All CHLA Blog Posts

Published on February 26, 2021
A Children’s Hospital Los Angeles cardiologist helps to develop new, patient-centered guidelines for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in children. Read More
Published on February 26, 2021
Two Heart Institute surgeons share their thoughts on the importance of the Starnes procedure and a team approach to care. Read More
Published on February 26, 2021
Team provides detailed diagnosis and seamless coordination for prenatal and postnatal care, as well as fetal cardiac interventions and leading-edge research. Read More
Published on February 23, 2021
La pediatra Mona Patel, MD, da consejos para que la cita virtual con el médico de su niño salga bien. Read More
Published on February 22, 2021
Born at 25 weeks and just 2 pounds, Lincoln faces the precarious life of a micropreemie. But he has help—the vigilance of his parents and the expertise of multiple CHLA specialists. Read More
Published on February 22, 2021
A multidisciplinary team provides comprehensive surgical and nonsurgical care for children with peripheral nerve injuries. Read More
Published on February 22, 2021
Peter Chiarelli, MD, DPhil, is combining chemistry, physics and nanoscience to find new therapies for diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas. Read More
Published on February 22, 2021
New study aims to better diagnose and understand neurocognitive disability in youth with multiple sclerosis. Read More
Published on February 18, 2021
Follow the ‘incredible saga’ of a teen’s battle with a deadly heart infection—including a rare double-organ transplant. Read More
Published on February 17, 2021
Javier, de tres años, es un niño sano y feliz que está en su país, México, tras un exitoso tratamiento del neuroblastoma en Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. “Volvemos a tener la vida de antes, pero tenemos una perspectiva distinta”, dice su madre. “Lo valoramos todo más. Cada... Read More
Published on February 17, 2021
“Jazzy Jasmine” was born with a rare congenital heart defect. After her heart started to fail, a team of cardiac specialists at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles gave the spunky toddler a fresh start with a lifesaving heart transplant. Read More
Published on February 15, 2021
From surgical readiness to prenatal consultations, a pediatric urologist is investigating new ways to enhance patient care. Read More
Published on February 15, 2021
With the addition of four scientists, the team is developing new and innovative approaches to CAR-T therapy in children. Read More
Published on February 15, 2021
In honor of Black History Month, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles posed a question to a few Black/African American team members from across the organization. We wanted to know how their experiences affected how they saw the world. So we asked: What advice would you give your 10-... Read More
Published on February 12, 2021
Magnolia Hope was born with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia and needed highly specialized therapy in the first months of her life. Thanks to experts at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, she beat the odds and is now a thriving toddler. Read More
Published on February 11, 2021
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Brain tumors are the most common cancer in children and account for the majority of cancer-related mortality in the pediatric population. Approximately 11% of pediatric brain tumors occur in the brain stem and of those, 80% are diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), while the... Read More
Published on February 10, 2021
A streamlined process speeds emergency transport response times, bringing lifesaving care to newborns. Read More
Published on February 8, 2021
CHLA experts helped JJ recover from ADEM, a rare neurological disorder. Read More
Published on February 8, 2021
Three-year-old Javier is happy and healthy and back home in Mexico after successful treatment for neuroblastoma at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. “We are back to the life we used to have, but we see everything different,” says his mom. “We see everything with more value. It’s... Read More
Published on February 4, 2021
La seguridad de nuestros pacientes, familias e integrantes del equipo es la máxima prioridad de Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. A causa de la pandemia del COVID-19, puede que las cosas parezcan un poco distintas en comparación con su última visita a uno de nuestros centros... Read More