ResearCHLA

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 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 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 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
Published on February 17, 2022
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How financially disadvantaged families are helping their kids build resilience. Read More
Published on February 14, 2022
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A new study reveals the value of using clinical and histological characteristics to optimize treatment for hepatoblastoma, a rare liver cancer in children. Read More
Published on February 9, 2022
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New studies show that higher body mass index—as well as low socioeconomic status—raise the risk for pediatric kidney stones. Read More
Published on February 2, 2022
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Ten pediatric hospitals have collaborated on a study to safely decrease opioid use after the surgical procedure. Some hospitals have a specific process for when and how to prescribe opioids after appendix surgery, while other hospitals leave these decisions to the... Read More
Published on January 26, 2022
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles researcher is awarded $2.3 million for research toward improving CAR T-cell therapy. Read More
Published on January 26, 2022
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles receives $1.9 million award from the Helmsley Charitable Trust to disseminate Dr. Jennifer Raymond’s model of patient-centered care nationally. Read More
Published on January 25, 2022
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Chosen as Site for Nationwide Study of Long-Term Effects of COVID in Children   Initially, it seemed as though COVID-19 did not affect children as severely as it did adults. While it is true that a smaller percentage of children are... Read More
Published on January 25, 2022
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First-of-its-kind study aims to see if gut bacteria are linked to abnormal bone regulation in children on dialysis. 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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Research is rarely the work of a single individual. It is a complex and dynamic process that requires interacting within the scientific community and building upon the earlier work of others. Much of the testing and tracing performed during the pandemic has relied upon genetic... 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

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