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Antibacterial Warfare

A study at Cedars-Sinai shows how the deadly superbug methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) evades the body’s immune system, offering a clearer picture of how a successful vaccine might work.

Discoveries / Jul 25, 2018

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A Step Ahead

Investigators at Cedars-Sinai used 3-D printing to evaluate leading corrective methods for foot deformities caused by Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, which affects nerve function in the hands and feet.

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Medicine’s Gender Gap

Women continue to make strides in the medical field, but disparities remain. Here is a brief by-the-numbers account of the triumphs and challenges of women in medicine.

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Memory Lane

How do we store memories? Recently, investigators at Cedars-Sinai made a surprising discovery about short-term memory, which is the ability to maintain ideas, thoughts, images, and objects for seconds or minutes.

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Chain Links

It’s well-known that the number of kidney donors falls far short of the number of people in need of a kidney transplant. What’s less known is an extraordinary pay-it-forward solution to the shortage that involves a chain of Good ...

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Depression Safety Net

Depression can lead to poor outcomes for a slew of medical conditions, as patients who suffer from depression are less likely to take their medications and return for follow-up appointments. This, in turn, can delay recovery, lengthen ...

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Mend the Gap

What if you could coax broken bones to regrow their own tissue? A pioneering method combining stem cells and gene therapy may do just that.

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Baby’s First Map

The infant brain is famously pliable, an organ of explosive growth and unparalleled adaptability. But this period of rapid development comes with a large dose of vulnerability.

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Could a Third Form of Diabetes Exist?

Mark Goodarzi, MD, PhD, leads a multisite research group studying Type 3c diabetes to find out if it is truly a distinct form of diabetes or another manifestation of Type 2.

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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DNA Cut and Paste

Gene editing may be the answer to treating or hindering many inherited diseases, such as retinitis pigmentosa, a form of blindness.

Discoveries / Aug 09, 2017

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Beware of Watchdog Enzyme

Cedars-Sinai investigators have discovered that an enzyme associated with energy production also plays a key role in boosting immunity to disease.

Discoveries / Apr 29, 2017

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Breathing Room

Cedars-Sinai investigators have identified a major cause of pulmonary fibrosis. The disease appears to result from the failure of lung stem cells that help airways recover from injury.

Discoveries / Apr 29, 2017

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Another Blow to Concussions

Can a series of blows to the head lead to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)? Two studies at Cedars-Sinai have provided some early answers and guidance for future research.

Discoveries / Apr 26, 2017