do Hands-on Lab Work as Part of Summer Research Week

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Twenty-one Los Angeles high school students will be at Cedars-Sinai the week of July 20 to participate in hands-on stem cell research and to get a jump-start on potential careers in scientific research. The students will be participating in the...
17-Jul-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Cedars-Sinai Medical Tip Sheet for July

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Cedars-Sinai's July tip sheet includes story ideas related to Alzheimer's disease research, an upcoming conference on Lou Gehrig's Disease, also known as ALS, identification of critical genes responsible for brain tumor growth, and an online...
15-Jul-2015 11:05 PM EDT

Online Registry Improves Clinical Research Study Participation

Research for Her™, Cedars-Sinai’s groundbreaking online registry that matches women with research studies and clinical trials, enrolled study participants more quickly when compared with traditional paper-based registries, according to new...
13-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Researchers Identify Critical Genes Responsible for Brain Tumor Growth

After generating new brain tumor models, Cedars-Sinai scientists in the Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute identified the role of a family of genes underlying tumor growth in a wide spectrum of high grade brain tumors.
9-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Enriched Blood Cells Preserve Cognition in Mice With Features of Alzheimer’s Disease

Cedars-Sinai researchers have successfully tested two new methods for preserving cognition in laboratory mice that exhibit features of Alzheimer’s disease by using white blood cells from bone marrow and a drug for multiple sclerosis to control...
6-Jul-2015 7:05 PM EDT

June Medical Tip Sheet From Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai's medical tip sheet for June includes story ideas about how memories and memory-based decisions are processed in the brain, getting a second opinion via a tele-consult, and more.
12-Jun-2015 4:05 PM EDT

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Feb. Medical Tipsheet from Cedars-Sinai: MS and Depression, Kidney Cancer Immunotherapy, More

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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

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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?

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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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