Research News Listing

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
Published on April 1, 2021
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles study finds risk of detectable cancer cells decreased by 70% after one month of treatment in patients with ALL. Read More
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

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