Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine participates in the care of virtually every Cedars-Sinai Medical Center patient, using the most sophisticated methods for making accurate diagnoses in all areas of anatomic and clinical pathology. In addition, the department provides expert consultation services to the outside community. Our expert pathologists and clinical scientists are committed to improving precision medicine approaches, advancing basic science and translational research, and providing excellent training and education.

Training Programs

Medical Education

Learn more about residency, fellowships and other training program opportunities within our department.

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Case of the Month

Mechanism of action of unfractionated heparin

Coagulation

A 37-year-old male with history of ischemic cardiomyopathy presents with decompensated heart failure and undergoes total artificial heart (TAH) implantation. On post-op day 8, he develops multiple acute cerebral vascular accidents despite anticoagulation with heparin infusion.

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Featured Research

Biobank & Translational Research Core

The Biobank provides the necessary blood and tissue samples to advance scientific discovery.

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News and Publications

Latest Discoveries & Offerings

Learn about the latest in testing, research, and other advances at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

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