2014 Research News

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December 2014

  • December 18 - Avon Funds Study of Aggressive Breast Cancer
  • December 18 - Taking Stem Cell Technology to the Clinic
  • December 9 - Computer System More Effective Than Doctors at Producing Comprehensive Patient Reports
  • December 4 - Study Shows More Patients With Lou Gehrig's Disease Have Genetic Origin Than Previously Thought
  • December 4 - Research Day VI to Celebrate 'Spirit of Science'
  • December 2 - Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute Physician-Researcher Awarded National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Grant to Develop Prevention Strategies for Deadly Heart Condition
  • December 1 - Researchers Recreate Stem Cells From Deceased Patients to Study Present-Day Illnesses
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November 2014

  • November 21 - Sister to Sister, Nation's First Organization Dedicated to Women's Heart Health, Donates Educational Content, Intellectual Property to Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
  • November 20 - Graduate Students Share Research at Symposium
  • November 20 - RMI Expands High School Outreach
  • November 20 - New Alzheimer's Program to Focus on Prevention, Intervention, Research and Support
  • November 18 - Cedars-Sinai Study of Lou Gehrig's Disease Shifts 'Origin' Focus to Brain's Motor Neurons
  • November 17 - Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy May Heal Heart Damage Caused by Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • November 12 - Alzheimer's Prevention Among Neurological Topics at Community Conference in Santa Barbara
  • November 6 - Profiles of New Clinical Scholars for 2014
     
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October 2014

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September 2014

  • September 30 - Cedars-Sinai Certified by ALS Association as Center of Excellence for Treatment, Research
  • September 25 - With NIH Grant, Cedars-Sinai Helps Bring Big Data to Neuro Disease Research
  • September 25 - Postdoc Society Celebrates Fifth Year
  • September 24 - Surgeon Employs Novel Technique Using Cadaver Meniscus to Reconstruct Finger Joints
  • September 22 - Researchers Testing Artificial Liver as Potential Therapy for Patients with Alcohol-Related Organ Failure
  • September 10 - Combining Antibodies, Iron Nanoparticles and Magnets Steers Stem Cells to Injured Organs
  • September 4 - 20th Anniversary BRCA Gene Symposium
  • September 4 - Cedars-Sinai Presents Educational Program on Pituitary Disorders for Patients and Families
  • September 4 - Researchers Developing Noninvasive Method for Diagnosing Common, Painful Back Condition
  • September 2 - Study Links Sex Hormone Levels in the Blood to Risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest
     
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August 2014

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July 2014

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June 2014

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May 2014

  • May 30 - Enzyme Used in Antidepressants Could Help Researchers Develop Prostate Cancer Treatments
  • May 22 - Research Core Day Attracts 100 Attendees
  • May 18 - Studies Published in New England Journal of Medicine Identify Promising Drug Therapies for Fatal Lung Disease
  • May 18 - Cedars-Sinai Study Identifies Heart-Specific Protein That Protects Against Arrhythmia
  • May 15 - Ottolia Receives Grant to Study Cardiac Acidosis
  • May 8 - Underhill Awarded Grant for Fever Research
  • May 7 - Cedars-Sinai Study: Common Drug Restores Blood Flow in Deadly Form of Muscular Dystrophy
  • May 5 - Innovative Diabetes and Obesity Wellness and Research Center at Cedars-Sinai to be Named for Sports Spectacular
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April 2014

  • April 22 - 8 Million Dollar NIH Grant Will Fund Multicenter Clinical Trial of Stroke Intervention Drug
  • April 11 - Cedars-Sinai Experts in Lou Gehrig's Disease Present Conference for Patients and Families
  • April 3 - Research Studies Highlight Advantages and Potential of Computer-Guided Spinal Surgery
  • April 1 - $2.5 Million Defense Department Grant Funds Gene Therapy Study for Lou Gehrig's Disease
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March 2014

  • March 25 - Cedars-Sinai Designing 'Operating Room of the Future' to Streamline, Improve Trauma Care
  • March 24 - Research Study Takes Deeper Look at the Role of Gut Microbes in the Immune System
  • March 20 - Health Fair Attendees Partner With Researchers
  • March 19 - Prominent Cardiac Cell Biologist Jennifer Van Eyk, PhD, Joins Cedars-Sinai to Direct New Advanced Clinical Biosystems Research Institute
  • March 18 - Variations in Eye Structure and Function May Reveal Features of Early-Stage Alzheimer's Disease
  • March 12 - Study: Response to Emotional Stress May Be Linked to Some Women's Heart Artery Dysfunction
  • March 11 - The Immune System's Redesigned Role in Fighting Cancerous Tumors
  • March 10 - Detecting, Testing, Treating Rare Diseases: Technology Delivers New Era of Personalization
     
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February 2014

  • February 27 - Pancreatic Program Pushes Research Frontiers
  • February 24 - Tumors 'Light Up' With New, Unique Imaging System Using Scorpion Venom Protein and a Laser
  • February 18 - Kidney Cancer Care Improves With Vaccine-Based Approach
  • February 13 - Award Event Honors the Late Danny Malaniak
  • February 10 - Grant Supports Cedars-Sinai Study of Possible Links Between Air Pollution and Brain Cancer
  • February 6 - Sunyong You, PhD, Receives Urology Grant
  • February 6 - Director of Women's Guild Lung Institute Awarded Stem Cell Grant to Study Treatment for Lung Disease
  • February 4 - Can a Protein Controlling Blood Pressure Enhance Immune Responses and Prevent Alzheimer's?
     
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January 2014

  • January 31 - Dormant Prostate Cancer Cells May be Reawakened by Factors Commonly Produced in Inflammatory Cells
  • January 30 - Imaging Technique Shows Brain Anatomy Change in Women with Multiple Sclerosis, Depression
  • January 29 - Cedars-Sinai to Hold Conference on Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, a Neurological Disorder
  • January 24 - Cedars-Sinai Clinical Trial Studies Vaccine Targeting Cancer Stem Cells in Brain Cancers
  • January 20 - Physicians Awarded $4 Million to Study Effects of Fertility Treatments and Obstetric Care
  • January 17 - Innovative Cedars-Sinai Researcher Receives Prestigious National Academy of Sciences Award
  • January 14 - Research Advancements Made in Diabetes-Induced Blindness
  • January 14 - Research for Her™, an Online Clinical Research Registry, Honored With Distinguished National Award
  • January 13 - Researchers Identify Key Proteins Responsible for Electrical Communication in the Heart
  • January 9 - Graduate Program Welcomes Eight New Students
  • January 6 - Cedars-Sinai Researchers Target Cancer Stem Cells in Malignant Brain Tumors