Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Surgeon Kasper Wang Elected to the Pediatric Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery
Kasper Wang, MD, FACS, FAAP, associate chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), has been elected to the Pediatric Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery (PSB-ABS).
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Three quarters of patients with a variety of advanced cancers occurring in different sites of the body responded to larotrectinib, a novel therapy that targets a specific genetic mutation. The oral treatment is based on the genetic traits of the...
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Three top doctors from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) have been accepted into the American Pediatric Society (APS) – a distinguished membership of leaders in academic pediatrics.
19-Feb-2018 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Joins National Consortium to Study Use of Stem Cells in Treating a Rare Cardiac Defect
Children's Hospital Los Angeles has announced participation in the first-ever clinical trial using stem cells from umbilical cord blood to delay or even prevent heart failure in children born with a rare congenital heart defect, called hypoplastic...
2-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Affirming his ongoing commitment to protect children's health and the role of children's hospitals in medical care, Children's Hospital Los Angeles President and CEO Paul S. Viviano has been elected chair of the California Children's Hospital...
2-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Landmark International Study: CAR T-Cell Therapy Safe and Effective in Children and Young Adults with Leukemia
Results of the global, multicenter, pivotal phase 2 study that led to the first FDA approval of a gene therapy/cell therapy approach known as CAR T-cell therapy, were published today in the New England Journal of Medicine.
30-Jan-2018 8:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Small but Mighty: Courageous Kennedy Grows Stronger After Spending First Year of Life in the NICCU
18-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers have demonstrated for the first time that extracellular vesicles – tiny protein-filled structures – isolated from amniotic fluid stem cells (AFSCs) can be used to effectively slow the progression of kidney damage in mice with a type...
14-Dec-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
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Children's Hospital Los Angeles is the largest craniofacial program for children in the country and is directed by Mark Urata, MD, DDS, chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at CHLA. He comments on Treacher Collins Syndrome and other facial...
20-Nov-2017 8:05 AM EST
Recent research has shown a direct correlation between excessive smartphone usage and unhappiness with kids and teens. Children's Hospital Los Angeles psychologist Stephanie Marcy discusses the issue and provides tips for parents on how to manage...
16-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT
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
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
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.
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1-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST
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
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