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Published on February 12, 2021
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles leads largest ever multi-center study to characterize side effects of a common chemotherapy agent Read More
Published on January 22, 2021
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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 October 26, 2020
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Investigators at The Saban Research Institute at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have uncovered a role that TNF and its receptor play in intestinal health that will lead to a better understanding of TNF. This could positively impact future treatments for patients with IBD. Read More
Published on October 26, 2020
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles researchers zero in on the consequences of vaping and secondary exposure to e-cigarettes.   LOS ANGELES (Oct. 23, 2020) — Adolescent use of e-cigarettes and vaping products is at epidemic proportions, yet the adverse health effects are... Read More
Published on October 22, 2020
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One of the largest U.S. genetic studies of the virus, conducted at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, supports public health decisions limiting contact Read More
Published on October 13, 2020
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Worldwide disparities in vaccine effectiveness can be life-threatening for children Read More
Published on September 17, 2020
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The NIH-funded study extends a larger investigation into influenza. Read More
Published on May 22, 2020
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles surgeon achieves milestone in using tissue engineering to grow complete gut nervous system. Read More
Published on February 20, 2020
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LOS ANGELES (Feb. 20, 2020) — When a newborn suffers lack of oxygen before or during birth, doctors have very little time to save precious brain tissue. The only proven effective way to treat babies with hypoxic brain injuries is by reducing body temperature through controlled... Read More
Published on February 12, 2020
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LOS ANGELES (Feb. 12, 2020) — Maternal factors, such as breast milk, have been shown to affect a baby’s development, and previous animal studies have determined that a carbohydrate, the oligosaccharide 2’FL found in maternal milk, positively influences neurodevelopment. Now, in... Read More
Published on January 13, 2020
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Researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles reveal a relationship between lead exposure risk and brain structure in children from lower-income families Though leaded gas and lead-based paint were banned decades ago, the risk of lead exposure is far from gone. A new study... Read More
Published on November 12, 2019
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Researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles discover a mechanism of cardiac regeneration in the zebrafish that could change the field of heart research One of the reasons coronary heart disease is so deadly is that fluid build-up and scarring can develop in the heart... Read More
Published on November 4, 2019
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Investigator researches a novel way to biopsy an aggressive childhood cancer Retinoblastoma is a cancer that forms in the light-detecting cells in the back of the eye. It often appears in children under two years of age and can lead to... Read More
Published on October 17, 2019
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Researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles make a critical advance in the field of lung research The invention of interactive map applications has revolutionized wayfinding, providing an unprecedented level of information far beyond what printed road maps can offer.... Read More
Published on September 25, 2019
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Researchers correlate brain anatomy and metabolism with behavioral development In a first-of-its-kind study, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles researchers piece together a road map of typical brain development in children during a critical window of maturation. The study shows... Read More
Published on August 13, 2019
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Scientists at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles develop first physiologically-accurate in vitro model of the human kidney glomerulus, representing a milestone in the field of kidney disease research. Kidneys work to constantly filter blood and remove toxins from the body.... Read More
Published on July 22, 2019
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Chemotherapy and radiation target cancer cells but these treatments produce unwanted side effects on healthy tissue. The intestines are particularly sensitive to this toxicity. A better understanding of how intestinal tissue repairs itself in response to injury could help... Read More
Published on July 1, 2019
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Pediatricians have observed that a baby’s early infection with flu impacts their later response to the virus as well as how protected they are by vaccination. To better understand how this “immunological imprinting” occurs, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious... Read More
Published on June 13, 2019
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For the future of medicine, clinicians and scientists at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles look to our genes. The age of one-size-fits-all medicine is fading. Taking its place is an era of personalized medicine – the practice of tailoring disease prevention, diagnosis, and... Read More
Published on June 7, 2019
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Pediatric surgeon Tracy Grikscheit of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and colleagues describe the progress and challenges of building new intestinal tissue for babies in need. Babies born prematurely often face intense medical challenges, including intestines that are... Read More

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