CHLA Leads Historic Medical Moment 3,000 Miles Away

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An 18-person medical team left Children’s Hospital Los Angeles two weeks ago to head to Haiti on a medical mission. The task at hand was a medical procedure six months in the making with world-renowned surgeons poised to separate twin […] Read More

Transgender Community Questions & Answers With Johanna Olson, MD – CHLA’s Transyouth Program


Here at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, our Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine that is headed by Marvin Belzer, MD, has been supporting the health of transgender youth for nearly 20 years. Diane Sawyer’s recent interview of B. Jenner on “20/20,” included […] Read More

Twins of the Year


For the last four years, the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center (HTC) at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has been traveling to Arequipa, Peru to help improve the state of hemophilia care through a World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) project: The Twinning […] Read More

Meeting SienaGrace in Unique Circumstances


When SienaGrace Oberhaus was born, Roger De Filippo, MD, chief of the Division of Urology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, was there for the big day. He had been following the baby’s growth for months and wanted to see his […] Read More

Hospitals for Kids: A Chief Medical Officer’s Perspective


An Interview with Robert Adler, MD When pediatricians in Los Angeles are uncertain about the next step in medical care for a child they are treating, they call Robert “Bob” Adler, MD. Adler has been a physician at Children’s Hospital […] Read More

11 Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating


For most families, October ends in a whirlwind of sugar gluttony. Soon after, November lends us another opportunity for gluttony known as Thanksgiving. To counterbalance our mad dash of festive over indulging, November also happens to be Diabetes Awareness Month. […] Read More

Hope On Wheels Rewards Grant for Cancer Research in Adolescents and Young Adults

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In honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Leo Mascarenhas, MD, MS, head of Oncology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles was rewarded by Hyundai Hope On Wheels with a $250,000 Hyundai Scholar Hope Grant for pediatric cancer research during a […] Read More

What’s Next in Fighting Childhood Cancer?

What’s Next in Fighting Childhood Cancer?

Fifty years ago, childhood cancer was a near-certain death sentence. But thanks to decades of treatment advances, more than 80 percent of childhood cancer patients now become survivors. Stuart E. Siegel, MD, experienced this monumental shift while serving for 37 […] Read More

Imagine TV Special on ABC 7—A Celebration of Hope

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Save the date or set your DVR for Imagine: A Celebration of Hope, a three-time Emmy award winning, television special. Date: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Channel: ABC7 Hashtag: #ImagineCHLA Share on Twitter Be moved and inspired by […] Read More

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Celebrates its One-Hundredth Living Donor Transplant

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Michelle, a Riverside, California native, stands near her baby boy Joshua at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, thankful that he is alive and improving in health, thanks to Yuri Genyk MD, the surgeon who performed the procedure and her friend, Trinity. […] Read More