Press Releases

Published on June 2, 2020
On May 5, the hospital will mark the #GivingTuesdayNow movement by releasing the children’s book ‘Careless Corny: A Cautionary Tale,’ available by free digital download on the CHLA website #GivingTuesdayNow has designated May 5 as a global day of unity for communities and... Read More
Published on May 29, 2020
Update as of 5/29/2020 Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) announced today that hospital physicians have identified two additional cases that can be classified as Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C). This brings the total number of MIS-C cases... Read More
Published on May 22, 2020
Intestine grown from stem cells in Dr. Grikscheit’s laboratory. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles surgeon achieves milestone in using tissue engineering to grow complete gut nervous system. ​​ Babies with Hirschsprung’s disease are born with... Read More
Published on May 19, 2020
With many protective measures in place, the hospital reopens four outpatient centers and encourages families to continue needed care. When Jenn and Mike Dupke had to take their 4-year-old son, Rhett, to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles for a week this spring—in the midst... Read More
Published on May 7, 2020
KOST 103.5’s on-air personality Ellen K and Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner and his wife Kourtney serve as honorary hosts for the family-friendly event supporting CHLA’s everyday heroes   Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) will hold its Fourth... Read More
Published on March 15, 2020
Update as of 3/15/2020 On March 13 and 14, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles performed two additional tests on a patient in its care who had previously tested positive for COVID-19 while being treated at a medical facility in Ventura County. The results from both CHLA... Read More