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Smidt Heart Institute Welcomes New Director of Preventive Cardiology

Martha Gulati, MD, an expert in preventive cardiology and women’s heart disease, has joined the Smidt Heart Institute as director of Preventive Cardiology, associate director of the Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center and associate...
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From AFib to Fitness Buff: A Heart Transformed

Claudia Huerta, 43, knows a thing or two about transformations. After being diagnosed with a serious, though common, heart condition called atrial fibrillation (AFib), the payroll manager and Maywood, California, resident transformed herself from...
26-Sep-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cedars-Sinai Cancer Leaders Assume New Roles

Lali Medina-Kauwe, PhD, former co-leader of the Cancer Biology Program in Cedars-Sinai Cancer, has assumed a new role as associate director for Basic Research.
22-Sep-2022 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cancer Patient Sails Again

Jeannea Jordan, who turns 80 in October, is a local sailing pioneer who began racing and cruising her 30-foot sailboat 25 years ago when few women were part of the sport. When a tumor on her spine ran her aground last year and her oncologist at...
19-Sep-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cerebral Embolic Protection During Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Replacement


19-Sep-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NEJM: Cerebral Embolic Protection During Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Replacement

A study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) found that among patients with aortic stenosis undergoing transfemoral TAVR, the use of a debris capturing device called cerebral embolic protection reduced the risk of disabling...
14-Sep-2022 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

When Catastrophe Strikes, ‘Think Aorta’

Vascular and cardiac surgeons in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai know all too well the danger that looms when a patient experiences a tear in their heart’s main artery, called an aortic dissection. The condition, however, is often...
16-Sep-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Artificial Intelligence Shown to More Rapidly and Objectively Determine Calcium Scores Than Physicians

A study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC): Cardiovascular Imaging shows that artificial intelligence tools can more rapidly, and objectively, determine calcium scores in computed tomographic (CT) and...
15-Sep-2022 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Heatwave Health: Cedars-Sinai Emergency Physician Available for Interviews

As Southern California endures the ongoing heatwave, Southern California Sam Torbati, MD, is available later today and throughout the holiday weekend to discuss how to avoid hot weather emergencies.
1-Sep-2022 6:05 PM EDT

RAM-ping up for Another Championship Season

While the Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford works on his timing in the pocket, sports medicine specialists from Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Kobe Institute—renowned for treating today's top professional athletes—are going through their reps...
1-Sep-2022 10:05 AM EDT

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Smidt Heart Institute Experts Available to Discuss AFib, Aortic Dissections

During National Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Awareness Month and Aortic Disease Awareness Week, Smidt Heart Institute cardiologists and surgeons are available for interviews with journalists working on stories about these common heart conditions.
29-Aug-2022 6:05 PM EDT

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The Truth About Monkeypox

Monkeypox cases are on the rise in the U.S., stoking fear and confusion about the way the virus is spread, who is at risk and where to seek treatment.
26-Aug-2022 10:05 AM EDT

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Smidt Heart Institute Experts to Present Innovative Research Findings at European Society of Cardiology Congress 2022

Experts from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, home to California’s top-ranked cardiology and heart surgery programs, will present an array of innovative research—including late-breaking science—during the European Society of...
22-Aug-2022 11:05 AM EDT

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COVID-19 Immunity Test Inventor: ‘It’s Not Just About Antibodies’

When it comes to COVID-19 immunity, antibodies do not tell the whole story, according to Cedars-Sinai professor of Medicine Stanley C. Jordan, MD.
12-Aug-2022 2:05 PM EDT

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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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