Inside Mount Sinai

In this issue:

  • A unique method of increasing cord blood stem cells developed by Ronald Hoffman, MD, is being readied for clinical trials with the support of an $8.8 million NYSTEM grant.

  • Inside focuses on the Mount Sinai Health System’s research and clinical advances in heart failure: Roger J. Hajjar, MD, and team reveal the potential of a new drug candidate for heart failure; a short profile on the first patient at Mount Sinai to receive a new heart sensor implant; and Sean Pinney, MD, is appointed Director of Heart Failure and Transplantation.

  • Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, presents the 19th Annual Douglas West Memorial Lecture, “Being Mortal.”

  • The newly renovated Mount Sinai Transplant Living Center provides an affordable, home-like atmosphere to transplant family members.

  • Around the Health System: Physicians at Mount Sinai Beth Israel hold their Spring Dinner and Awards; Members of Mount Sinai’s LGBT community enjoy a wine and cheese reception; and Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt hold their Residents’ Research Fair.   

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