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Authentic Analysis

How can Cedars-Sinai understand patients to treat them more effectively? Do patients experience things differently based on their background and where they live? These questions inspired Harlem Lee to design a study focusing on patient ...

Discoveries / Oct 27, 2020

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20/20 Vision: The Most Critical Discoveries This Century

At the dawn of a new decade, let’s look back with 2020 vision at how some of the biggest medical advances of the past 20 years have emerged from Cedars-Sinai’s labs and transformed patient lives.

Discoveries / Oct 22, 2020

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Fearless—and No Longer Breathless

Despite an incurable lung condition, Shalini Waran is thriving following treatment including stem cell therapy. Today, she can walk farther and go up and down stairs without being out of breath. Read more.

Discoveries / Oct 22, 2020

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Good Blood

In 2015, Kevin McDevitt’s dream of buying a vintage VW van and taking a once in a lifetime road trip was put on hold after a month in isolation waiting to find out if a bone marrow transplant had worked. Today, he celebrates the ...

Discoveries / Oct 22, 2020

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Side by Side

Mary Wong Lee was one of the first patients to receive an experimental vaccine for an aggressive form of brain cancer, glioblastoma. That treatment gave her time which meant she could attend her two sons’ weddings, met her grandsons and ...

Discoveries / Oct 22, 2020

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Saving Grace

After a crippling fall, the Cedars-Sinai/USC Kaufman Dance Medicine Center helped aerialist Kerry Wee get back on her feet. After a strong comeback she took a welcome hiatus to raise a family but still performs and teaches aerial arts ...

Discoveries / Oct 22, 2020

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Small Portions, Full Life

After a long journey, Natalie Harris got her life back after receiving personalized treatment at Cedars-Sinai for Chron's disease. Today, the Texas native says she's in the best shape she's ever been in. Read more.

Discoveries / Oct 22, 2020

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Your Fertility and Your Future

Krista Parker had just begun planting roots for herself. What she didn’t know was that she was suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Nor did she know the extent of the link between reproductive health and lifelong wellbeing. ...

Discoveries / Oct 21, 2020

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Climate Change and Health

Medical experts anticipate that between 2030 and 2050 at least 250,000 people will die from complications caused by climate change. We asked Cedars-Sinai experts share the ways our bodies may suffer on a warming planet—and how to protect...

Discoveries / Oct 20, 2020

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Heart to Heart

The inaugural chairs of two departments in the Smidt Heart Institute were recruited for their inventive approaches to improving patient care. In turn, Christine Albert, MD, and Joanna Chikwe, MD, chose Smidt for its excellence. Read more.

Discoveries / Oct 19, 2020