Articles tagged with 'Transplant' & 'Faculty News' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Transplant,Faculty News)

2022
July
05,
2022
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Alexis Simpkins, MD, PhD, a stroke expert whose research focuses on acute stroke treatment and prevention, advanced brain imaging, and improving health equity in patient care and diversity among trainees in stroke, has joined the faculty in the Depar...
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July
05,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
When it comes to COVID-19 immunity, antibodies do not tell the whole story, according to Cedars-Sinai professor of Medicine Stanley C. Jordan, MD.Jordan should know. As director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center’s Human Leukocyte Antigen and Tra...
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June
16,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A team from the Smidt Heart Institute and Division of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine at Cedars-Sinai will establish a new program to develop data tools that will help predict which patients could experience heart attacks, heart failure and other...
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June
14,
2022
| 13:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Two physician leaders from the Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center have been honored by two prestigious national groups.Irene Kim, MD, director of the Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center, received a Woman of the Year award for Calif...
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June
13,
2022
| 07:07 AM America/Los_Angeles
David M. Wrigley has been promoted to executive vice president and chief financial officer of Cedars-Sinai Health System, effective July 1.Wrigley also will serve as treasurer of Cedars-Sinai Health System, and as secretary of the finance and investm...
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June
13,
2022
| 06:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
While many 21-year-olds celebrate their coming of age in bars and nightclubs, Andrew Solis is celebrating freedom by finally going home—equipped with a new heart and liver—after nearly eight months at Cedars-Sinai. “Before my heart and liver transpla...
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June
09,
2022
| 07:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from Cedars-Sinai will present the latest novel stem cell and regenerative medicine research at the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) Annual Meeting, which is being held in person and virtually June 15-19 in San Franc...
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June
06,
2022
| 11:09 AM America/Los_Angeles
WHAT:Experts from Cedars-Sinai Cancer are available to comment on the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Cancer Disparities Progress Report 2022, which will be released Wednesday, June 8, in a virtual congressional briefing. The report h...
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June
06,
2022
| 07:11 AM America/Los_Angeles
Michael Bowdish, MD, MS, a national leader in cardiac surgery and among a handful of cardiac surgeons continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health for a decade, has been appointed vice chair of the Department of Cardiac Surgery in the Smi...
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June
03,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Physicians and scientists from Cedars-Sinai will discuss the latest advances in treatment, care and research at the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting (ENDO 2022) in Atlanta, June 11-14.Shlomo Melmed, MB, ChB, executive vice president of Academic Aff...
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June
03,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai clinicians and scientists, including anti-rejection therapy pioneer Stanley Jordan, MD, will share their latest advances in research at the American Transplant Congress (ATC), June 4-8, 2022, in Boston. The ATC is the joint annual meetin...
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June
01,
2022
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
WHAT:Cedars-Sinai and Space Tango are launching pilot-scale systems for the in-space production of stem cells to see if they can elevate the next generation of stem cell and gene therapies by harnessing the near-zero gravity conditions of spaceflight...
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June
01,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Graciela Gonzalez-Hernandez, PhD, has been named vice chair of Cedars-Sinai’s Department of Computational Biomedicine. In this position, Gonzalez-Hernandez will focus on collaborating with investigators across the Cedars-Sinai Health System and expan...
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May
26,
2022
| 14:40 PM America/Los_Angeles
Experts from Cedars-Sinai Cancer, ranked among the top 10 in the nation for cancer care, will present novel research and clinical advances throughout the 2022 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), taking place in person ...
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May
26,
2022
| 09:40 AM America/Los_Angeles
WHAT: Multiple cases of monkeypox have surfaced in Europe and the U.S. that do not appear to be linked to travel, causing concern among the medical community that this infectious disease is spreading through sexual contact or other close interactions...
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May
25,
2022
| 11:07 AM America/Los_Angeles
Roma Gianchandani, MD,  has joined Cedars-Sinai as the new medical director of Diabetes Quality and vice-chair of Quality and Innovation.“We were extremely fortunate to have recruited Dr. Gianchandani from the University of Michigan, where she single...
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May
20,
2022
| 07:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Shlomo Melmed, MB, ChB, a world-renowned leader in pituitary medicine, was named the inaugural recipient of the Transatlantic Alliance Award by the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) and the Endocrine Society for his pioneering research in pitui...
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May
19,
2022
| 07:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
Following a nationwide search, Christina Harris, MD, has been named vice president and chief health equity officer for Cedars-Sinai.  In this strategic leadership position, Harris will guide Cedars-Sinai's ongoing efforts to promote health equity, ad...
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May
18,
2022
| 07:45 AM America/Los_Angeles
Pioneering breast cancer surgeon, clinician and researcher Armando E. Giuliano, MD—who helped introduce sentinel lymph node biopsy in the early 1990s, sparing many women the need for major breast cancer surgery—has been named regional medical directo...
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May
18,
2022
| 07:25 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai physicians and scientists will share their latest advancements and research at Digestive Diseases Week, known as DDW, an international scientific and clinical meeting featuring the work of physicians and researchers in gastroenterology, ...
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May
13,
2022
| 10:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
Kimberly Gregory, MD, MPH, director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and  vice chair of Women's Healthcare Quality and Performance Improvement in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars-Sinai, has been awarded the Luella Klein Lifetime Achiev...
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May
12,
2022
| 16:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai urology experts will present their latest advances in urologic medicine at the annual scientific meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) in New Orleans May 13-16, 2022.Among over 2,200 abstracts, one by Alexandra Dubinskaya,...
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May
12,
2022
| 14:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Stanley C. Jordan, MD, director of the Cedars-Sinai Nephrology and Transplant Immunology programs in the Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center, has been elected to the Association of American Physicians (AAP).Jordan pioneered the use of immune...
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May
05,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai geriatrics experts will present their latest advances in research and care in person at the annual scientific meeting of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) in Orlando May 12-14, sharing innovations to improve both the quality of patie...
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May
03,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
More than 300 oral and poster presentations from the nation’s experts in gynecological and obstetrical health will be shared at the Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG ACSM). The confe...
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April
29,
2022
| 06:56 AM America/Los_Angeles
WHAT: Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of mavacamten, a new drug shown to provide relief to obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients experiencing shortness of breath. “Until now, existing treatments for hyp...
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April
27,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
WHAT: Cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai are available to discuss the latest advances in research, clinical care, transcatheter procedures and cardiothoracic surgery throughout the International S...
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April
21,
2022
| 07:50 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai physicians will be presenting in person new research and participating in panel discussions during the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting in Denver April 21-25.Kurlen Payton, MD, interim director of the Cedars-Sinai Neonatal Intensive ...
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April
20,
2022
| 12:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Breast surgical oncologist Lauren DeStefano, MD, recently joined the growing roster of cancer specialists at Cedars-Sinai Cancer in Tarzana. Cedars-Sinai Cancer is ranked among the country’s best by U.S. News & World Report.DeStefano comes to Cedars-...
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April
19,
2022
| 06:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
This Donate Life Month, the Nettleton and Conklin families are celebrating nearly 16 years of being family.The families are joined together not by blood or marriage but by a unique gift: a kidney, donated by Barbara “Babs” Conklin, a first grade scho...
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