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Meet David Underhill, PhD

Meet Cedars-Sinai researcher David Underhill, PhD. He is chair of the Division of Biomedical Sciences and the Janis and William Wetsman Family Chair in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Learn more.

Discoveries / Mar 02, 2021

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Study Sheds Light on How Cancer Spreads in Blood

Cancer exists to spread, transported via the bloodstream by particles called extracellular vesicles. These particles are known to help cancer metastasize, but exactly how this happens is unclear. A recent study at Cedars-Sinai sheds ...

Discoveries / Mar 02, 2021

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"Creeping Fat" in Crohn's Patients Linked to Bacteria

Cedars-Sinai investigators have found that "creeping fat" is actually responding to bacteria that have migrated out of damaged intestines directly into connective tissue.

Discoveries / Mar 02, 2021

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3D Cameras Could Help Diagnose Rare Genetic Diseases

Many rare genetic disorders are difficult to diagnose in infants and children, except through costly DNA tests. A Cedars-Sinai investigator is leveraging an unexpected instrument as an alternative or complement to genome sequencing: a 3D...

Discoveries / Feb 26, 2021

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Bystander CPR Declines During Pandemic

Since the onset of the pandemic, the survival rate for sudden cardiac arrest has dropped, potentially due to bystanders’ fear of exposure to the virus combined with longer emergency response times because first responders must don ...

Discoveries / Feb 26, 2021

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COVID-19: Paradoxical, Enigmatic and Relentless

For some patients, prolonged illness and serious complications have revealed the relentless nature of COVID-19. These COVID-19 survivors experience debilitating symptoms for months. Early in the pandemic, it became clear that COVID-19 is...

Discoveries / Feb 26, 2021

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Heart Study Proven Effective

A new analysis of the 2017 ALLSTAR trial shows that heart stem cell infusions benefited heart patients.

Discoveries / Feb 26, 2021

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Mapping COVID-19 Risk

A Cedars-Sinai researcher plotted COVID-19 severity risk on a map of Los Angeles County—and found clear geographic distinctions.

Discoveries / Feb 24, 2021

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Pathologists Go Beyond the Glass Slide

Infection-control measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 forced pathologists to step at least six feet away from each other—and to leap into the future as they transition from glass slides to digital scans.

Discoveries / Feb 24, 2021

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Lupus and Heart Disease: A Deadly Duo

Many patients with the autoimmune disease lupus are dying from heart disease, and Cedars-Sinai experts in cardiology, immunology and rheumatology have joined forces to find out why.

Discoveries / Feb 23, 2021