Scalpel vs. Bullet: Expert Perspectives on Gun Trauma

Cedars-Sinai trauma surgeons share what it’s like to treat gunshot victims, their medical perspectives on the increase in gun-related deaths and how they maintain objectivity on the front lines.

Discoveries / Jul 17, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

Lifelong Connection

After learning she spent the first three months of her life in the Cedars-Sinai NICU, Shannon Sullivan decided to pursue a career helping infants.

Discoveries / Aug 11, 2018

Innovation 5: Genetic Testing for All

Genetic testing could contribute significantly to disease prevention, but some who might benefit most are missing out on potentially lifesaving technology.

Discoveries / Aug 10, 2018

Innovation 3: The Mundane and the Fantastic

Mark Vrahas, MD, Chair of Cedars-Sinai Orthopaedics, on hips, slips, and the limits of medical innovation.

Discoveries / Aug 10, 2018

Innovation 2: Cancer Cures in a Dish

At Cedars-Sinai, investigators are using bioengineering to regenerate and grow human tissues in petri dishes to seek solutions to cancers that primarily affect women.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 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

Innovation: It’s Academic

Can academic medical centers like Cedars-Sinai do better at shepherding innovations that help patients? Our surgeon in chief thinks so.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018