The History of Medicine Can Inform the Future teaser image
discoveries magazine

The History of Medicine Can Inform the Future

Learning the history of medicine can uproot assumptions, disrupt bias and point the way to a better future—and is a must for clinicians and medical researchers.

Discoveries / Oct 21, 2022

What Is Trauma? teaser image
discoveries magazine

What Is Trauma?

Trauma is everywhere—but still misunderstood. It's a real phenomenon that traps the body in a stress cycle and, when unprocessed, has lifelong consequences.

Discoveries / Jul 20, 2022

COVID-19 and Cancer: Researchers Work to Understand Immune Responses teaser image
discoveries magazine

COVID-19 and Cancer: Researchers Work to Understand Immune Responses

Cedars-Sinai is working to understanding how the immune system of cancer patients responds to COVID-19 vaccinations to address the pandemic and can help prepare for the next.

Discoveries / Jun 27, 2022

COVID-19 Immunity Across Los Angeles teaser image
discoveries magazine

COVID-19 Immunity Across Los Angeles

Cedars-Sinai investigators are leading an ambitious study that seeks to better define how and why people may respond differently to COVID-19 vaccines.

Discoveries / Jun 13, 2022

COVID-19 in Kids and MIS-C teaser image
discoveries magazine

COVID-19 in Kids and MIS-C

Two studies led by Cedars-Sinai investigators are shedding light on MISC-C, a rare condition in pediatric COVID-19 patients.

Discoveries / Jun 13, 2022

Designing a Lullaby-Friendly MRI teaser image
discoveries magazine

Designing a Lullaby-Friendly MRI

Wei Gao, PhD and research team at Cedars-Sinai have designed an MRI-compatible crib to better study infants’ brains. He explains why this research is key to understanding early childhood development.

Discoveries / Jun 09, 2022

What Did COVID-19 Teach Us for the Next Pandemic? teaser image
discoveries magazine

What Did COVID-19 Teach Us for the Next Pandemic?

COVID-19 altered the landscape of medicine. Today, Cedars-Sinai providers share how they rose to meet challenges and their lasting lessons that could be applied to the next pandemic.

Discoveries / Jun 08, 2022

Bridging the Data Gap on Hypertension During Pregnancy teaser image
discoveries magazine

Bridging the Data Gap on Hypertension During Pregnancy

Dr. Natalie Bello is leading a charge to collect more data on pregnancy in an effort to improve outcomes related to heart disease.

Discoveries / Jun 08, 2022

New Neuro Disorder Discovered teaser image
discoveries magazine

New Neuro Disorder Discovered

A rare disorder that disrupts the motion skills of infants and teenagers has been discovered thanks to a research collaboration involving a Cedars-Sinai pediatric neurologist. Dr. Tyler Pierson, PhD, joined with fellow scientists from nearly 50 institutions worldwide to report on 31 children with the condition, dubbed “HPDL deficiency.”

Discoveries / Jun 08, 2022

ID on Idiopathic Fibrosis teaser image
discoveries magazine

ID on Idiopathic Fibrosis

The mechanisms behind idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a dangerous disease that scars the lungs and impairs breathing, are being demystified by Cedars-Sinai investigators.

Discoveries / Jun 08, 2022

Pioneering Heart Valve Care Expands and Improves Lives teaser image
discoveries magazine

Pioneering Heart Valve Care Expands and Improves Lives

Dramatic advances in the field of minimally invasive heart valve replacement are extending and improving life for millions. Cedars-Sinai physicians are seeking the next frontier.

Discoveries / Jun 07, 2022

Scientists Aim To Predict Breast Cancer Risk teaser image
discoveries magazine

Scientists Aim To Predict Breast Cancer Risk

Cedars-Sinai scientists are using stem cell technology in an effort to predict the risk and severity of ovarian cancer in women with BRCA mutations.

Discoveries / Jun 07, 2022

The New Lung Cancer Landscape teaser image
discoveries magazine

The New Lung Cancer Landscape

Public health efforts and scientific advances have led to a significant drop in lung cancer deaths, but researchers are still searching for cures for the No. 1 cancer scourge.

Discoveries / Jun 07, 2022

"Molecular Twins" Aid in Personalized Cancer Treatments teaser image
discoveries magazine

"Molecular Twins" Aid in Personalized Cancer Treatments

Cedars-Sinai Cancer has joined with precision medicine firm Tempus to design cancer treatment options that are increasingly personalized. The partnership harnesses artificial intelligence and big data to create virtual replicas of patients' DNA, RNA, protein and other information to help identify the most effective approach to overcoming each individual’s disease.

Discoveries / Jun 07, 2022

Full-Circle Healing: A Doctor’s Education in Trauma Care Began in High School teaser image
discoveries magazine

Full-Circle Healing: A Doctor’s Education in Trauma Care Began in High School

When Dr. Nicole Fierro was a little girl, she set her sights on becoming a doctor. Exposed to the effects of community trauma at an early age, she wanted to be part of the solution.

Discoveries / Jun 06, 2022

Cedars-Sinai’s Gender Clinic for Kids teaser image
discoveries magazine

Cedars-Sinai’s Gender Clinic for Kids

A new clinic for children and adolescents who are questioning their gender or experiencing gender dysphoria has opened at Cedars-Sinai.

Discoveries / Jun 06, 2022

Q&A: Dementia Expert Dr. Zaldy Tan teaser image
discoveries magazine

Q&A: Dementia Expert Dr. Zaldy Tan

Dr. Zaldy Tan,a leading memory and geriatric medicine specialist, shares his vision for the future of dementia care.

Discoveries / Jun 06, 2022

Sarah Vasen: A Pioneer in Obstetrics and Hospital Leadership teaser image
discoveries magazine

Sarah Vasen: A Pioneer in Obstetrics and Hospital Leadership

Sarah Vasen was a pioneering female physician who paved the way for women’s leadership at Cedars-Sinai. We asked some Cedars-Sinai physicians and leaders about her legacy and impact on women in medicine today.

Discoveries / Jun 02, 2022

Community Health Workers Go Beyond the Exam Room teaser image
discoveries magazine

Community Health Workers Go Beyond the Exam Room

Cedars-Sinai's Community Connect Program are screening patients for social determinants of health in order to connect those in need with community support resources.

Discoveries / Jun 02, 2022

Heartfelt Support teaser image
discoveries magazine

Heartfelt Support

Patients unable to undergo heart transplantation sometimes receive mechanical left ventricular assist devices to get the blood flowing properly—and otherwise healthy patients over age 75 should be provided the option more often.

Discoveries / Jun 02, 2022

Six Questions With Ophir Klein, MD, PhD teaser image
discoveries magazine

Six Questions With Ophir Klein, MD, PhD

Ophir Klein, MD, PhD, is the inaugural executive director of Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children’s. He shares what the future of pediatric care might look like.

Discoveries / Jun 01, 2022

Bladder Cancer Breakthroughs teaser image
discoveries magazine

Bladder Cancer Breakthroughs

Cedars-Sinai scientists and surgeons are at the forefront of reducing the risk of bladder cancer recurrence. Learn more.

Discoveries / Jun 01, 2022

Gender and High Blood Pressure teaser image
discoveries magazine

Gender and High Blood Pressure

New Cedars-Sinai research reveals that the potential for high blood pressure—also known as hypertension—is driven by genetics in women more than in men.

Discoveries / Jun 01, 2022

The Wide World of Cells teaser image
discoveries magazine

The Wide World of Cells

The human body contains around 30 trillion cells and their makeup varies greatly. Cedars-Sinai biologists share five standout stars of cellular diversity.

Discoveries / Jun 01, 2022