CHLA News & Media

Published on October 21, 2021
On Aug. 28, 2021, Children’s Hospital teamed up with Macedonia Baptist Church in South L.A. for a health fair to help families get ready for the new school year. The event—part of a growing partnership between the two organizations to support underserved communities—featured... Read More
Published on October 19, 2021
The new center will address health concerns that disproportionately affect the Latino/a/x community in Southern California. Read More
Published on October 19, 2021
After being treated with a breakthrough gene therapy at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles for a genetic eye disorder, 5-year-old Natalia can now see clearly for the first time in her life. Read More
Published on October 14, 2021
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Published on October 14, 2021
Researchers are searching for biomarkers to better identify which children with acute liver failure will recover on their own—and which will need a liver transplant. Read More
Published on October 14, 2021
The program is one of only a few of its kind in the Western United States to offer comprehensive, coordinated care for children with colorectal and pelvic anomalies. Read More
Published on October 13, 2021
An anonymous donor has pledged $1 for each holiday-themed card sent by October 31, committing up to $75,000   Los Angeles (October 13, 2021) – Trick or Treat? At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), Halloween is all about treats when it comes to its patients.... Read More
Published on October 13, 2021
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
Tracy Grikscheit, MD, discusses her groundbreaking clinical trial, how optimism drives her and why she was made for pediatric surgery. Read More
Published on October 13, 2021
A physician-scientist is harnessing the power of zebrafish—and a new, state-of-the-art facility—to develop innovative treatments for solid tumors in children. Read More
Published on October 13, 2021
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
Discoveries moved from the lab to the patient in record time. Read More
Published on October 13, 2021
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
How national and international events influenced the work of The Saban Research Institute Read More
Published on October 6, 2021
It is important to discuss community violence and civil unrest with the children in your lives when these topics dominate the news cycle and social media feeds. David J. Schonfeld, MD, FAAP, Director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement at Children’s Hospital... Read More
Published on October 5, 2021
Groundbreaking 25-site study will follow thousands of children from multiple demographics before birth through early childhood. Read More
Published on October 4, 2021
Ten years after Desiree’s third open-heart surgery for congenital heart defects at CHLA’s Heart Institute, her family knew exactly where they needed to be when it was time for her fourth and fifth. Read More
Published on October 4, 2021
As Halloween approaches, families are looking for ways to celebrate while maintaining safety during the pandemic. Many traditions like wearing costumes and carving pumpkins can be done—as long as you follow precautions such as masking and physical distancing. Read More
Published on October 1, 2021
Through the Employee Assistance Program, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles supports team members’ emotional, psychosocial and spiritual wellness—professionally and personally. Read More
Published on September 30, 2021
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) has been named as one of the top five pediatric medical centers in the world, according to Newsweek’s World’s Best Specialized Hospitals 2022 list. Read More