Inside Mount Sinai

In this issue:

  • Naturally occurring changes in brain wiring may help patients avert developing bipolar disorder, according to a new study led by Sophia Frangou, MD, PhD.

  • Multiple Myeloma expert Bart Barlogie, MD, PhD, has joined The Tisch Cancer Institute.

  • A recent study of patients with stage IV bone cancer shows that palliative care combined with short-course radiation was more effective in relieving pain and reducing hospital stays than a longer course of radiation alone.  

  • Mount Sinai has launched its first television commercials in local markets.

  • New televised animal programs from the San Diego Zoo are now available to patients at Kravis Children¹s Hospital.

  • Around the Health System: Two former patients recently performed chamber music concerts in the Guggenheim Atrium; The HealthCare Chaplaincy Network recently presented its Wholeness of Life awards; and the newly renovated Linsky Cafe at Mount Sinai Beth Israel now has longer hours and an expanded menu.

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