March 13, 2018 | Denise Heady
Fourteen years ago, neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., began to travel to underserved countries to perform brain surgeries on disadvantaged children.
‘Hidden History’: Legacy of Diabetes Care at City of Hope
January 25, 2017 | Katie Neith
City of Hope — widely known as a center for cancer care and research — is also the home of one of the most influential diabetes research programs in the world.
The Future of Diabetes: A Focus on Personalized Care
January 16, 2017 | Katie Neith
Diabetes affects over 422 million people worldwide according to the World Health Organization, but no two patients are alike. So in 2017 and beyond, treatments will increasingly make use of precision medicine to personalize treatment options. At City of Hope, researchers are combining the forces of a transformative gift with new resources to speed these treatments to patients.
On World Health Day, beating diabetes is the goal
April 7, 2016 | City of Hope
On World Health Day, the World Health Organization is putting the spotlight on diabetes, a national and global health threat that continues to affect 350 million people worldwide. Here is a look at some of the latest diabetes research advancements at City of Hope.
Insulin-free diabetes patient shares life-changing treatment on “The Doctors”
February 10, 2016 | City of Hope
When she was just 9 years old, Gina Marchini had to be airlifted to a hospital when her undiagnosed diabetes nearly killed her. This week, the 33-year-old kindergarten teacher from Palmer, Alaska told a national television audience that, after an islet cell transplant performed at City of Hope last year, her body is now producing its own insulin.
City of Hope is looking towards the future in diabetes research
November 14, 2015 | Veronique de Turenne
It’s World Diabetes Day and City of Hope is joining the international effort to raise awareness of this deadly disease. We’re lighting our water tower blue to represent the World Diabetes Day logo, and offering educational materials about the disease.
Clinical trial offers islet cell transplantation for type 1 diabetes
July 7, 2015 | City of Hope
A strict diet and insulin shots can't always control type 1 diabetes. What people with the immune disorder really need are insulin-producing cells of their own – currently only available through a still-experimental procedure known as islet cell transplantation.
Diabetes research: Exploring the potential power of growth factors
April 2, 2015 | Elizabeth Stewart
Diabetes investigators at City of Hope are studying the full trajectory of diabetes and metabolic disorders, as well as complications of the disease. One especially promising approach focuses on proteins known as growth factors.
National Doctors Day: Behind great medical care, there's research
March 30, 2015 | Valerie Zapanta
Today is National Doctors Day, the official day to recognize, thank and celebrate the tremendous work physicians do each and every day. Launched in 1991 via a presidential proclamation from then-President George Bush, the observance offers a chance to reflect on the qualities that define truly great medical care.
Powered by philanthropy: Bold science, better cancer treatments
February 16, 2015 | City of Hope
At City of Hope, the breakthroughs discovered here are shared with cancer researchers, clinicians and patients worldwide. At City of Hope, innovative scientific research, important clinical studies and vital construction projects are all powered by philanthropy.