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

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

Married to the Microbiome

Gastroenterologist Mark Pimentel, MD, and endocrinologist Ruchi Mathur, MD, are not only married, but they’ve also successfully united their two fields of research. Here, they retrace the evolution of their unlikely partnership as ...

Discoveries / Feb 20, 2019

Care Package

The Mitra Microsampler is an at-home blood-draw tool that helps patients collect tiny drops of blood for precise biometric monitoring and heart health.

Discoveries / Feb 19, 2019

Edge of Tomorrow

To bring access to tomorrow’s breakthrough therapies, novel devices, and new approaches to today’s patients, academic medical centers must embrace and promote clinical research as the path to knowledge that will serve patients locally ...

Discoveries / Feb 19, 2019

From Idea to Innovation

The Cedars-Sinai Technology Transfer Office brings researchers’ innovations to the marketplace. The tech transfer team manages hundreds of discoveries and technologies worldwide, ensuring that new inventions make their way to ...

Discoveries / Aug 30, 2018

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

Clinical Trials and Tribulations

Most new devices and medications don’t make it through the years of rigorous testing required to gain Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval. Here, numbers tell the story of the research path from idea to reality, and show how ...

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