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Heart

Big Leaps for Baby Steps

With philanthropic support, Dr. Evan Zahn developed a procedure to treat patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), the most common heart problem among extremely premature babies. He also harnessed 3D printing technology to build reconstructed models of individual patients’ hearts to plan and practice transcatheter interventions before performing the procedures on vulnerable newborns.

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Cancer

Worldwide Wellness

Cedars-Sinai investigators partner around the globe to export the medical center’s lifesaving advances in biomedicine to physicians and patients in need.

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Metabolic Diseases

Licking the Salt Habit

Virtual reality has expanded into many areas in recent years, moving well beyond its original gaming applications. At Cedars-Sinai, researchers are envisioning a new use for the technology: protecting people from high blood pressure.

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Brain

You Must Remember This

A Cedars-Sinai study illuminates how the human brain forms new recollections—providing insights into potential treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.

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Surgery

Big Leaps for Baby Steps

With philanthropic support, Dr. Evan Zahn developed a procedure to treat patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), the most common heart problem among extremely premature babies. He also harnessed 3D printing technology to build reconstructed models of individual patients’ hearts to plan and practice transcatheter interventions before performing the procedures on vulnerable newborns.

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Regenerative Medicine

Mend the Gap

What if you could coax broken bones to regrow their own tissue? A pioneering method combining stem cells and gene therapy may do just that.

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Women's Health

Abreast of Trends in Cancer

Dr. Armando E. Giuliano has a minimally invasive approach toward breast cancer treatment, and thanks to philantropic support, his investigations could serve as the foundation for earlier detection and increasingly targeted treatment.

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