News and Breakthroughs

Research scientists at Cedars-Sinai continually advance a new understanding of diseases, as well as new ideas and technologies for prevention and treatment. This diligence generates a steady stream of news about their transformational achievements and their benefits to healthcare.

Research Community News and Updates

MAY 30, 2019

A new study shows how breathing machines that provide mechanical ventilation could cause brain damage even in short-term use.

JUNE 27, 2019

Cedars-Sinai has become a founding sponsor of Bioscience Los Angeles County, a new organization established to advance the pace of scientific innovation.

Stories Behind Our Breakthroughs


Barbershops across the Los Angeles area double as clinical trial sites in this landmark study.


Devkota Research Laboratory Director Is a Leader in the Microbiome Revolution


Current and archived news about Cedars-Sinai people, patients and programs.

JUNE 11, 2019

Investigators at the Smidt Heart Institute show that patients with a common heart defect who undergo catheter-based valve replacement procedures have the same survival and complication rates as those without the defect who undergo the same procedure.

JUNE 6, 2019

In a new study, Cedars-Sinai investigators recreated a critical brain component, the blood-brain barrier, that functioned as it would in the individual who provided the cells to make it.

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