All CHLA Blog Posts

Published on May 10, 2022
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Sharon Mason and Bob Masino found just the right vehicle to honor CHLA’s lifesaving care of their niece, while also producing a reliable source of income for themselves. Read More
Published on May 5, 2022
Eight-year-old Brooklyn, a CHLA patient with dysphagia, conducts an annual Play-Doh drive, to give back to the occupational therapist who has worked for years with her to try to overcome the swallowing disorder. Read More
Published on May 2, 2022
An experimental treatment for Down syndrome regression disorder is helping one young teen recover her ability to function in the world. Read More
Published on April 29, 2022
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles partners with youth-serving organizations to empower young people from across L.A. County to identify the unique strengths and needs of their communities through photography. Read More
Published on April 27, 2022
Reid’s struggle to survive as an infant ended when Children’s Hospital Los Angeles doctors discovered a severe blockage in his esophagus. Nearly a dozen surgical procedures by the time he was 3 paved the way for the Boy Scout to become an Antarctic explorer as a teen. Read More
Published on April 25, 2022
Tiredness and fatigue. Frequent headaches. Brain fog. These are just a few symptoms of long COVID that can persist weeks after a COVID-19 infection. Find out how researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles are studying new ways to manage and potentially treat long COVID. Read More
Published on April 22, 2022
We answer 10 FAQs to help you safeguard your kid’s eyesight, and to know when it’s time to get it checked. Read More
Published on April 19, 2022
A new study from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles found that a specific pathway may be driving tumor growth in Ewing sarcoma. Read More
Published on April 18, 2022
Matthew Borzage, PhD, was among the co-authors of a pioneering effort to create the first comprehensive growth charts for the brain. Read More
Published on April 18, 2022
This rare neurological condition requires specialized treatment and may have a link to COVID-19. Read More
Published on April 11, 2022
Dr. Clementine Vo had been feeling helpless about the war in Ukraine. When the opportunity arose to help, she didn’t hesitate. Read More
Published on April 1, 2022
The Healing Response Team at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is a peer support program available to all team members, safeguarding their well-being and ensuring the best care for patients and families. Read More
Published on March 31, 2022
We asked our experts for facts that can help answer the most essential questions that parents will have. Read More
Published on March 22, 2022
Eirini is a postdoctoral research fellow studying liquid biopsy analysis as a way to monitor pediatric solid tumors. Read More
Published on March 22, 2022
Michael joined the Single Cell, Sequencing, and CyTOF (SC2) Core in 2018. In his role, he assists scientists in identifying and quantifying various biomarkers in tissue and liquid biopsy samples. Read More
Published on March 22, 2022
A fourth-year PhD candidate, Heather is researching the role of integrin beta-1 in pediatric acute myeloid leukemia Read More
Published on March 22, 2022
The novel cancer drugs often grab the headlines. But Dr. Orgel's research has a different focus: making current treatments better—and less toxic. Read More
Published on March 22, 2022
Since arriving at CHLA in March 2021, Hillary has been busy getting the new Alfred E. Mann Family Foundation Zebrafish Facility up and running. Read More
Published on March 21, 2022
Myocarditis after the COVID-19 vaccine is a rare reaction in young people, but most cases have been short-lived, with patients getting better very quickly. Read More
Published on March 19, 2022
In the operating room, Dr. Nagiel performs FDA-approved gene therapy procedures that can save or restore a child’s vision. But in the lab, he’s looking beyond those groundbreaking treatments to find the next level of sight-saving discoveries. Read More