Catalyst features donors, philanthropists, and friends who support Cedars-Sinai’s medical research and programs.


Catalyst Summer 2018

Summer 2018

IT'S DOLLY! After conquering the worlds of music, acting and business, Dolly Parton is taking on a new mantle as a surgical innovator at Cedars-Sinai.

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Catalyst Fall 2017

Fall 2017

Good Sports For more than three decades, Sports Spectacular has recruited the world’s greatest athletes, like NBA champion John Salley, to raise money for critical medical research.

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Catalyst Winter 2017

Winter 2017

Giving Voices Generous donors to the Campaign for Cedars-Sinai share the personal motivations behind their philanthropy and their hopes for a healthier, disease-free future for all.

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Catalyst Summer 2016

Summer 2016

Led by the Heart Twenty years after the passing of Steven S. Cohen, friends and family keep his memory alive through The Heart Foundation.

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Catalyst Fall 2015

Fall 2015

A Curious Mind Whether she's funding lifesaving research, rescuing unwanted animals or preparing to rocket into space, Erika Glazer goes all in when she feels the spark.

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Catalyst Summer 2015

Summer 2015

The Stem Cell Plan The Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute and the New Frontier of Medicine

Catalyst Winter 2015

Winter 2015

The Power of Two The inspiring philanthropic partnership of Paul and Vera Guerin

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Catalyst Summer 2014

Summer 2014

The Real Thing Women's Guild Takes Simulation and Training to the Next Level

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Catalyst Winter 2013-14

Winter 2013-14

Irene Pollin The heart and dedication of a passionate advocate for Women's Health

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Catalyst Spring 2013

Spring 2013

The Multiplier Effect Sue and Bill Gross on Fostering Health in Los Angeles, and the Transformative Impact of the Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion

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Fall 2012

Vocal Advocate Changing Lives with the
Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center

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Summer 2012

The Day is Young 24 hours in the life of Cedars-Sinai’s Maxine Dunitz Children’s Health Center

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View the Day is Young Photo Essay

Winter 2012

Brain Power Thinking Big With The Brain Trust

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Fall 2011

George Schaeffer The OPI Products founder speaks out on altruism, patriotism, and George-isms.

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Summer 2011

Bear Necessities Ed and Shari Glazer’s teddy bears bring comfort to young patients.

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Winter 2011

Shelley and Herb Lazarus keep their son’s memory alive by supporting the battle against pulmonary disease.

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Catalyst Campaign Special

More than 22,500 of you stood up to bring the best research and care to our community through the Cedars-Sinai Campaign. Thank you!

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Winter 2010

One day less than a year ago, Ron Bloom reached for his phone to call his next-door neighbor. To the naked eye, his gesture could seem routine. Look closer and you would see a man striking a quiet blow against cancer.

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Summer 2010

Kevin Keating makes a serious commitment to heart valve research.

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