All CHLA Blog Posts

Published on April 19, 2022
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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
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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
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This rare neurological condition requires specialized treatment and may have a link to COVID-19. Read More
Published on April 11, 2022
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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
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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 22, 2022
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Published on March 19, 2022
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Last spring, Liam was “interviewing all over” in the hopes of landing a research assistant position. When he arrived at the lab of Pat Levitt, PhD, at CHLA, he knew his search was over. Read More
Published on March 19, 2022
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Rachel Reyes, PhD is a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Deardorff’s lab, where she is testing cell lines as models for rare genetic conditions. Read More
Published on March 19, 2022
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The Biostatistics Core provides statistical support to researchers—fostering efficient and accurate data collection and analysis. The goal: enhance strong scientific processes and boost a project’s chances of grant funding and publication. Read More
Published on March 18, 2022
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Paolo was a postdoc at The Ohio State University when a friend in another lab told him about a newly discovered mechanism cells use to communicate: extracellular vesicles. Read More
Published on March 18, 2022
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Our Core Pilot Program supplies funding support for investigators to acquire preliminary data—providing a competitive edge for securing extramural grant funding. This program is one of several institutional investments to grow the portfolio of the CHLA research enterprise. Read More
Published on March 18, 2022
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A research fellow under Kasper Wang, Allen is investigating the role of progenitor cells in biliary atresia. Read More
Published on March 7, 2022
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Early treatment can help overcome this life-threatening condition in premature infants. Read More
Published on February 25, 2022
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A Children’s Hospital Los Angeles team has performed the first-in-human implant of a cardiac stent for babies that can be expanded to adult size as a child grows. Read More

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