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Innovation 3: The Mundane and the Fantastic

Mark Vrahas, MD, Chair of Cedars-Sinai Orthopaedics, on hips, slips, and the limits of medical innovation.

Discoveries / Aug 10, 2018

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Innovation 10: The XR Files

Virtual reality, augmented reality, and other forms of video immersion—collectively known as extended reality or “XR”—promise to revolutionize medicine.

Discoveries / Aug 10, 2018

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Innovation 2: Cancer Cures in a Dish

At Cedars-Sinai, investigators are using bioengineering to regenerate and grow human tissues in petri dishes to seek solutions to cancers that primarily affect women.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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Innovation: It’s Academic

Can academic medical centers like Cedars-Sinai do better at shepherding innovations that help patients? Our surgeon in chief thinks so.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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10 Innovations to Transform Medicine in the Next Decade

Cedars-Sinai’s thinkers, doers, and caregivers offer their takes on 10 innovations that will reshape our health in the decade to come.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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Gut Check

Scientists at Cedars-Sinai and Emulate Inc. of Boston have created an AA battery-sized Intestine-Chip that mimics a patient’s real gut activity, bringing personalized treatments cl...

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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Innovation 1: The Digital Doctor

Brennan Spiegel, MD, says wearable biosensors like Fitbit and Apple Watch could create an e-hub for remote digital monitoring of patients.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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Medical Monsters

No one wants exposure to the Zika virus, flesh-eating bacteria, or scorpion venom—except scientists who are using these terrifying threats to develop cures and treatments for a hos...

Discoveries / Jul 26, 2018

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Equity Investment

All the best medical centers strive for health equity — but it cannot be achieved through lip service. We must embrace a deep understanding of the concept and teach it to the next ...

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Baby’s First Map

The infant brain is famously pliable, an organ of explosive growth and unparalleled adaptability. But this period of rapid development comes with a large dose of vulnerability.

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Licking the Salt Habit

Virtual reality has expanded into many areas in recent years, moving well beyond its original gaming applications. At Cedars-Sinai, researchers are envisioning a new use for the te...

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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For the Boys

Scientists have struggled for decades to find answers for boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a devastating muscle disorder. But now, new research into cardiac stem cells is off...

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Memory Lane

How do we store memories? Recently, investigators at Cedars-Sinai made a surprising discovery about short-term memory, which is the ability to maintain ideas, thoughts, images, and...

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Mend the Gap

What if you could coax broken bones to regrow their own tissue? A pioneering method combining stem cells and gene therapy may do just that.

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Could a Third Form of Diabetes Exist?

Mark Goodarzi, MD, PhD, leads a multisite research group studying Type 3c diabetes to find out if it is truly a distinct form of diabetes or another manifestation of Type 2.

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017