Discoveries Magazine

Cedars-Sinai

Eduardo Marban

All Eyes on Transplantation

Millions of lives have been saved since the first organ transplantation in 1954. Today’s leading-edge technology brings new promise but barriers remain. We asked 14 experts for their big ideas on how to improve the dynamic field.

Storm Chasers

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.

Ten Breakthroughs in Ten Years

Explore a decade of advances made possible by stem cell research and the potential scientists see for the future.

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.

Faculty News: Winter 2013

Paul W. Noble, MD, an international leader in pulmonary medicine, has been named chair of the Department of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. His work focuses on defining mechanisms of, and developing novel treatments for, chronic lung inflammation and idiopathic Read On

Walking to His Own Beat

Edward Sukyas is back on his feet—his failing heart rejuvenated from the inside out—thanks to an injection of his own stem cells. Read On

The Accidental Idea

From the chance discovery of quinine as a malaria treatment in the 17th century to Alexander Fleming’s accidental encounter with penicillium mold in 1928, some of medicine’s most important advances have occurred through serendipity or error. Call them happy accidents. Read On