Research News Listing

Published on September 23, 2022
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New genes implicated in disease create new therapeutic targets and ability to assess disease severity. Read More
Published on August 10, 2022
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The Carl F. Braun Trust awards Children’s Hospital Los Angeles $1.92 million to conduct research on integrative techniques to alleviate pain in children. Read More
Published on August 2, 2022
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A Children’s Hospital Los Angeles researcher uncovers discrepancies between doctor reports and child self-reports about the side effects of cancer treatment. Read More
Published on June 1, 2022
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Extended opioid use may cause health and developmental issues. A $3 million grant will help identify the long-term effects of opioid pain relief for newborns. Read More
Published on February 16, 2022
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A study led by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles shows parents in disadvantaged communities are talking to their kids more about disease-preventing behaviors. Read More
Published on February 14, 2022
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A Children’s Hospital Los Angeles study validates a new risk assessment for hepatoblastoma and finds some histological characteristics also predict prognosis. Read More
Published on February 3, 2022
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A collaboration of 10 pediatric hospitals safely reduces opioid use following appendectomy. There is considerable variation in how doctors prescribe opioids to children and adolescents following removal of the appendix. A quality improvement project involving 10 pediatric... Read More
Published on November 17, 2021
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Disney Junior collaborate to create an interactive experience Read More
Published on November 11, 2021
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Researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have brought us closer to understanding the biology of autism spectrum disorder, a condition affecting a person’s ability to communicate, learn and socialize. The findings are published in The Journal of Child Psychology and... Read More
Published on November 2, 2021
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Stem cells are the seeds that grow our hearts, brains, lungs, intestines—every one of the body’s tissues and organs. By studying stem cells and their potential to replace damaged or dysfunctional cells, researchers are gaining knowledge to better understand diseases and develop... Read More
Published on October 19, 2021
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The new center will address health concerns that disproportionately affect the Latino/a/x community in Southern California. Read More
Published on October 5, 2021
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Groundbreaking 25-site study will follow thousands of children from multiple demographics before birth through early childhood. Read More
Published on September 28, 2021
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Children’s National Hospital collaborate, creating the first ever toolbox to help clinicians understand how the brain and cranium grow together. Read More
Published on September 21, 2021
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In a worldwide pediatric study, researchers from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles show the clear benefit of using living donor liver tissue for transplants. Read More
Published on August 25, 2021
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A study at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles shows that engaging in VR can reduce pain and anxiety in children undergoing painful medical procedures and reduce the need for anesthesia. Read More
Published on August 23, 2021
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Christopher Russell, MD, MS, will lead a multicenter study designed to reduce antibiotic exposure in a vulnerable pediatric population. Read More
Published on April 28, 2021
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Virus that Causes COVID-19 May Result in Prolonged Infection for Children and Young Adults with Compromised Immune Systems Read More
Published on April 27, 2021
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles study uncovers life-threatening trend in children. Read More
Published on April 14, 2021
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A team of investigators led by CHLA’s Bradley Peterson, MD, plan a foundational study into treatment of childhood anxiety. Read More
Published on April 6, 2021
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Pat Levitt, PhD, joins governing board of California’s stem cell agency Read More

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