Digital Journal - "Mount Sinai School of Medicine Honors Leaders Who Challenge the Boundaries of Science at 2012 Commencement Ceremony"

 – May 11, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

Mount Sinai School of Medicine honored pioneers in discovery and innovation at its 43rd commencement ceremony at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Ruth J. Simmons, PhD, President of Brown University, addressed the Mount Sinai graduates as commencement speaker. Dennis S. Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of Mount Sinai School of Medicine, said in his address that discovery and innovation are encoded in Mount Sinai’s DNA. “More diseases and clinical syndromes have been named after Mount Sinai physicians than those at any other medical center. Mount Sinai surgeons have a long history of developing and perfecting new procedures that save thousands of lives. Through advances in genomics, systems biology, and bioinformatics, Mount Sinai will be at the forefront of a revolution in personalized and precision medicine,” he said. Learn more