Research News Listing

Published on September 14, 2016
David Warburton resized.jpg Real-time endoscopic monitoring technology expected to improve respiratory health of military personnel in the field David Warburton, MD, of The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) has been awarded more than $2.3 million from the Department of... Read More
Published on September 14, 2016
150405989342_0.jpg In a first-of-its-kind look at human kidney development, researchers at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have isolated human nephron progenitor (NP) cells.  Their results, published online in the journal Stem Cell Translational Medicine, will help... Read More
Published on September 12, 2016
Perrin resized.jpg In a first-of-its-kind look at human kidney development, researchers at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have isolated human nephron progenitor (NP) cells.  Their results, published online in the journal Stem Cell Translational Medicine, will... Read More
Published on September 9, 2016
150176772772_0.jpg Surface of the mouse colon repaired by stem cells after a flare of ulcerative colitis. The different colors show the contributions of individual stem cells as they have multiplied to patch the breaks, or ulcers, in the colonic surface. These ulcers were originally caused by the... Read More
Published on September 6, 2016
150036059912_0.jpg Genetic Intersection of Conditions AnalyzedResearchers at the Institute for the Developing Mind at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have analyzed current gene-disease findings to understand why people with neurodevelopmental and mental illness often have physical disorders.Their... Read More
Published on September 2, 2016
149846697252_0.jpg Concussions are a form of mild traumatic brain injury resulting in transient functional and biochemical changes in the brain. According to a study conducted by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, the rates of concussions are purportedly on the rise among... Read More
Published on September 1, 2016
21386-chla-placeholders_320x165_v2_0.jpg Co-occurrences could have broad clinical implications for patient care over a lifetime Researchers at the Institute for the Developing Mind at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have analyzed current gene-disease findings to understand why people with neurodevelopmental and... Read More
Published on August 30, 2016
149717918742_0.jpg biodegradable scaffold (left) and human tissue-engineered liver (right)A research team led by investigators at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has generated functional human and mouse tissue-engineered liver from adult stem and progenitor cells.... Read More
Published on August 30, 2016
human Teli-1  web.jpg A research team led by investigators at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has generated functional human and mouse tissue-engineered liver from adult stem and progenitor cells. Tissue-engineered Liver (TELi) was found to contain normal structural... Read More
Published on August 26, 2016
149515633142_0.jpg Delirium is an acute neurologic dysfunction, defined by the DSM IV as an acute change in consciousness with impairments in attention and cognition. Over the decades critical care literature has referred to the condition with a variety of terms, most commonly ICU psychosis.... Read More
Published on August 23, 2016
149375097732_0.jpg An article aimed at kids 10 to 15-years old by researchers Elizabeth R. Sowell, PhD, Kristina Uban and Megan Herting from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles asks the provocative question: Imagine that your family was given a million dollars.  How would your life change? The article... Read More
Published on August 19, 2016
149187714967_0.jpg In an innovative, first-in-pediatrics study, available only at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), researchers will be enrolling children between 1 and 18 years of age who have certain types of relapsed or treatment-resistant cancer.The aim of this investigator-initiated... Read More
Published on August 17, 2016
Leo Mascarenhas, MD.jpg In an innovative, first-in-pediatrics study, available only at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), researchers will be enrolling children between 1 and 18 years of age who have certain types of relapsed or treatment-resistant cancer. The aim of this investigator-initiated... Read More
Published on August 16, 2016
149038707962_0.jpg Study suggests substantial complications may impact daily activities, long after initial cancer diagnosisA team of researchers from nine leading academic hospitals and research centers have published a paper in the early online edition of the journal Cancer that describes... Read More
Published on August 15, 2016
21386-chla-placeholders_320x165_v2_0.jpg Study suggests substantial complications may impact daily activities, long after initial cancer diagnosis A team of researchers from nine leading academic hospitals and research centers have published a paper in the early online edition of the journal Cancer that describes... Read More
Published on August 9, 2016
148696357762_0.jpg Limiting screen time is often talked about for middle- and high school students. But, should parents worry about how much time their preschoolers are spending in front of a tablet? While adults and caregivers find it easy to entertain or distract little kids with a smart phone... Read More
Published on August 5, 2016
148502360606_0.jpg Five physician-scientists with the Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Diseases at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles recently received grants from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research. Theirs are just some of the innovative... Read More
Published on August 2, 2016
148355282086_0.jpg Osteoporosis is a major problem in public health with significant costs both in healthcare dollars and human potential. Generally known as a condition effecting older women, and to a lesser extent, older men, this condition originates in childhood. Fragile bones can also occur... Read More
Published on July 29, 2016
148155456491_0.jpg A study led by researchers at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) suggests that maternal HIV infection influences the microbiome of their HIV-uninfected infants.  Their findings, reported online in the journal Science Translational Medicine on... Read More
Published on July 27, 2016
St Baldrick's Foundation.jpg Five physician-researchers with the Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Diseases at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) have been awarded more than $800,000 in grants from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research. ... Read More

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