DISCOVERIES AND INNOVATION
The sidewalk was smooth and the sky was clear, so Sophia Cabrera took out her skateboard and went for a ride. Before she could return home, she fell, landed in a heap and broke her arm. Funny thing is, she and her family couldn’t have been happier. Falls and fractures are regular mishaps for an 8-year-old, and regular was something Sophia hadn’t been in a long time.
Only a year...
Baby Jasmine was born in late December with
hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) and had her first open-heart surgery at
five days old. She is enrolled in the groundbreaking clinical trial at
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
therapy could boost organ repair and delay or even prevent heart failure in
Children born with...
A protein lining the inner layer of the heart. The protein is required for heart muscles
to proliferate during development.
Ram Kumar Subramanyan, MD, PhD, brings a unique point of view to the laboratory, where his goal is to one day use stem cells to create replacement parts for children with heart defects.
1 out of 68 children in the United States will be diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The prevalence of an ASD diagnosis grew by 72 percent between 2007 and 2011. Tech-based interventions targeted to children with autism have the potential to help solve challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communications.
At the South by Southwest Interactive Healthcare...
(Left to Right) Douglas Nordli, Jr., MD, CHLA Chief of Pediatric Neurology; Robert E. Shaddy, MD, CHLA Pediatrician-in-Chief; Rohit Kohli, MBBS, MS, CHLA Chief of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition.
This year, three physician researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angles representing subspecialties in gastroenterology, neurology and cardiology, have been elected to the membership of...
David Warburton is among the 2017 AAAS Elected Fellows Recognized for Advancing Science in the Section of Medical Sciences
David Warburton, MD, has been elected a 2017 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in recognition his contributions to innovation, education, and scientific leadership in the Section of Medical Sciences...