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

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Research)

2021
April
01,
2021
| 13:19 PM America/Los_Angeles
A single dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for individuals who previously had COVID-19 generates an immunologic response similar to that of individuals receiving the two-dose recommended sequence, according to a Cedars-Sinai study published today b...
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March
31,
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 hundreds of millions worldwide and killed millions, ...
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March
02,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
At 36, neuroscientist Tanuj Gulati, PhD, is still in the early phases of his career, but his contributions to the field of neurosciences have been nothing short of impactful. His research is so promising, in fact, that the National Science Foundation...
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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
15,
2021
| 11:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai shows that women have a lower “normal” blood pressure range compared to men. The findings were published today in the peer-reviewed journal Circulation.Currently, established blood pressure g...
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February
11,
2021
| 10:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new strain of the coronavirus in Southern California, first reported last month by Cedars-Sinai, is rapidly spreading across the country and around the world as travelers apparently carry the virus with them to a growing list of global destinations...
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February
03,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
For the first time in humans, investigators at Cedars-Sinai have identified the neurons responsible for canceling planned behaviors or actions—a highly adaptive skill that when lost, can lead to unwanted movements.Known as “stop signal neurons,” thes...
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January
11,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cell-derived exosomes are effective in treating disease when mixed with the dominant protein in breast milk and given orally, a new Smidt Heart Institute study of laboratory mice shows. The findings, published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Extracel...
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2020
December
30,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
People who move due to unaffordable housing are at increased risk of failing to receive the medical care they need, according to a new study from Cedars-Sinai and the University of California, Los Angeles. The study, published online in the Journal o...
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December
29,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ueli Rutishauser, PhD, professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology and Biomedical Sciences at Cedars-Sinai, has dedicated his career to understanding how new memories are formed and stored in the brain. His latest work, involving the recording of patients' ...
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December
24,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Patients with severe COVID-19 (coronavirus) disease who develop respiratory failure have malfunctions in their immune systems that distinguish them from other COVID-19 patients, according to a new study led by Cedars-Sinai. The findings, published De...
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December
07,
2020
| 02:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new approach to cancer therapy shows potential to transform the commonly used chemotherapy drug gemcitabine into a drug that kills cancer cells in a specialized way, activating immune cells to fight the cancer, according to a study led by Cedars-Si...
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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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November
20,
2020
| 06:59 AM America/Los_Angeles
A widely used tuberculosis vaccine is associated with reduced likelihood of contracting COVID-19 (coronavirus), according to a new study by Cedars-Sinai. The findings raise the possibility that a vaccine already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Adm...
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November
13,
2020
| 09:06 AM America/Los_Angeles
New research presented today at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions suggests neither vitamin D nor the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil prevent the development of atrial fibrillation, a potentially serious heart rhythm disturbance...
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November
12,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Older adults who joined group exercise classes experienced decreased loneliness and social isolation, according to a new Cedars-Sinai study conducted before the COVID-19 pandemic. The classes have continued virtually since March, and early results su...
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November
09,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai has established a specialized cardiac clinic to care for COVID-19 survivors who may be subject to long-term heart damage.“This first-of-its-kind program created uniquely for COVID-19 survivors will benefit pa...
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November
05,
2020
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
An enzyme that helps COVID-19 (coronavirus) infect the body also plays a role in inflammation and patient outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a new study led by Cedars-Sinai. The findings raise the possibility that anti-inflamm...
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October
28,
2020
| 14:02 PM America/Los_Angeles
COVID-19 (coronavirus) patients who were administered a novel antibody had fewer symptoms and were less likely to require hospitalization or emergency medical care than those who did not receive the antibody, according to a new study published in The...
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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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October
12,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study shows that the vast majority of patients who visited the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai with suspected COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) symptoms, and who were treated and sent home to recuperate, recovered within a ...
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October
09,
2020
| 07:37 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has been awarded a five-year, $8.3 million grant by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study the diversity and determinants of the immune-inflammatory response to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 (coronavirus). Using compre...
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October
07,
2020
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Most COVID-19 (coronavirus) patients in Southern California during the early months of the pandemic appear to have been infected by a variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus introduced to the region from New York state via Europe, not directly from China, wh...
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October
06,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Smidt Heart Institute researcher Blandine Chazarin, PhD, a French native, has an important message: “Science is for everyone.” And to prove it, Chazarin collaborated with other scientists to create a comic story about her research that won top honors...
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September
30,
2020
| 11:34 AM America/Los_Angeles
In many patients with Crohn’s disease abdominal fat migrates to the wall of the inflamed small intestines. What prompts the fat tissue to “creep” through the abdomen and wrap around the intestines of many patients with this inflammatory bowel disease...
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September
29,
2020
| 06:35 AM America/Los_Angeles
A study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Cedars-Sinai addresses a mystery first raised in March: Why do some people with COVID-19 develop severe inflammation? The research shows how the molecular structure and sequence of the ...
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September
08,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
To put it mildly, Azaria Lewis has a very full plate. Lewis is a second-year osteopathic medicine student, a teaching assistant and president of her campus' newly formed White Coats for Black Lives chapter—while also paying her bills by working pa...
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August
24,
2020
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
A recent study from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai suggests that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the survival of those who experience out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest. Researchers found that the survival rate has...
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August
19,
2020
| 09:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
A study published today in the journal Nature could help explain why certain people who develop amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a deadly neurological disorder also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, are prone to autoimmune diseases. ALS, which has n...
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