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Innovation 2: Cancer Cures in a Dish

At Cedars-Sinai, investigators are using bioengineering to regenerate and grow human tissues in petri dishes to seek solutions to cancers that primarily affect women.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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FUNGOME /fuhng-ohm/

The microbiome is popularly understood to be the community of bacteria that live and work in our guts and on our skin. But, in fact, those bacteria have a lot of neighbors—includin...

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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Heart Health and a Haircut

A groundbreaking study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that African- American men successfully lowered their blood pressure to healthy levels when aided ...

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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Innovation: It’s Academic

Can academic medical centers like Cedars-Sinai do better at shepherding innovations that help patients? Our surgeon in chief thinks so.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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10 Innovations to Transform Medicine in the Next Decade

Cedars-Sinai’s thinkers, doers, and caregivers offer their takes on 10 innovations that will reshape our health in the decade to come.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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My Favorite Innovation

Cedars-Sinai clinicians laud their favorite innovations in medical history, from the unsung and established to the experimental and cutting edge.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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Open-Hearted

Thanks to Cedars-Sinai and interventional cardiologist Evan Zahn, MD, Cheryl Davis, 48, became the first person in the world to receive a new, implantable device for repairing cong...

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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Prostate Mapquest

Prostate cancer affects 1 in 9 U.S. men. Now, breakthrough imaging technology will allow physicians to zap such tumors with unprecedented accuracy.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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Gut Check

Scientists at Cedars-Sinai and Emulate Inc. of Boston have created an AA battery-sized Intestine-Chip that mimics a patient’s real gut activity, bringing personalized treatments cl...

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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Innovation 1: The Digital Doctor

Brennan Spiegel, MD, says wearable biosensors like Fitbit and Apple Watch could create an e-hub for remote digital monitoring of patients.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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Transformational: Maurice Garcia, MD

The director of the Cedars-Sinai Transgender Surgery and Health Program discusses building trust with patients, leading a team of specialists, and pushing cultural change in medici...

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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Wingspan Spreads

A specialized stenting system used to open blocked arteries in the brain could change how we treat strokes.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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Coffee To Go

Colorectal surgeon Yosef Nasseri, MD, is giving coffee to postoperative patients to see if it can reduce the recovery time for gastrointestinal function.

Discoveries / Jul 26, 2018

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Filed to Memory

Cedars-Sinai investigators are sketching a dynamic picture of the brain that shows how individual cells and complex neural circuits interact in both time and space. The long-term g...

Discoveries / Jul 26, 2018

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Diabetes Disparity

Diabetes disproportionately affects African-Americans and Mexican-Americans. Researchers are conducting studies to see if genetic and physiological causes could explain the discrep...

Discoveries / Jul 26, 2018