Scientific Dream Team Aims to Make Preeclampsia a Relic of the Past | ...

A pregnancy disorder called preeclampsia remains a leading cause of maternal mortality. A dream team of investigators at Cedars-Sinai is determined to render this mysterious disease a relic of the past.

Discoveries / Jul 01, 2019

Cutting Blood Pressure

A new model of care teams pharmacists with barbers to fight the deadly health epidemic of hypertension—which affects African-American men more than almost any other group in the world.

Discoveries / Feb 25, 2019

She's Got Guts

Rising star Suzanne Devkota, PhD, is passionate about the convergence of food, health, and the bugs that live in our guts. Her ever-present “poop pillow” serves as an icebreaker for her mission to destigmatize discussion of fecal matter.

Discoveries / Feb 25, 2019

A Gut Check for Precision Medicine

Philanthropic gifts have allowed Dr. Stephan Targan to build the F. Widjaja Foundation Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute into an investigatory powerhouse and to expand the Cedars-Sinai Material and Information ...

Discoveries / Feb 24, 2019

Abreast of Trends in Cancer

Dr. Armando E. Giuliano has a minimally invasive approach toward breast cancer treatment, and thanks to philantropic support, his investigations could serve as the foundation for earlier detection and increasingly targeted treatment.

Discoveries / Feb 24, 2019

Big Leaps for Baby Steps

With philanthropic support, Dr. Evan Zahn developed a procedure to treat patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), the most common heart problem among extremely premature babies. He also harnessed 3D printing technology to build reconstructed ...

Discoveries / Feb 24, 2019

Eyes on the Brain

Philanthropic support led to a breakthrough in detecting Alzheimer's disease early: a simple, noninvasive eye exam to detect Alzheimer’s disease up to two decades before it becomes symptomatic.

Discoveries / Feb 24, 2019

Gifts that Count

In 2018, Cedars-Sinai completed an eight-year, $615 million fundraising campaign that inspired collaboration among physicians, surgeons, scientists, and patients. Here we highlight some of the significant achievements of The Campaign for...

Discoveries / Feb 24, 2019

Triumph for Transplants

With philanthropic support, Cedars-Sinai has developed a novel therapy aimed at preventing and treating organ rejection. The new drug has been given fast-track approval by the Food and Drug Administration and would make otherwise ...

Discoveries / Feb 24, 2019

Top Training, Superior Skills

Established as part of the Campaign for Cedars-Sinai, the Women’s Guild Simulation Center for Advanced Clinical Skills allows medical professionals to practice complex procedures in a controlled environment. Using life-like mannequins ...

Discoveries / Feb 24, 2019

Innovation 4: The Smart Hospital Room

Discoveries asked Patricia “Peachy” Hain, MSN, RN, executive director of Medical and Surgical Nursing Services—and an ardent Star Trek fan—to imagine the ideal hospital room, with innovations already underway at Cedars-Sinai and some ...

Discoveries / Aug 18, 2018

Innovation 9: (Out on) a Better Limb

The next step in prosthetic technology revolutionizes mobility for one amputee—and may help countless others. Thanks to an innovative new technique that increases stability and range of motion in prosthetics, Chris Rowles enjoys renewed ...

Discoveries / Aug 15, 2018

Innovation 6: A Broader Diagnosis

The healthcare of tomorrow will be tailor-made for you—Cedars-Sinai’s director of Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac Imaging, Daniel Berman, MD, foresees that precision healthcare will bring innovations to expand how physicians diagnose ...

Discoveries / Aug 11, 2018

Innovation 7: A Very Patient Device

A hockey-puck sized virtual assistant aims to smarten up the patient experience.

Discoveries / Aug 11, 2018

Innovation 8: Pro Solutions to Antibiotics Problems

The growing problem of antibiotic resistance threatens to take us back to darker ages of medical care by triggering outbreaks of infections once easily cured. Cedars-Sinai is developing and implementing innovative approaches to curb the ...

Discoveries / Aug 11, 2018