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2022
October
28,
2022
| 13:46 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has been awarded a five-year, $8 million grant from California’s stem cell agency to launch an innovative new clinic that will expand patients’ access to stem cell and gene therapies, increase research and training in regenerative medici...
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October
27,
2022
| 14:56 PM America/Los_Angeles
Ahead of World Stroke Day, Oct. 29, investigators from the Department of Neurology at Cedars-Sinai have new information on stroke-related health disparities. In a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Scientific Reports, they determined that o...
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October
20,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from the Cedars-Sinai Department of Neurosurgery have identified for the first time a new subtype of immune cell in the retina that is linked to changes—such as inflammation and amyloid deposits—caused by Alzheimer’s disease. By reducin...
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October
19,
2022
| 06:58 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from the departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, Medicine, and Biomedical Sciences at Cedars-Sinai have shown that an immune-suppressing drug similar to one used to treat severe COVID-19 reversed symptoms of delirium in mice...
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October
07,
2022
| 07:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new method developed by scientists at Cedars-Sinai makes it easier to visualize the cell populations in organ chips, the technology that recapitulates true-to-life biology outside the body.Induced pluripotent stem cell and organ-chip technologies a...
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September
05,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators have developed an investigational therapy using support cells and a protective protein that can be delivered past the blood-brain barrier. This combined stem cell and gene therapy can potentially protect diseased motor neur...
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August
29,
2022
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Sheri Saenz is enjoying everyday pleasures as a Laguna Niguel grandmother, crafting and camping with her granddaughter and grandson and vacationing with her husband of 34 years.But 30 years ago, in 1992, Saenz received a brain cancer diagnosis that m...
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August
24,
2022
| 13:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
Newly compiled data evaluated by researchers in the Department of Neurology and the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai shows that COVID-19 vaccines do not raise stroke risk—but that severe COVID-19 infection does. Physician-scientists hope this gr...
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August
09,
2022
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators have created bio-realistic and complex computer models of individual brain cells—in unparalleled quantity. Their research, published today in the peer-reviewed journal Cell Reports, details how these models could one day an...
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August
04,
2022
| 08:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators at Cedars-Sinai and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have identified a component in the intestine that plays a critical role in repairing damaged tissue.Scientists found that endothelial cells in the lymphatic vessels ...
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July
18,
2022
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Russell Secker, now 67, was in Lake Tahoe in 2016 to run a series of ultra-distance races with his wife, Claire. The two had completed hundreds of marathons and races totaling thousands of miles. But this time was different. A terrible headache and s...
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July
01,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The 2022 Annual Report from the Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai is available now, detailing recent achievements from this world-class team offering care for more than 150 complex neurological disorders.Among the departments’...
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June
28,
2022
| 10:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
After two and a half years of living through the COVID-19 pandemic, the upcoming long weekend can feel like a respite from the constant stress, says Itai Danovitch, MD, MBA, chair of Cedars-Sinai’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience...
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June
16,
2022
| 06:07 AM America/Los_Angeles
Experts from the Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Stroke Center are urging stroke patients not to stop taking daily low-dose aspirin without consulting their doctors. Confusion over a recent U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation has caused som...
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June
06,
2022
| 06:06 AM America/Los_Angeles
Recently, Michael Wulfe, who is 61 and lives in West Hollywood, was on the phone with his sister, Stephanie Wulfe, in Dallas. They talk at least once a day, but that day, something wasn’t right. “I was talking, and then I didn’t have the words,” Wulf...
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June
01,
2022
| 11:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators at Cedars-Sinai have comprehensively mapped molecular activity in the brain and spinal cord that is responsible for regulating the body's response to central nervous system (CNS) disorders such as Alzheimer’s, Huntington's disease and s...
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May
20,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Two recent discoveries co-led by scientists at Cedars-Sinai may help lead to new ways to treat patients with Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome (AHDS), a brain development disorder that causes severe intellectual disability and problems with movement.   I...
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May
17,
2022
| 06:12 AM America/Los_Angeles
There's a huge urgency worldwide to find new therapies that help patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal neurological disorder that causes people to eventually lose the ability to walk, talk, eat and breathe.ALS attacks nerve cells...
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May
12,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Treating pregnant women with opioid use disorder can help minimize opioid-related brain abnormalities in their newborns.Led by scientists at Cedars-Sinai, this is the first study to report evidence validating the benefits of using medication for opio...
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May
05,
2022
| 11:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Researchers from Cedars-Sinai's Center for Neural Science and Medicine and Department of Neurosurgery have uncovered how signals from a group of neurons in the brain's frontal lobe simultaneously give humans the flexibility to learn new tasks—and the...
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May
02,
2022
| 06:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
In June of 2021, retired nurse Linda Leaming, 70, of LaVerne, was admitted to Cedars-Sinai after suffering a stroke. She was delirious and refusing to eat and drink, and her husband, Rich Leaming, struggled with decisions about her care. Neuropalliat...
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April
18,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Using advanced techniques for imaging the brain and eyes, along with new biomarkers, researchers in the Department of Neurology at Cedars-Sinai are working to present a clearer picture of multiple sclerosis (MS). Their work could lead to improved dia...
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April
15,
2022
| 12:38 PM America/Los_Angeles
Already pioneers in regenerative medicine, scientists at Cedars-Sinai are launching their expertise into space to see if they can elevate the next generation of stem cell and gene therapies by harnessing the near-zero gravity conditions of spacefligh...
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April
05,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital has received Primary Stroke Center designation from the Joint Commission—a nonprofit accrediting body for healthcare organizations and programs—and the American Stroke Association. The designation certifies the ho...
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March
30,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai neurology experts are available to discuss the latest advances in research and clinical care for patients with disorders of the nervous system ahead of the 74th annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), happening April 2...
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March
18,
2022
| 11:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
In a study led by Cedars-Sinai, researchers have uncovered new information about how the area of the brain responsible for memory is triggered when the eyes come to rest on a face versus another object or image. Their findings, published in the peer-...
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March
16,
2022
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Brian Renner, MD, a research associate in the Neuroimaging Program in the Department of Neurology at Cedars-Sinai, was honored with the Young Investigator Award for Best Oral Presentation at the Americas Committee for Treatment and Research in Multip...
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March
07,
2022
| 08:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
In a study led by Cedars-Sinai, researchers have discovered two types of brain cells that play a key role in dividing continuous human experience into distinct segments that can be recalled later. The discovery provides new promise as a path toward d...
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February
22,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has launched the Acoustic Neuroma and Lateral Skull Base Program, further expanding its expertise in treating patients with these noncancerous—but potentially life-altering—tumors.Acoustic neuromas usually form in a set of nerves that ru...
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February
21,
2022
| 06:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cancer treatments save lives. They also might cause heart damage in the process.Cedars-Sinai research scientist Arun Sharma, PhD, wants to be able to predict when this might happen. As the head of a new laboratory in the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governo...
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