At the London Olympics, the British have built stellar teams in men’s gymnastics and rowing, but across the pond in Los Angeles, they have also formed an impressive clinical and scientific research team at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. “The ‘special relationship’ between UK health care research and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is thriving,” says David [...]
We asked our friends at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, “What are you thankful for this holiday season?”
From doctors, nurses, other hospital staff, patients, volunteers and supporters, this is what they had to say.
The fourth annual ThinkCure! Weekend at Dodger Stadium on June 24-26 was a huge success! This year’s weekend raised nearly $350,000 for cancer research.
Benefiting cancer research at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and City of Hope, the annual ThinkCure! celebration included radio programming, fan donations, a silent auction and celebrity involvement.
Baseball fans, support cancer research at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles this weekend. Take part in the fourth annual ThinkCure! Weekend Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26, at Dodger Stadium as the Dodgers host the Anaheim Angels and help promote cancer awareness and raise funds for cancer research at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
When E! Entertainment went looking for experts to comment on its amazing medical stories, they turned to six of our doctors to produce an episode of Born Different 2: More Amazing Medical Stories.
Meet our experts who are being introduced to the public by E!
Whooping Cough: California’s Epidemic (Part 2 of 2)
Pediatric hospitalist and patient/family education advocate, Brett Leggett, MD, continues his two-part blog series, sharing what parents should know about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of pertussis.
Whooping Cough: California’s Epidemic (Part 1 of 2)
In light of the significant impact pertussis is having on children in Los Angeles, pediatric hospitalist and patient/family education advocate, Brett Leggett, MD, provides his expertise on the subject in this two-part blog series. This post covers causes of the epidemic and information about vaccinations.
Cancer patient Samantha De La Torre, age 7, and her parents Grace and Adrian were recently the fortunate recipients of a week-long trip to Disney World in Florida thanks to Dream Factory and American Airlines. Click on photo to view slideshow! Dr. Stuart Siegel, Director of the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at [...]
It’s no secret that our Chief of Surgery, Henri Ford, MD, has been very active as a volunteer during the rebuilding of Haiti after the earthquake in January 2010. Most recently, he shared with ABC7′s David Ono during one of his many visits back to the island nation. This video profiles stories of triumph—a premature baby surviving [...]
Anat Erdreich-Epstein, MD, PhD, accepted a $50,000 check during the Hope on Wheels™ Handprint Ceremony held on July 5th at Dodger Stadium Lot N. Childhood cancer patients were also in attendance. They dipped their hands in fingerpaint and applied colorful handprints to a white Hyundai Santa Fe, adding to the collection of children’s handprints from all [...]