Joint Accreditation Expands Cedars-Sinai’s Interprofessional Continuing Education

The Continuing Medical Education program at Cedars-Sinai has earned Joint Accreditation with Commendation, enhancing continuing education opportunities for healthcare professionals and signifying that Cedars-Sinai upholds the highest standards in providing relevant, effective, practice-based education.

RESEARCH ALERT: The New Geography of the Gut

Investigators from Cedars-Sinai; the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); Harvard University; and the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel conducted a study to determine where individual nutrients are absorbed in the small intestine. For the first time, they identified the molecular markers that define five distinct intestinal regions.

Cedars-Sinai High-Risk Pregnancy Experts Share Latest Research at Annual Scientific Meeting

High-risk pregnancy specialists from Cedars-Sinai will share their research findings at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine 2024 Pregnancy Meeting, Feb.10-14, in National Harbor, Maryland.

Cedars-Sinai Stroke Experts Present Latest Research at International Stroke Conference Feb. 6-9

Physician-scientists from the Comprehensive Stroke Center at Cedars-Sinai will be attending the International Stroke Conference Feb. 6-9 in Phoenix and are available to discuss the latest stroke news and research.

3rd Space Launch of Cedars-Sinai Stem Cells Slated for Jan. 29

Cedars-Sinai and Space Tango are planning their third launch of pilot-scale systems for the automated in-space production of stem cells to the International Space Station.

Adult Congenital Heart Surgery Team Saves a Life, Sparks an Idea

She was five days postpartum. Her first child was a perfect baby girl. What was supposed to be among the happiest times in Marisa Dominguez’s life was, instead, the scariest.

Cedars-Sinai Infectious Disease Experts Featured at IDWeek Meeting

Cedars-Sinai infectious disease specialists and investigators will present research and discuss clinical advances throughout IDWeek, taking place in Boston from Oct. 11-15.

Cedars-Sinai Expert Selected to Lead California Maternal Health Panel

Cedars-Sinai maternal-fetal medicine leader Kimberly Gregory, MD, MPH, is the new chair of the California Pregnancy-Associated Review Committee (CA-PARC).

Cedars-Sinai Welcomes New Plastic Surgery Leader

Cedars-Sinai has selected Curtis L. Cetrulo Jr., MD, as the new vice chair of Research in the Department of Surgery, director of the Division of Plastic Surgery and director of Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation Program Development.

Study: Individuals Feel Sex-Specific Symptoms Before Impending Cardiac Arrest

Investigators from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai are one step closer to helping individuals catch a sudden cardiac arrest before it happens, thanks to a study published today in the peer-reviewed journal The Lancet Digital Health.

Can a Blood Test Detect Alzheimer’s Disease?

In July, the first direct-to-consumer blood test designed to assess a user’s risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease hit the market.

Summer Safety: Keeping Your Cool in the Heat

Climate change has supersized summer heat this year, with Southern California expected to again reach more than 100 degrees mid-month. Along with the rise in outdoor temperatures, physicians are seeing an increase in heat-related illnesses following weeks of unrelenting hot weather.

Cedars-Sinai July Research Highlights

A roundup of the latest medical discoveries and faculty news at Cedars-Sinai.

Lali Medina-Kauwe, PhD, Named Inaugural Chair in Medical Discovery

Cedars-Sinai has named Lali Medina-Kauwe, PhD, as the inaugural holder of the Carol Moss Foundation Chair in Medical Discovery.

Cedars-Sinai Hits New High for Organ Transplants

Fiscal year 2023, which ended June 30, proved to be the busiest year yet for Cedars-Sinai’s Comprehensive Transplant Center and Smidt Heart Institute, with more than 600 organs transplanted.

Cedars-Sinai Experts Discuss Pros, Cons of New Alzheimer’s Drug

Cedars-Sinai patient care teams are preparing to offer lecanemab, a new Alzheimer’s disease treatment expected to soon receive approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to patients in the coming months.

Health Experts Address Alarming Disparities in Black Maternal Health

Experts from Cedars-Sinai, BlackDoctors.org, the California Black Women’s Health Project and the Morehouse School of Medicine participated in a recent discussion that addressed the high rate of pregnancy-related deaths among Black mothers.

Cedars-Sinai Creates Safe Space for High-Quality LGBTQ+ Healthcare

Cedars-Sinai has opened a new LGBTQ+ Center, bringing together specialists in primary care, pediatrics, transgender surgery, reconstructive surgery and anal cancer screening to meet the needs of patients in an inclusive and culturally sensitive setting.

Association of American Physicians Taps Cedars-Sinai Leader as President-Elect

Physician-scientist Paul Noble, MD, chair of the Department of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai, was named president-elect of the Association of American Physicians (AAP) at the group’s annual meeting in Chicago on April 22.

Neuro Annual Report 2023: A Year of Patients, Progress

The Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai highlighted progress against Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, ALS, multiple sclerosis, brain cancer and stroke in their 2023 Annual Report, which also details advancements in spine surgery.

Cedars-Sinai Launches Customized, Convenient Virtual Second Opinion Throughout California and Several Additional States

Cedars-Sinai is taking telehealth and the patient experience to the next level, now offering Cedars-Sinai Virtual Second Opinion—an online platform connecting individuals in need of complex cardiac, spine or gynecologic care with top-ranked experts who provide customized treatment options and virtual education sessions.