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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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Into the Ether

The Schimmelbusch mask, invented in 1890 and named for its German creator, introduced a portable, hygienic way to put someone under for surgery.

Discoveries / May 07, 2017

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Postdocs Play Pivotal Research Role

Dr. Jon Sin exemplifies the role postdoctoral scientists play in Cedars-Sinai’s research efforts.

Discoveries / May 07, 2017

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The Weapon Inside

After years of failure, immunotherapy finally is working wonders for some cancers, transforming death sentences into long-term remission. The problem? It doesn’t work in most cance...

Discoveries / May 07, 2017

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The Worst Disease You've Never Heard Of

Often misdiagnosed and symptom-free, it affects 80 to 100 million Americans and can quietly progress to a lethal state. Learn about the imminent crisis of nonalcoholic fatty liver ...

Discoveries / May 07, 2017

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Sex Matters

Sarah Kilpatrick, MD, PhD, discusses the goal of gender equity in health research to prevent women from being misdiagnosed, overprescribed, or otherwise harmed by a medical system ...

Discoveries / May 03, 2017

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All Eyes on Transplantation

Millions of lives have been saved since the first organ transplantation in 1954. Today’s leading-edge technology brings new promise but barriers remain. We asked 14 experts for the...

Discoveries / May 03, 2017

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Mover and Shaker: Jennifer Anger, MD

Jennifer Anger, MD, shares her thoughts on advancing robotic surgery practices, mentoring young physicians, and bridging medicine’s gender gap.

Discoveries / May 01, 2017

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Age: A Biological Guide to Longevity

Aging is as fundamental as time itself. In the interest of demystifying the process, Discoveries presents a scientific guide to the force of time on the human organism.

Discoveries / May 01, 2017

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A Study Digest

This timeline traces the research of Stephan Targan, MD, from the seed of a great idea to tangible advancements in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Discoveries / Apr 30, 2017

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To Mend the Smallest Hearts

Cardiologists at Cedars-Sinai have modified a tried-and-true surgical procedure to successfully treat the most common heart problem among extremely premature babies, patent ductus ...

Discoveries / Apr 30, 2017

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New Combo Treatment for ALS

Eighteen patients are about to receive an investigational stem cell/gene therapy combination that may stall progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Discoveries / Apr 30, 2017

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Stem Cells Enlisted

Military veterans will be among the first patients to receive an investigational therapy for a condition called heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.

Discoveries / Apr 30, 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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Prostate Lines

Michael Freeman, PhD, and Sungyong You, PhD, are finding ways to identify which patients are likely to develop aggressive types of prostate cancer even if their tumors at first app...

Discoveries / Apr 29, 2017