Discoveries Magazine

Cedars-Sinai

heart

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.

A Pound of Cure

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.

Beyond the Bench

CASE STUDY 8: In Barbershops Black-owned barbershops have been community hubs for a century — incubators for everything from political activism to entrepreneurship. Now, thanks to the groundbreaking efforts of Ronald Victor, MD, Los Angeles’ barbershops also double as medical Read On

Beyond the Bench

CASE STUDY 4: In Portland The entire population of Portland, Oregon, can consider themselves partners in the research of Sumeet S. Chugh, MD. Dr. Chugh, associate director for Genomic Cardiology at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, is the driving force behind Read On

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.

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.

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.

Ten Breakthroughs in Ten Years

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