Discoveries Magazine

Cedars-Sinai

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The Beat Goes On

A heart transplant can save patients like Jim Stavis from near-death and return them to a normal life. The next challenge: making a new heart last a lifetime.

Heart Strong

Cedars-Sinai successfully implanted its first total artificial heart in mid-January 2012. The FDA-approved artificial heart was made of polyurethane, carbon, and titanium. The 5.6-ounce device can pump 9.5 liters of blood per minute and does not require patients to take Read On

Safe Landing for a Troubled Heart

Memories of the moon landing and a small, parachute-like cardiac device keep a 90 year-old former space-travel scientist young at heart.

Connected

When Tony Tommasi had a seizure in 2004, a tennis-ball-sized tumor was found in his brain. His wife-to-be, Heather, knew where to turn. She’d been there before.

Pavilion Pioneers

Take our guided tour of Cedars-Sinai’s newest healthcare destination—designed to help clinicians work smarter, scientists brainstorm better, and patients heal faster. And meet some of the donors, patients, physicians, scientists, nurses, volunteers and service providers who bring the new facility to life.

Healthcare. ReInvented

Cedars-Sinai’s new Advanced Health Science Pavilion is designed to help clinicians work smarter, scientists brainstorm better, and patients mend faster.

Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion

Take our guided tour of Cedars-Sinai’s newest healthcare destination—designed to help clinicians work smarter, scientists brainstorm better, and patients heal faster. And meet some of the donors, patients, physicians, scientists, nurses, volunteers and service providers who bring the new facility to life.

The Skinny on Diabetes

Tracking new data, key numbers, and what’s brewing in our labs—plus a few unexpected facts—all in one sweet infographic. Read On