All CHLA Blog Posts

Published on August 19, 2021
  اولویت اصلی Children’s Hospital Los Angeles سلامت بیماران، خانواده‌ها و اعضای کادر خود است. به دلیل پاندمی کووید-19، ممکن است اوضاع نسبت به آخرین ویزیت شما از یکی از مراکز ما کمی متفاوت باشد. این صفحه حاوی اطلاعاتی در مورد نحوۀ آماده‌سازی، پیشگیری و انجام... Read More
Published on August 18, 2021
Long Hung Long oversees day to day operations at CHLA’s SC2 core. Just like its full name—Single Cell, Sequencing, and CyTOF—the SC2 core can be summed up in one word: big. Though the core has technology to isolate and get information from single cells, SC2 is really... Read More
Published on August 17, 2021
Respiratory syncytial virus is on the rise this summer. CHLA experts explain how to take care of children with RSV and how to distinguish its symptoms from COVID-19. Read More
Published on August 13, 2021
Michael Schumacher, PhD Mike is a postdoctoral researcher in Dr. Mark Frey’s lab looking for alternate therapeutic targets for children with inflammatory bowel disease. Mike grew up in Ohio, where he also trained in gastrointestinal physiology as a graduate student. He... Read More
Published on August 13, 2021
Neuropsychology is the study of brain-behavior relationships. The Neuropsychology Core of The Saban Research Institute provides assessment of typical and atypical central nervous system functioning through a range of standardized performance measures. Services provided... Read More
Published on August 12, 2021
The pandemic has produced a surge in emergency room visits at CHLA due to the accidental consumption of toxic substances. Our injury prevention expert tells parents what safeguards to put in place. Read More
Published on August 11, 2021
Tamara Simon, MD, MSPH Division of Hospital Medicine “When I walked through the lobby of CHLA, it was clear that children with complex medical needs are the kids we care for,” said Dr. Simon. “These children are an important population everywhere, but... Read More
Published on August 11, 2021
Matthew Deardorff, MD, PhD Center for Personalized Medicine Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Pediatrics  Dr. Deardorff studies syndromic disorders that involve intellectual disability. His goal is to develop tools to better... Read More
Published on August 11, 2021
As kids return to campus, parents and teachers should be prepared to support their social, emotional and mental health needs. Read More
Published on August 10, 2021
We want you to know that Children’s Hospital Los Angeles's top priority is the safety of our patients, families and staff. We're providing this information for those wanting to know how our hospital is preparing, preventing and responding to this ongoing public health incident. Read More
Published on August 10, 2021
Athletes, and their coaches and doctors, must prioritize mental as well as physical health. Read More
Published on August 10, 2021
Even if you walk with your children regularly, they still need to be taught pedestrian safety. An injury prevention expert at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles offers tips to keep kids of all ages, from babies to teens, safe this school year. Read More
Published on August 4, 2021
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 August 3, 2021
As the newest Core at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, the rapidly growing Extracellular Vesicle Core (ECV) supports researchers interested in extracellular vesicles (EV) and nanoparticles by providing isolation, characterization, and analysis of extracellular vesicles... Read More
Published on August 2, 2021
Astgik Petrosyan, PhD Astgik is a senior postdoctoral researcher working in Laura Perin’s laboratory. When asked about where her interest in biology comes from, her answer took us back to the mountains of Armenia. As a young child, Astgik moved to California, more... Read More
Published on July 22, 2021
Clinical Scenario A 21-day-old male infant born at 26 week’s gestation and birth weight 860 grams, currently on CPAP for respiratory distress syndrome, develops abdominal distention and green-colored emesis. On changing his diaper, the nurse notices blood in his stool... Read More
Published on July 22, 2021
How to choose the best—and safest—sunscreen for your child. Read More
Published on July 13, 2021
Advice for families about keeping unvaccinated kids safe from COVID-19 variants. Read More
Published on July 8, 2021
When the mercury rises, so does the risk of heatstroke for pregnant women and newborns. Here’s how to keep yourself—and your new baby—cool and comfortable, even on the hottest summer days. Read More
Published on July 1, 2021
Fireworks can be fun, festive—and very dangerous. Here’s are tips on how to keep your family safe. Read More