Medically Associated Science and Technology (MAST) Program

Deepening Comprehension of Digestive Diseases

Research breakthroughs in gut microbiome and other digestive diseases help experts improve diagnostic tools and protocols.

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Making Diabetes Easier to Treat

New insights into bariatric surgery, insulin pump technology, microbiome connection and insulin clearance present opportunities for diabetes research and treatments.

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New Breath Test Diagnostics

Irritable bowel syndrome and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth have similar symptoms yet require different treatments—a new test can provide more accurate diagnosis.

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Patient Feature: Dreaming of Wellness

After years of misdiagnosis for her pain, Pam Emmer traveled from her home in the Midwest to Cedars-Sinai with the hope of finding a cure.

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Featured Researcher

Mark Pimentel, MD

Mark Pimentel MD FRCPC

"Discovery best happens at the bedside of patients by doctors and not just in a pharmaceutical lab."
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Featured Research

How microorganisms contribute to disease

This clinical trial examines how gut microbes may be affected by genetics to understand how gut microorganisms contribute to gut-related diseases.

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