Pioneering research led by Sumeet Chugh, MD, is shedding light on symptoms related to sudden cardiac arrest that appear in the month preceding this often-fatal event. For more about the first steps toward preventing sudden cardiac arrest, read Storm Chasers Read On
Cedars-Sinai is conducting new research into the potential therapeutic value of virtual reality for patients. Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, explains more in Hospital Room With a View from the Fall 2016 issue of Discoveries magazine. Watch Video
In a landmark discovery, Cedars-Sinai investigators showed that more than 50 percent of sudden cardiac arrest patients experience warning symptoms up to a month before suffering the event — a deadly condition that, until now, seemed to strike without warning.
Medicine has never had more power than it does at this moment: power to detect, diagnose, prevent, and heal. An ever-deepening understanding of genetics and the function of cells, along with radical advances in informatics, herald a transformation in personalized health.
A study at Cedars-Sinai applies its individualized tactics to investigate how adverse pregnancy outcomes can be used to identify women at risk for cardiovascular disease.
Precision medicine can be thought of as a science of small details. By taking the microscopic view, it’s helping medicine draw a bigger, clearer picture.
Can precision medicine help solve the problem of inadequate diversity in medical research? The practice of precision medicine may contain its own solution: Technology has made it easier than ever to tap into the complexity of all humankind.
A tiny molecule discovered by Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute investigators — and fittingly named the “banana protein” — might hold the key to predicting heart failure.