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2014-01-30 08:30:46

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lupus LA and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have joined together to support a two-year fellowship and have named Dr. Vaneet Sandhu as the Lupus LA/Cedars-Sinai Fellow. Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can affect virtually any organ of the body, and has no known cause or cure. Dr. Sandhu will be joining a 'dream team' of lupus researchers at Cedars-Sinai, known in the medical community for cutting edge research and world-renowned...

2010-07-08 16:16:00

LOS ANGELES, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Lupus LA, which serves the needs of people with systemic lupus and their families in Los Angeles County, today announced the appointment of Shante Broadus to its board of directors. As a board member Shante will help lead efforts on behalf of the organization, which include: promoting lupus research, awareness, education, patient services, and new member outreach. The announcement comes on the heels of People Magazine's feature story in which Shante and...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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