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 7, 2020

An in-depth study of the first 12 patients diagnosed with COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the U.S. found the most common initial symptoms were coughs and fever and that patients had the highest virus levels in their upper respiratory tracts during the first week of illness.

March 12

Academically accomplished seniors from Long Beach Polytechnic High School came to Cedars-Sinai to get hands on experience with the experts in biomedical research.

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.

February 9,2020

Cedars-Sinai research published in The New England Journal of Medicine supports FDA approval of drug for thyroid eye disease.

February 17,2020

New research from the Smidt Heart Institute says women at risk for cardiovascular disease must be better identified.

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