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CHLA Researcher Awarded $1.9 Million by NIH to Study Novel Approach to Battling Neuroblastoma

Muller Fabbri, MD, PhD, of the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, has been awarded $1.9 million by the National Cancer Institute of the NIH to further his research on neuroblastoma.
15-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Identifying a New Type of Liver Tumor

Investigators at Children's Hospital Los Angeles have succeeded in better defining a rare pediatric malignant liver disease — a necessary step in achieving an optimum treatment.
9-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CHLA Awarded $2.2 Million to Expand Professional Training Program in Adolescent Medicine

Is California prepared to meet the specialized healthcare needs of the next generation of teens? According to the American Board of Pediatrics, there are only 51 physicians in California who are board-certified in Adolescent Medicine. A team of...
7-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$3 Million Investment Establishes the Teresa and Byron Pollitt Family Chair in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine at Children's Hospital Los Angeles


Inspired by a family mantra and a longstanding relationship with Children's Hospital Los Angeles and USC, philanthropists Teresa and Byron Pollitt have pledged $3 million to help create an endowed chair position for the director of the CHLA Fetal...
18-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

From Bedside Barcodes to Patient Portals: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is "Most Wired" Again in 2017


Children's Hospital Los Angeles receives Health Care's Most Wired® 2017 designation from the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum for excellence in technology for improving digital healthcare access, security and care.
11-Jul-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Disruptive Technology for the Treatment of Hemophilia

An international team of hematologists including Guy Young, MD, of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, has found that in patients with hemophilia A with inhibitors, a novel therapy called emicizumab, decreases incidence of bleeding episodes by 87%.
7-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Conducts Satisfaction Survey in the Pediatric Emergency Department

Physician researchers at CHLA surveyed caregivers to understand their expectations and satisfaction of urgent care in a pediatric emergency department (ED). They found that expectations about care delivered in the ED are directly related to...
5-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Best in the West: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Named No. 1 Children’s Hospital in California and No. 6 in the U.S.


Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is the top-ranked pediatric hospital in California again, based on the latest rankings announced by U.S. News & World Report. CHLA was also named to the publication’s Honor Roll of Best Children’s...
27-Jun-2017 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Five Ways to Protect Your Child From Household Poisons

More than 2 million poisonings are reported each year to poison centers across the United States, and half those calls involve children under 6. As part of National Poison Prevention Week CHLA pediatric medical toxicologist Cyrus Rangan, M.D. shares...
23-Mar-2017 9:05 PM EDT

Winter Injury Safety: It's Not Just About Skiing and Snowboarding

Every year, thousands of children in the U.S. are injured in winter-related activities, regardless of whether they live in warm or cold climates.
24-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST

300… and Counting! Children's Hospital Los Angeles Performs Milestone Liver Transplant


Children's Hospital Los Angeles performs milestone 300th pediatric liver transplant when father donates tissue to son; family also gets a visit from CHLA's first-ever living donor liver patient.
29-Dec-2016 7:05 PM EST

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Experts at ASH 2016

1-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Expert Available to Speak on Sudden Acute Flaccid Myelitis Spike


A rare neurological disease has recently taken center stage in the United States. Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) has been identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as the cause of eight hospitalizations in the Seattle-area...
10-Nov-2016 2:05 PM EST

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Specialists Offer Top Five Back to School Tips for Parents and Kids


With a little advance planning, going back to school can be a fun and exciting adventure for kids and parents. The specialists at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) have put together their top five tips to ensure parents and kids transition...
9-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Children's Hospital Los Angeles Concussion Expert Available to Speak on Kids and Concussions Study

22-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Expert to Discuss Novel 3-D Motion Analysis as a Tool to Predict Risk for Knee Injuries

26-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST

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