Discoveries Magazine



Model Behavior

Harnessing the power of big data and virtual modeling, Chirag G. Patil, MD, and his team create a comprehensive profile of each patient’s cancer. Their work furthers the quest to personalize treatment for a pernicious disease.

Aluminum Foiled

The aluminum in your pots and pans wont give you Alzheimer’s disease. Nor do hair dyes cause brain cancer. But what about cell phones? And microwaves? Our neuroscience experts set the record straight on common myths and misconceptions surrounding brain diseases.

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

Head Cold

A potential new therapy to prevent crippling brain damage after a stroke could one day help save lives or prevent paralysis in millions of people globally.

Hearts and Minds

With the Heart Institute and neurosciences sharing research and clinical space in the new Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, let’s see how tickers and gray matter match up at Cedars-Sinai and elsewhere.

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.

Q+A with Keith L. Black, MD

Why early detection is so important to fighting Alzheimer’s—and how a simple eye test may be the solution. Read On

Inner Space

A camera used in space exploration to study planets and distant galaxies may soon travel to your neighborhood operating room. Read On