Discoveries Magazine

Cedars-Sinai

  • The Sound of Musing

    Two investigators use direct-brain recording to listen in on the brain’s deepest internal dialogues. What they learn could illuminate the biology of memory. Yes, she remembers seeing the picture of the coffee cup. The car, too. And the dog, the Read On

  • Generation C

    For adolescents and young adults, cancer wreaks havoc in insidious and profound ways. With little improvement in survival rates compared to all other age groups, 20-somethings also face severe social and emotional issues related to loneliness and isolation. Survivorship experts Read On

  • On Diabetes

    Driven by rising obesity levels, the type 2 diabetes epidemic is a ticking time bomb. We asked a variety of experts — from researchers and dietitians to surgeons and health educators — what changes they want to see in the Read On

  • Beyond the Bench

    Clinical research is breaking out of the lab and into the world. Investigators make house calls, study trauma bays, partner with barbershop owners and community organizations, and tap into fundamental human experiences. Meet the new faces of medical research in Read On

Features

  • The Science of Caring

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    Clinical research is no longer limited to finding the next wonder drug, developing a new device, or discovering a genetic mutation. More than ever before, caregivers are engaged in the scientific study of healthcare itself: measuring patient satisfaction, exploring efficiency, Read On

  • On Diabetes

    Driven by rising obesity levels, the type 2 diabetes epidemic is a ticking time bomb. We asked a variety of experts — from researchers and dietitians to surgeons and health educators — what changes they want to see in the Read On

What's Inside

  • What’s Inside … Stem Cell Food

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    Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) are adult skin or blood cells that have been reprogrammed to an embryonic stem-cell-like state. This is achieved through complex genetic manipulations that force the cells to “go back in time.” The process essentially turns Read On

News & Notes

  • A New 3-D Experience

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    If hearing “3-D” conjures up images of summer movie blockbusters, strange glasses, and Godzilla leaping from the screen, think again. Three-dimensional technology is revolutionizing medical science, with pictures just as dramatic and the stakes much higher. Until recently, medical imaging Read On

  • Frontier Nursing: Q & A with Linda Burnes Bolton

    Linda Burnes Bolton — national influencer on health policy, vice president for nursing, chief nursing officer, and director of Nursing Research at Cedars-Sinai — talks about her true north, leadership, and how nurses can help light a path through the Read On

  • Trials and Misconceptions

    Myths and half-truths about clinical studies are pervasive and entrenched. That may account for why so few participate, even though trials lead to dramatic advances in patient care. Stephen W. Lim, MD, chair of the Institutional Review Board overseeing human Read On