Articles tagged with 'Precision Medicine' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Precision Medicine)

2021
March
05,
2021
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors (BOG) Annual Gala went virtual this year, raising $1.6 million for its newest project: a personalized medicine initiative.Hosted by BOG member Richard Weitz and his daughter, Demi, through their virtual fundraising...
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2020
December
04,
2020
| 08:11 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has launched a center to manufacture the next generation of stem cell and gene therapies that will enable biomedical researchers, government medical programs, commercial entities and others to develop new biologic drugs and propel novel ...
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April
17,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Is the future of personalized medicine out of this world? Cedars-Sinai is trying to find out by launching special stem cells into space to see if they multiply better there.The Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute is partne...
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2019
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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March
13,
2019
| 14:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Susan Cheng, MD, MPH, MMsc, one of the nation's leading cardiologists specializing in population health sciences, has been named the Erika J. Glazer Chair in Women's Cardiovascular Health and Population Science.Cheng, who joined the Smidt Heart Insti...
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January
09,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A special edition of National Geographic on "The Future of Medicine" highlights the innovative stem-cell science of Cedars-Sinai, showing how investigators are seeking to use stem cells and Organ-Chips to tailor personalized treatments for individual...
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2018
July
19,
2018
| 13:10 PM America/Los_Angeles
Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center today announced a partnership to help support the improvement of healthcare quality in the treatment of multiple therapeutic areas that could include oncology, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, ...
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May
24,
2018
| 09:38 AM America/Los_Angeles
Renowned cancer clinician and scientist Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD, has been named director of the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai.Theodorescu, a nationally recognized translational cancer researcher and leading expert in b...
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April
19,
2018
| 11:51 AM America/Los_Angeles
Scientists have re-created brain neurons of obese patients using "disease in a dish" technology, offering a new method to study the brain's role in obesity and possibly help tailor treatments to specific individuals."We have taken the first step in d...
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March
23,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study has revealed that the human brain's tiniest blood vessels can activate genes known to trigger spinal motor neurons, prompting the neurons to grow during early development. The findings could provide insights into how amyotrophic lateral s...
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February
20,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Contact: Jane Engle | Jane.Engle@cshs.org  ...
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February
16,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators have demonstrated how cells of a human intestinal lining created outside an individual’s body mirror living tissue when placed inside microengineered Intestine-Chips, opening the door to personalized testing of drug treatments.The findi...
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2016
November
15,
2016
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Contact Marni Usheroff | Email: marni.usheroff@cshs.orgLos Angeles — Nov. 15, 2016 — Cedars-Sinai health investigators will use a $1.2 million grant from a state precision medicine initiative to design a system using remote monitoring to predict hear...
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October
10,
2016
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
New Partnership of Scientists, Clinicians and Industry Awards Nearly $700,000 to Eight Projects Using Forward-Looking Technologies to Target IllnessesContact Jane Engle | Email: jane.engle@cshs.orgLos Angeles — Oct. 10, 2016 — Cedars-Sinai has awarde...
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May
05,
2016
| 06:54 AM America/Los_Angeles
Study Provides New Insight Into How Microorganisms Interact With Genes to Promote Health in the Gastrointestinal Tract and Prevent Damaging InflammationContact: Laura Coverson | Email: laura.coverson@cshs.orgLos Angeles - May 5, 2016 — A major type o...
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February
25,
2016
| 01:48 AM America/Los_Angeles
Contact: Anasia Obioha | Email: anasia.obioha@cshs.orgLos Angeles - Feb. 25, 2016 – Cedars-Sinai has been selected by the White House to participate in its Precision Medicine Initiative Summit today in Washington.The summit, marking the one-year anni...
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2015
December
17,
2015
| 04:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
David Engman, MD, PhD, Has Conducted Significant Research Into Cardiac Parasitic Infections and Mentored Numerous Scientists and PhysiciansContact: Soshea Leibler | Email: soshea.leibler@cshs.orgDavid M. Engman, MD, PhDLos Angeles - Dec. 16, 2015 - D...
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