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.
Cedars-Sinai is now home to the Center for Medicine, Holocaust and Genocide Studies (MHGS)—an international hub for the interdisciplinary study of the activities of medical professionals before, during and after the Holocaust, other genocides and episodes of mass violence.
Peter Chen, MD, has been named the endowed Medallion Chair in Molecular Medicine. Chen, professor of Medicine and director of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Cedars-Sinai, is widely recognized as a leading authority in the field of lung injury and repair.
Investigators in the Orthopaedics Department at Cedars-Sinai have found that implementing a geriatric fracture program improves several important parameters, including the length of stay in the hospital, the patient experience and hospital costs.