All CHLA Blog Posts

Published on November 4, 2021
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New study identifies factors that may help predict which neonatal ECMO patients will have to return to the hospital. Read More
Published on November 4, 2021
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As part of the BPD Collaborative, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is teaming up to optimize care for babies with chronic lung disease. Read More
Published on November 4, 2021
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New clinic provides comprehensive screening and treatment for children with endocrine issues caused by cancer treatment. Read More
Published on November 3, 2021
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Experts at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles provide answers to the most frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 5-11. Read More
Published on November 3, 2021
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Our guide to buying, making, wearing and caring for masks to protect against the coronavirus and COVID-19. Read More
Published on November 2, 2021
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Ethan had Wilms tumor, the most common type of kidney cancer in children. Most patients are diagnosed between the ages of 1 and 4—and the tumors are often quite large. Read More
Published on October 29, 2021
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After being treated with a breakthrough gene therapy at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles for a genetic eye disorder, 5-year-old Natalia can now see clearly for the first time in her life. Read More
Published on October 27, 2021
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Inspired by fictional and real-life heroes, Daniel is bravely tackling medulloblastoma alongside a team of experts in the Cancer and Blood Disease Institute at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Read More
Published on October 25, 2021
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Born with an upper limb difference—and a healthy dose of self-confidence— 4-year-old Mila shows she can do anything she puts her mind to. Read More
Published on October 21, 2021
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On Aug. 28, 2021, Children’s Hospital teamed up with Macedonia Baptist Church in South L.A. for a health fair to help families get ready for the new school year. The event—part of a growing partnership between the two organizations to support underserved communities—featured... Read More
Published on October 19, 2021
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After being treated with a breakthrough gene therapy at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles for a genetic eye disorder, 5-year-old Natalia can now see clearly for the first time in her life. Read More
Published on October 14, 2021
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Researchers are searching for biomarkers to better identify which children with acute liver failure will recover on their own—and which will need a liver transplant. Read More
Published on October 14, 2021
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The program is one of only a few of its kind in the Western United States to offer comprehensive, coordinated care for children with colorectal and pelvic anomalies. Read More
Published on October 14, 2021
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In the News - Awards and Honors - New Faces Read More
Published on October 13, 2021
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Discoveries moved from the lab to the patient in record time. Read More
Published on October 13, 2021
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The pandemic stopped the world in its tracks, forcing many industries to shut down. Research was affected, with labs closed and investigators asked to work remotely. But while many projects were placed on hold, some science was just getting started. Read More
Published on October 13, 2021
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How national and international events influenced the work of The Saban Research Institute Read More
Published on October 13, 2021
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Researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles are unraveling the biological mechanism that triggers pain in people with sickle cell disease—and confirming what mothers have been saying all along. Read More
Published on October 13, 2021
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Tracy Grikscheit, MD, discusses her groundbreaking clinical trial, how optimism drives her and why she was made for pediatric surgery. Read More
Published on October 13, 2021
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A physician-scientist is harnessing the power of zebrafish—and a new, state-of-the-art facility—to develop innovative treatments for solid tumors in children. Read More

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