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Published on November 2, 2020
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Senta Georgia, PhD, is studying if—and how—the novel coronavirus impacts pancreatic beta cells. Read More
Published on October 16, 2020
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The Division of Urology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has a new fellow: Arthi Hannallah, MD. Dr. Hannallah, who joined the program July 1, is the inaugural fellow for the division’s new ACGME-accredited Pediatric Urology Fellowship. Read More
Published on October 16, 2020
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Program combines clinical expertise and basic science to advance care in an understudied cancer. Read More
Published on October 16, 2020
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Investigators from the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Division of Urology will give five poster presentations at the Western Section of the American Urological Association conference. The virtual event takes place Oct. 25-30. Read More
Published on September 17, 2020
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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a spectrum of disease characterized by accumulation of excess fat in the liver (hepatic steatosis) with associated inflammation (hepatitis). While there are many conditions that may cause hepatic steatosis such as hepatitis C, Wilson’... Read More
Published on September 11, 2020
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A range of specialists at CHLA collaborated to care for a young patient with the new disorder effecting children who have had COVID-19 Read More
Published on August 26, 2020
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Positional plagiocephaly can be confused with lambdoidal synostosis, which also causes flattening of the back of the head. Referrals for positional plagiocephaly and “rule-out craniosynostosis” are one of the most common referrals to a pediatric neurosurgeon or craniofacial... Read More
Published on June 8, 2020
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The disease can appear similar to Kawasaki disease, and follows a COVID-19 infection in children. Read More
Published on March 3, 2020
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by Saranya Veluswamy, MD Sickle cell disease (SCD) is one of the most common genetic blood disorders, affecting over 100,000 Americans and 1 in 365 African-American newborn babies. It is an autosomal recessive condition, where homozygous or compound heterozygous... Read More
Published on February 24, 2020
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Cynthia Herrington, MD A novel design from a team led by Cynthia Herrington, MD, gears up for preclinical studies. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles recently received a patent for a novel device that aims to solve a vexing problem: how to provide... Read More
Published on February 24, 2020
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Lindsay Andras, MD Children with anxious parents are more than twice as likely to be taking narcotics at their first post-operative visit. Research at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has uncovered a surprising predictor of post-operative opioid use... Read More
Published on February 24, 2020
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Virtual reality heart models give surgeons and cardiologists instant insight into a patient’s complex anatomy. Jon Detterich, MD For nearly eight years, Jon Detterich, MD, has been printing advanced 3D heart models to help surgeons and... Read More
Published on February 18, 2020
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The team will present findings from two clinical projects at the American Urological Association meeting in May. The Division of Urology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has an active clinical research program with nearly a dozen innovative projects—focused on bladder... Read More
Published on February 18, 2020
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Andy Chang, MD A new clinical trial at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles will study patients as young as 5 who are undergoing VCUG exams. A new clinical trial at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is investigating whether virtual reality (VR) and... Read More
Published on February 12, 2020
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Paul Kokorowski, MD, MPH Paul Kokorowski, MD, MPH, shares what he’s learning from a four-year study at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. New results from a Children’s Hospital Los Angeles study show that many children undergoing outpatient urologic... Read More
Published on February 4, 2020
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is one of the few pediatric medical centers in the nation to offer so many advanced training opportunities in gastroenterology. Seven new fellows are set to join the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children’s Hospital... Read More
Published on February 4, 2020
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Oussama Abousamra, MD A team-based approach offers comprehensive care for rare leg deformities in children. A new program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is helping some of the most complex pediatric orthopedic patients: those who need limb... Read More
Published on May 11, 2018
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When tragic or violent events occur, parents may wonder about how to help their kids understand the graphic images and emotional video footage that they may see. Stephanie Marcy, PhD, psychologist at Children's Hospital Los angeles suggests a few guidelines to keep in... Read More
Published on March 30, 2018
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Robert Adler, MD, MSEd, doesn’t remember a time when he didn’t want to be a pediatrician. “It never gets boring, because every family is different,” he says. “Every family has different aspirations and goals for their kids.” After 40 years in the field, his enthusiasm is... Read More
Published on November 17, 2017
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As the best-selling book “Wonder” gains more traction with its film adaption so does the awareness of individuals with facial differences and especially for syndromes like Treacher Collins. “Wonder” is a fictional novel turned into children’s book and film that focuses on a... Read More

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