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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

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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

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Short List of Failed Innovations

Some drugs and devices catapult medical science into previously unfathomable heights of greatness. Others, not so much. Here, an incomplete collection of treatments that failed, sooner or later.

Discoveries / Aug 11, 2018

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Prescription for Accuracy

Mistakes involving medications rank among the most common healthcare mishaps. But when pharmacy professionals obtain medication histories from patients admitted through the emergency room (ER), drug-order errors can be reduced by more ...

Discoveries / Aug 02, 2018

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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

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Gut Check

Scientists at Cedars-Sinai and Emulate Inc. of Boston have created an AA battery-sized Intestine-Chip that mimics a patient’s real gut activity, bringing personalized treatments closer.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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Wingspan Spreads

A specialized stenting system used to open blocked arteries in the brain could change how we treat strokes.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018