CHLA News & Media

Published on February 2, 2021
An anonymous donor has pledged $1 for each personalized Valentine sent by February 14, committing up to $25,000 Read More
Published on January 28, 2021
Pediatrician Mona Patel, MD, provides tips for a successful virtual appointment with your child’s doctor. Read More
Published on January 28, 2021
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles offers multiple advanced training opportunities in pediatric gastroenterology and hepatology. Read More
Published on January 26, 2021
A donor who wishes to remain anonymous has provided a landmark $25 million gift to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) to support the cognitive, emotional and behavioral health needs of CHLA patients. Read More
Published on January 22, 2021
Scientists at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles develop newer CAR T therapy that promises to be more effective and less toxic for children with neuroblastoma. Read More
Published on January 22, 2021
Children who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 need special attention before returning to physical activity. Read More
Published on January 20, 2021
It is important to discuss community violence and civil unrest with the children in your lives when these topics dominate the news cycle. David J. Schonfeld, MD, FAAP, Director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, has some... Read More
Published on January 14, 2021
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KidsX brings together top children’s hospitals and health startups to create digital solutions that will transform pediatric care for children and their families   KidsX, an international consortium of pediatric hospitals focused on improving digital health innovation... Read More
Published on January 12, 2021
How do you choose the best pediatrician for your child? Here are the top questions you should ask to find the right fit—along with a printable checklist you can take with you to the doctor. Read More
Published on January 1, 2021
Ramon Durazo-Arvizu, PhD, has been named the new faculty director of the Biostatistics and Data Analysis Core of The Saban Research Institute at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Durazo-Arvizu has also been appointed to a USC faculty position as Professor of Research... Read More
Published on December 24, 2020
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Los Angeles (Dec. 23, 2020) – One-year-old Jacob Cooper loves clapping his hands, blowing bubbles and looking at the pictures in his new Buzz Lightyear book. But his favorite thing is simply to smile. Read More
Published on December 23, 2020
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How far would you go to save a child’s life? Not your own child, but the child of someone you didn’t even know? Meet baby Jacob—and the man who flew across the country and underwent a four-hour surgery to save him. Read More
Published on December 10, 2020
A special Disney program is bringing comfort, joy and a little magic to patients and families at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Read More
Published on December 9, 2020
A $5 million gift from the Wyss Foundation is helping the Children’s Orthopaedic Center provide high-quality care to more kids in need. Read More
Published on December 8, 2020
This newly identified disorder is affecting some children with previous cases of COVID-19. Read More
Published on December 8, 2020
Throughout their granddaughter’s nine-year battle with cancer, the Gelfands supported CHLA—a steadfast philanthropic partnership that continues today. Read More
Published on December 8, 2020
Ready to play? Dr. Bianca Edison shares four important tips for carefully getting back into the game when recreational and league sports start up again. Read More
Published on December 7, 2020
A grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust is allowing CHLA to study an innovative model of caring for young people with Type 1 diabetes. Read More
Published on December 6, 2020
Diagnosed with a rare lung disorder, Alessio faced an uncertain future. Today, he is thriving thanks to CHLA’s unique expertise. Read More
Published on December 3, 2020
One year after leaving Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, 2-year-old Quinn is beating the odds and thriving despite a severe birth defect. Read More