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

AUGUST 29, 2019

Medina-Kauwe is using her creativity to pioneer the fledgling field of nanomedicine—the engineering of tiny particles for medical uses. 

AUGUST 29, 2019

Twelve leading experts discussed the potential clinical applications of stem cells at a Cedars-Sinai workshop held in association with the annual meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research, a leading professional organization of more than 4,000 scientists worldwide.

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.

August 28, 2019

A new study gives insight into how immunotherapies, treatments that help the body's immune system fight cancer, might one day be delivered directly to the brain in order to treat brain tumors.

August 14, 2019

Latest Study of Hospitalized Patients Using On-Demand Virtual Reality Reveals a Drop in Pain Scores.

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