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Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children's Opens to Patients

Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children's will welcome its first patients on Monday, Aug. 8, to a new pediatric inpatient facility staffed by an expansive network of clinical experts, who will provide primary and specialty care for children and families.
5-Aug-2022 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fighting Obesity and Diabetes: Two Major Threats to Latinx Health

Cedars-Sinai’s new director of Obesity Medicine in the Department of Surgery, Amanda Velazquez, MD, is determined to help prevent and treat Type 2 diabetes and obesity in the Latinx community.
4-Aug-2022 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Provides Insight Into How the Intestine Repairs Damaged Tissue

Investigators at Cedars-Sinai and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have identified a component in the intestine that plays a critical role in repairing damaged tissue.
4-Aug-2022 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Standing Up to Stage 4 Breast Cancer

Holly Hammond faced one of the toughest-imaginable breast cancer scenarios. Her cancer was already advanced and had spread to her liver and lymph nodes when she discovered a tumor on her right breast. The tumor was negative for all of the markers...
3-Aug-2022 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Genetics May Predict Bladder Cancer Immunotherapy Response

Investigators from Cedars-Sinai Cancer have identified genetic signatures that could predict whether tumors in patients with bladder and other cancers will respond to immunotherapy. Their results, published today in the peer-reviewed Journal of the...
3-Aug-2022 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New National Guidelines Aim to Prevent Obesity in Midlife Women

Women between 40 and 60 years old are the focus of new national guidelines aimed at preventing unhealthy weight gain that can lead to serious illness. The study review paper and clinical guidelines are published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
2-Aug-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cedars-Sinai’s Howard Sandler, MD, Elected President of ASTRO

Howard Sandler, MD, chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Cedars-Sinai Cancer, has been named president-elect of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). Sandler will begin his term as president-elect in October, followed by...
2-Aug-2022 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Preclinical Study: Antibiotics Affect Male and Female Gut Microbiomes Differently

In a new study, researchers at Cedars-Sinai found that antibiotics have sex-specific effects on the gut microbiome makeup of male and female laboratory rats. The findings, published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology, could have implications...
1-Aug-2022 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Cedars-Sinai Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Experts Available to Speak on Research Presented During AAIC 2022

Physician-scientists from the Jona Goldrich Center for Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders at Cedars-Sinai are available for media interviews during the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) taking place online and in person July...
27-Jul-2022 5:05 PM EDT

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Cedars-Sinai Cancer Experts Available to Comment on AACR Cancer Disparities Progress Report

Experts from Cedars-Sinai Cancer are available to comment on the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Cancer Disparities Progress Report 2022, which will be released Wednesday, June 8, in a virtual congressional briefing. The report...
6-Jun-2022 4:05 PM EDT

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Tipsheet: Cedars-Sinai Clinicians and Investigators Present Research at American Transplant Congress

Cedars-Sinai clinicians and scientists, including anti-rejection therapy pioneer Stanley Jordan, MD, will share their latest advances in research at the American Transplant Congress (ATC), June 4-8, 2022, in Boston. The ATC is the joint annual...
3-Jun-2022 7:05 PM EDT

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ENDO 2022 to Feature Cedars-Sinai Physicians and Scientists

Physicians and scientists from Cedars-Sinai will discuss the latest advances in treatment, care and research at the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting (ENDO 2022) in Atlanta, June 11-14.
3-Jun-2022 11:05 AM EDT

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MONKEYPOX MEDIA ADVISORY: Infectious Disease Specialists From Regional Special Pathogen Treatment Center Available to Discuss Monkeypox Causes and Treatments

26-May-2022 1:05 PM EDT

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Cedars-Sinai Cancer: Erasing LGBTQ+ Healthcare Disparities

Studies have shown that the way LGBTQ+ patients are screened, diagnosed and treated for cancer may put them at a significant disadvantage compared to cisgender heterosexual patients.
19-May-2022 3:00 PM EDT

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Q&A With ALS Researcher Deepti Lall, PhD

There's a huge urgency worldwide to find new therapies that help patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal neurological disorder that causes people to eventually lose the ability to walk, talk, eat and breathe. In recognition of ALS...
17-May-2022 2:35 PM EDT

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Cedars-Sinai OB-GYN Experts Share Latest Research and Healthcare Innovations at ACOG Annual Conference

More than 300 oral and poster presentations from the nation’s experts in gynecological and obstetrical health will be shared at the Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG ACSM). The...
3-May-2022 10:05 AM EDT

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