Stem Cell Science: Separating Myth from Reality

Dhruv Sareen, PhD, separates stem cell myths from reality.

Discoveries / Jul 14, 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

Better Together

Launched with help from Cedars-Sinai, the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program, is gathering genetic, biological, environmental, health, and lifestyle data from a million volunteers over 10 years. The program will ...

Discoveries / Feb 20, 2019

A Stellar Report Card

U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2018–2019” ranked Cedars-Sinai No. 8 overall in the country (up from No. 11 last year), No. 3 in California, and No. 2 in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

Discoveries / Feb 19, 2019

Disparaging Asparagine

Asparagine, a nonessential amino acid commonly found in food, may hold a key to limiting the spread of an often-deadly type of breast cancer.

Discoveries / Feb 18, 2019

Do I Look Fat in these Genes?

Scientists at Cedars-Sinai are recreating brain neurons to study obesity and personalize treatment.

Discoveries / Feb 18, 2019

Cancer in the Air

While air pollution has long been linked to disease, a recent Cedars-Sinai study reveals how nickel particles and other airborne matter influence genetics in a potentially damaging way.

Discoveries / Feb 18, 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

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

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—including unsung members of the fungal kingdom.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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 by a pharmacist and their barber.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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

Diabetes Disparity

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

Discoveries / Jul 26, 2018