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Breakthrough Health-Tech Companies Get Boost to Transform Healthcare

Cedars-Sinai today launched its third health-tech accelerator class with 10 startups whose innovative technologies aim to transform the delivery and quality of healthcare. The companies were selected for the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Powered by Techstars, an intensive, three-month program providing financial backing, training and exposure to a global entrepreneurial network that can speed ideas and solutions to the healthcare marketplace.

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How First ‘Vouchers’ in UCLA Kidney Donation Program Led to 25 Lifesaving Transplants

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A new UCLA-led study published in the September issue of the peer-reviewed journal Transplantation traces how the first three “kidney voucher” cases led to 25 lifesaving kidney transplants across the United States.

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Research Redefines Proteins’ Role in the Development of Spinal Sensory Cells

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A recent study led by Samantha Butler at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA has overturned a common belief about how a certain class of proteins in the spinal cord regulate the formation of nervous system cells—called neurons—during embryonic development.

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Assessing Falls Can Help Seniors Avoid Leading Cause of Serious Injuries Among Older Americans

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Every year, millions of senior citizens fall — threatening their health, independence and even their lives. Fall injuries also rack up $31 billion annually in medical expenses, which is expected to rise as 10,000 people in the U.S. turn 65 every day. The seniors behind those statistics are the reasons why Cedar-Sinai Medical Group now is offering increased access to comprehensive falls assessments in time for Falls Prevention Awareness Day on Sept. 22.

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UCLA Brain Cancer Program Designated a Specialized Program of Research Excellence by the National Cancer Institute

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The brain cancer program at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and the UCLA Brain Tumor Center has been designated a Specialized Program of Research Excellence, or SPORE by the National Cancer Institute, making it one of only five brain cancer programs nationwide to receive this national recognition and substantial research funding.

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Children's Hospital Los Angeles Boasts More Than 200 “Top Doctors,” the Most Among Pediatric Medical Facilities in the Region

LOS ANGELES – Pasadena Magazine released its tenth annual Top Doctors issue for 2017, which distinguishes more than 200 physicians with privileges at Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), ranked among the best pediatric academic medical centers in the United States.Many of these physicians are members of the Children's Hospital Los Angeles Medical Group (CHLAMG) and the CHLA Health Network.

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Behavioral Therapy Increases Connectivity in Brains of People with OCD

UCLA study reveals enhanced connections between brain regions that may compensate for underlying dysfunction

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Treatment-Resistant Melanoma May Be Vulnerable to a Drug Holiday, UCLA Study Finds

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A UCLA study has uncovered the mechanisms by which treatment-resistant melanoma become vulnerable to cessation of a class of drugs called MAP kinase (MAPK)-targeted inhibitors. By identifying these mechanisms, the scientists discovered that therapeutic benefits for patients could derive from a one-two punch of a drug holiday of MAPK inhibitors followed by a class of drugs called DNA repair inhibitors.

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Mobile Fabrication Laboratories to bring STEM Learning to Schools in the Los Angeles Region

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Four new mobile fabrication laboratories (fab labs) to help students build science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills will soon make their debut in Los Angeles County. California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) together with Toyota and the W.M. Keck Foundation came together to create the fab labs, which will become part of a global network of nearly 900 mobile labs that share common equipment and software.

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New Study Investigates Vaccine and Oral Medication to Stop Alzheimer’s Years Before It Begins

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The Keck School of Medicine of USC launches a new study investigating a vaccine and oral medication to stop Alzheimer’s years before it begins







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