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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Surgeon in Chief Henri R. Ford Receives Two Prestigious Honors


CHLA Surgeon-in-Chief Dr. Henri R. Ford earns an Honorary Fellowship to the Royal College of Surgeons of England and is elected president of the American Pediatric Surgical Association.
17-May-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Inflammatory Signature of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease


A team of investigators led by Rohit Kohli, MBBS, MS, of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, has identified key inflammatory cells involved in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
16-May-2017 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Finding Affecting Immune Reconstitution Related to B Cells

Researchers examined the mechanisms of B cell immune reconstitution in pediatric patients who had undergone bone marrow transplantation and discovered a disruption in the maturation of B cells – critical to the immune system – preventing the...
15-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Announces CHLA Health Network — the Largest Pediatrician Network in Los Angeles


Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and the CHLA Health Network announced today the launch of the CHLA Health Network, a group of more than 100 general pediatricians in 26 practices throughout Los Angeles who have affiliated with CHLA to...
9-May-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Second Annual Make March Matter Campaign Raises $1.7 Million


Children’s Hospital Los Angeles announced today that its annual Make March Matter ™ campaign raised $1.7 million.
8-May-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Tool for Analyzing Mouse Vocalizations May Provide Additional Insights for Autism Modeling

Vocalization plays a significant role in social communication across species such as speech by humans and song by birds. Male mice produce ultrasonic vocalizations in the presence of females and both sexes sing during friendly social encounters.
4-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Gary Magness Family Foundation Donates $1.5 Million to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles


Investor and film producer Gary Magness and his wife, director-producer Sarah Siegel-Magness, have made a $1.5 million donation to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) on behalf of The Gary Magness Family Foundation.
26-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

PID1 Gene Enhances Effectiveness of Chemotherapy on Brain Cancer Cells

Investigators at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have found that the gene PID1 enhances killing of medulloblastoma, the most commonly occurring malignant primary brain tumor in children, and glioblastoma, the most commonly occurring malignant...
7-Apr-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Five Ways to Protect Your Child From Household Poisons

More than 2 million poisonings are reported each year to poison centers across the United States, and half those calls involve children under 6. As part of National Poison Prevention Week CHLA pediatric medical toxicologist Cyrus Rangan, M.D. shares...
23-Mar-2017 9:05 PM EDT

Winter Injury Safety: It's Not Just About Skiing and Snowboarding

Every year, thousands of children in the U.S. are injured in winter-related activities, regardless of whether they live in warm or cold climates.
24-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST

300… and Counting! Children's Hospital Los Angeles Performs Milestone Liver Transplant


Children's Hospital Los Angeles performs milestone 300th pediatric liver transplant when father donates tissue to son; family also gets a visit from CHLA's first-ever living donor liver patient.
29-Dec-2016 7:05 PM EST

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Experts at ASH 2016

1-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Expert Available to Speak on Sudden Acute Flaccid Myelitis Spike


A rare neurological disease has recently taken center stage in the United States. Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) has been identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as the cause of eight hospitalizations in the Seattle-area...
10-Nov-2016 2:05 PM EST

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Specialists Offer Top Five Back to School Tips for Parents and Kids


With a little advance planning, going back to school can be a fun and exciting adventure for kids and parents. The specialists at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) have put together their top five tips to ensure parents and kids transition...
9-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Children's Hospital Los Angeles Concussion Expert Available to Speak on Kids and Concussions Study

22-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Expert to Discuss Novel 3-D Motion Analysis as a Tool to Predict Risk for Knee Injuries

26-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST

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