Discoveries Magazine

Cedars-Sinai

heart

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.

Connecting the Dots

The research universe at Cedars-Sinai is boundless. Investigators are currently conducting more than 1,000 studies that cover the entire spectrum of disease investigation in areas such as cancer, cardiovascular disorders, and neuroscience. At the Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, institutes in Read On

A Warmer Kind of Cooler

More than 2,400 hearts were transplanted in the U.S. last year, most of them packed on ice in an old-fashioned picnic cooler. But there are drawbacks to this form of transportation.

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.

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.