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CHLA Receives $1.3 Million From NIH for Undergraduate Biomedical Research Training Program


Emil Bogenmann, PhD, EdD, at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, received $1.3 million from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the NIH to provide biomedical research...
27-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

50 Years, Same Kidney – The Remarkable Milestone of Thomas Hoag


In February 1967, 6-year-old Tommy Hoag became the first Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) patient ever to undergo a kidney transplant. On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, Hoag and his childhood nephrologist Dr. Richard Fine reunited at the hospital to...
8-Mar-2017 5:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Brain Architecture Alters to Compensate for Depression


A study led by Ravi Bansal, PhD, and Bradley S. Peterson, MD, of The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, has found structural differences in the cerebral cortex of patients with depression and that these differences...
3-Mar-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Launches Second Annual #MakeMarchMatter Fundraising Campaign


Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) launched its second annual Make March Matter™ campaign Wednesday. The month-long community fundraising drive is helping local businesses rally community participation to raise $1 million in the month of...
1-Mar-2017 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

CHLA Researcher Awarded $1.7 Million to Study Heart Regeneration


An investigator at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, has been awarded nearly $1.7 million, over a four year period, from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to study the molecular and cellular mechanisms of...
28-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Resveratrol May Be an Effective Intervention for Lung Aging and the Ultimate Development of Chronic Lung Disease


Researchers demonstrate, for the first time that inhaled resveratrol treatments slow aging-related degenerative changes in mouse lung. Lung aging, characterized by airspace enlargement and decreasing lung function, is a significant risk factor for...
22-Feb-2017 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Using a Printed 3-D Model as a Guide, Cardiologist Creates a Modified Stent to Repair a Toddler’s Pulmonary Artery and Gives a Family Hope


Using a printed 3-D model as a guide, a Children’s Hospital Los Angeles cardiologist specially modified a stent to repair an 18-month-old’s narrowed pulmonary artery.
9-Feb-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Less Is More: Exposure to Stimuli for Overcoming Phobia


A team of investigators, led by Bradley S. Peterson, MD, director of the Institute for the Developing Mind at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and Paul Siegel, PhD, associate professor of psychology at Purchase College of the State University of...
3-Feb-2017 6:00 AM EST 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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