Articles tagged with 'Innovation' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Innovation)

2021
March
01,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
About #YearofCOVID One year has passed since stay-at-home orders went into effect across the U.S. and the COVID-19 pandemic changed our lives in profound ways. The novel coronavirus has infected more than 100 million worldwide and killed more than...
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February
26,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Lisa Stewart doesn't dwell on the fact that she might be the first in the nation to undergo both mitral and tricuspid valve replacement procedures. She's too busy counting her blessings.“Life before and after my procedures is as different as night an...
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February
23,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A surgical procedure advanced and studied by vascular neurosurgeons at Cedars-Sinai dramatically reduced the rate of recurrent strokes among patients with atherosclerotic disease, a new study shows.Atherosclerotic disease, also known as hardening of ...
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February
18,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Cedars-Sinai Accelerator has selected and welcomed seven startup health-tech companies from across the United States to its newest class.This year's startup companies are creating high-tech solutions to a wide variety of healthcare challenges–fro...
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January
13,
2021
| 06:06 AM America/Los_Angeles
Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, Cedars-Sinai employees have stepped-up and stepped-in to support patients and colleagues alike. And while there has been no shortage of selflessness, one group of volunteers shines a bright light on both the innovation...
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2020
October
14,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
In the wake of the opioid addiction crisis that has cost more than 500,000 U.S. lives, medical investigators have focused on finding new methods to help patients control pain. Brennan Spiegel, MD, director of Cedars-Sinai's Health Services Research a...
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July
10,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will enable the Cedars-Sinai Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences to lead a multi-site study that aims to improve care for hospitalized patients with opioid use disorder.Patie...
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June
25,
2020
| 11:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
New research from Cedars-Sinai has identified the pathways of neurons that help people retrieve information from memories and use that information to make decisions—a discovery that may aid development of future treatments for memory disorders that a...
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January
06,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new Cedars-Sinai study reveals how memory and abnormal brain activity are linked in patients with epilepsy who often report problems with memory. The data show that abnormal electrical pulses from specific brain cells in these patients are associat...
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2019
September
16,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
If you can imagine healthcare tech entrepreneurs promoting their firms with pitches as polished as the best of those on TV’s Shark Tank, you’ve got an idea of what Cedars-Sinai’s Demo Day is about.Demo Day marks the culmination of a three-month progr...
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August
14,
2019
| 11:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study, published today in PLOS|ONE, the Public Library of Science, demonstrates the effectiveness of using virtual reality (VR) to combat pain for hospitalized patients. The study builds on previous work led by Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, direct...
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July
01,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Cedars-Sinai Accelerator is welcoming 11 health-tech companies from across the United States and Europe to its newest accelerator class. The companies are innovating solutions for a wide variety of healthcare challenges—from the way hospitals cou...
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June
27,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has become a founding sponsor of Bioscience Los Angeles County, a new organization established to advance the pace of scientific innovation among major academic institutions, research hospitals, investors, companies, trade associations a...
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June
06,
2019
| 08:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Scientists can't make a living copy of your brain outside your body. That's the stuff of science fiction. But in a new study, they recreated a critical brain component, the blood-brain barrier, that functioned as it would in the individual who provid...
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May
09,
2019
| 08:35 AM America/Los_Angeles
A novel imaging technique that uses a synthesized form of scorpion venom to light up brain tumors has shown promise in a clinical trial. The imaging system enables neurosurgeons to better see malignant growths that often are difficult to fully elimin...
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2018
December
24,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
From testing barbershop-based care for hypertension to being the first to use new devices to treat aneurysms, 2018 at Cedars-Sinai’s Smidt Heart Institute produced clinical-based advances with the power to transform cardiac care and patient lives.“It...
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December
04,
2018
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
New research from Cedars-Sinai has identified neurons that play a role in how people recognize errors they make, a discovery that may have implications for the treatment of conditions including obsessive-compulsive disorder and schizophrenia.Catching...
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October
11,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The eight health-tech companies that completed Cedars-Sinai Accelerator's fourth class have announced new contracts and partnerships to bring their leading-edge technologies to health systems and their patients.The companies, chosen from more than 40...
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September
26,
2018
| 11:32 AM America/Los_Angeles
Innovations in Medicine, a television program produced by PBS, recently interviewed Ali Azizzadeh, MD, director of Vascular Surgery at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, about an innovative, minimally invasive procedure to treat aneurysms bef...
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July
10,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nine health-tech companies have joined the newest class of the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator as they look to develop and refine solutions to some of healthcare's most pressing challenges, particularly those affecting the experience of patients.The compani...
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April
09,
2018
| 08:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
A team of Cedars-Sinai investigators has developed a new technique for conducting cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) tests that improves patient comfort, shortens testing time and has the potential to increase diagnostic accuracy and reliabilit...
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2017
December
18,
2017
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Contact: Soshea Leibler | soshea.leibler@cshs.orgMost of the companies at Demo Day on Dec. 6 have pilot projects underway with Cedars-Sinai, and others have secured commercial contracts with other health systems and companies.Los Angeles — Dec. 18, 2...
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May
26,
2017
| 03:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Contact Soshea Leibler | soshea.leibler@cshs.orgLos Angeles — May 26, 2017 — One year after graduating from the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator powered by Techstars, several health-tech startups are swiftly expanding their innovations into hospitals and oth...
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March
29,
2017
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles — March 29, 2017 — Virtual reality therapy is effective in significantly reducing pain for hospitalized patients, according to a new Cedars-Sinai study.In the study, published online today by JMIR Mental Health, a sister publication of th...
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March
09,
2017
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Discovery Could Result in More Accurate Prognoses and Help Fuel Development of New TreatmentsContact Anasia Obioha | Email: anasia.obioha@cshs.orgLos Angeles — March 9, 2017 — Cedars-Sinai investigators have identified a stem cell-regulating gene tha...
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February
20,
2017
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Findings Show How the Brain's Cells Create and Recall Memories, Giving Boost to Development of Treatments for Memory Disorders Contact Anasia Obioha | Email: anasia.obioha@cshs.orgLos Angeles — Feb. 20, 2017 — Cedars-Sinai neuroscientists have uncove...
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January
31,
2017
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As many as 50 million Americans suffer from tinnitus, a debilitating health condition commonly known as "ringing in the ears." Musicians, factory workers, military veterans and many others endure its effects, which include problems with concentration...
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January
24,
2017
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Seven Healthcare Startups Chosen for Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Powered by Techstars Aim to Transform Use of Artificial Intelligence, Mobile Health, Wearable Devices and MoreContact Marni Usheroff | Email: marni.usheroff@cshs.orgSeven health-tech start...
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2016
April
18,
2016
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Contact: Anasia Obioha | Email: anasia.obioha@cshs.orgLos Angeles - April 18, 2016 — An innovative new tool that resembles a wristwatch could improve the quality of life for patients with Parkinson's disease and better inform neurologists who treat t...
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2014
September
24,
2014
| 00:20 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Hand Surgeon Pioneers Use of the Knee's Spongy Cushion to Improve Outcomes for Patients Who Suffer From Damaged Finger Joints or Severe Arthritis  Los Angeles - Sept. 24, 2014 - Artist Joost van Oss was chopping wood a few years ago when...
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